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WSAVA vaccination project concludes in Mexico

Members of the VGG at one of the small group meetings in Mexico. Emeritus Professor Michael Day (chairman) second from right.

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association Vaccination Guidelines Group (VGG) last month held a series of meetings and continuing education (CE) sessions in Mexico—the final country visit in its three-year project aimed at enhancing levels of understanding of infectious diseases across Latin […]

Parasites worming their way through wildlife

parasitic wormsThe wild dingo is many of the wild species helping spread parasitic worms.

Global research reveals some of the world’s most damaging parasitic worm species are being spread by wildlife, not just by dogs and cats. An international team of scientists, including Dr Nicholas Clark from The University of Queensland’s School of Veterinary Science, found that […]

Rat may hold the key to koala virus spread

koala virus

A Queensland rat, the grassland melomys, could be the origin of a koala retrovirus, which infects the majority of Australia’s koalas. University of Queensland School of Veterinary Science lecturer Dr Gregory Simmons, who is currently trying to determine the biological mechanism that leads […]

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