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  1. 4 September 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    Protecting Cambodia’s landmine detection dogs

    University of Melbourne research has developed a new technique to keep mine detection dogs clearing landmines in Cambodia free of deadly tropical diseases.

  2. 4 October 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    What are we doing to our dogs?

    University of Melbourne experts discuss the impact of selective breeding, designer dogs and clones on the health and wellbeing of man’s best friend.

  3. 6 February 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    A paw in need

    Therapy dogs have supported young people experiencing homelessness in a pilot being assessed by a University of Melbourne expert on homelessness and its causes.

  4. 2 February 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    Raw chicken linked to paralysis in dogs

    University of Melbourne vets have found a link between eating raw chicken and a paralysing condition in dogs, advising owners to stick with regular dog food.

  5. 18 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Retraining the underdogs

    People with younger onset dementia are finding assistance dogs are improving their quality life, in a trial being run by the University of Melbourne.

  6. 5 August 2016 - Go Figure

    Does a wet nose mean a healthy dog?

    A dog's wet nose means it's healthy, right? It’s a well-worn adage that drives thousands of visits to the vet, so let’s unwrap the fact from the fiction.

  7. 9 December 2015 - Animals, Food & You

    Plant diseases no match for man’s best friend

    Dogs still beat electronic sensors when it comes to detecting pests and disease in rough environments.