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Dear colleagues and friends,
It gives us great pleasure and excitement to announce that the Equine and Production Animal Health Centre has joined our counterparts in the Companion Animal Health Centre in successfully gaining Accreditation as a Hospital with the Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia.
Investigating the bark side of veterinary care is ruff (I shih tzu not!)Read more about Why are dogs scared of the vet and what can I do to help?
University of Adelaide animal behaviour expert Petra Edwards shares her top six tips for walking your dog on the beach.Read more about How to enjoy a safe and enjoyable beach walk with your dog this summer
Changes to our companion animal services from Monday December 20.Read more about Changes to companion animal service opening hours
Researchers investigate the positive side of veterinary work and what brings vets pleasure in their job.Read more about What makes vets feel good at work?
Researchers are seeking Pomeranian and PomX dogs for a free and simple mouth swab to identify how widespread a defective gene is in the breed's Australian population.Read more about Scientists seek Pomeranian dogs for new gene study
Did you know horses have 36 teeth and up to four wolf teeth?Read more about August is International Dental Month for Horses
Updated: Read this before bringing your pet to the clinic.Read more about A message to our valued clients regarding Coronavirus
Staff at the Veterinary Health Centre wish you and your pets a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year.Read more about Merry Christmas to all creatures great and small but beware there are hazards for your pets
PIRSA announced this week they will be releasing the RHDV1 K5 calici virus in September to control pest populations of wild rabbits.Read more about Calici Virus fatal to pet rabbits – vaccines available at the Companion Animal Health Centre
We welcome Dr Bradley Newman to the Theriogenology team and look forward to working with him.Read more about Let the horse breeding season begin at the Equine Health and Performance Centre
A visit to the vet is often a foreign and stressful event for horses and their owners. As such, the staff at the EH&PC are interested in learning how to handle and interact with our patients in a more ethical and safe manner, that minimises stress to horses and their owners.Read more about Horse workshop trains Equine Health & Performance staff
Roseworthy campus' oldest horses turned 28 and celebrated with carrot cake, party hats and lots of friends.Read more about HIP, HIP… NEIGH! Birthday time for the University’s oldest horses
Mild to moderate equine asthma has been identified as one of the main causes of poor performance (including reduced willingness to go forward) in race, pleasure and sport horses. It is a multifactorial syndrome, with a poorly defined cause and affects adult horses, of any age and breed.Read more about Respiratory evaluations at a markedly reduced rate until the end of October 2019!
If you didn’t recognise the Production Animal Health Centre and Equine Health & Performance Centre on site vehicles before you will now!Read more about New Equine and Livestock vehicles come to you
A new three-year Bachelor of Veterinary Technology at the University’s Roseworthy campus will train ‘paraveterinary’ health care specialists.Read more about New ‘vet tech’ degree to target emerging skills gap
Take your puppy to uni! Register your interest in courses starting in July, August and September.Read more about Puppy Preschool at the Companion Animal Health Centre
Spring is here and summer is on the horizon. During this time vets see an increase in skin conditions in both dogs and cats.Read more about Free advice, Free sample - solutions for itching and scratching
The first sign of spring warm weather indicates the start of snake season. Moving out of their hibernation homes they are hungry and active. Unfortunately inquisitive domestic pets can be the victim of a snake bite and envenomation. Even the smallest amount of venom can cause symptoms within a short amount of time depending on the bite site and how much venom is injected.Read more about Snakes are dangerous to pets
The University’s Companion Animal Health Centre has been awarded formal hospital accreditation by the Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia.Read more about University vet clinic earns hospital accreditation
University of Adelaide vets and veterinary medicine students will provide 24/7 care to valuable show animals at the upcoming Royal Adelaide Show.Read more about On call vets and students to patrol the Royal Adelaide Show
Experts warn Adelaide dog owners to make sure their animals are fully protected against the deadly parvovirus.Read more about Protect your dog against parvovirus, warn experts
A lost animal with out-of-date microchip details is no more identifiable than a stray animal with no ID.Read more about Don’t lose your pet; update your microchip data
Vets from the Veterinary Health Centres have warned of the dangers of wild mushrooms after recent dog deaths in suburban Adelaide.Read more about Vets warn dog owners of poisonous mushrooms
South African veterinary graduate Surita du Preez has joined the Equine Health and Performance Centre.Read more about Equine specialist Surita du Preez joins our clinic
Our Companion Animal Health Centre is frequently visited by a diverse range of animals.Read more about Monitoring a snake ECG using a smartphone
Watch out for grass seeds this Summer and Spring as they can lead to nasty infections in your pets.Read more about Watch out for grass seeds this Summer and Spring
University of Adelaide Equine Health and Performance Centre staff supported South Australia’s high-performance endurance event, the Tom Quilty Gold Cup, in July.Read more about Equine staff support Tom Quilty Gold Cup