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Don’t risk a hot dog this summer

February 5th, 2016

Pet owners warned of health dangers from extreme heat

Perth’s extreme heat wave is likely to put pet lives in jeopardy, with dogs at the biggest risk of suffering health dangers such as heatstroke according to leading veterinary doctors.

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Protect your pets this bushfire season

October 20th, 2015

Erica Honey with her dog Jake

A Murdoch University emergency vet nurse is urging pet and animal owners to be bushfire ready this season.

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Experts available for media commentary

February 26th, 2015

A range of Murdoch experts are available for media commentary in March

A range of Murdoch academics are available for commentary in March on topical subjects including the Bali Nine, the significance of Labour Day in Australian Politics, the effect of heat on athlete performance and much more.

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Experts available for media commentary

November 27th, 2014

A range of Murdoch experts are available for commentary in December and January on topics including bushfires, office parties, summer festivals, exercising in the heat, pool safety for pets and Australia Day.

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Vet's warning over waking snakes

August 26th, 2014

Early spring-like weather is attracting venomous snakes out of hibernation, pet owners are being warned.

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Protect your pet this summer

November 15th, 2013

Heat stroke, snakebites and sunburn are all too common at this time of year – and can prove deadly for pets.

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Vets warn of paralysis ticks

October 1st, 2013

Vets at the Murdoch Pet Emergency Centre (MPEC) are warning of potentially fatal toxicity in pets due to a sudden increase in paralysis tick cases.

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Vets warn about swimming pool safety for dogs

February 12th, 2013

Vets working in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Murdoch University are concerned that the numbers of dogs dying or suffering near drowning incidents in swimming pools may be on the rise.

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Heat wave means pet precautions

December 21st, 2012

With Christmas temperatures forecast to rise above 35 degrees, Murdoch University Veterinary Hospital is reminding people to be mindful of heat stroke in pets.

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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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