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Life Sciences - Veterinary - 25.01.2016
Even snakes get spinal aches
Even snakes get spinal aches
Even animals that spend all day on their front can have back problems , as the University of Queensland Small Animal Hospital avian and exotics team knows all too well.

Life Sciences - Veterinary - 21.01.2016
To avoid being eagle's breakfast, baby Bob takes leap of faith
To avoid being eagle’s breakfast, baby Bob takes leap of faith
Baby koala Bob was only eight-months-old when he was scooped up in the talons of a hungry wedge-tailed eagle and taken for a flight.

Life Sciences - Veterinary - 21.01.2016
Baby Bob takes leap of faith to avoid being eagle's breakfast
Baby Bob takes leap of faith to avoid being eagle’s breakfast
Baby koala Bob was only eight-months-old when he was scooped up in the talons of a hungry wedge-tailed eagle and taken for a flight.

Health - Veterinary - 19.01.2016
UQ on the frontline of wildlife disease surveillance
UQ on the frontline of wildlife disease surveillance
Experts are hoping to better protect Australian wildlife using increased data, with a one-year pilot project involving seven universities, including The University of Queensland.

Life Sciences - Veterinary - 05.01.2016
It's not you, it's me. Research explores unsuccessful guide dog partnership
It takes £35,000 to train a guide dog to the standard required to aid a visually impaired person to travel outside of their home, but over 100 dogs are retired each year due to behaviour problems.

Health - Veterinary - 25.11.2015
Dog owners urged to vaccinate pets against new flu
A virologist at the College of Veterinary Medicine urges dog owners to take advantage of a new vaccine to protect against H3N2, the strain of canine influenza that sickened hundreds of dogs in the Ch

Health - Veterinary - 11.11.2015
Veterinarian educates Indonesian children about nearby rhinos
A College of Veterinary Medicine professor wants to take the problem of rhinoceros poaching by the horns.

Health - Veterinary - 16.09.2015
UQ surgery sets police canine crew up for healthy service
UQ surgery sets police canine crew up for healthy service
German shepherd PD Maui and his canine colleagues are lean, keen policing machines, thanks to important surgery at The University of Queensland 's Gatton campus.

Veterinary - Health - 12.08.2015
Roadshow to bring evidence-based medicine to the veterinary profession
Researchers at the Centre for Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine ( CEVM ) are hitting the road to take training out to the veterinary profession.

Life Sciences - Veterinary - 17.06.2015
Eva set to soar again
Eva set to soar again
Wedge-tailed eagle Eva has found a new home with Australia Zoo, following treatment from a University of Queensland vet.

Veterinary - Health - 15.06.2015

Veterinary - Life Sciences - 25.05.2015
Idea grows into UQ Gatton Community Garden
Idea grows into UQ Gatton Community Garden
The hard work and creativity of a keen group of University of Queensland students have seen an idea bloom into the successful creation of the UQ Gatton Community Garden.

Veterinary - Life Sciences - 18.05.2015
Spotting pain in donkeys – learning the language
Vets in Pakistan working for global equine welfare charity the Brooke have collaborated with the University of Bristol on a newly published paper to discover whether a donkey is in pain by just being observed.

Health - Veterinary - 13.05.2015
Vet School research paves the way for a vision for rabbit welfare
A vision for improving rabbit welfare has been set out following research carried out by the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences.

Life Sciences - Veterinary - 11.05.2015
Horse owners can improve animal welfare without risking livelihoods
New research led by academics from the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences have found it is possible for horse owners to make changes that improve the welfare of their animals without threatening their own livelihoods. Working equids commonly suffer from lameness, often affecting all four limbs at the same time.

Veterinary - Health - 28.04.2015
Free online resource to be developed for evidence-based veterinary medicine
Academics from the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences have been awarded a grant from RCVS Knowledge to create a free online teaching and learning resource for evidence-based veterinary medicine (EBVM). The project will produce an open access series of online, re-usable learning tools presented as a clear web tutorial.

Health - Veterinary - 17.04.2015
New developments in Midwestern canine influenza outbreak
New laboratory tests show that a strain of canine influenza virus (CIV) associated with more than 1,000 sick dogs throughout the Midwest, including one dog in Madison, is virtually identical to an Asian strain of the virus and is not a mutated form. A week ago, initial tests at the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (WVDL) and Cornell University identified the strain as H3N2, which has previously only been seen in Asia and is different than the H3N8 strain circulating in North America.

Health - Veterinary - 13.04.2015
Tests show Midwestern canine flu outbreak stems from new strain
Canine influenza virus (CIV) has affected at least 1,000 dogs in Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana in the last month, including one confirmed case in the Madison area. Previously thought to be caused by the H3N8 strain, which has been circulating in North America since 2004, recent tests from the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (WVDL) and the New York State Animal Diagnostic Laboratory at Cornell University have identified the strain as H3N2.

Veterinary - Life Sciences - 30.03.2015
Horse Whisperer to Visit Freie Universität Berlin on Easter Monday
Horse Whisperer to Visit Freie Universität Berlin on Easter Monday
Californian Horse Trainer Monty Roberts Will Be at the Equine Center in Bad Saarow on April 6, 2015 Monty Roberts, the man who speaks with horses, along with his certified instructors will be in the

Veterinary - Health - 19.12.2014

Veterinary - Health - 15.12.2014
Veterinary hospital in Connecticut earns Level 1 certification
Cornell University Veterinary Specialists (CUVS) in Stamford, Connecticut, has received Level I certification from the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS), distinguishing CUVS as a facility at the highest level of veterinary trauma, emergency and critical care.

