Global pet nutrition company Royal Canin has committed to becoming certified carbon neutral by 2025, with its first product range aiming to be certified carbon neutral by 2022.
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The first-ever book dedicated to the role of the veterinarian in ‘One Welfare’ has been published, edited by Sydney veterinarian Dr Tanya Stephens.
Today (Friday 8 October) is Vet Nurse Day, celebrating the vital role that vet nurses and technicians play within veterinary teams.
While studies show that pet owners approve of telemedicine and are willing to pay for it, debate over the merits of the practice continues amongst the veterinary community.
Suspending rhinos from their feet is a crucial part of conserving the species, according to a new study published in the Journal of Wildlife Diseases.
International animal charity Vets Beyond Borders are presenting an online event to raise awareness about the danger of rabies and the importance of vaccinating animals.
Victoria’s population of Eastern Barred Bandicoots has rebounded from being on the verge of extinction thanks to Zoos Victoria’s captive-breeding and reintroduction program.
In an annual tradition, veterinary students from Murdoch University have gone nude to be photographed for a calendar to raise funds for Rural Aid.
Pet owners are being encouraged to show kindness, patience and respect when visiting the vet to ensure that everyone feels valued.
A Melbourne-based pet product start-up is retailing a versatile and supportive orthopaedic bed for dogs, named the Kangaroo Bed.
Whether you’re into clinical pathology, exotic pet medicine, wildlife conservation or veterinary marketing, there has been a bounty of new online learning resources to listen to or watch recently.
Some Australian veterinarians have been receiving requests from people hoping to take animal medication they wrongly believe will treat COVID-19.
AMRRIC is collaborating with Indigenous community stakeholders across more than 20 communities in Northern Australia to improve Indigenous community animal health surveillance.
A veterinarian at the USA’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine has performed what may have been the first canine tongue reduction surgery ever performed on a live patient.
The UK’s Royal Veterinary College is continuing to investigate a sudden increase in feline pancytopenia cases in cats, which may be related to mycotoxins found in a recalled batch of cat food.
With over 20 dogs having now died in Victoria in the past two months associated with a pet food toxicity outbreak, there have been growing calls for stronger standards around the manufacture of pet foods in Australia.
The Micro-X Rover utilises custom software tailored for small animal exams by Micro-X’s US partner Varex Imaging Corporation.
Hens laying eggs in battery cages are to be phased out within 15 years, but reports say that, considering the ethical aspect of what level of animal welfare society should provide, this end isn’t soon enough.