Tag: animals

Abstracts: Trends in wildlife rehabilitation rescues and animal fate across a six-year period in New South Wales, Australia

Globally, millions of animals are rescued and rehabilitated by wildlife carers each year. Information gathered in this process is useful for uncovering threats to native wildlife, particularly those from anthropogenic causes. However, few studies using rehabilitation data include a diverse range of fauna, cover large geographical areas, and consider long-term […]

Adventures in anthrozoology

How does owning a pet change us? How do animals impact on the health of their owners? How do we rethink the way we address human-animal relationships in natural disaster situations? These are the questions Pauleen Bennett and her students ponder. When world anthrozoology expert Pauleen Bennett left high school, […]

Vet Ethics: How can we give animals a voice?

Australia is a wealthy, modern, civilised, country. Many Australians would say that our country, on the whole, looks after its citizens fairly well. We might also think that Australia cares well for its animals. Perhaps we even believe that Australia is one of the world leaders in animal welfare; and […]