Latest media releases from the Australian Veterinary Association

For all newsroom enquiries, please contact the Australian Veterinary Association's media team at media@ava.com.au.

108 results
Following its release of an in-depth submission, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) stressed that the role of the AVA in the current debate of live animal export is to provide scientific advice on animal health and welfare based on current literature.
Cats are the second most common pet in Australia with 29 per cent of households owning a pet. But with increasingly more cats living inside, what do cat owners need to consider to ensure they are happy and healthy?
The peak body for veterinarians, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA), is disappointed to see that the Government’s response to the McCarthy Review does not adequately guarantee stronger animal welfare provisions on future live sheep export voyages to the Middle East this year.
The internet has dramatically changed the way people find their new pets; but what are the dangers of buying a pet online?
Performing anaesthesia-free dentistry (AFD) is a relatively new and increasing trend generally offered by groomers and other pet service providers.
SAARS, avian influenza, Hendra virus, Nipah virus, West Nile virus – these are just some of the diseases that have resulted in the death of people across multiple nations, including Australia.
Some people are better communicators than others and according to United States-based veterinary behaviourist, Dr Theresa DePorter, the same goes for dogs.
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?

Trending Now

Preventing ticks

2 months ago
Preventing ticks

Difference between beef and dairy cattle

13 days ago
Difference between beef and dairy cattle

Hairy caterpillars harm horses

one year ago
Hairy caterpillars harm horses

Say Cheese - Researchers use photographs to identify individual dolphins

one year ago
Say Cheese - Researchers use photographs to identify individual dolphins

Dogs make faces to make us love them

one year ago
Dogs make faces to make us love them

Prepare animals for an extreme summer

one year ago
Prepare animals for an extreme summer