Monthly Archives: February 2016

Equine Health Update – March 2015

This communication is intended exclusively for members of the South African Equine Veterinary Association (SAEVA )  Contents: President’s report Equinews Equine Disease Update A review of clinical approaches to antogonism of Alpha2 adrenoreceptor agonist in the horse Snippets Equine POI – A Review Congress 2015 Sponsors SAEVA congress 2015 Editorial Time is flying and May is around the… Continue Reading

Equine Health Update – Feb 2016

This communication is intended exclusively for members of the South African Equine Veterinary Association (SAEVA )  Contents President’s Report Committee Report Racing Commitee Medco Report Equine Disease Quarterly Abstracts Common Complications After Intra-articular Injections in Horses. Regional Anesthesia of The Equine Head (Proceedings) Continuing Professional Development For Equine Veterinarians Editorial The new year is marching on… Continue Reading

Equine Health Update – October 2015

  This communication is intended exclusively for members of the South African Equine Veterinary Association (SAEVA )  Contents President’s Report Committee Report SAEVA Horse Liason Report 2014 SAEF Funding Equine Disease Quarterly (April 2015) Equine Disease Quarterly (July 2015) How To Perform A Regional Limb Perfusion In Horses Abstracts How To Perform An Abdominocentesis In A… Continue Reading

Equus Feeds

Equus Horse Feeds are manufactured in the Driehoek Feeds Mill, which has more than 20 years experience in the milling trade. With stringent quality controls, an innovative spirit, and a proactive attitude to the latest research, Driehoek Feeds has developed a range of products respected throughout South Africa. An increased demand within the Equine industry… Continue Reading

Merial launches their updated ProteqFlu™ range

Merial is delighted to inform you that they are launching their latest updated ProteqFlu™ and ProteqFlu™-TE vaccines in South Africa. This sets a new landmark in the development of horse vaccines to protect against equine influenza (Radford, 2014). ProteqFlu™ and ProteqFlu™-TE are the first equine influenza vaccines globally to fully comply with the latest 2014… Continue Reading

App How to

How to: Vet360 App? Download the App Go to iTunes app store (iPhone) or the Play Store (Android) Search Vet360 select and download. iPhones: If prompted for a password, please insert your iTunes app store password. Allow permissions like location services when using the App so the you can generate a SAVC recognised Geolocation CPD certificate*.… Continue Reading

CARDIAC MURMURS in dogs and cats

  Causes, diagnosis, and significance   A murmur is an audible sound produced by vibrations of cardiovascular structures as a result of disturbed or turbulent blood flow replacing normal laminar flow. Fig 1. Laminar and turbulent blood flow There is a critical velocity at which laminar flow becomes turbulent, it is expressed by Reynold`s number… Continue Reading

TOP 5 Liver Conditions in Cats

Craig B. Webb, PhD, DVM, DACVIM (Small Animal) Colorado State University The feline liver is distinctly different from the canine liver in dysfunction, diseases, and normal metabolic function. Feline liver enzymology, while suitable for a carnivorous species, increases susceptibility to insult from drugs, toxins, metabolites, and oxidative stress. The serum biochemistry profile of a cat’s liver reflects differences in enzyme… Continue Reading

Employee relations: Part 2 of 3

This article is the second in a series of three which deal with maintaining positive and mutually fulfilling employee relations within a Vet Practice. The first article dealt with the start of the employment relationship (recruitment, selection and appointment); this one explores the managing of the employment relationship (performance management, the grievance procedure and the… Continue Reading

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