animal welfare

Australia’s hidden animal welfare crisis

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Across Australia, there are animals that are stressed, starving, homeless and suffering from disease—a tragic state of affairs that’s largely due to human actions. At this week’s Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference at Melbourne’s Convention and Exhibition Centre—which ends this […]

Jurox helps vets understand analgesia

This article is sponsored content brought to you by Jurox. Poorly controlled pain causes prolonged healing and hospitalisation times, increased patient anxiety and can precipitate the development of chronic pain. Effective analgesia is increasingly seen as vital not only for […]

UQ project works to boost Chinese livestock welfare

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The welfare of millions of animals in China—where more livestock are raised and slaughtered than in any other nation—is the focus of a project led by the University of Queensland’s School of Veterinary Science. Project manager and PhD student Michelle Sinclair said the Animal […]

APVMA relocation decision questioned

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Last week’s announcement by the Deputy Prime Minister that the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority will relocate to Armidale as early as March 2017 is of concern, according to a statement published on the Animal Medicines Australia (AMA) website. […]

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