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Ku were & Puthiket Count at Wadeye

26 Jun 2017 - News
Understanding the size and health condition of remote community dog and cat populations is important as it allows better tailoring of visiting veterinary services, and therefore more efficient use of limited professional resources. In many communities however, the exact size and condition of dog and cat populations remains unknown. AMRRIC is keen...

Pilbara Communities Benefit from Positive Relationships

11 Jun 2017 - News
AMRRIC is proud to have supported another round of veterinary programs in the Pilbara region during June and is pleased to say that as a result of a strong and long standing relationship with the Pilbara Meta Maya Regional Aboriginal Corporation (PMMRAC) the flow of companion animals requiring surgical desexing is reducing significantly.  The...

Collaboration the Key to Controlling Cats on the Tiwi Islands

5 Jun 2017 - News
Keeping cats as companion animals has been increasing in popularity on the Tiwi Islands with local community members expressing that cats are valuable in assisting to control rat and mice within their homes.  But when you consider that one female cat and her offspring can produce up to 500 kittens a year it is clear to see why action was needed to...

Samples from Remote Communities Contribute to Vital Cancer Research

11 May 2017 - News
Sadly Transmissible Venereal Tumour, a type of cancer, is found in dogs all over the world, including those in remote Australian communities. This particular cancer effects the dogs genitals and is passed on through sexual transmission. The Transmissible Cancer Group (TCG) ( at the University of Cambridge studies the genetic...

AMRRIC Education Resources Reach Africa

20 Apr 2017 - News
In the last edition of AMRRIC eNews we filled you in on a great resource we developed called the AMRRIC Education Resource Kit. If you don’t recall you can read all about it. Since then news of this highly valued resource has spread far and wide with AMRRIC recently receiving a request from the founder and Executive Director of the Liberian Animal...

Dogs & People – Mastering Stakeholder Engagement for Sustainable Impacts

3 Dec 2016 - News
AMRRIC knows that good stakeholder engagement is essential; in our line of work, building and maintaining good relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders is critical to success. So when participants from 2015’s AMRRIC, Vets Beyond Borders and The University of Melbourne co-hosted workshop – Monitoring and Evaluation in Dog Population...

AMRRIC Education Goes the Extra Mile

1 Nov 2016 - News
Providing education is a fundamental part of AMRRIC’s aim of enabling communities to manage the health and wellbeing of their companion animals, but when you’re a small not for profit organisation working across a large and remote geographical area this has its challenges. To have the greatest impact on the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

Education Support In the Barkly

17 Oct 2016 - News
AMRRIC’s key focus for education throughout 2016 and moving into 2017 has been education training and delivery for key staff who already provide animal management support to remote communities in some capacity. One example of this is a recent trip Education Officer (EO) Courtney Falls made to Tennant Creek to conduct an education training program...

Cherbourg Animal Management Program – A Team Effort

1 Oct 2016 - News
Thanks to a team effort and long-term vision, changes are afoot for animal and community health and wellbeing at Cherbourg. Cherbourg is an Aboriginal community in southeast Queensland, on land that is the home of the Wakka Wakka people. For a number of years, community members and Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council (CASC) had recognised that dogs...

Surgical Desexing Reaches Amata

26 Sep 2016 - News
Amata is an Aboriginal Community located in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in South Australia, an area that occupies one tenth of South Australia in the North West corner. Located at the western end of the Musgrave Ranges, approximately 380km south west of Alice Springs and directly south of Uluru Amata is home to over 500...


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