Large Animal

Large Animal

Equine and Farm are major areas of veterinary medicine. Our large animal component was designed from the recommendations and prerequisites of AVMA accredited veterinary institutions. Participants work with a variety of animals through our community project and in a large production setting.

Horse Rehabilitation

Tasks may include:

  • administering vaccines and antibiotics
  • wound treatment
  • tick prevention
  • observing post-mortem exams
  • observing clinical exams

Beef & Dairy Cattle

Tasks may include:

  • pregnancy testing
  • disbudding and dehorning
  • oral dosing
  • administering vaccines and antibiotics
  • wound treatment
  • observing post-mortem exams
  • observing clinical exams

Sheep Husbandry

Tasks may include:

  • oral dosing
  • administering vaccines and antibiotics
  • lambing
  • tail docking
  • wound treatment
  • observing post-mortem exams
  • observing clinical exams

Pig Production

Tasks may include:

  • artificial insemination
  • tail docking
  • administering vaccines and antibiotics
  • wound treatment
  • observing post-mortem exams
  • observing clinical exams

NOTE: This program shadows the life of a mixed-practice veterinarian in South Africa. Wildlife, small animal, and large animal aspects are all covered within a 2-week period, however, activities are planned according to the needs of the community. Therefore, we cannot guarantee which species or activities will be offered at any given time.

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Safari4u Veterinary Program

106 Barracuda Street, Chintsa East, South Africa 5275

PO Box 422 Kwelera, Eastern Cape, South Africa 5259

+27 (0)81 814 9917

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