The Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital (BBWH) has announced that its founding patron is Biggy Pop, the cockatoo son of Stooges singer Iggy Pop. Biggy issued a statement to express his distress about the deaths of millions of animals in a shocking bushfire season, and how he flew at the opportunity […]
While human-to-domestic-animal infections are currently regarded as rare and isolated incidents, there has been experimental clinical infection of ferrets with SARS-CoV-1. The recent AVA release acknowledged the present scarcity of PPE as one of the difficulties confronting practitioners in the current climate.
An inflatable veterinary field hospital has been launched in South Australia in the hopes it will help provide swift treatment to animals during the state’s most dangerous fire season. The tunnel-shaped hospital is an initiative of SA Veterinary Emergency Management (SAVEM), a volunteer response and recovery agency which aims to […]
The relocation of feral brumbies in the Kosciuszko National Park has been delayed due to alleged divisions within the NSW state government. One year on from the shock passing of a law to protect the introduced species in the national park, Gladys Berejiklian’s government has passed up the opportunity to […]