Digital hub for Australia’s pets

September 3rd, 2016

Professor Peter Irwin

Researchers at Murdoch University have helped to build Australia’s first ever online health database for pets. VetCompass Australia, Veterinary Companion Animal Surveillance System, will be officially launched across the country today. With access to more information, the digital hub will make it easier for veterinary surgeons to diagnose and treat sick animals. Harnessing big data […]

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Australians’ love of wildlife makes them cautious cat owners

May 19th, 2016

Australian are most likely to accept a wildlife-based rationale for restrictions on cat ownership, the study found

An international study across six countries has revealed that Australians are most likely to accept restrictions on cat ownership because of the potential risk the pets pose to wildlife.

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Holiday cheer loaded with dangers for pets

December 6th, 2012

Murdoch University Veterinary Hospital is warning pet owners of often overlooked holiday dangers – including chocolate, macadamia nuts, grapes and lilies.

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Waking snakes a danger to pets

November 8th, 2012

The Murdoch University Veterinary Hospital has reported several incidents of pets suffering snake bites due to warming weather and advise owners to be aware of dangers, symptoms and what to do following an attack.

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Pets in danger of snail bait poisoning

June 26th, 2012

The Murdoch University Pet Emergency Centre is warning pet owners to be cautious when using snail bait.

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