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Phytomedicine – fighting parasites for healthier animals and people

With the increasing resistance of parasites and micro-organisms to commercially available anti-parasitic and antimicrobial drugs, the need to find treatments that improve animal and human health is fast becoming a necessity.

Vet students train to be more than just doctors for animals

As part of the final year curriculum, veterinary science students at the University of Pretoria spend time serving impoverished communities through primary animal health care services.

Faculty research promotes environmental stewardship

The Faculty of Veterinary Science values its role and responsibility in conserving the environment. Through its academic programmes and research it is committed to promoting sustainability for a healthier environment.