Thanks to everyone who came and visited us at the NZVA Conference, and a special congratulations to the winners of our silent auctions who raised over $450 for HPNZ research!
Alistair Stockdill - Tauhou/Wax-eye
Laura Dodds - Takahe
Rose Gillis - Mt Cook
The very first project funded under the Human-Animal Bond grant, kindly support by Royal Canin, has finally reached its conclusion, and we’re very pleased to be able to bring you the summary of findings.
We’re thrilled to have been invited to be a charity partner with the 4 Paws Marathon team. This awesome event is the brainchild of Dr John Molloy who wants to encourage us humans look after our health through exercise with our dogs - to the benefit of both!
This is the question Professor Andrew Worth is setting to out answer to help orthopeadic surgeons understand whether a custom-printed 3D titanium plate is as strong as an equivalent off the shelf titanium bone plate.
Saturday 18th March was the official Queenstown Lakes District Dog Walk, hosted by the Queenstown Lakes District Counil, held on the foreshore of Lake Whakatipu at Frankton Domain.
Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is a common disease, mostly manifesting in young cats and historically carried a near 100% mortality rate. Recent research has documented the emergence of a highly promising and effective treatment, but what is the best way to use it?
The Companion Animal Veterinarians branch of the NZ Veterinary Association are set to continue their relationship with Healthy Pets New Zealand and will continue to sponsor the Research In Practice Grant for 2023
The latest study to be funded under the Human-Animal Bond grant seeks to understand what constitutes a positive experience for the dogs when it comes to dog-handler interactions by measuring their oxytocin levels during various interactions. Hopefully this will help educate anyone interacting with dogs, including owners, on how we can do better and reduce the incidence of behavioural disorders.
Another successful 'Dogs Day Out' in Invercargill at the weekend gave dog lovers a chance to reconnect and learn something new.