Category: News

Record Turnout for WSAVA World Congress 2018 as Plans Announced for 2019 Congress in Toronto

More than 3,350 delegates attended WSAVA World Congress in Singapore from 25-28 September, making it the mostpopular World Congress ever.  Veterinarians from more than 66 countries participated, with strong attendances from theAsia-Pacific region, including the Philippines, India, Indonesia and Australia. The WSAVA says the record-breaking delegate numbers reflect the rapid growth of companion animal practice across Asia as levels of pet ownership soar. They also highlight the enthusiasm of […]

Largest livestock DNA testing lab opens in Qld

Australia’s largest commercial livestock genomic testing laboratory has opened in Gatton, Queensland, following a $5 million investment by Neogen Australasia in new facilities and equipment. The new labs feature high-end genomic analysis tools and robotic processing capable of handling more than 500,000 samples each year to support the Australian beef […]

Australian Veterinarian Elected WSAVA President

An Australian veterinarian practicing in Singapore, Dr Shane Ryan, is the newly elected President of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA). Dr Ryan, a member of the WSAVA’s Executive Board and, until recently Chair of its Animal Wellness and Welfare Committee, was elected to the presidency during WSAVA World […]