Category: News

Family of missing vet call for continued search

Lukas Orda

The family of a vet missing after the capsize of a live export vessel are calling for the resumption and broadening of the search. 25-year-old Mount Isa vet Lukas Orda is among 40 crew members missing from the Gulf Livestock 1, a vessel which capsized amid typhoons off Japan in […]

Sniffing out alien invaders

Andreas Glanznig

A new suite of detection tools to identify the provenance of an invasive alien species is currently being developed by researchers at the University of Adelaide, supported by the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions. Their purpose is to help future-proof Australia’s biosecurity system, and forensic chemistry is behind the development […]

Animal welfare award for Sue Foster

Sue Foster

Sue Foster has received the 2020 David Bayvel Award for Excellence in Animal Welfare. The panel was unanimous in its decision and President of the ANZCVS Animal Welfare Chapter, Di Evans, praised Foster’s contribution to the field. “Foster has worked tirelessly for many years in highlighting the welfare issues associated […]

Bree Talbot heads Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital team

Bree Talbot

Sydney wildlife and exotic animal veterinarian Bree Talbot will join the team of specialist wildlife vets creating Australia’s largest mobile wildlife hospital. Appointed by the Board of Directors of Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital, Talbot will lead the team of veterinary staff operating the soon-to-be launched mobile wildlife hospital. Currently under […]

Zoetis partners with WSAVA for pain support

Animal health company Zoetis has joined with the World Small Animal Veterinary Association to support its Global Pain Council, a specialist group of global veterinarians with expertise in companion animal pain management. The Global Pain Council works to address global variations in the assessment and management of animal pain by […]