Veterinary Medicine For Mental Health In Australia

Lawrence Fox does lyrical waxes when he talks about his cows. He says Holi is the best. “She wasn’t hand-raised like the others – but she’s still the coolest and…

Why owner spent $200,000 on her French bulldog – amid calls for Australia to BAN deformed breeds

A devoted dog owner spent $200,000 on surgery to fix shocking health issues her pet suffers due to dodgy breeding practices. Maureen Elvy’s French bulldog called Phoebe has needed spinal,…

Call for BAN on French Bulldogs and Pugs in Australia

Animal welfare groups have slammed the cruel selective breeding for ‘cuteness’ of some of Australia’s most popular ‘baby-faced’ dogs, including French Bulldogs, and called for partial bans. The Australian Veterinary…

West Australia Bans Puppy Mills, Dog Sales in Pet Shops

Far-reaching pet laws just passed in Western Australia will soon make puppy factories illegal. Legislation also requires that pet stores only offer rescued dogs for adoption and that all dogs,…

Meet Munchkin. She’s one very expensive Bali street dog as owner charters private jet to fly her to Australia

A woman on the Sunshine Coast goes to extraordinary lengths to be reunited with her pet pooch – a former Bali street dog – and orders a private jet to…

Which dog breeds are illegal in Australia? Should they be?

As man’s best friend, dogs provide unconditional company for many of us. But what if it all goes wrong? You don’t have to look far to find reports of fatal…

Chobani Australia releases new dog-friendly yogurt, Daily Dollop

Dogs across Australia now have a new addition to their meals as Chobani, an Australian yogurt brand, launches a simple, low-fat, lactose-free yogurt for dogs – Daily Dollop. Made from…

From blame sport to canine’s breakfast: how Australia’s aged care houses have been left open to Covid once more | Aged care (Australia)

As Victoria was in the grip of a second wave of Covid-19 that resulted in the death of hundreds of elderly people, Acting Chief Medical Officer Prof. Paul Kelly said…

‘A canine’s breakfast’: the place the Australian authorities went unsuitable with its aged care Covid response | Aged care (Australia)

One woman whose parents died in the last elderly care outbreak in Melbourne described failure to prevent recurrence as “incredible,” while the executive of a national chain of nursing homes…

Ehrlichiosis canine illness case confirmed in South Australia | The Transcontinental

The fatal arrival of disease in dogs has been confirmed in South Australia. Infected ticks have already been found in this condition, but this is the first confirmed clinical case…