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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: Colin M. Cameron, South African Veterinary Association, South Africa.

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


Special Issues

SAVA Biennial Congress:

Champaign Sports Resort: Drakensberg (

28-31 July 2015)


No call for papers released for a special themed issue.

Latest articles

Case Report
Utility of forensic detection of rabies virus in decomposed exhumed dog carcasses
Wanda Markotter, Jessica Coertse, Kevin le Roux, Joey Peens, Jacqueline Weyer, Lucille Blumberg, Louis H. Nel
Vol 86, No 1 (2015), 5 pages
Published: 2015-05-18

Case Report
Avian poxvirus in a free-range juvenile speckled (rock) pigeon (Columba guinea)
Dauda G. Bwala, Folorunso O. Fasina, Neil M. Duncan
Vol 86, No 1 (2015), 4 pages
Published: 2015-04-30

Original Research
Use of the melanoma vaccine in 38 dogs: The South African experience
Joanne L. McLean, Remo G. Lobetti
Vol 86, No 1 (2015), 4 pages
Published: 2015-04-30


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