News: Honours in Animal Science subtheme - Companion animal health

In vitro maturation of canine oocytes

Test tubes

Honours project: Determine the effects of different in vitro maturation (IVM) conditions on the developmental competence of canine oocytes.

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Cat sensitivity to the insecticide permethrin

Cat sleeping

Honours project: Why are cats so sensitive to the insecticide permethrin?

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Genetic survey: Why does my Pomeranian dog have a blue tongue?

Pomeranian dog

Honours project: Investigate the prevalence of a defective gene in the Australian population of Pomeranian dogs.

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Prevalence of lungworm in cats in South Australia

Street cat

Honours project: Undertake a survey to examine the prevalence of lungworm in cats in South Australia.

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Does anxiety in dogs affect heart function?

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Honours project: Determine if there are links between anxiety in dogs and heart function.

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Assessment of animal therapies

Therapy dog Roseworthy

Honours project: Conduct research into animal assisted interventions and activities in dogs and horses.

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Efficacy of Trazodone to reduce anxiety in shelter dogs

Shelter dog image

Honours project: Study the efficacy of Trazodone as an anxiolytic in shelter dogs and an evaluation of possible haematological and biochemical changes.

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