When money means a life or death choice for our dogs
New University of Melbourne research finds many family pets are euthanised for economic reasons, when treatment is possible, but costs are too high.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.