AVA in the news

Here's a selection of some recent appearances by the AVA in the media.

Vets concerned over greyhound mass euthanasia SMH 6 July 2016
AVA says live export vets must be truly independent. Beef Central 21 June 2016
Fighting antibiotic resistance ABC Country Hour 27 May 2016
Downsizing of dogs leading to health problems ABC Radio 5 April 2016
When is the right time to say goodbye to a beloved pet? The Daily Examiner 15 March 2016
Public service vets at Agriculture Dept say small offer not so great Canberra Times 16 February 2016
How much it too much to spend on pet grooming 3AW news talk 25 January 2016
Keeping vets in rural areas ABC Rural 9 December 2015
New antibiotic guidelines for livestock and horses Getlivestock.com.au 16 November 2015
All dogs can be dangerous Courier Mail 9 November 2015
Fertility testing means dollars in the bank Beef Central 30 October 2015
Sydney's snake season Daily Telegraph 29 September 2015
Savvy producers preg test their cows Western Magazine 18 August 2015
Chemical regulator registers Hendra vaccine ABC Rural 5 August 2015
Vets continue to rail against licensing mandate as Racing NSW holds firm Brisbane Times 1 July 2015
Animal welfare groups welcome NSW Government inquiry into puppy factories ABC Country Hour 17 June 2015
Greyhound live baiting Brisbane Times 2 June 2015
Does the community have a beef with beef? Beef Central 21 May 2015
Greyhound dumping Brisbane Courier Mail 14 April 2015
Dangerous dog legislation Herald Sun 19 March 2015
Parvovirus hotspots ABC online 6 March 2015
AVA comments on Greyhound industry ABC online 4 March 2015
Opinion: Live export industry depends on accurate cattle pregnancy diagnosis Beef Central 21 February 2015
Vets converge for Tassie conference News.com 11 February 2015
WA vet appeals for long term mental health funding ABC online 11 February 2015
Deregulation will be devastating for graduate vets: AVA The Australian 22 January 2015
Motorists urged to reduce speed to avoid animal-vehicle crashes Herald Sun 4 January 2015
Pregnancy checks a must for profitable herds TheCattleSite 16 December 2014
Australian veterinarians welcome new biosecurity bills TheHorse.com 14 December 2014
Australian vets call for careful use of antibiotics ThePigSite.com 15 November 2014
Ebola outbreak sparks quarantine concerns from Australian vets ABC online 20 October 2014
Spring snake season prompts warnings ABC online 2 October 2014
Australian Vets: Have horses vaccinated against Hendra The Horse.com 29 September 2014
First cases of Australian bat lyssavirus in horses show need for awareness, say vets horsetalk.co.nz 25 August 2014
August is Pet Dental Month Braidwood Times 5 August 2014
Keep farms safe from superbugs The Australian Dairyfarmer 2 August 2014
Veterinary students to face lifetime debt for degree ABC Rural 14 July 2014
10 reasons landlords should consider allowing tenants to have pets: AVA Property Observer 8 July 2014
New way of monitoring sheep stress The Australian 29 May 2014
Study shows Australian livestock industry leading the way in antibiotic resistance ABC Rural 27 May 2014
Vets warn pet owners about walking dogs amid three poisoning cases Perth Now 1 May 2014
Our dogs are living the life of Reilly Sydney Morning Herald 13 April 2014
AVA responds to NSW court decision on vet licensing The Horse 30 March 2014
Avian scientist helped to build world's largest poultry industry The Age 27 March 2014
Farmers urged to look for cattle illness ABC News 10 February 2014
AVA raises alarm over spike in parovirus cases Daily Telegraph 22 January 2014
Heat wave warning for pet owners  Frankston Weekly 17 January 2014
Cattle producers on the lookout for heat stress ABC Rural 2 January 2014
South Australia's warm weather has created perfect breeding conditions for fleas Perthnow 5 December 2013
Vets plea for owners to vaccinate dogs against parvo virus The Australian 14 November 2013
Vets issue bird flu warning Queensland Country Life 31 October 2013
Don't forget your horses in fire and flood horseyard 8 October 2013
Increasing paralysis tick cases put pet owners on alert ABC Brisbane 12 September 2013
Vets welcome tighter controls on female cattle exports ABC Rural 29 August 2013
Vets fear disease outbreak The Australian 7 August 2013
AVA calls for end to dog stick fetching due to health Perthnow 2 July 2013
Temple Grandin at AVA Conference ABC Melbourne 21 June 2013
Dogs attack victims call for restrictions on dangerous breeds The Australian 1 June 2013
Don't touch bats of flying foxes: vets ninemsn 20 May 2013
Microchipping pets provides peace of mind Bayside Bulletin 2 May 2013
AVA expresses dismay at sight of lame horse Horsetalk.com 17 April 2013
EKKA enforces Hendra jab Weekly Times 18 March 2013
The secret's out: cruel mulesing is dead Bendigo Advertiser 25 January 2013
Hendra virus in South Australia no surprise to vets Horsetalk 22 January 2013
Hendra virus protection adopted by Equine Veterinarians TheHorse.com 16 January 2013
Fires ravage rural Australian economy The New Zealand Herald 11 January 2013
Keeping pets cool Bayside Bulletin 10 January 2013
Fireworks frighten furries Northside

31 December 2012

Warning from vets over festive pet food

Courier Mail 23 December 2012

Veterinary group not consulted over axed animal lab

Yahoo 7!

