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  1. 24 January 2021 - Animals, Food & You

    Life after the pandemic for your (new) pet

    As we start to emerge after lockdown, there are some steps that can help your pet adapt to life after social distancing says a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 18 November 2020 - Inside Business

    Pets and Australians: Who has what?

    HILDA Survey reveals close to two-thirds of Australians have at least one pet, with dogs most popular followed by cats say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 16 August 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    Ever wondered what your pet is thinking?

    An app by University of Melbourne researchers uses AI to analyse and interpret the facial expressions of your pet. And, yes, dogs are easier to read than cats.

  4. 24 January 2020 - Animals, Food & You

    Dealing with separation anxiety in dogs

    Separation anxiety in pets can seriously affect the quality of their life and their owner's, but you can reduce the risks says a University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 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.

  6. 7 September 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    Making the link between family violence and animal abuse

    The University of Melbourne is co-hosting this year's Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse conference, on the link between pet abuse and family violence.

  7. 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.

  8. 30 August 2017 - Animals, Food & You

    Mapping Australia’s snakebites for pets

    The first-of-its-kind Snakebite Map project, devised by vets at the University of Melbourne, tracks where and when our pets are being bitten around Australia.

  9. 23 December 2016 - Animals, Food & You

    Make sure your pets have festive fun too

    The festive season poses all sorts of risks for our beloved pets, but with some careful planning they can enjoy the holidays too.

  10. 23 September 2016 - Go Figure

    Why a cat’s whiskers are the bee’s knees

    Whether being used to aid navigation, warn of incoming predators or mop up milk, whiskers are an important addition to a cat's senses.