The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) has expressed disappointment with the snubbing of veterinarians in the recent Federal budget. Head of Veterinary and Public Affairs at AVA, Cristy Secombe, said vets are struggling with a lack of sector-specific support.
Veterinary leadership advocate, Richard Casey MBA has been appointed Executive Director of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) with a brief to accelerate its work to create a global community of veterinary peers and to advocate on issues of concern affecting companion animal veterinarians around the world.
Guide Dogs Victoria (GDV) is conducting an internal investigation after its chief executive officer appeared to endorse Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s re-election tilt. In mid-April GDV’s Karen Hayes appeared in a social media video posted on Frydenberg’s Facebook page, and featured in letterbox leaflets delivered in the seat of Kooyong.
Quality of life (QoL) assessment in companion animals is an essential aspect of veterinary medicine that helps guide treatment decisions and ensures optimal animal welfare. Veterinarians and pet owners can use disease specific or generic QoL assessment tools to evaluate an individual animal’s QoL. The aim of this scoping review […]