Our aim
To promote and support the Veterinary Nursing Profession
at all times and in every possible field. 

Our Credo
We the members of the Veterinary Nurses Association
of South Africa resolve at all times:

  • to honour our profession and abide by the prescribed code of ethics;

  • to endeavour to nurse our patients with skill and compassion and promote their ongoing health and well-being;

  • to promote the image and interests of the veterinary nurse both within and outside the veterinary field;

  • to promote the association whenever possible and encourage communication and fellowship amongst its members.

Our Motto
Love and Patience Heals

Professional Excellence
in Veterinary Nursing
VNASA introduced this award in 1999 with the aim of
encouraging all veterinary nurses to strive for excellence and to
be recognized for the vital role they perform in caring for clients and their
animals and promoting the human-animal bond. It is held in the same
year as the biennial congress, however this year
is has been postponed to coincide with the World Veterinary Congress
in Capetown 2011. The Award recipientís prize is a
sponsored trip to an international veterinary congress.

This award is currently sponsored by Hills 

The Annual Veterinary Nurses Month
was introduced in 2009. Nurses working in all fields of the profession are encouraged during this month to make an effort to promote the profession of Veterinary Nursing with innovative projects, competitions and displays. Any proceeds collected from these are donated to charity. Prizes are awarded for best display, most innovative concept or event, best photo promoting our profession and one overall winner.

Ideas for your Vet Nurses' Month

Vet Nurses' Month Poster


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