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It took a ‘hospital village’ to save Kirah

6 September 2019
When Kirah, a 13-year-old boxer suddenly collapsed at home, her owner rushed her to U-Vet Emergency. Read about the combined effort of multiple services that saved Kirah from...

Pet Dental Health Month: The importance of oral disease prevention

26 August 2019
There is no time to focus on the the oral health of our pets like Pet Dental Health Month. Read about the importance of maintaining good dental health of our pets in preventin...

Applications for the 2020 Residency Program closing soon

8 July 2019
Are you a qualified veterinarian looking to join our Clinical Residency Training Program in 2020? Applications are closing on Sunday 4 August 2019....

Surgery success for one of Australia’s oldest lions

4 July 2019
With the help of Dr Stewart Ryan, Head of Small Animal Surgery,  Australia’s oldest lions is on the road to recovery after a remarkable surgery success at Werr...

Osteoarthritis trial part two: The use of 4CYTE Forte in dogs

14 June 2019
Is your dog possibly suffering from arthritis? Our University of Melbourne researchers are looking for dogs with symptoms of arthritis to participate in our new study....

Equine News & Resources

Obesity, insulin and laminitis: How exercise can help

28 June 2019
New research led by Dr Nicholas Bamford shows that regular low‐intensity exercise provides additional health benefits for the prevention of laminitis....

Research produces valuable insights into the cause of laminitis

12 April 2019
Promising research conducted by our leading equine expert Professor Simon Bailey and PhD candidate Courtnay Baskerville provides possible missing link between insulin and lami...

What are the biggest risk factors for injury in thoroughbred racing?

21 March 2019
Dr Peta Lee Hitchens recently discussed her new paper, which analysed almost 300 risk factors in flat racing to determine those most likely to lead to a catastrophic injury on...

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