Health - Veterinary - 05.12.2014
Experts warn of dangers of veterinary pharmaceuticals to wildlife
Experts from across Europe and the USA are calling for a 'one health' approach to the use of veterinary pharmaceuticals (VPs).

Health - Veterinary - 04.11.2014
Toxic algae blooms cause illness, death in dogs
Dogs are known to play, swim and lap up water in lakes and ponds, but these simple joys can lead to illness and even fatal poisoning when harmful algae blooms muck up the water.

Law - Veterinary - 16.10.2014
Cornell Rewind: White buys Europe's finest books, profs
Introducing "Cornell Rewind," a series of columns in the Cornell Chronicle for the next 15 months written by University Archivist Elaine Engst and the Chronicle's Blaine Friedlander.

Veterinary - 13.10.2014
Summer school to improve dairy farming around the world
Dairy farmers and dairy processors from around the world attended an international dairy summer school at the University of Liverpool's Leahurst campus to help improve farm productivity and efficiency.

Veterinary - Health - 03.10.2014

Life Sciences - Veterinary - 22.09.2014
Prevention is better than cure say racehorse owners
Prevention is better than cure: and no more so when it comes to injuries to racehorses, which can easily end a champion's career. Despite apparent advances in stem cell techniques to repair damaged tendons in horses, trainers and owners say they would like more help preventing costly injuries in the first place and this is where researchers should focus their attention.

Veterinary - Health - 01.08.2014
Hay hay hay, UQ Equine Hospital marks horses’ birthday
As thoroughbreds in the Southern Hemisphere celebrate their annual birthday on 1 August, staff at The University of Queensland's Equine Hospital are preparing to welcome a new season of foals.

Health - Veterinary - 24.07.2014
Link Between Ritual Circumcision Procedure and Herpes Infection in Infants Examined by Penn Medicine Analysis
A rare procedure occasionally performed during Jewish circumcisions that involves direct oral suction is a likely source of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) transmissions documented in infants between 1988 and 2012, a literature review conducted by Penn Medicine researchers and published online in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society found.

Health - Veterinary - 24.07.2014
Incisionless Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery Associated with Shorter Hospital Stays
New research from Penn Medicine shows that incisionless transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) surgery cuts length of hospital stay by 30 percent and has no impact on post-operative vascular complication rates when compared with conventional transfemoral TAVR, which requires an incision in the groin.

Life Sciences - Veterinary - 23.07.2014
Animal welfare
The University of Cambridge takes the position that compliance with the law and associated Codes of Practice relating to animal welfare is the minimum operating standard.

Health - Veterinary - 08.07.2014
Horse surgeons join Cornell's Belmont hospital
Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists (CRES), an equine referral and emergency care hospital that opened this spring near the Belmont Racetrack in Elmont, New York, has hired three equine surgeons and emergency clinicians.

Health - Veterinary - 26.06.2014
Penn Experts Urge Focus on Reducing Preventable Hospital Readmissions
Experts from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Vanderbilt University suggest that the reporting of hospital readmission rates should be based exclusively on preven

Health - Veterinary - 06.05.2014
Penn Medicine: Psychiatric Medications Can Lead to Vision Problems
People suffering from vision loss are twice as likely to suffer from depression as the general population.

Veterinary - Health - 02.05.2014
Wettest winter could result in tick invasion
Press release issued: 2 May 2014 With the wettest winter on record thought likely to bring a rise in the number of cases of pet parasite problems this summer, an expert from the University of Bristol's School of Biological Sciences has highlighted the problem of fleas and ticks.

Life Sciences - Veterinary - 30.04.2014
Should the EU ban on the import of seal products stand?
Press release issued: 30 April 2014 Next month following an appeal by Canada and Norway to overturn the EU ban on the import of seal products, the World Trade Organization (WTO) is expected to announce whether the 2013 decision will be upheld. In an editorial article a University of Bristol academic, whose research on the animal welfare of the seal hunt has been used in the case, explains why the ban should stand.

Health - Veterinary - 03.03.2014
Old funds create new Koala Health Hub
Old funds create new Koala Health Hub
Koalas throughout NSW and potentially nationwide will benefit from the establishment of the Koala Health Hub at the University of Sydney's Faculty of Veterinary Science.

Veterinary - Mechanical Engineering - 25.02.2014
3D printing for dog surgery receives funding boost
The team team have devised a way to manufacture high-performance veterinary implants from titanium using 3D printing A spin-out company from the University of Liverpool is set to expand its use of 3D printing to produce surgical implants for dogs.

Health - Veterinary - 03.02.2014
New vet college grants fund cancer research
New vet college grants fund cancer research
Scientists in cancer research have a new springboard from which to launch projects at Cornell.

Health - Veterinary - 03.02.2014
UW-Madison flu expert recognized for research excellence
Yoshihiro Kawaoka, a professor in the School of Veterinary Medicine, talks with a group of media representatives during a tour of the Influenza Research Institute in 2013.

Veterinary - Health - 13.01.2014
Dr. Scott E. Palmer named NYS equine medical director
The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and the New York State Gaming Commission today announced the appointment of Dr. Scott E. Palmer, VMD, as the state's equine medical director, effective Jan.

Health - Veterinary - 17.12.2013
Does your dog have a complicated form of epilepsy? Join a clinical trial
The University of Melbourne Veterinary clinic is calling for dogs that have drug resistant epilepsy for a new treatment trial.  There are about three million dogs in Australia with around 100,000 suffering epilepsy but about 30,000 do not respond to drug treatment.

Administration - Veterinary - 16.12.2013

Veterinary - Health - 04.12.2013
Veterinary college to open Long Island equine hospital
Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine plans to open Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists, a referral and emergency care hospital, near the Belmont Racetrack backstretch on Long Island in Elmont, N.Y.