While human-to-domestic-animal infections are currently regarded as rare and isolated incidents, there has been experimental clinical infection of ferrets with SARS-CoV-1. The recent AVA release acknowledged the present scarcity of PPE as one of the difficulties confronting practitioners in the current climate.
An international study published recently in Nature, and led by Mark Hindell from the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies, relied on the simple principle of tracking marine animals to their food sources to identify Areas of Ecological Significance in the Southern Ocean. The result is an integrated map of […]
We argue that there is currently an under-reporting of the ways in which pain can be associated with problem behaviour, which is seriously limiting the recognition of this welfare problem. A review of the caseloads of 100 recent dog cases of several authors indicates that a conservative estimate of around […]
Artificial insemination is becoming common- place for Australian breeders, according to detector dog trainer and registered breeder of working German shepherds and dobermans, Kris Kotsopoulos. The modern breeding technique of freezing semen is used because it enables breeders to access genes that are normally unavailable, due to the original dog […]
Homelessness is a crisis in the United States. On a single night in 2018, more than half-a-million people were in emergency shelters, temporary housing or on the street, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Homelessness is also increasing in Australia. The Australian Bureau of Statistics says the […]