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An obstructed labour (dystocia) is one of the most common emergency cases in production animals.

Cattle nutrition

14 May 2018
Not knowing how much and what to feed a cow to keep the rumen healthy can lead to a number of problems affecting both individual animals and the herd as a whole.
Antimicrobial resistance is recognised as a global threat to human health. But is it threatening the health and welfare of Australian animals?
This week, the largest veterinary exhibition in the southern hemisphere will be held in Brisbane at the Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference.
Veterinarians from across Australia and around the world are in Brisbane this week for our country’s biggest and most renowned veterinary conference – the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) Annual Conference.
This world veterinary day, Aussie vets are using this opportunity to express their concerns regarding the health and welfare of some of Australia’s most popular and loved dog breeds.
The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) continues to express its concerns regarding the need for stronger animal welfare provisions on future live animal export voyages to the Middle East.
Veterinarians are critical in keeping farms safe and profitable
Australia is one of the highest pet owning populations in the world and thanks to advanced treatments and proactive approaches to pet care, animals are living longer, happier and healthier lives.
Peak veterinary body welcomes the appointment of Independent Reviewer of Live Export Regulator

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