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DR. GERHARD STEENKAMP: THE DENTIST FOR VERY BIG CATS


Offbeat  (tags: big cats, south africa, dentist, expert, surgeries, tigers )

Simone
- 2991 days ago - fadedtribune.com
Meet Dr. Gerhard Steenkamp, South Africa's only big game dental expert. From rare white lions to giant Bengal tigers, Dr. Steenkamp is the go to man to save big cats and animals with the use of a scalpel and drill



   

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MmAway M (520)
Friday May 13, 2011, 5:40 pm
Thank you Dear Simone for this article at site....

While I have seen this personally here at the Endangered Animals at the San Diego Zoo when I was totally involved....It is quite a wonder what happens, and to PET one of these Cats, just makes you think you are in HEAVEN!
 

T. A. H (39)
Friday May 13, 2011, 5:41 pm
What a fun job!
 

MmAway M (520)
Friday May 13, 2011, 5:45 pm
BTW...The Big Cat was Sedated when I pet him/her....and it was a Leopard! I felt so honored! Wish I could do this with a Tiger...that would be a dream...guess I gotta get involved more and get a special invite...btw...watching this and going behind the scenes is always a special invite...gave a couple special ones to my parents....My Dad Loved it and I am so thankful that I gave my invite to him, since he died suddenly the next year...he always asked me....how did you get this??? I said I worked hard for our Animals! And still do!!!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday May 13, 2011, 6:28 pm
A great veterinary. Thanks for sharing
 

KS Goh (0)
Friday May 13, 2011, 6:50 pm
Thanks for the article.
 

Susanne Westh Larsen (7)
Friday May 13, 2011, 11:15 pm
http://www.colyerinstitute.org/pdf/Veterinary%20Dentistry83.pdf
I didnīt quite understand the importance of the dentistīs work, so I had to read more about it to really understand that the dentist is really saving the animals lives.
 

ANA MARIJA R (200)
Saturday May 14, 2011, 12:37 am
A great veterinary:))
noted with thanks
 

Cindy C (125)
Sunday May 15, 2011, 1:25 pm
BLESS THEM FOR HELPING THE WILDLIFE AWWW
 
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