Welcome to the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC)

Guided by Regulations, we build a safer world for animals and people.
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Welcome to the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC)

Guided by Regulations, we build a safer world for animals and people.
READ MORE WATCH OUR VIDEO

Welcome to the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC)

Guided by Regulations, we build a safer world for animals and people.
READ MORE WATCH OUR VIDEO

OUR PROFESSIONS

Veterinarians

Protect the health and well-being of both animals and people, through the diagnosis, treatment of animal diseases and disorders.

Animal health technicians

Focus largely on primary animal health care and plays an important role in animal disease control to support animal and veterinary public health.

Laboratory animal technologists

Provide specialised skills and knowledge in the care of a variety of animals involved in research programmes.

Veterinary physiotherapists

Provide specialised care to maintain, restore and maximise optimal movement and functional ability of an animal.

Veterinary technologists

Perform laboratory techniques and procedures to analyse veterinary samples that assists in the diagnosis, control and treatment of animal diseases or disorders.

Veterinary nurses

Provides specialised veterinary nursing care for sick animals and work together with other members of the veterinary team in providing health and care to animals.

AUTHORISED PERSONS

Animal welfare assistants

Provide basic primary animal health care assistance and humane-care of animals, more often in animal welfare organisations or in areas where veterinary services are limited.

Our promise to the veterinary, para-veterinary professionals,
the public and our animals

 

Our commitment is to ensure that the people of South Africa are provided with quality veterinary care that is relevant to the country’s needs and also in line with international best-practice standards. We promise to be the custodian of the veterinary and para-veterinary professions in South Africa and enable all professionals to practice ethically to create a safe environment for all animals.

Our promise to the veterinary, para-veterinary professionals,
the public and our animals

 

Our commitment is to ensure that the people of South Africa are provided with quality veterinary care that is relevant to the country’s needs and also in line with international best-practice standards. We promise to be the custodian of the veterinary and para-veterinary professions in South Africa and enable all professionals to practice ethically to create a safe environment for all animals.

SAVC IN NUMBERS

registered veterinary and para-veterinary professionals

authorised individuals to perform veterinary and para-veterinary services

SAVC registered facilities

years as an independent statutory regulatory body