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Veterinary Science
08.12.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
15.11.2017
Breakthrough dog surgery performed for first time in Australia
Open-heart surgery to address the most common cardiorespiratory disease in dogs has been performed for the first time in Australia, at the University of Sydney's Veterinary Teaching Hospital.   Open
Veterinary Science - Life Sciences
29.08.2017
Snakebite map for pets launched
As the weather warms up, veterinarians are preparing for snakebite season with an interactive map to record when and where pets are bitten.
Veterinary Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
16.08.2017
Veterinary college mends, releases injured bobcat
In April, Cornell's Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Health Center (WHC) admitted a young male bobcat after he was hit by a car in Lansing, New York.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
02.08.2017
Sir Wedginald passes surgery with flying colours
Sir Wedginald passes surgery with flying colours
A young adult wedge-tailed eagle shot out of the sky near Gympie last month is recuperating after surgery at the UQ VETS Small Animal Hospital at Gatton.
Veterinary Science - Life Sciences
10.07.2017
How can diagnostics deliver a more effective use of antibiotics in animals?
How can diagnostics deliver a more effective use of antibiotics in animals?
Are there better ways to diagnose animals in need of antibiotics on livestock farms' How will farmers and veterinarians use novel diagnostics in the fight against animal disease?
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
23.06.2017
Dog’s leg saved from amputation by new bone regeneration technology
Scientists and veterinarians from the University of Glasgow have successfully saved the leg of a two-year-old Munsterlander dog named Eva from amputation using medical technology funded by Sir Bobby
Veterinary Science - Life Sciences
22.06.2017
University closes non-approved facility for laboratory mice: By order of the local Veterinary Office after tip-off from within Faculty / Rector: "We are appalled at this breach of trust"
The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Münster has, by order of the local Veterinary Office, closed with immediate effect a non-approved facility for laboratory mice at one of the Faculty's institutes.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
13.06.2017
Cornell veterinarians lead ’pet oasis’ on the JFK tarmac
Dr. Lauren Neuendorf Jordan '11, DVM '15, medical director of the newly opened AirHeart Pet Hospital at The Ark at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City.
Veterinary Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
31.03.2017
New VetReact website for equine vets and horse-owners
Equine vets and horse-owners will have access to the latest research and resources on common emergency conditions in horses thanks to a new website to be launched on 31 March 2017.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
22.03.2017
Veterinary College’s new tests detect tick-borne diseases
Lyme borreliosis is the most common and widely known tick-borne disease, but Borrelia burgdorferi is only one of more than a dozen bacterial, viral and parasitic agents transmitted by ticks to animals and humans. Laura Goodman, senior research associate at the College of Veterinary Medicine's New York State Animal Health Diagnostic Center, has developed a new process using nanoscale technology that can detect multiple pathogens at once.
Veterinary Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
02.02.2017
New MRI opens door to innovative veterinary research and care
New MRI opens door to innovative veterinary research and care
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Advances in magnetic resonance imaging have transformed medicine over the last several decades.
Life Sciences - Veterinary Science
12.01.2017
Protect your pets from the heat
AS the summer heat hits Queensland, UQ School of Veterinary Science staff are warning pet owners to ensure they keep their furry friends cool.
Life Sciences - Veterinary Science
23.12.2016
Don’t let your pets be ticked off this summer
Around 10,000 pets each year in Australia are treated for paralysis ticks, which are common all year round but are most active in spring and summer during humid and moist weather.
Life Sciences - Veterinary Science
22.12.2016
Protect your pets from lethal treats and heat this Christmas
Sharing is not caring when it comes to your pets at Christmas with many tasty festive delights on the naughty list for furry family members.
Veterinary Science - Life Sciences
19.12.2016
Stop! Leave wild baby birds alone unless they’re at risk
Well-meaning people could do more harm than good by ‘rescuing' baby birds they find on the ground, warn University of Queensland veterinarians.
Veterinary Science - Life Sciences
16.12.2016
Don’t become hiss-tory: what to do if you encounter a snake this summer
Summer is a season of sun, sand, snakes, and UQ's veterinarians would like to add common sense and survival to the mix.
Life Sciences - Veterinary Science
28.10.2016
Animal welfare
We place good welfare at the centre of all our animal research and aim to meet the highest standards: good animal welfare and good science go hand-in-hand.
