SAVF News

2016 Bursary

Student bursaries 2017

The chairman of the SA Veterinary Foundation, Dr Joubert Viljoen, recently addressed the BVSc IV student class at the Onderstepoort Veterinary Faculty. The Foundation sponsorship for students includes bursaries, prize for the best BVSc IV student in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery and 30 BSAVA formulary books for the final year clinic students to assist them with their drug selection and dosages in the final year.  ..Read more

 

   
2015 Bursary

Ascendis Health and the SAVF donate books to final year veterinary students

In July 2017 Ascendis Health (formerly CiplaVet Animal Health), in association with the SA Veterinary Foundation, handed over 30 copies of the BSAVA Small Animal Formulary to some of the 163 final year clinic students on a lucky draw basis. ..Read more

 

2016 Bursary

Student bursaries 2016

The chairman of the SA Veterinary Foundation, Dr Joubert Viljoen, recently addressed the BVSc IV student class at the Onderstepoort Veterinary Faculty. Foundation sponsorship for students includes the bursaries, prize for the best student in Companion Animal Clinical Studies in the final year as well as giving the final year clinic students a BSAVA formulary to assist them with their drug selection and dosages in the final year.  ..Read more

 

   
2015 Bursary

SAVF donate books to final year veterinary student clinic groups

IIn July 2016 the SA Veterinary Foundation, handed over 40 copies of the BSAVA Small Animal Formulary to 30% of the final year clinic students on a lucky draw basis. . ..Read more

 

2015 Bursary

SAVF Pet Memorial Prize

At the recent oath taking ceremony of the 2015 Onderstepoort final year students Dr A R Kadwa 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 Animal Clinical Studies in the final year and consists of a certificate and cash. ..Read more

 

Rhino Conservation Vets United against Rhino poaching

The last decade has seen a 4500% increase in the number of rhino poached in South Africa. The current rate of poaching brings the tipping point for the specie's survival closer every day. The Foundation is raising money to aid in researching rhino diseases and survival. By donating to the Rhino and Conservation Fund, you can make a difference to the future of this magnificent specie.

2015 Bursary

CiplaVet and the SAVF donate books to final year veterinary student clinic groups

In July 2015 CiplaVet Animal Health, in association with the SA Veterinary Foundation, handed over 30 copies of the BSAVA Small Animal Formulary to 25% of final year clinic student; ..Read more

 

2015 Bursary

Student bursaries 2015

The chairman of the SA Veterinary Foundation, Dr Joubert Viljoen, recently addressed the BVSc IV student class at the Onderstepoort Veterinary Faculty. Foundation sponsorship for students includes the bursaries, prize for the best student in Companion Animal Clinical Studies in the final year as well as giving the final year clinic students a BSAVA formulary to assist them with their drug selection and dosages in the final year.  ..Read more

 

Rhino Donation 

Vets Unite against Rhino Poaching

The last decade has seen a 4500% increased in the number of rhino poached in South Africa. The current rate of poaching brings the tipping point for the specie's survival closer every day. By donating to the Rhino and Conservation Fund, you can make a difference to the future of this magnificent specie. ..Read more 

 

SAVF Donates Books CiplaVet and the SAVF donate books to final year veterinary student clinic groups - In September 2014 CiplaVet Animal Health, in association with the SA Veterinary Foundation, handed over copies of the BSAVA Small Animal Formulary to each final year clinic group of 4 students.
2014 Bursary 

Student bursaries 2014

The chairman of the SA Veterinary Foundation, Dr Joubert Viljoen, recently addressed the BVSc IV student class at the Onderstepoort Veterinary Faculty.  ..Read more

 

2013 Bursary 

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.
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Bursary

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..Read more

Hoof Care

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. ...Read More

Vethouse

Veterinary Foundation contributes to upgrading of computers at VetHouse

he South African Veterinary Foundation has contributed towards the upgrading of the computers at VetHouse, the official residence of the South African veterinary Association, including the purchase of a new laptop for the Managing Director, Prof. Banie Penzhorn...Read More

CVS

SAVF supports CVC's

The South African Veterinary Association Community Veterinary Clinics recently recognized the contribution the SAVF makes to the CVCs by awarding them a Superior Partner Certificate for 2012....Read More

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.  ...Read More

Bursary

Vets look at treating traumatized rhino and make a donation to the SAVF rhino conservation fund

A group of eighty veterinarians gathered at the Onderstepoort Veterinary Faculty on 26 November 2011 to discuss the “emerging epidemic” – rhino poaching...Read More

 

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. ..read more

 

SAVF supports international students’ exchange

The SAVF recently financially supported a visit to a Community Veterinary Clinic for a group of Onderstepoort and Spanish veterinary students. ..read more

Rhino Conservation 

Veterinarian donates R50 000 to the Rhino Conservation Fund

The Veterinary Foundation has the last two years been proactively involved in rhinoceros conservation projects. ..read more

 

SAB invests in technology to help save rhinos

The South African Breweries has made a landmark investment in technology to record and track wildlife species and enable police to track down poachers and syndicates who are preying on SA’s precious wildlife. ..read more

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.  .. read more

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. You can support this worthy cause by making a donation or by buying a rhino statute. Click here for donation or buy a statue or .. read more about the fund

Treatment

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. ...Read More

Treatment

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 ...Read More

Cheetah

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. ...Read More

Zambia

SA Veterinary Foundation supports IVSA project in Zambia

The SAVF recently supported the International Veterinary Students Association Development Fund Project to assist them to purchase computers for the Samora Machel School of Veterinary Medicine in Zambia. ...Read More

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