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The Barkly Blitz

20 Jul 2012 - News
The 8 day Tennant Creek Animal Health Program The Barkly Shire’s 8 day Animal Health Week commenced on Monday 16 July in a pavilion at the local showground. We set up a MASH style hospital with 4 ‘work stations’, anaesthetic machines, beeping monitors, an industrious veterinary team and dogs having surgery under full anaesthetic to waking up in...

Dr Alison Taylor talks about the Utopia program

15 Jul 2012 - News
I first thought about running a dog health program when my cousin on Mornington Island talked about how bad the dog problem was,  I thought I might be able to go up there and help but after a few phone calls I realised that it was more complicated than just going. For the last 3 years I have been working towards running a dog health program on a...

2012 Conference speaker biographies

13 Jul 2012 - News
Dr Wendy Brown Wendy has a PhD in canine nutrition and a long career with animals - from animal technician to zookeeper, track rider, and veterinary nurse. She leads a successful canine research program at UNE and manages the canine research facility where she has been conducting non-invasive dog research since 1997 by ‘borrowing’ privately-owned...

Yellow Waters to the Red Rock - report from Ilana Hoffman

7 Jul 2012 - Volunteer stories
Over the past two weeks I have participated in two inspiring AMRRIC field trips. The first was to Kakadu National Park where we set up surgery in several small communities. The second was to Mutitjulu a community at the base of Uluru. The AMRRIC dog health program improves animal welfare through treating parasites and controls the population...

Supporting AMRRIC’s work

1 Jul 2012 - News
Support from the federal Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) has been critical to AMRRIC’s funding and growth. Following a meeting between Minister Jenny Macklin, AMRRIC President Dr Ted Donelan and CEO Julia Hardaker, the department has confirmed enhanced funding in recognition of AMRRIC’s work in...

Member Profile - Ruth Pye

1 Jul 2012 - Volunteer stories
"The value of dogs as companions and protectors is recognized across cultures, and as part of these dog health programs, we are very lucky to be so readily accepted by the communities in which we work simply because people appreciate their dogs being cared for." I graduated from UQ in 1994 and started on the fairly typical career path of mixed...

Animal Protection Society of Samoa - Volunteer positions

30 Jun 2012 - News
Volunteer Veterinarian September - December 2012 Animal Protection Society of Samoa are looking for a medium – term volunteer veterinarian between September and December 2012. The APS clinic has been really busy lately and we would love to be able to continue providing our excellent animal health service to the community. The veterinarian would be...

Sentient The Veterinary Institute for Animal Ethics

15 Jun 2012 - News
Sentient is an independent forum and lobby group that aims to bring the recognition of animals as sentient beings to the national agenda and to ensure that their needs are appropriately and ethically addressed by governments, industry and the public. As a veterinary driven body, Sentient offers scientific reflection within an ethical framework to...

AMRRIC Conference 2012

13 Jun 2012 - News
Outback dogs - challenges and solutions for Indigenous communities, animals and public health Presented in partnership with the Department of Animal Science, University of New England Location: Oorala Aboriginal Centre, University of New England (UNE ), Armidale, NSW Date: October 12th  9 - 5pm and October 13th 9 - 12pm Price includes all...

Welcome Mary Paton

10 Jun 2012 - News
Mary Paton has joined the AMRRIC team as part-time Administrative and Executive Support. Her diverse skills and experience mean she is already tackling a much broader role, and her love of animals – she is Secretary of the Greyhound Adoption Program NT and has two retired ex-racing greyhounds at home – make her a perfect team member. Mary worked...


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