Since the emergence of the facial fungal disease during the mid-1990s that has decimated Tasmanian devil populations in the wild, scientists have been working on developing a vaccine that can protect the species and slow the spread of the fatal cancer. Although there was limited success with an earlier immunotherapy […]
The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is calling on state and territory governments to recognise that all veterinary services are being highly impacted and implement the National Cabinet guidelines, so veterinary teams have the flexibility to manage close contacts to ensure veterinary services can continue to be delivered.
The current pandemic has caused impacts on nonhuman animals as well as human beings. COVID-19 has affected animals in the wild, on farms, in zoos, and in households around the world. Some of these impacts were direct, others more indirect. Some slaughterhouses were closed due to the easy spread of […]