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Pet cremation business wins national award

It's a sign of the times that Edenhills Pet Cremation has won the 2017 Australian Small Business Champion Awards for Pet Services. In the past, pet...

Australia gains approval of first and only injectable parasiticide providing a full...

MSD Animal Health has announced the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority has approved a novel injectable form of BRAVECTO® (fluralaner) for the control of paralysis...

First metritis vaccine protects dairy cows

Cornell scientists have created the first vaccines that can prevent metritis, one of the most common cattle diseases. The infection not only harms animals...
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Vet students bare all for mental health awareness

Third year veterinary science students from Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga have posed nude for a calendar to raise money for Black Dog...
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Certain dog breeds listed as most expensive pets to insure

Analysis by financial comparison site mozo.com.au has found when it comes to pet insurance, selecting a Saint Bernard over a Jack Russell could cost more...
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France bans the trimming of horse whiskers

The French Equestrian Federation (FFE) has banned the removal of a horse's whiskers on welfare grounds. It joins Germany and Switzerland in bringing into effect...

WIRES uses bushfire donations to support university koala research

WIRES has announced a three-year grant to the Koala Health Hub (KHH), a University of Sydney initiative to support koala care, management and research. The grant will...

Research discovers how ringtail possums tackle heatwaves

Recent research by Charles Sturt University has found the common ringtail possum deals with the hot Australian climate by letting its body temperature rise to...
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Are kelpies really dingos?

Professor Claire Wade and two former working kelpies, Peppa (red) and Cash (black and tan). Photo by Vanessa Saines/University of Sydney Many kelpie owners wonder...
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The ‘cone of shame’ makes pets miserable

Dog and cat owners already know their companion animals seem to loathe the ‘cone of shame’ they are required to wear after surgery or...