animal welfare

Partnership to enhance veterinary education in China

veterinary education in ChinaVeterinary training in Yulin

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association and ACTAsia, a not-for-profit organisation which provides veterinary training in Asia as part of its remit to promote animal welfare, have joined forces in a partnership to support the development of the veterinary profession in China and other Asian countries. Under the […]

Celebrating Australia’s companion animal rescue award winners

companion animal rescue awardsRescue dog Sahara, Sandy Matheson from Jetpets and Rescue Awards founder, Cathy Beer

Congratulations to the winners of the inaugural Companion Animal Rescue Awards which celebrate and recognise inspiring examples of dedication to the rehabilitation and rehoming of companion animals Australia-wide. The winners were recently announced by Companion Animal Rescue Awards founder Cathy Beer from […]

WSAVA releases animal welfare guidelines

animal welfare guidelines

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has highlighted the key role of veterinarians as advocates for animal welfare with the launch of its Animal Welfare Global Guidelines for Companion Animal Practitioners and the Veterinary Team. The guidelines, launched during the recent WSAVA World Congress 2018 in Singapore, aim to bridge differing […]

Rehoming greyhounds

rehoming greyhoundsVeterinarian Dr Alastair Smith and his vet nurse wife Anita walking their adopted greyhounds. Photography: Eamon Gallagher

As adoption and rehoming programs ramp up, more and more dog lovers are starting to appreciate the virtues of greyhounds as family pets. By Cameron Cooper Gentle and laid-back—they’re not the descriptors that have always been associated with greyhounds. Yet […]

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