All posts by Australian_Veterinarian

Refuge for Pets of Domestic and Family Violence

The Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) reported that 1 in 10 women have experienced domestic and family violence during the Covid Pandemic. But there’s an interesting fact that often goes unreported: […]

Cavalier King Charles spaniels carry more harmful genetic variants than other breeds

Recent dog breeding practices have loaded up cavalier King Charles spaniels with disease-causing mutations, including variants linked to the common heart condition, myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD). Erik Axelsson of […]

Grim warning for Aussie species in conservation checklist

The first comprehensive list of the threats to Australia’s most endangered plants and animals reveals blunt news about the future for some of the country’s favourite species. The University of […]

Dog parasite is developing resistance to treatments

Hookworms are one of the most common parasites plaguing the companion animal world. They use their hooklike mouths to latch onto an animal’s intestines, where they feast on tissue fluids […]

First review of its kind provides important insights into the diagnosis of strangles in horses

A new study from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), analysing laboratory diagnoses of strangles across the UK, has been published in leading veterinary journal, the Veterinary Record. It paves the […]

CBD oil can help manage canine osteoarthritis

The research base on the clinical use of CBD oil is rapidly expanding, and so is our understanding of the role that the endocannabinoid system plays in the progression of […]

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World Animal Day’s ‘Animal Photos of the Year’ challenge!

Following the success of last year’s competition, World Animal Day HQ has launched its second international ‘Animal Photos of the Year’ challenge. The contest is aimed at both amateur and […]

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy – A future game changer in the companion animal space?

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) is an important clinical tool in the human healthcare population and in many ways has revolutionised the treatment of acute and chronic complex wounds. It […]

The sensory gardens where rescued Greyhounds learn to be pets

On 30 May 2021 five new gardens were opened at ‘Greysland’; Greyhound Rescue’s Rehabilitation and Rehoming centre at Bargo, NSW. Nat Panzarino, Greyhound Rescue’s President, explains: “These unique gardens are […]