Year: 2018

Raptor Steven’s triumphant return home

Eatons Hill Veterinary Surgery has celebrated the recovery of a raptor sculpture which was stolen in 2016. Allan O’Grady’s Brisbane practice was contacted by police after the damaged sculpture was discovered during a raid at Albany Creek in September. Dubbed ‘Steven’ by local children, the female raptor was originally stolen […]

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 […]