A new form of the highly contagious canine parovirus has been found in Australia. The strain has been found in vaccinated dogs.
Cats have a bad reputation as wildlife killers (deservedly so). But dogs aren't off the hook: new research shows domestic dogs have contributed to the extinction of at least 11 species.
Poor literacy impacts a child's life chances – but there may be a rather colourful solution.
Pet food is a multi-billion-dollar industry that consumes huge amounts of animal protein. A veterinary nutrition specialist explains how to feed dogs and cats healthily and sustainably.
Many are embarrassed to publicly show too much grief over the death of a dog. But research has shown just how devastating the loss can be.
The golden rule of shared paths is that the person in the less vulnerable position should be mindful of the more vulnerable user.
More and more research suggests dogs have one of the best memories in the animal kingdom.
Dogs – and their owners – love 'walkies'. But who's walking who?
New research confirms puppies respond better when we talk to them in a certain way.
All dingoes are ginger, right? Nope. They don't bark? Wrong again. And they're ultimately just wild dogs? Well, that's trickier, but for conservation purposes the answer is still basically no.
Dog thefts have risen by a third – don't be a victim.
It can be a scary time for pets – but science has some valuable solutions.
Wild dog attacks on livestock are devastating, but bounties and culling aren't the answer.
Understanding animal management and making it work better for our interspecies society will benefit humans and dogs alike.
Dogs like a little TV – and researchers have been investigating why.
Tick paralysis affect 10,000 dogs each year in eastern Australia, and the treatment can be very expensive. Fortunately, a new drug available is available.
Do we need to outbreed bulldogs with poor health with a different breed? Our research suggests this may not be necessary.
A woman developed sepsis after she was licked by her pet greyhound.
We assume that dogs are smarter than other domesticated animals, but science says otherwise.
The huge numbers of unwanted dogs killed by the greyhound racing industry has led the New South Wales government to outlaw the sport.