Charles Sturt hosts inquiry into veterinary workforce shortage  

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Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga recently hosted the fourth and final hearing of a Parliamentary Inquiry into the Veterinary Workforce Shortage in NSW. A statewide shortage...

Researchers develop early horse osteoarthritis detection tool

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Researchers in the UK have created a straightforward questionnaire to help horse owners identify and monitor signs of osteoarthritis pain in their equine companions....

Death of cattle on live export ship reinforces the need for...

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Recent events involving the death of over 100 Australian cattle onboard a live export ship travelling to Indonesia clearly demonstrates the need for veterinarians...

Super sniffer Vespa recognised with service award

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A Sydney-based detector dog from the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry kennel was named one of the country’s top service animals at the...

Excess temperatures cause low flocking concerns in sheep

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High temperatures during critical periods of the reproductive cycle of sheep result in 2.1 million fewer lambs produced in Australia each year, costing sheep...

Register now for PPGA 2024 biennial conference 

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Australia’s leading dog training organisation Pet Professional Guild Australia has opened registrations for its biennial conference themed Learn, Grow, Influence in Sydney from 14 to 16 June 2024....

Veterinary skills shortage recognised in the Australian Universities Accord final report

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The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) welcomed acknowledgment in the Australian Universities Accord Final Report Document that it is essential to increase the skilled rural workforce in...

Nursekind campaign launches following survey of nurses’ workplace experience

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Royal Canin, a provider of pet health nutrition, has launched the Nursekind campaign, encouraging pet owners to be aware of and utilise the expertise and...

Furry friends responsible for over 12,000 injury hospitalisations in 2021–22

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Cats and dogs, the most common domestic pets in Australia, were responsible for over half of all injury hospitalisations related to contact with animals...

WSAVA announces support from Boehringer Ingelheim for key committees

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Boehringer Ingelheim has signed up to become a Silver Partner of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) and will support the work of the association’s Global...