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10 August 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Horse Castration – What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
AUSTRALIA - No surgical procedure is more commonly performed by equine vets than castration. This leads horse owners to believe that it’s routine surgery and that nothing is likely to go wrong,...
08 August 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Equine Vet Checks - It's Not a Yes or No Answer
AUSTRALIA - A pre-purchase examination is an important step for anyone who is about to purchase a horse. But, what happens if a veterinarian passes a horse during the examination and it later...
25 July 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Greyhound Racing Ban a Courageous Move
AUSTRALIA - The peak body for veterinarians has supported the move by New South Wales to ban greyhound racing, while also expressing concern about the animals affected....
22 July 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia New Research Saving More Dogs from Deadly Snake Bites
AUSTRALIA - Australia is home to 10 of the most venomous snakes in the world and thousands of dogs are bitten each year in Australia....
21 July 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia What's New in Equine Surgery?
AUSTRALIA - Veterinarians from Australia and New Zealand met in Melbourne this week to discover all the latest advances in equine surgery at the Equine Veterinarians Australia Bain Fallon Conference....
24 June 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Better Animal Welfare Top of Election Agenda for Vets
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Veterinary Association’s (AVA) 2016 federal election policy platform is calling for the new government to improve its animal welfare framework....
23 June 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia New Strain of Rabbit Virus Spreading Across South Australia
AUSTRALIA - Biosecurity South Australia has confirmed a new strain of calcivirus is sweeping through rabbit colonies in parts of regional South Australia....
20 June 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Managing Ashtma Disease in Horses
AUSTRALIA - Inflammatory airway disease (IAD), also known as equine asthma, is a common problem in Australian horses....
17 June 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Five Pet Emergencies You Need to Know About
AUSTRALIA - Would you know if your pet was having an emergency? If you’re concerned about something happening right now, call your vet....
14 June 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia International Report Confirms More Government Vets are Needed
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) commends the government for its ongoing work in biosecurity but says there is still room for improvement. This follows the release of the...
07 June 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Calming the Fiery Feline
AUSTRALIA - Cats are increasingly becoming popular pets around the world, but behavioural problems can be common with aggression the second most common complaint made by their owners....
06 June 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Reducing Repetitive Behaviours in Pets
AUSTRALIA - Repetitive behaviours in our furry friends can be a sign of stress. Dr Xavier Manteca, University Autonoma de Barcelona, discusses signs to look for and treatment strategies at the...
03 June 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Equine Vets Welcome New Annual Booster Vaccine for Hendra Virus
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) has welcomed the announcement that the Hendra virus vaccine has now been approved to be delivered annually following administration of...
01 June 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia There is More Than One Way to Desex a Dog
AUSTRALIA - With mandatory desexing soon to come into effect in South Australia, the Australian Veterinary Association is urging the South Australian government to adopt a broader definition...
24 May 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Equine Fractures - What is Now Fixable
AUSTRALIA - A fracture for a horse was once considered a death sentence. But now thanks to advances in technology and improvements in surgical procedures, a horse’s prospects have significantly...
20 May 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia New Strain of Rabbit Calicivirus Hits Tasmania
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is warning of a new strain of rabbit calicivirus, RHDV2, which could have a devastating effect on Tasmanian pet rabbits and rabbit farms....
17 May 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Feral Cats Threaten Australia’s Native Animals
AUSTRALIA - It’s been known for some time that feral cats are a serious threat to small to medium-sized native mammals, but a ground-breaking study into their behaviour has revealed how feral...
06 May 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Dealing with Dog Separation Anxiety
AUSTRALIA - Separation anxiety is triggered when your dog becomes upset over separation from you. Simply put, he is afraid of being left alone. What your dog is thinking is that they’re about...
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Veterinary Submission to Hendra Vaccine Inquiry Sets Out a Way Forward
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Veterinary Association, on behalf of its 9,000 members, has provided a detailed submission to the Queensland government’s inquiry into the Hendra virus vaccine....
05 May 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Top Essential Cat Safety Tips at Home
AUSTRALIA - Cats never cease to entertain us with their playfulness. Their being curious by nature often results to a delightful sight. However, their love for exploration may also get them in...
29 April 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Why Cats Need a Scratching Pole
AUSTRALIA - Does your kitten enjoy scratching your new leather lounge chair? Then you need a scratching pole ASAP!...
14 April 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia More Research Needed to Protect Horses From Tetanus
AUSTRALIA - Tetanus is a devastating disease, in most cases resulting in the death of an affected animal. Equine Veterinarians Australia (EVA) member, Dr Steve Dennis, is now spearheading a new...
21 March 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia When is the Right Time to Say Goodbye to a Beloved Pet?
AUSTRALIA - Pets are beloved members of the family and when they are diagnosed with a terminal illness, deciding when it’s the right time to say goodbye can be very traumatic for pet owners....
18 March 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Do Vets Have Role to Play in Early Intervention of Family Violence?
AUSTRALIA - Animals are often the forgotten victims of family violence. Melbourne based family lawyer, Amelia Beveridge, will be speaking at the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) Annual...
11 February 2016
Bioenergy Industry News from Australia Pet Owners on the Look Out for Toxic Ticks
AUSTRALIA - With summer being the high season for ticks, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is encouraging pet owners to prevent serious harm or death by checking their pets regularly...
 
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