22 November 2012

Vets back Australian Antibiotic Awareness Week


13 November 2012

Deadly human link ends with horse vaccine for Hendra virus

The Age

1 November 2012

Breakthrough Hendra virus vaccine released for horses

ABC online

1 November 2012

Deadly human link ends with horse vaccine for Hendra virus

Canberra Times

1 November 2012

Distemper outbreak hits Knox canines

Knox Weekly

31 October 2012

Inaccurate PTIC tests cost farmers

Stock Journal

5 October 2012

Pet owners warned of paralysis tick outbreak


19 September 2012

Magpie swooping warning

The Weekly Times

31 August 2012

Vets call to end dangerous dog breed bans

ABC News

14 August 2012

Personality tests for biting dogs

Brisbane Times

12 August 2012

Push for tougher dog laws

The Age

12 August 2012

Education may prevent dog bites


11 July 2012

Vets to learn about horse behaviour


11 July 2012

Rural vet is AVA's new president

Stock Journal

4 July 2012

Vets slam dog laws after innocent pets put down


16 June 2012

Vets explore ways to fight new diseases

The Canberra Times

19 May 2012

Animal welfare, sustainability focus at vet conference

The Land

16 May 2012

Parvovirus outbreak hits Queensland


14 May 2012

Cattle at risk following floods

Stock & Land

27 April 2012

Egyptian foot and mouth threatens region's food security

ABC online

27 March 2012

AVA Polite Pets Month

Adelaide Now

27 March 2012

Warning on pet handling after rat bite fever


20 February 2012

AVA speaks on animal cruelty

ABC Rural

13 February 2012

Vets bring animals behaviourist to Australia


9 February 2012

Aussie vets welcome Year of the Farmer

Stock & Land

6 Januray 2012

Australian Rabies Alert

ABC online

3 January 2012

New live export rules under fire

ABC National

21 October 2011

Doggone it: bill shock

Canberra Times 

25 September 2011

Wrong dogs to suffer under law

Herald Sun 

18 September 2011

Vet's warning on banning dangerous dogs

The Australian 

19 August 2011

Caution as hendra cases continue to climb

ABC Brisbane

17 July 2011

Vets increasingly concerned about hendra

ABC Rural 

13 July 2011

Vets want financial help to fight Hendra

Courier Mail 

08 July 2011

Australians urge end to Indonesia cattle export amid report of abuse

CNN International 

02 June 2011

Deadly cattle disease is no more

Farm Weekly 

25 May 2011

Emerging cattle diseases major concern 

Stock Journal

18 May 2010

When it comes to lizards, no kissing

Nine MSN

16 May 2011

Animal health on the agenda in Adelaide

ABC News online

15 May 2011

Watch out for signs of Hendra 

ABC Rural 

09 May 2011

Care for pets in cyclone

NT News

30  October 2010

Snakebite warning for pet owner

Queensland Times

27 October 2010

Bird eating spider numbers increasing

ABC online

06 October 2010

Think your dog's a dud? Think again

Sydney Morning Herald

13 September 2010

Vets accused of over-vaccinating pets

ABC News

18 August 2010

Coalition offers hendra kits for vets

ABC Rural

13 August 2010

Dog's breath a sign of poor health

The West Australian

12 August 2010

Vets put poll priorities forward

Stock and Land

12 August 2010

Praise for Coalition ag policy

Stock and Land

08 August 2010

Increased incidence of dog virus

ABC Rural

09 July  2010

Call to vaccinate as vets warn of spike in deadly dog virus

Sydney Morning Herald

08 July 2010

Farmers formalise partnership with vets

Stock and Land

20 June 2010

Pheromone solution for dogs that go ape

Northern Territory News

25 May 2010

Two more await Hendra virus results

Sydney Morning Herald

23 May 2010

Coast dogs in danger of parvo

Gold Coast Bulletin

30 April 2010

Fat cats and porky pups need to count their kilojoules

The Age

25 April 2010

Animal care gets student approval

The Queensland Times

14 April 2010

Bird disease found in imported pigeons

The Age

4 April 2010

Vets split over vaccinations for equine influenza

The Australian

26 March 2010

The AVA calls for research into pigs and Hendra virus

The Age

2 February 2010

Horse vaccine 'best way' to fight Hendra

Sydney Morning Herald

16 October 2009


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