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Jun18

The link between the community and the vets

18 Jun 2015 - News, Animal management worker program
In the Barkly region of the Northern Territory, Animal Management Workers Scott Spurling and Dewayne Foster are the link between the community and the vets. AMRRIC's Jan Allen said  "The outcomes have been awesome, you hardly ever see mangey dogs now and it's getting to be 70 - 80% of the dogs are desexed." Animal Management Workers Scott and...
Jun4

Central Desert Dog Health Program

4 Jun 2015 - News, Volunteer stories
During April the Central Desert Regional Council ran their bi-annual dog health program in the communities of Lajamanu, Wilora, Willowra, Larumba, Ti Tree, 6 Mile, Station, Aleyuen, Yuendemu, Yuelumu and Nyrripi.  Vets from Ark Animal Hospital in Darwin worked with AMRRIC volunteer vets to provide desexing and parasite treatments for dogs and cats...
Jun1

Lajamanu School and AMRRIC team up to Be a Friend to Your Dog

1 Jun 2015 - News, Education program news
Last month, AMRRIC Education Programs’ officers worked alongside Lajamanu School staff and administration to examine AMRRIC’s education resources, in particular it’s ‘Be a Friend to Your Dog’ package.  The objective of the visit was to discuss what the learning units entail, how they can be used, and gain feedback on its ease of use and relevance...
May26

AMRRIC's Grass Roots - One Health Approach

26 May 2015 - News
AMRRIC uses a One Health approach to coordinate veterinary and education programs in Indigenous communities. By working with rural and remote Indigenous communities to improve the health and wellbeing of their pets, we are helping to create healthier, safer and happier communities. AMRRIC's work focuses on companion animal health, however the...
May20

Experts gather in Melbourne for ICAM workshop

20 May 2015 - News
On 16th May 2015, 46 professionals involved in dog population management (DPM) gathered at the Veterinary Research Institute, University of Melbourne for a full day workshop on monitoring and evaluating DPM programs.  The workshop was co-hosted by Vets Beyond Borders, AMRRIC (Animal Management In Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities) and The...
May15

Volunteer Spotlight - Graeme Blanch visits Yuendumu

15 May 2015 - News, Volunteer stories
Vet and AMRRIC member Graeme Blanch recently volunteered on a remote dog health program in the Yuendumu, Yuelamu and Nyrippi communities in the Central Desert region, NT. Graeme shares his first time experiences here. This was an amazing week, for my first week volunteering with AMRRIC.  It was arranged at short notice and I flew from Melbourne to...
May15

The Be A Friend to Your Dog program in Lajamanu

15 May 2015 - News, Education program news
AMRRIC has recently partnered with Lajamanu School in a project that will see the Be a Friend to Your Dog (BAFTYD) package delivered to students by the school’s teachers. The BAFTYD package has been incorporated into four separate learning units linked to the curriculum, making it easy for teachers to link the content to literacy and numeracy...
May15

Thank you to our supporters at Hall Veterinary Surgery, Canberra

15 May 2015 - News, Volunteer stories
We would like to say a big thank you to Helen Purdam, Lesa Potten and the Hall Veterinary Surgery in Canberra.  Helen and Lesa, the owners of the clinic, chose AMRRIC as the clinic’s charity back in 2009 and  have been supporting our work ever since. Andrew Purdam (Helen's husband) also donates privately to AMRRIC. We’re really grateful for such...
May14

AMRRIC Enews May 2015

14 May 2015 - News
Welcome My first three months in the role of CEO has been a whirlwind as I get to know AMRRIC, its work and its many stakeholders.  Among all the tasks confronting a new CEO, building relationships is perhaps the most important.  Relationships are vital to the success of AMRRIC’s work.  It is the relationships we forge, and the trust we...
May6

Position available - Veterinarian in the Republic of Palau

6 May 2015 - News
Salary: Full-time position, US$30,000 annual plus benefitsLocation: Koror State Animal Shelter and Veterinary Clinic, Republic of PalauDuration: One year, renewableJob Description: An exciting opportunity is available for an energetic small animal veterinarian to work on the tropical island of Palau in the western Pacific. An easy-going...

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