September 28th is World Rabies Day and Vets Beyond Borders, an Australian-based international animal charity, is bringing this deadly dog-mediated disease to Australia’s attention. “Rabies kills thousands of people around the world every year. It is nearly always fatal – only a few people in the world have survived treatment. But it’s 100 per cent preventable by […]
Your puppy’s first vet visit can be all important to setting your dog up for positive associations down the track. We tell you what to expect. Today will be the start of a happy lifelong relationship between your trusted vet and your furry best buddy. Therefore, it’s important to prepare your puppy to ensure it’s […]
As pet owners, our number-one priority is to ensure the continued health of our beloved companion animals and that means providing them with the best care possible. Developed by Greencross Vets, Healthy Pets Plus is a proactive healthcare plan that aims to keep your pet in the best of health and enjoying a high quality […]
If you’ve ever heard of canine parvovirus, you’re aware of the devastating effects it can have.
From tackling new and emerging diseases to learning different techniques to keep our pets safe from illness, it’s important for vets to stay up to date with developments in the veterinary world. Tim Falk speaks to the Australian Veterinary Association to find out how they do it.
Tonight, SBS’s Dateline meets the remarkable vet Cora Bailey from South Africa as she helps treat animals that are ill or have been neglected due to the impoverished conditions they are kept in. When she started 25 years ago, Cora’s mission was to care for animals, but when confronted with poverty and poor living conditions, […]