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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]