Companion Animal Clinical Studies

The Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies dually functions as an academic department and a provider of veterinary laboratory services. 

Our disciplines comprise:

Veterinary education

The Department presents numerous modules for undergraduate and postgraduate students in both the veterinary and paraveterinary (nursing) spheres. Five of the Department’s eight specialist degree programmes are accredited by their respective discipline-specific European Colleges, namely Anaesthesiology, Clinical Pathology, Equine Medicine, Small Animal Medicine and Small Animal Surgery. The Department places great emphasis on experiential training for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. In addition, continuing professional development short courses are presented to practicing veterinarians.

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Hospital and laboratory services

We support the veterinary profession in southern Africa by providing a comprehensive national referral service. Patient care enjoys a particularly high priority and we aim to achieve world-class standards in all that we do. We also provide an outpatient clinic service for the immediate community, and undertake several outreach projects as part of our community engagement.

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