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A comprehensive guide written as a reference for people wanting to make dogs healthier in their own communities or in communities they work in. It is particularly helpful for Indigenous environmental health workers, environmental health officers , area health services and health boards, departments of local government, state government environmental health units and Indigenous land councils, schools and community groups.
The guide is highly visual, colourful and contains drawn summaries of text information as well as photos of relevant diseases and signs of disease.
The guide was written following focus group meetings with both experienced Indigenous environmental health practitioners working in the field in Queensland and the Northern Territory and with environmental health worker students from Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education in the NT.
The chapters cover many issues, for example:
Adapted from AMRRIC abstract
Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities (AMRRIC) coordinates education programs to provide information to communities in the Northern Territory (NT) around dog health, dog safety, and dog management.