Analysis of bacterial genes may help ID cause of dog brain disease, researchers say
(Phys.org)—By analyzing the genes of bacteria, University of Florida researchers have moved a step closer to pinpointing how two brain disorders common in small-breed dogs occur.
Within reach of Australia: Rabies is now present only 350 kilometres from northern Australia
Rabies is now present only 350 kilometres from northern Australia, closer than the distance from Sydney to Dubbo.
Psychology of equine performance and the biology behind laminitis
Achieving the best performance from a horse is the goal of not just professional riders, but also the millions of amateur and hobby riders all over the world. A new article published in BioMed Central's open ...
Virtual reality cow simulator goes global
A virtual reality cow, invented by a University of Bristol graduate, will soon be used to educate future vets around the world.
Scientists put a pox on dog cancer
Researchers report that myxoma – a pox virus that afflicts rabbits but not humans, dogs or any other vertebrates so far studied – infects several different types of canine cancer cells in cell culture while sparing healthy ...
Identifying trace amounts of molecules
European researchers advanced the frontiers of chemical separation technology. The increased specificity and selectivity regarding identification of biologically relevant molecules should have important impact ...
Devil disease is immortal, new study finds
(Phys.org)—The outlook for Tasmanian devils appears even worse following breakthrough research by the University of Sydney published in PLoS One, today.
Veterinarian sayssome dogged diligence beforehand good way to find perfect fur-ever friend
(Phys.org) -- Feeding a stray dog is a kind gesture -- and one that may generate a new best friend.
Researchers urge rethink of 'Monty Roberts' horse training method
(Phys.org) -- Aspects of a horse training method made famous by Monty Roberts, author of the The Man Who Listens to Horses, have been called into question by research at the University of Sydney.
Diagnostic tool could help in the clinical diagnosis of cattle diseases in sub-Saharan Africa
Diagnosis is key to the control and prevention of endemic livestock diseases in developing regions. New research has found the use of a low-cost diagnostic decision support tool could lead to the improvement in clinical practice ...
No-one likes a grass, except rabbits
A study by the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences has been used to launch an RSPCA campaign called Hay Fever, to highlight the fact many owners do not know what food is best ...
Condor lead poisoning persists, impeding recovery
The California condor is chronically endangered by lead exposure from ammunition and requires ongoing human intervention for population stability and growth, according to a new study led by the University of California, Santa ...
Penn and Cornell researchers spearhead the development of new guidelines for veterinary CPR
For nearly 50 years, the American Heart Association, with the help of researchers and physicians from across the nation, has developed and disseminated guidelines on how best to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on patients ...
Mystery of Tasmanian devil tumour deepens - for now
(Phys.org) -- The degree of genetic difference to a tumor is not a factor in Tasmanian devils contracting the facial tumor disease, according to research led by the University of Sydney.