Bird flu ‘prevention zone’ declared across Great Britain | Bird flu

The chief veterinary officers from England, Scotland and Wales have declared an avian influenza prevention zone after an increase in bird flu in wild birds and on commercial premises, the government has said. From midday on Monday it became a legal requirement for bird keepers in Great Britain to follow strict biosecurity measures, including keeping … Read more

Avian flu prevention zone comes into force across Great Britain

An avian influenza prevention zone (AIPZ) covering the whole of Great Britain has been declared, effective from noon today (October 17). The move follows a decision to raise risk levels for the virus from medium to high for both wild birds and captive birds at premises with biosecurity measures below required standards. The risk for … Read more

Drone footage shows orcas killing and eating great white shark | Whales

Scientists have published findings confirming that orcas hunt great white sharks, after the marine mammal was captured on camera killing one of the world’s largest sea predators. A pod of killer whales is seen chasing sharks during an hour-long pursuit off Mossel Bay, a port town in the southern Western Cape province, in helicopter and … Read more

25 Food Recommendations for Great Danes with Sensitive Stomachs

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

Scientists investigate rise in great white shark sightings at popular New Zealand holiday spot | New Zealand

Great white shark sightings are increasing in one of New Zealand’s most popular coastal holiday spots, with a team of experts assembling to find out what is behind the rise. The population in the Bay of Plenty region, on the North Island’s east coast, booms over summer as holidaymakers flock to the area’s beautiful beaches. … Read more