Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Video: Beagle catching Ball

Monday, May 16th, 2011

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Cat Versus Rabbit: Video

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

Rabbits are sometimes found with catastrophic limb, spinal or skull fractures, after a night safely housed in secure hutch. Witnessing the explosive acrobatics they employ to evade a predator, it’s… Read more

Georgie Crawford: Addicted to Toad

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

This La Nina cycle has brought plenty of welcome rain. Our gardens are thriving, but so is the local Cane Toad population. These are a persistent fear of many pet owners and justifiably so: Bufo… Read more

Video: Partial Seizure in a Pug?

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

Sometimes vets are presented with unusual neurologic cases. Brain function in a animal is no less complex than ours but without verbal input from the patient diagnosis of diseases can be a little… Read more

Dogs in Flight: Slow-Mo Video

Friday, October 15th, 2010

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Unnatural Selection: The Bovine

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

The Belgian Blue, the Arnie breed of the cow world, stirs mixed feelings. You may view this as funny, grotesque, perverse,  sad, or mouth-watering if unashamedly carnivorous. In the future, the… Read more

Dispatching Beached Whales

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Vets living in beachside towns may be called to attend a beached whale, more commonly to euthanase than heal.   Here’s a few pointers on declaring or inducing death in marine megafauna, and the use… Read more

Altruism and empathy in animals

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Selfish gene theory has dominated our interpretation of animal behaviour over the last 30 years.  Believing animals will only ever look after themselves, or those genetically related, it was another… Read more

Goldfish Intelligence: Video

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

If you wanna avoid feeling horribly guilty about the solitary, pet gold fish you kept as a childhood pet, for years, in a depressingly stark and undersized bowl, kidding yourself it’s attention span… Read more

Effects of drugs on spider web building

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

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