At the end of August, African Wildlife Vets founder, Dr Dave Cooper retired from his position as Chief Veterinarian at Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife. Dave dedicated 27 years of his life to this role and the contribution he has made to the conservation of wildlife species and biodiversity is invaluable. Dave’s career as a wildlife veterinarian is far from over, as he will continue working under the auspices of African Wildlife Vets. In the past month, he has already been back in the field assisting with the below black rhino relocation, removing snares off animals and assisting with disease control procedures/ policy.