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Student Bursaries 2013

Student Bursaries 2013

The vice-chairman of the SA Veterinary Foundation, Dr Patrick Page, recently addressed the BVSc V student class at the Onderstepoort Veterinary Faculty prior to the students going into their final year of experiential training. Stuart Fyffe (centre) from Lakato...

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Karretjiemense – An upliftment program of SAVF

Karretjiemense – An upliftment program of SAVF

During 2011/12 the SAVF got involved in training of poor jobless nomadic “coloureds” (Karretjie People) from the Greater Karoo/Northern Cape as grooms/horse handlers. The objective was “to give a person a fishing rod (job) and not a fish”. Student making a hay net...

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SAVF Pet Memorial Prize

SAVF Pet Memorial Prize

At the recent oath taking ceremony of the 2012 Onderstepoort final year students,  Dr Ean van den Berg received the SAVF Pet Memorial Prize from the chairman of the Foundation, Dr Joubert Viljoen. The prize is awarded to the student with the best marks in Small...

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Student Bursaries 2012

Student Bursaries 2012

The Chairman of the SA Veterinary Foundation, Dr Joubert Viljoen, recently addressed two student classes that are eligible for SAVF bursaries at the Onderstepoort Veterinary Faculty. At the same time a bursary, co-sponsored by Lakato, was handed over to BVSc II...

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Cancer sufferer makes donation to SAVF

Cancer sufferer makes donation to SAVF

Nikita and the Joey Gracie Mc Connell Animal Foundation recently made a donation to the SA Veterinary Foundation to aid in canine cancer research. Nikita and her Dalmatian Max both suffer from cancer (neurofibromatosis) and having to go through the suffering herself...

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SAVF supports international students’ exchange

SAVF supports international students’ exchange

The SAVF provided financial support to a group of Onderstepoort and Spanish veterinary students who recently visited a Community Veterinary Clinic. The Onderstepoort students were hosting the Spanish students as part of an International Veterinary Students Association...

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Veterinarian donates R50 000 to the Rhino Conservation Fund

Veterinarian donates R50 000 to the Rhino Conservation Fund

The Veterinary Foundation has been proactively involved in rhinoceros conservation projects for the last two years. Two booklets have been published on rhinoceros management and capture and these are available for downloading from our website. Additionally the misuse...

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Pupil makes donation to Veterinary Foundation

Pupil makes donation to Veterinary Foundation

Connor Wilson of Clifton Prep, Nottingham Road, KwaZulu recently raised more than R1000 for the South African Veterinary Foundation in memory of his pet mouse, JoJo, and his brother's Labrador retriever, Malaika, who both died of cancer early in 2010. The project was...

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SAVF launches a Rhino Conservation Fund

SAVF launches a Rhino Conservation Fund

The SAVF launches a Rhino Conservation Fund to assist with anti-poaching operations, rewards for the successful arrests of poachers, establish databases, distribute information, support research on rhino diseases and contribute to the conservation of the rhino in general.

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Do or Die for Croatian students

Do or Die for Croatian students

Fifteen veterinary students from Croatia visited South Africa recently as part of the International Veterinary Students Association exchange program. During their 2 week stay their program included exposure to community outreach activities. They could not have made a...

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Manual of Animal Use and Care

Manual of Animal Use and Care

The aim of this project supported by the SA Veterinary Foundation is to collate, draw up, and publish sets of codes and to incorporate this information into a Manual of Animal Care and Use for use by interested parties. This includes the following: Supplying of...

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Foundation supports the Cheetah Outreach Trust

Foundation supports the Cheetah Outreach Trust

The Cheetah Outreach Trust is based on the Spier Wine Estate in the Cape. One of the goals of the Trust is their belief that todays children are the future policy makers and conservationists of the country. They endeavour to instil in the children an appreciation and...

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SA Veterinary Foundation supports IVSA project in Zambia

SA Veterinary Foundation supports IVSA project in Zambia

INTERNATIONAL VETERINARY STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION Established in 1951 to Benefit the People and Animals of the World Permanent address: Info Office; DSR, Dyrlægevej 9; DK-1870 Frederiksberg C; Denmark www.ivsa.org E-mail:info@ivsa.org Fax: + 45 35 28 21 52 The SAVF...

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