Pet obesity often says more about an owner’s relationship with their pet than the animal itself.
More than half of dogs and cats around the globe are overweight. Are well-intentioned owners to blame?
Let’s just go our separate ways.
Sometimes a dog can have very good reasons for hating its humans.
Puppies are at the highest risk from a new strain of canine parvovirus discovered for the first time in Australia.
A new form of the highly contagious canine parovirus has been found in Australia. The strain has been found in vaccinated dogs.
What does it cost to be a veterinarian?
Students aspiring to veterinary education are investing in the hope that it will return value. The reality, however, is different.
Not so different?
Greater collaboration between medicine and veterinary science would give us a better chance of tackling common health problems.
Two women walk in front of a billboard, which says “Ebola must go. Stopping Ebola is Everybody’s Business” in Monrovia, Liberia, January 15 2015.
Along with better strategies to respond to outbreaks in human populations, we need a stronger focus on surveillance in animals to identify infectious diseases before they pose a risk to human health.
Emergencies can happen at the zoo. Staff train to be prepared.
You need only look at the papers or television news to see the reports. Infectious disease outbreaks, weather emergencies and disasters both natural and man-made. They’re all not just threats to human…
Australia’s reputation for strict farming standards helped its beef industry weather the BSE crisis.
Malcolm Paterson/CSIRO/Wikimedia Commons
Ten years on from the Australia-US Free Trade Agreement, Australia is entering another round of negotiations towards the new and controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership. In this Free Trade Scorecard series…
It is always heart-breaking when children are injured by family dogs, and tragic when it leads to a death. Emotions understandably run high and there are calls for “something to be done”. Often the focus…
Bad-tempered hippo says: start running.
The hippopotamus is among the world’s largest creatures on land, only elephants and some species of rhino are larger. Hippos…
Greyhounds, much like some humans, see a rise in their blood pressure in response to a doctor’s visit. Researchers from Ohio…
Responding to outbreaks of deadly animal-borne diseases will be quicker and easier with the development of a new collaborative…