African Vet Safaris

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Travelling with children – new South African Immigrations regulations

2018-05-28T16:16:20+02:00Jun 10th, 2014|Tags: , , |

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN TRAVELLING WITH CHILDREN Parents travelling with children would now be requested to provide an unabridged birth certificate (including the fathers and mothers details) of all travelling children.  This applies even when both parents are travelling with their children and it applies to foreigners and South Africans alike. When children are travelling with guardians, these adults are required to produce affidavits from parents proving permission for the children to travel. It is important for parents to note that unabridged birth certificate applications can take anything from six to eight weeks to complete. Following are the new [...]

Wildlife Immobilisation & Conservation Course For Veterinary Students

2018-05-28T16:16:42+02:00Jan 13th, 2013|Tags: , , , , , , |

This course is intended to give Veterinary students the opportunity to gain some technical knowledge involved in wildlife veterinary practice in South Africa and the immobilisation of wildlife, and uses theory and practical to achieve this aim. Students will receive lectures on a wide variety of topics, and will also be given practical demonstrations and opportunities to practice certain skills. While the topics are intended to be very practical, this course will not turn a Veterinary student into a “Wildlife Vet”, and this is not the intention. The knowledge and experience gained during this course should highlight some of the issues [...]

Rhino Immobilisation Safaris 2013

2018-05-28T16:16:43+02:00Jan 11th, 2013|Tags: , , , , , |

Brothers Safaris offers various Immobilisation Safaris as part of our specialist African Vet Safaris portfolio. This particular safari co-operates with a game reserve in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa to facilitate on-going management procedures within their rhino population, while giving guests a once-in-a-lifetime hands on experience! This safari affords clients the opportunity to be involved in rhino immobilisation, carried out by one of the African Vet Safaris Wildlife Vets, and the subsequent management procedures which form a part of on-going rhino management in the reserve. The days preceding the immobilisation allow time for traditional game drives learning about wildlife [...]

African Vet Safaris

2018-05-28T16:16:49+02:00May 25th, 2011|Tags: , , |

As many of you will know there has been a massive increase in poaching of rhino in South Africa over the past 3-4 years. Last year this took a very sad and bizarre twist when several Veterinarians were implicated in being involved in the illicit trade in rhino horn – not necessarily poaching (it is illegal to sell horn derived from dead animals/dehorned animals). Their cases are still pending but needless to say, whether they will be found guilty or not, this was (and still is) very bad publicity for the Veterinary profession. In addition it made the veterinary authorities that [...]

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