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  1. 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.

  2. 10 December 2017 - Go Figure

    Why cats obsess over Christmas trees

    Cats and Christmas trees equals one big playpen, but a University of Melbourne expert says it's the tree that will come off worst in the ensuing mayhem.

  3. 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.

  4. Podcast21 April 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Annie and the swans (not a band)

    A bioscience PhD candidate discusses studying urban birds and light pollution and how she tracks the movements and behaviours of swans and pigeons.

  5. Podcast25 November 2016 - Up Close

    Global food security under threat from crop and livestock diseases

    Infectious diseases expert Professor John Fazakerley, of the University of Melbourne, on getting to grips with threats to global food security.

  6. 2 November 2015 - Animals, Food & You

    If your fur baby is too fat, you probably are too

    Researchers think our dogs are too fat because we humanize them, which makes us want to feed them more. But this has an impact on their quality of life.

  7. 27 August 2015 - Animals, Food & You

    Close to the bone: The case for remodelling racehorse training

    Racehorse training regimens are not giving horses' bones enough rest time, leading to poor performance and greater risk of deadly injuries.