Working dog interactions with livestock

Working farm dogs have made a profound contribution to the farming of livestock in Australia since the 1800s. While scientific research into the sheep and cattle they work has been extensive, little is known about what makes a successful dog. This project will focus on identifying val

Injuries in Victorian racing greyhounds

This project aims to review the data collected at greyhound race tracks across Victoria during 2006-2011 to determine the prevalence of injuries sustained by greyhounds during racing. Analysis will identify possible factors that may increase or decrease the likelihood of a greyhound s

Heat stress in racing greyhounds

Greyhounds are expected to race in a broad range of climatic conditions and Heat Stress is recognised as a risk factor for greyhounds undertaking strenuous exercise during the summer months in Australia. The controlling authorities of greyhound racing in the Australian States and Terr