All posts by Australian_Veterinarian

Study confirms cats can become infected with and may transmit COVID-19 to other cats

In a study published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine, scientists in the U.S. and Japan report that in the laboratory, cats can readily become infected with SARS-CoV-2, the […]

Winter pet care tips

Veterinarian Dr Sasha Nefadova has compiled tips to help keep pets happy and healthy this winter!   1. Preventing the risk of hypothermia Pets should have the option to come […]

FIRST BUSHFIRES, NOW CORONAVIRUS Australian wildlife has ongoing need for veterinary volunteers – Vets Beyond Borders

Bushfires in all affected states have been extinguished, but there is an ongoing need to provide veterinary care to large numbers of affected animals, especially wildlife, according to Australia-based international […]

How some mammals pause their pregnancies

Biochemical reasons for lag times between conception and pregnancy in mice became clearer in a recent study How do some mammals postpone the development of their embryos to await better […]

The ABCs of veterinary dentistry: B is for Burs and ‘Bunny Rabbits’ Incisor Teeth Problems

BY DR DAVID E CLARKE REGISTERED SPECIALIST, VETERINARY DENTISTRY AND ORAL SURGERY In our previous article we started our alphabetic journey looking at our veterinary patients’ oral problems beginning with […]

More than one billion animals killed in Australian bushfires

Professor Chris Dickman has revised his estimate of the number of animals killed in bushfires in NSW to more than 800 million animals, with a national impact of more than […]

The ABC’s of veterinary dentistry: A is for Anaesthesia Monitoring, Attrition and Abrasion

BY DR DAVID E CLARKE REGISTERED SPECIALIST, VETERINARY DENTISTRY AND ORAL SURGERY The start of an alphabetic journey through the management of our veterinary patients’ oral problems begins with an […]

Horses blink less, twitch eyelids more when stressed

How can you tell when a horse is feeling stressed? It’s all in the eyes and the way their eyelids twitch, University of Guelph researchers have discovered. A horse will […]

Genes play a role in dog breed differences in behaviour

Given the dazzling array of dog breeds, from dachshunds to mastiffs, from poodles to bloodhounds, it’s easy to forget that most of that diversity arose only in the last few […]

Reading dogs’ facial expressions is learned, not innate

Dogs were the first domesticated animal, with humans and dogs sharing more than 40,000 years of social interactions and life together. According to the co-domestication hypothesis, this process allowed humans […]