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January 16, 2018

Horse, Donkey, Mule? – Spot the differences

Horse, Donkey, Mule? – Spot the differences At first glance, horses, donkeys, and mules appear very similar, because in reality they are closely related and share […]
January 15, 2018

MyAnimal,MyHealth launches Project #FisheriesNigeria

Great News!!! MyAnimal,MyHealth launches a new investigative work in Nigeria as Project #FisheriesNigeria. This project will conduct investigations and provide reportage on the current state of […]
January 12, 2018

Quack doctor infects and kills a dog through wrong vaccination

A man by the name of Mr Adepoju and graduate of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH) was caught in the act of quackery in Ibadan. He […]
January 7, 2018

Opportunity for Undergraduate Students – Amgen Scholars Program

Deadline – 1st February 2018 Program Details Made possible through a 12-year, $50 million commitment from the Amgen Foundation, Amgen Scholars allows undergraduates from across the […]
January 6, 2018

Thinking of starting a poultry farm? Know the types and breeds of birds to raise

Out of the many livestock farming ventures in Nigeria, poultry remains one of the most common and most profitable. For a naïve person willing to start […]
December 31, 2017

UN declares World Bee Day… among others

On December 21, 2017, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomed the UN’s decision to create a “World Bee Day” among other important resolutions. In the same […]
December 30, 2017

National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI) receives new Governing Board

The President of Nigeria and Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces, H.E, President Muhammadu Buhari has on Thursday approved the appointment of a new governing […]
December 30, 2017

Castration in Dogs and Cats (1)

Castration is the surgical removal of a male animal’s testicles. It is also known as neutering, sterilisation, “fixing”, desexing, snipping or by its veterinary names – orchiectomy and gonadectomy. […]
December 29, 2017

Former NVMA President appointed as Adamawa’s Permanent Secretary

Dr. Edgar Sunday Amos, the immediate past National President and ExOfficio of the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA), has been appointed as the permanent Secretary of […]
December 28, 2017

Unhealthy Abattoirs In Nigeria – Recommendations And Solutions

In our previous articles, we thoroughly discussed the dire issues of unhealthy abattoirs in Nigeria, using the Bodija Abattoir in Ibadan as a case study. Here, […]
December 15, 2017

Alleviating and Eliminating the Threat of ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

We have previously provided an introduction to the meaning and implications of antibiotic resistance including a brief discussion on the action plan on antimicrobial resistance as […]
November 26, 2017

OPPORTUNITY – Call for Emerging Voices for Global Health 2018

Deadline – March 5 2018 About the Emerging Voices for Global Health Emerging Voices for Global Health (EV4GH) is an innovative multi-partner blended training program for young, […]
November 25, 2017

Man’s Cruelty to Animals; The Nigerian Story – By Dr Gani Enahoro

It was Mahatma Ghandi who once declared that we can “judge the morality of a nation by the way the society treats its animals”. In another […]