Tag: NSW

Deadly tick season threatens pets

Vets are warning pet owners to be vigilant as an explosion of tick paralysis cases in Australia’s eastern states leaves a trail of casualties. Perfect breeding conditions have created huge numbers of paralysis ticks this summer, according to Australian Veterinary Association spokesperson Jodie Wilson. “The tick season is usually at […]

High field MRI arrives at the Animal Referral Hospital

Few areas in veterinary practice have evolved as rapidly in recent years as in the field of diagnostic imaging. Many practices are making the leap to digital radiographs from film and also boast a capability to use diagnostic ultrasound. Now it is the dawn of the age of cross-sectional multiplanar […]

New Federal Police dog facility

A new canine kennel facility for firearm and explosive detection dogs has been opened by the Australian Federal Police at Murwillumbah in the Tweed Valley of northern NSW. The kennel facility is the first of nine federal police canine facilities to be opened near major airports across Australia. It was […]

Marmoset Found

A marmoset stolen from a wildlife park on the NSW South Coast has been found safe and well in a bedroom in suburban Wollongong. The Nowra Wildlife Park was broken into on October 30 and the marmoset, “Cheeky”, was taken from the enclosure by persons unknown. The Illawarra Mercury reported that Cheeky’s sibling, “Milly”, was pining for the animal and had become withdrawn. On […]