News: Veterinary Medicine

New research to help koalas survive future bushfires

Koala Health Research Group - Goldie

Scientists to study the clinical data of koalas injured in last summer’s devastating bushfires to give them the best possible chance of survival and recovery in future bushfires.

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Does your horse cough? Perhaps it has asthma

Dr Surita du Preez is leading the study on asthma in horses

Could recent bushfires have increased respiratory distress in horses? Our researchers are investigating.

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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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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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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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Why don’t horses sit or lie down even while sleeping?

Horses can rest standing up or lying down. Flickr/Cowboy Dave, CC BY-ND 2.0

Horses have a amazing ability to be able to sleep standing up. But they do also sleep lying down. If you’re a horse, you need to be able to do both.

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