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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 […]

Groote heavens! A new gecko!

Picture: Chris Jolly

During the past decade a team of Australian researchers has undertaken a combination of surveys, genetic diversity assessments, and studies across the Northern Territory’s Top End. They have resulted in the discovery of a growing number of previously unrecognised vertebrate species endemic to Australia’s Monsoonal Tropics. Researcher Graeme Gillespie, from […]