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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Conducting dog health programs in Indigenous communities: a veterinary guide (2007)

Author

Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities, International Fund for Animal Welfare

City

Darwin

Type

Report

Institution

Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities

 

Description

This manual contains practical information on establishing culturally appropriate and sustainable dog programs in Indigenous communities.

It is intended for use by veterinarians, environmental health workers, local government and organisations and individuals interested in the health and wellbeing of animals, their owners and their communities.

Topics covered include:

This is the only such guide currently available. The manual has been written by Dr Samantha Phelan, a Northern Territory-based veterinarian with significant field experience in remote Indigenous communities.

Please note that, although originally intended to cover all of northern Australia, the manual is largely centered on the history, legislation and veterinary work being conducted in the Northern Territory, with some reference to Queensland and Western Australia. 

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Contact details

Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities (AMRRIC)
PO Box 1464
Nightcliff NT 0814
Ph: (08) 8948 1768
Fax: (08) 8948 1768
Email: info@amrric.org

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Last updated: 21 October 2014
 
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