Life Sciences - Veterinary Science
21.09.2016
Snakes alive: vets warn of danger time for pets
Tamara Kerr says her two-year-old Jack Russell terrier, Eddie, is lucky to be alive after suffering a snake bite earlier this year.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
15.09.2016
Building trust between vets and farmers key to encouraging cattle vaccination, study funds
Building trusting relationships between veterinary surgeons and farmers is crucial to improving animal health on dairy farms, researchers at The University of Nottingham has found. The study on perceptions and challenges of vaccinations among vets was carried out by academics in the University's School of Veterinary Medicine and Science on behalf of ADHB Dairy, a not-for-profit organisation working on behalf of Britain's dairy farmers.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
03.09.2016
Australia’s ’pet census’: data-sharing program to improve pet health
A new data-sharing project involving the University of Melbourne, is set to make it easier for owners to look out for their pets.
Administration/Government - Veterinary Science
24.08.2016
Funding boost to improve horse and rider safety
University of Melbourne researchers will seek to reduce the risk of racehorse fatalities on the track as part of a $5.25 million funding commitment from the Victorian Government and Racing Victoria.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
29.07.2016
Equine flu - why don't owners vaccinate their horses?
A research project led by a student at The University of Nottingham is aiming to uncover why some horse owners choose not to vaccinate their animals against a potentially-fatal illness.
Veterinary Science - Agronomy/Food Science
12.07.2016
Vet School research paves the way for improved horse welfare
Vet School research paves the way for improved horse welfare
A vision for improving horse welfare has been set out following research carried out by the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences and funded by World Horse Welfare. It is hoped the findings, to be unveiled at the House of Commons today [Tuesday 12 July], will enable the welfare priorities of the UK's 800,000 horses to be addressed.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
05.07.2016
Big data funding boost to improve small animal health
The Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network (SAVSNET) has been awarded £700K from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to expand its database of UK pet health records and support more 'big data' research into animal and human diseases.
Life Sciences - Veterinary Science
23.06.2016
To tool or not to tool?
To tool or not to tool?
Clever cockatoos make economic decisions about tool use depending on the current "market" situation Flexible tool use is closely associated to intelligent mental processes such as the ability to plan actions.
Life Sciences - Veterinary Science
17.06.2016
When veterinarians become crime scene investigators
Just as police and forensic pathologists investigate crimes involving human perpetrators and victims, veterinary pathologists are sometimes called upon to determine whether - and how, and by whom - animals were abused or killed by humans.
Veterinary Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
28.05.2016
Hooding ceremony recognizes new veterinary doctors
The class of 2016 takes the veterinarian's oath, which was led by Susan Wylegala, '88 D.V.M., president of the New York State Veterinary Medical Society, not pictured.
Veterinary Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
19.05.2016
Training for vets, from vets
The University of Nottingham is offering a novel training opportunity for people in the veterinary profession. The Centre for Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine in the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at the University has developed a new evidence-based veterinary medicine training programme, thanks to funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
11.05.2016
Becoming an Expert: John Graham-Brown on liver fluke infection
Becoming an Expert: John Graham-Brown on liver fluke infection
John Graham-Brown is a PhD student at the University's Institute of Infection and Global Health.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
04.05.2016
Lorin Warnick named dean of veterinary college
Dr. Lorin D. Warnick, Ph.D. '94, interim dean of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named the Austin O. Hooey Dean of Veterinary Medicine, effective May 6.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
03.03.2016
Three-legged Ziggy back on his paws
Three-legged Ziggy back on his paws
A Dropbox file of images and video is available here. Video (3.17min) here. The future seems bright for Ziggy the three-legged wonder dog, after specialist surgery at The University of Queensland's Veterinary Medical Centre at Gatton.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
03.03.2016
Three-legged Ziggy back on his paws thanks to UQ vet experts
Three-legged Ziggy back on his paws thanks to UQ vet experts
A Dropbox file of images and video is available here. UQ News TV video (3.17min) here. The future seems bright for Ziggy the three-legged wonder dog, after specialist surgery at The University of Queensland's Veterinary Medical Centre at Gatton.
Veterinary Science - Agronomy/Food Science
24.02.2016
Professor John Fazakerley announced as new FVAS Dean
The University of Melbourne is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor John Fazakerley as its new Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences (FVAS).
Social Sciences - Veterinary Science
17.02.2016
Have you rehomed a dog in the last six months?
Have you rehomed a dog in the last six months?
People who have adopted a dog in the last six months are being asked by the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences to take part in a survey about their decisions and how they came to choose the dog which they adopted.
Life Sciences - Veterinary Science
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 Science
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.
Life Sciences - Veterinary Science
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.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
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 Science
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.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
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
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
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.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
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 Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
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 Science
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 Science - 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 Science - 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.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Veterinary Science
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 Science
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.
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