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Podcast: Koalafications for becoming a zookeeper

Michelle Birkett - Zookeeper

Animal science graduate Michelle Birkett talks about her dream job as a zookeeper in Sarah Holloway’s latest ‘Seize the Yay’ podcast.

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Restrained or unrestrained – Dogs travelling in cars set for a ‘ruff’ ride

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Researchers call for compulsory testing of in-car dog restraints and better education about the dangers of having pets loose in your car.

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It’s common for dogs to be scared of going to the vet

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A new study finds up to 40 per cent of owners report their pet dogs are scared while being examined by a vet.

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Spaghetti and mud pies scoop 3-Minute Thesis final

Sciences 3 minute thesis finals 2019 winners

The depth and diversity of research student projects in the Faculty of Sciences was once again on display at this week's final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.

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Vet nurses vs vet techs - What’s the difference?

Veterinary technology

Could veterinary technicians help alleviate pressure and make a vet's job easier?

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Hip, hip… neigh! Birthday time for the University’s oldest horses

Hip, hip… neigh! Birthday time for the University’s oldest horses at Roseworthy campus

Roseworthy campus' oldest horses turned 28 and celebrated with carrot cake, party hats and lots of friends.

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New ‘vet tech’ degree to target emerging skills gap

Veterinary technology

A new three-year Bachelor of Veterinary Technology at the University’s Roseworthy campus will train ‘paraveterinary’ health care specialists.

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Disease-free locals 'koalafy' as population protectors

Koala, Cleland

Chlamydia-free koalas from Kangaroo Island may be needed to help save declining populations in other parts of Australia.

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