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Animal Welfare League NSW continues to assist with the state’s flood relief and evacuation efforts

As heavy rain continues to pummel parts of New South Wales, and large swathes of the urban sprawl and regional areas reel under dangerous flood situations, Animal Welfare League NSW […]

The ABCs of veterinary dentistry: D is for Dentigerous cyst

Dr David E Clarke BVSc Diplomate AVDC Fellow AVD Registered Specialist, Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery Tracey Small BA (Soc Sc), VN, Dip VN (Dentistry) www.dentalcareforpets.com.au   In this article […]

‘Stealthy’ stem cells better for treating tendon injuries in horses

Treating equine donor stem cells with a growth factor called TGF-β2 may allow them to avoid “tripping” the immune response in recipients, according to new research from North Carolina State […]

Researchers identify five types of cat owner

Cat owners fall into five categories in terms of their attitudes to their pets’ roaming and hunting, according to a new study. University of Exeter researchers surveyed UK cat owners […]

Study of ancient dog DNA traces canine diversity to the Ice Age

A global study of ancient dog DNA, led by scientists at the Francis Crick Institute, University of Oxford, University of Vienna and archaeologists from more than 10 countries, presents evidence […]

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Dozens of mammals could be susceptible to SARS-COV-2

Numerous animals may be vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, according to a large study modelling how the virus might infect different animals’ cells, led by UCL researchers. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]