New year, new research projects!

Cats and dogs are the most popular companion animal species in New Zealand so it’s no surprise both feature prominently in recently approved research projects.

Could a novel drug combination combat cancer in cats?

Three Massey University researchers will lead a trial of a novel drug combination administered to cats with mouth cancer that could pave the way for a revolution in the treatment of animal cancer.

Pause for pizza!

Students from Cashmere Avenue Primary School in Wellington recently enjoyed slices of delicious pizza for lunch  to help raise money for Healthy Pets New Zealand.

Earlier in the year the school’s Student Council decided Healthy Pets New Zealand was a charity they wanted to support, and with the help of teacher Leigh Robson sold pizza to classmates for $2 a slice.