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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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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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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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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Summer time can be deadly for hot dogs

January 27th, 2012

While chasing a ball at the park and taking trips to the beach might sound like fun, pet owners are being warned of the dangers of heatstroke this summer, particularly in dogs.

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