UP vet team gives macaw new lease of life with 3D-printed beak
Posted on October 27, 2021
Many people get prosthetic titanium limbs as a result of illness or injury. Now, thanks to a University of Pretoria (UP) team led by Professor Gerhard Steenkamp, a veterinary specialist in dentistry and maxillofacial surgery at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, a macaw has been given a new lease...
Faculty performs first ever CT scan on a live adult rhino in South Africa
Posted on October 25, 2021
FACULTY PERFORMS FIRST EVER CT SCAN ON A LIVE ADULT RHINO IN SOUTH AFRICA
UP and SAACA launch oncology centre for animal treatment and research
Posted on October 13, 2021
UP’s Faculty of Veterinary Science has launched an oncology centre with the Southern Africa Animal Cancer Association to conduct animal cancer research.
UP Veterinary Science master’s student wins Belgian prize for dissertation
Posted on September 28, 2021
UP master’s student Dr Hendrik Swanepoel has won the Prize for Global Research of the Province of Antwerp for his dissertation. The award recognises research that contributes to global science for health worldwide.
Join us in celebrating the achievements of our latest PhD graduates
Posted on September 24, 2021
The Faculty of Veterinary Science has reason to be proud after another six successful new PhD graduates were recently awarded their doctoral degrees at the virtual Spring graduation ceremony of the University of Pretoria.
62nd ITM Colloquium (2-3 December 2021) - extended call for abstracts
Posted on September 01, 2021
The call for abstracts for this colloquium was extended to 8 September 2021
DVTD’s Bovine Tuberculosis and Brucellosis diagnostic services go live
Posted on August 16, 2021
The Department Veterinary Tropical Diseases (DVTD) at the Faculty of Veterinary Science has obtained both SANAS accreditation and Government approval to render a diagnostic service for bovine brucellosis serology (RBT and CFT) and culture for tuberculosis in all animal species.
UP Faculty of Veterinary Science’s new test for deafness in dogs
Posted on August 11, 2021
UP’s Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital (OVAH) in the Faculty of Veterinary Science has invested in the latest device to test deafness in dogs, and is currently testing 20–30 dogs per month, most of which are puppies.