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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. […]

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 […]