20 Foods for Australian Shepherds with Sensitive Stomachs

There are few things worse than dealing with diarrhea in your Australian Shepherd! We asked our 800,000 members from the Australian Shepherd community on Facebook the following question: “What’s the best food for an Australian Shepherd with a sensitive stomach?” We’ve summarized the best responses below. Always remember to check with your veterinarian before making … Read more

The 10 scariest animals in Australian cinema – sorted | Australian film

Stay out of the water! Beware the dog! Don’t go near that reef! The great Australian outdoors is a blood-curdling world full of sheer menace, as we have been told through decades of cinema that has given us all sorts of reasons not to go camping. Or even go outside. Or anywhere that can’t be … Read more

Spark flies: it took a village to bring my dog ​​from Manila to Melbourne | Australian lifestyle

Any dog ​​owner knows how difficult it is to be apart from their pet. After being separated from my dog ​​for nearly three years, I know it too well. While many Melburnians were surviving long lockdowns one dog walk at a time, I was trying to figure out how to get Spark, my shih tzu-poodle … Read more

Top dog: Eve the kelpie sells for $49,000, setting new Australian record | Dogs

Eve the kelpie is not yet two, but half a century of work has gone into making her a star. The classic black and tan working dog, from Capree Stud at Newbridge in central-west New South Wales set a new Australian record for kelpies when she sold at auction for $49,000 on Thursday. Breeder Chris … Read more

Australian scientists observe ‘rapid’ decline in Adélie penguin numbers off Antarctic coast | Antarctica

Scientists at the Australian Antarctic Division have recorded a severe decline in a population of Adélie penguins off the east Antarctic coast. Long-term monitoring has revealed a 43% drop over a decade in the number of birds that breed across 52 islands near the Mawson research station. The scientists say the decline is a stark … Read more

Turtle concern: Australian businessman denies threatening to sell Conflict Islands to China | Asia Pacific

The owner of 21 tropical islands off the coast of Papua New Guinea says he never threatened to sell them to China and his main aim is to save the turtles that nest there. Ian Gowrie-Smith, an Australian businessman and investor, bought the Conflict Islands, which lie less than 1,000 km from the Australian coast, … Read more

Moves as smooth as silk: scientists uncover Australian ant-slayer spider’s hunting secrets | Spiders

A mid-air cartwheel, the judicious use of sticky silk and a quick rappel down a tree, all in the blink of an eye: researchers have identified how the Australian ant-slayer spider captures prey twice its size. The acrobatic behavior of the Australian ant-slayer spider, Euryopis umbilicataas it hunts and eats banded sugar ants has been … Read more

Australian clinical conference opens to international vets

A leading Australian clinical conference is returning after a two-year break due to COVID-19 – and opening to international veterinary professionals for the first time. The Greencross Clinical Symposium is taking place on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast between October 22 and 23, and will be held as an in-person and online event. Run by the Greencross … Read more

Australian racing industry ‘failing miserably’ to rehome greyhounds as adoption flatlines | Animal welfare

The rehoming of Australian racing industry dogs has flatlined in the last three years, according to research by the Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds. Just over 2,000 dogs were rehomed annually by industry adoption bodies, a figure that has not increased since 2017-18, a CPG report found. The national rate of greyhound breeding in … Read more