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Registrar / Senior Registrar / Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Surgery with UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

Full-time (38 hours per week), 12 months term employment, located on the Camperdown Campus Opportunity to provide best practices in veterinary surgery and services as Registrar or Senior Registrar or Veterinary Specialist HEO base salary 7/8/9 $106-145K pa + 17% superannuation + generous charge for registered specialist About the Opportunity This position is for a […]

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Veterinary nursing proves to be a perfect career for animal lovers

PROVIDED Palmerston North veterinary nurse Indy Carthew enjoys working with animals like the dog George. Indy Carthew always knew she wanted to work with animals, and despite suggestions that she should study veterinary science, she was not interested in surgery or diagnosis. “I wanted a job where I could spend as much time as possible […]

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Pig heart transplant: University of Maryland doctors transplant animal organ into Maryland man

BALTIMORE, Md. – In a medical first, doctors transplanted a pig’s heart into a patient in a last-ditch effort to save his life and a Maryland hospital said on Monday he was doing well three days after the highly experimental surgery . While it’s too early to know if the surgery will really work, it […]

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Real-life Pokémon cards feature unique animal abilities – the varsity

If you played with Pokémon cards as a kid, you’ll be excited to get your hands on the new BMC Sci Cards. Michie Wu and Shehryar Saharan, two Biomedical Communications (BMC) students at UTM, have created beautiful, dynamic trading cards featuring animals with unique abilities in real life. The BMC SciCards were a collaborative after-school […]

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Veterinary forensic specialist seeks to identify cases of animal abuse in Japan

TOKYO – As there have been increasingly serious cases of cruelty to dogs, cats and other pets in Japan, veterinary forensic scientists who perform autopsies on dead animals play an important role in investigations as part of the police repression of malicious cases. The Mainichi Shimbun spoke to Aki Tanaka, 48, a professor at Nippon […]

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Animal welfare, police reform among new state laws

CALIFORNIA — Each year, state legislators send hundreds of bills to the governor in the hope that they will be enacted. Many fail and fall victim to the state’s lengthy legislative process. But last year, 770 bills became law, and many came into force on January 1. Here are some new laws that will affect […]

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RSPCA offers fun school vacations for young animal lovers

RSPCA Victoria will be offering a range of fun, engaging and educational programs for the upcoming school holidays, suitable for animal lovers of all ages. For the first time, the programs will be available in different formats to suit a variety of audiences – including face-to-face sessions which are a great option for working parents […]

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Puppy mill dog becomes therapy animal for Delta Regional Child Advocacy Center

DELTA COUNTY, Michigan (WJMN) – At the end of August 2020, more than 100 dogs were rescued from a suspected puppy mill in Maple Ridge Township; and now one of those dogs is helping the community that saved her. The story of Blue, the one-and-a-half-year-old Australian Shepherd, is one of true resilience. From being rescued […]

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TAFE NSW Introduces Certificate III in Pet Services to Nine Campuses | Manning River Hours

news, local news, The Taree TAFE campus is one of nine campuses in the state offering a course to train qualified animal service workers. TAFE NSW introduced Certificate III in pet services to meet growing industry demand after an explosion in the number of pet owners during COVID-19. The pet population of 29 million animals […]

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Omicron does not infect the lungs very well, animal studies show

Many lung cells carry a protein called TMPRSS2 on their surface which can inadvertently help passing viruses into the cell. But Dr. Gupta’s team found that this protein doesn’t attach very well to Omicron. As a result, Omicron succeeds in infecting cells in this way worse than Delta. A team at the University of Glasgow […]