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Abstracts: The environmental needs of many pet cats are not being met

OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate whether Australian cat owners are effectively meeting their cats’ environmental needs and to identify areas of deficiency that may have an impact on the cats’ health and welfare. METHODS: An online survey investigating lifestyle factors and provision of environmental resources was distributed […]

WSAVA issues coronavirus advisory

The  World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has prepared an advisory document offering guidance to help its members when talking with pet owners concerned about the risk of infection with the new coronavirus (2019 n-CoV), following the outbreak in China. It also calls on vets to urge owners not to panic because it is highly unlikely that they could contract 2019 n-CoV from […]

Alex Hynes: from shy kid to Bondi Vet

Shy is not a word anyone would associate with Alex Hynes on Bondi Vet: Coast to Coast. On screen every Friday night she comes across as being confident, approachable and professional, at ease in front of the camera and with the wide variety of people and pets she meets. As […]

Abstracts: Exploring the attitudes of backyard poultry keepers to health and biosecurity

Backyard poultry producers have been associated with outbreaks of exotic (e.g. avian influenza) and endemic (e.g. Salmonella) disease all over the world. Currently in the UK the registration of small flocks (less than 50 birds) with local authorities is voluntary therefore there is not an accurate record of how many […]