women in veterinary science

Branching out with Tania Duratovic

Tania DuratovicHoof trimming

Tania Duratovic was helping animals long before she became a vet nurse. But she decided to get formal qualifications so she could do even more—particularly through her charity Tree of Compassion—to assist animals in need. By Kathy Graham Tania has […]

UQ vet nurse Trish Farry receives award

veterinary nurseAward winner Trish Farry

Dedicated University of Queensland veterinary nursing educator and clinical academic Trish Farry has been honoured as the 2017 Australian Veterinary Nurse of the year. The Veterinary Nurses Council of Australia which has recognised Farry “for her dedication, professionalism and passion […]

Blue Dog program wins WSAVA award

The Blue Dog program, an educational initiative to help children to interact safely with dogs, has been awarded the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s 2017 Global One Health Award. The award will be accepted by Professor Tiny de Keuster, a European veterinary specialist in Behavioural Medicine (Companion Animals) and founder […]

APVMA CEO resigns

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It was recently announced that Kareena Arthy has resigned from the position of chief executive officer at the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA), after over four years with the agency. Her resignation is effective from 31 May 2017. Arthy […]

Dealing with hereditary disease in dogs

Dr Cathryn Mellersh at BSAVA

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has called on vets to take a proactive role in tackling hereditary disease and to advise breeders on the tests available to them before they breed from their animals. Speaking at a press briefing during last week’s B(ritish)SAVA Congress 2017, […]

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