Tag: Jane Hammond

Global effort leads to the biggest victory in veterinary history

Scientists are confident that the acute viral disease rinderpest, that has devastated cattle and their keepers for thousands of years, has been eradicated world-wide. The eradication is being heralded as the biggest achievement in veterinary history and is expected to save countless lives in some of the poorest countries of […]

Lab technician saves dog from deportation or death

An American couple has a Curtin University physics technician to thank for saving the life of their beloved Brittany spaniel Layla after her microchip became unreadable. Elizabeth and Franck Tellier immigrated to Perth from Houston, Texas with their two dogs, five-year old Layla, and a seven year-old American Eskimo, Mason, […]