Will immigration solve veterinarian shortages?

Veterinarians are included in a list of prioritised skilled migrants by the Department of Home Affairs, which will grant urgent processing to the profession.  The Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) recognises 19 critical occupations needed to assist Australia’s economic recovery amid the global pandemic, with vets joined by others […]

Abstracts: Dog cognitive development – a longitudinal study

While our understanding of adult dog cognition has grown considerably over the past 20 years, relatively little is known about the ontogeny of dog cognition. To assess the development and longitudinal stability of cognitive traits in dogs, we administered a battery of tasks to 160 candidate assistance dogs at 2 […]