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Protein derived from tick saliva proves effective in the treatment of equine skin cancer

Experiments were conducted by scientists affiliated with the Centre of Excellence in New Target Discovery, a research centre supported by FAPESP, involving five animals with spontaneous skin tumours. A protein […]

Key to harmonious pet relationships: Pheromones

Animal behaviour scientists from the University of Lincoln, UK, have discovered that filling homeS with appeasing pheromones could be the key to a happy household where both dogs and cats are living under […]

What can animal coronaviruses tell us about emerging human coronaviruses? BY Joe Brownlie, Emeritus Professor and Dick Sibley

Diseases are continually emerging. A conservative estimate is that there is one new human disease every eight months, with even more emerging in animals. In 2008, the UK Government’s Foresight […]

Vets would not manage Covid-19 this way BY Dick Sibley and Joe Brownlie

Veterinary surgeons with any experience in dealing with infectious disease and population medicine will be looking at the government’s current management of the Covid-19 epidemic with dismay. The current approach […]

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Webinar to Offer Veterinary Mental Health Advice

Veterinarian and founder of High Performance Vets, Dr. Natasha Wilks, will present this webinar on practical strategies for maintaining mental wellbeing in practice on Sunday, July 19th at 7.15pm. • […]

Tree trunks take a licking as koalas source water

Koalas are one of the world’s most charismatic animals. But there is a lot we still don’t know about them. For example, how do the marsupials access water in the […]

Puppy Dental Malocclusion: Deciduous Mandibular Canine and Incisor Teeth Extraction and Permanent Canine Teeth Crown Extensions

BY DR DAVID E CLARKE REGISTERED SPECIALIST, VETERINARY DENTISTRY AND ORAL SURGERY Oral pathology and the dentition of young animals is often overlooked and under treated. This is often because, […]

Pets and the Coronavirus Lockdown

Animals can be a strong emotional support in difficult times, and it might feel like with all the spare time during the Corona lockdown, now is the perfect time to […]

Costly pig lung disease puzzle solved

Queensland researchers have discovered that a previously unrecognised bacterium is responsible for the signs of lung disease found in pig carcases, rather than a similar, internationally recognised infection that the […]