UQ School of Veterinary Science

Recycling initiative helps horses sleep easy

horse bedding

  Horses are sleeping easy at the University of Queensland VETS Equine Specialist Hospital thanks to a sustainability initiative. The Agribedding project transforms used cardboard boxes—from UQ’s Gatton campus and beyond—into bedding material for horses and foals. “From an environmental perspective […]

UQ vets help dogs with cancer

dogs with cancerStudy subject Gus (left), a nine-year-old Rhodesian ridgeback cross with his sisters.

An innovative Australian pilot study for dogs with cancer has achieved some positive results. The study of cancer treatments is being conducted by researchers at the University of Queensland’s (UQ) School of Veterinary Science in conjunction with colleagues at the […]

UQ has much to celebrate on WVD

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On World Veterinary Day this Saturday 28 April, The University of Queensland is celebrating its contributions to the improved treatment and welfare of wildlife, equine, companion and production animals globally. Head of UQ’s School of Veterinary Science Professor Nigel Perkins said in its 82-year […]

Professor Nigel Perkins appointed to AAVMC


Head of The University of Queensland School of Veterinary Science Professor Nigel Perkins has been appointed to the board of directors of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges. The AAVMC comprises 30 colleges and schools of veterinary medicine in the United States, […]

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