vetPROTECT attends new graduate ceremony (class of 2010)

The new graduates qualifying as veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses had their oath taking ceremony at the Groenkloof Campus of the University of Pretoira on 26 November 2010. All new graduates received a pack which contained a welcome letter to the profession by Dr. Anthea Flemming as well as an introduction to the South African Veterinary Association the services and products for vets who want to become members of this prestigious organisation. vetPROTECT, the professional indemnity and public liability insurance specialising in the cover for veterinarians and underwritten by Etana Insurance was represented…continue reading →

Testimonial from Dr. Casper V van Heerden

25 July 2012 Dear Colleagues, I am Casper van Heerden and qualified in November 2010 from Onderstepoort. I subsequently started in a position in Kokstad as an assistant veterinarian, and enjoyed it thoroughly thanks to my colleagues that supported me with their great base of experience, and they deserve recognition and thanks. On the 22nd of April 2011 I was casually doing horse riding with a few friends in the green mountains close to Matatiele, where I was involved in a serious horse riding accident. I sustained a Traumatic brain injury (TBI) in…continue reading →


Not only do SAVA members get a significant 7.5% discount on insurance premiums, they also qualify for specialist legal representation to see them through the trauma of defending a complaint investigated by the South African Veterinary Council. The good news is that the highly experienced vetPROTECT legal team has been successful in defending all cases of vetPROTECTpolicyholders whose actions have been the focus of complaints brought against them at Council. SAVA assures our members that your welfare and support is our primary focus. You need the best possible expertise on your side when defending…continue reading →
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