Year: 2018

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 […]

Eagle Post: An update on marijuana use in pets

Delegates at the 2017 AVMA meeting asked the AVMA to develop and disseminate information on marijuana as it pertains to four areas: (1) current legal status of cannabis as applied to veterinarians; (2) unified definitions of cannabis and its derivatives; (3) current research on the use of cannabis in animals; […]