Month: May 2012

Decorated veterinarian made Companion of Charles Sturt University

Douglas Bryden, AM, was made Companion of the University of Charles Sturt University, in recognition of his role in the development of CSU’s veterinary degree. Bryden was one of the early consultants called upon to develop the degree program – before most people knew about it. As Bryden recalled, it […]

Organic farming: where are the vets?

An unexpected aspect of the growth in popularity of organic farming has revealed a lack of vets trained to treat organically farmed animals. This shortage was highlighted recently in the US, and has also been recognised in the UK. With growing public concern about intensively farmed animals, and a rise […]

Cameras used to fight infectious disease

The International Society for Companion Animal Infectious Diseases (ISCAID) is urging practitioners to document infectious diseases using photographic images. The organisation is compiling an online image library to educate veterinary students and practitioners about the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. Melbourne University graduate and ISCAID President Professor Jane […]