Veterinary Nurse

Veterinary NursesVeterinary nurses are members of a learned and honourable profession and are required to at all times act in such a manner as to maintain and promote the prestige, honour, dignity and interests of the profession.   Veterinary nurses are responsible for the promotion of animal health, relief of suffering by animals and the saving of animal lives.  Veterinary nurses work as caring professionals make important contributions to the physical and emotional well being of animals and people.

No person may practise the profession of a veterinary nurse unless the person is registered with the SAVC.

The “Course of conduct for veterinary nurses" is part of the rules for veterinary nurses and has been included under “Rules".

Services pertaining specially to the profession of veterinary nurse

Links to African Council websites

Veterinary Statutory Bodies in Africa

Veterinary Council of Namibia

Veterinary Council of Zimbabwe (department of livestock and veterinary services)

Kenya Veterinary Board

Veterinary Council of Tanzania

Botswana Veterinary Association

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