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AMRRIC's Grass Roots - One Health Approach

26 May 2015 - News
AMRRIC uses a One Health approach to coordinate veterinary and education programs in Indigenous communities. By working with rural and remote Indigenous communities to improve the health and wellbeing of their pets, we are helping to create healthier, safer and happier communities. AMRRIC's work focuses on companion animal health, however the...

Experts gather in Melbourne for ICAM workshop

20 May 2015 - News
On 16th May 2015, 46 professionals involved in dog population management (DPM) gathered at the Veterinary Research Institute, University of Melbourne for a full day workshop on monitoring and evaluating DPM programs.  The workshop was co-hosted by Vets Beyond Borders, AMRRIC (Animal Management In Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities) and The...

Volunteer Spotlight - Graeme Blanch visits Yuendumu

15 May 2015 - News, Volunteer stories
Vet and AMRRIC member Graeme Blanch recently volunteered on a remote dog health program in the Yuendumu, Yuelamu and Nyrippi communities in the Central Desert region, NT. Graeme shares his first time experiences here. This was an amazing week, for my first week volunteering with AMRRIC.  It was arranged at short notice and I flew from Melbourne...

The Be A Friend to Your Dog program in Lajamanu

15 May 2015 - News, Education program news
AMRRIC has recently partnered with Lajamanu School in a project that will see the Be a Friend to Your Dog (BAFTYD) package delivered to students by the school’s teachers. The BAFTYD package has been incorporated into four separate learning units linked to the curriculum, making it easy for teachers to link the content to literacy and numeracy...

Thank you to our supporters at Hall Veterinary Surgery, Canberra

15 May 2015 - News, Volunteer stories
We would like to say a big thank you to Helen Purdam, Lesa Potten and the Hall Veterinary Surgery in Canberra.  Helen and Lesa, the owners of the clinic, chose AMRRIC as the clinic’s charity back in 2009 and  have been supporting our work ever since. Andrew Purdam (Helen's husband) also donates privately to AMRRIC. We’re really grateful for such...

AMRRIC Enews May 2015

14 May 2015 - News
Welcome My first three months in the role of CEO has been a whirlwind as I get to know AMRRIC, its work and its many stakeholders.  Among all the tasks confronting a new CEO, building relationships is perhaps the most important.  Relationships are vital to the success of AMRRIC’s work.  It is the relationships we forge, and the...

Position available - Veterinarian in the Republic of Palau

6 May 2015 - News
Salary: Full-time position, US$30,000 annual plus benefitsLocation: Koror State Animal Shelter and Veterinary Clinic, Republic of PalauDuration: One year, renewableJob Description: An exciting opportunity is available for an energetic small animal veterinarian to work on the tropical island of Palau in the western Pacific. An easy-going...

Let's celebrate World Veterinary Day

25 Apr 2015 - News, Volunteer stories
Lets celebrate World Veterinary Day - Vets improve animal health, animal welfare and public health. AMRRIC recognises the contribution that our veterinary volunteers and supporters give, their work benefits the health of remote Indigenous communities, people and dogs. Each year, veterinary professionals around the world recognise World Veterinary...

Happy, healthy dogs at Mutitjulu

31 Mar 2015 - News, Volunteer stories
In the heat of summer, a veterinary team led by AMRRIC member Stephen Cutter delivered a dog health program in the community of Mutitjulu. Mutitjulu is 470 km south-west of Alice Springs, in the shadows of Uluru (Ayers Rock). The majority of people in the community are Pitjantjatjara, but there are also some Yankunytjatjara and Ngaanyatjarra...

World Spay Day 2015 at Amangal

2 Mar 2015 - News
On 24 February 2015 in celebration of World Spay Day, AMRRIC delivered a companion animal health program at the Amangal and Acacia communities in the NT. World Spay Day events are held around the world, to highlight desexing as the most effective and humane method of animal population control.  Each year the World Spay Day campaign connects...


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