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The Journal of the South African Veterinary Association is a contemporary multi-disciplinary scientific mouthpiece for Veterinary Science in South Africa and abroad. It provides veterinarians in South Africa and elsewhere in the world with current scientific information across the full spectrum of veterinary science. Its content therefore includes reviews on various topics, clinical and non-clinical articles, research articles and short communications as well as case reports and letters.

Editor-in-Chief: Dr J. van Heerden, Private Practitioner, Kimberley, South Africa

Financial support and affiliation: South African Veterinary Association (South Africa).


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Latest articles

Original Research
Range expansion of the economically important Asiatic blue tick, Rhipicephalus microplus, in South Africa
Nkululeko Nyangiwe, Ivan G. Horak, Luther van der Mescht, Sonja Matthee
Vol 88 (2017), 7 pages
Published: 2017-12-08

Case Report
Perineal urethrostomy to treat obstructive urolithiasis in a captive hand-raised steenbok (Raphicerus campestris)
Luke A. Poore, Ross Hendry, Johan Steyl, Silke Pfitzer
Vol 88 (2017), 6 pages
Published: 2017-12-08

Case Report
Cervical porcupine quill foreign body involving the spinal cord of a dog: A description of various imaging modality findings
Christelle le Roux, Frans J. Venter, Robert M. Kirberger
Vol 88 (2017), 7 pages
Published: 2017-12-08


ISSN: 1019-9128 (print) | ISSN: 2224-9435 (online)

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