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Snake bites in pets surge in warmer weather

snake bites in animalsThe red-bellied black snake is a species of elapid snake native to eastern Australia. Though its venom is capable of causing significant morbidity, a bite from it is not generally fatal.

Spring marks the beginning of a rise in snake bites in pets as the warmer weather and dryer conditions bring snakes out of their winter hibernation. As the weather continues to warm up, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is encouraging […]

Urgent action on flat-faced dogs called for

flat-faced dogsCopyright: fongleon356 / 123RF Stock Photo

The rise in the popularity of so-called brachycephalic (flat-faced) breeds, including pugs and French bulldogs, is linked to concerning trends for dog health and welfare, according to the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA), the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) and the Danish Small Animal Veterinary Association. Experts […]

Congratulations to Danish vet Dr Mogens Hansen

Dr Mogens Hansen

Danish veterinarian Dr Mogens Hansen has been presented with the fifth annual Henry Schein Cares International Veterinary Community Service Award. The award recognises veterinarians who have performed exceptional acts of valour or demonstrated a commitment to serve the international community. Dr Hansen […]

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