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Sep2

AMW Capacity Building

2 Sep 2014 - News, Animal management worker program
Last month, six AMRRIC trained Indigenous Animal Management Workers (AMWs) from East Arnhem and Barkly travelled to Sydney with the AMRRIC team to undertake additional training in humane and safe dog handling provided probono by the International Dog Academy. To increase the exposure and experience of the AMWs from the NT, the visit also included...
Sep1

Bites, Bowels and Bugs

1 Sep 2014 - News
Bites, Bowels and Bugs: do our canine companions make us sick? Professor Debbie Marriott, Senior specialist at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney Dogs and humans have been companions for tens of thousands of years, often living in close proximity and usually in perfect harmony. Occasionally the microbial flora of one species can pass to the other,...
Sep1

One Health – not just zoonosis!

1 Sep 2014 - News
One Health: It’s not just about zoonotic diseases!Professor Rick Speare - James Cook University One Health is a collaborative and multidisciplinary effort at local, national and global levels to guarantee an optimal healthy status for humans, animals and the environment. Zoonotic diseases are a very important component of One Health, but the...
Sep1

Non-surgical desexing

1 Sep 2014 - News
Non-surgical options for canine population control – What’s available and what’s on the horizon? Cyril Perumamthadathil, School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Charles Sturt University Approximately 75% of the world’s dog population is stray or feral. These animals can be responsible for nuisance behaviour, predation and ecological threats, in...
Sep1

Rabies Control

1 Sep 2014 - News
One Health Approach in Rabies Control: A Key to Success Dr Ganga de Silva - External Liaison Officer for Blue Paw Trust, Sri LankaRabies is a zoonotic disease that transmits to people mainly from dogs. Minimizing spread at different levels using One Health approach helps control disease. The Humane Dog Population and Rabies Management Project,...
Sep1

Humane Animal Management

1 Sep 2014 - News
The Role of Animal Welfare in One Health Kate Nattrass Atema Program Director, Companion Animals, International Fund for Animal Welfare  The One Health concept recognizes that the health of humans and animals are inextricably linked, and has generated momentum for doctors, veterinarians and public health professionals to work together toward...
Sep1

Animal abuse and psychopathology

1 Sep 2014 - News
Animal abuse and psychopathology: Conduct Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder Dr Frank Ascione - Scholar in Residence at the University Of Denver Graduate School Of Social Work Anecdotes throughout history suggest a relation between the abuse of animals and compromised mental health in humans. Early research intimated a link between young...
Aug10

Rabies prevention in the Top End

10 Aug 2014 - News
Over the past 3 years, AMRRIC has been collaborating with researchers from Sydney University to build a knowledgebase for the prevention of rabies in our Top End. While Australia is currently rabies free, rabies is endemic in neighbouring country Indonesia. The likelihood of this disease reaching Australia is small, however, remote communities...
Aug7

Volunteer Spotlight - Pamela Manning

7 Aug 2014 - News, Volunteer stories
AMRRIC member, Pamela Manning, recently volunteered on a remote dog health program in the Central Desert communities of Willowra, Wilora and Ti Tree. Pamela shares her first time experience below. What did you do for the program? I was lucky enough to join a very experienced and dedicated team of two other vets Jemima Amery-Gale and Stephen Cutter...
Aug3

2014 Conference Program

3 Aug 2014 - News
See Conference Speakers See Conference Sponsors See About Conference 2014 Download the AMRRIC 2014 Conference Program Monday 22 September 2014 4.30 pm -7.30 pm    Registrations & exhibition open - Arafura Ballroom Foyer 6.00 pm -7.00 pm    AMRRIC AGM - Territory Room Day 1 - Tuesday 23 September 2014 - Grand Ballroom 7.00 am - 5.30 pm  S1 ...

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