Mass live-pig burials and millions more culled as China’s African swine fever crisis deepens

Amid international efforts to find a vaccine for the deadly pig virus, Australian authorities and industry are bracing for an outbreak that some pig farmers fear is "inevitable".

Pigs are being buried alive as China’s African swine fever crisis deepens

Amid international efforts to find a vaccine for the deadly pig virus, Australian authorities and industry are bracing for an outbreak that some pig farmers fear is "inevitable".

‘The biggest threat to Australia’s agriculture’: Foot-and-mouth disease detections confirmed in airport seizures

A disease that could potentially wipe out Australia's multi-billion-dollar livestock industry has been detected at Australian airports.

Meat contaminated with potentially ‘catastrophic’ foot-and-mouth disease seized at airports

A disease that could potentially wipe out Australia's multi-billion-dollar livestock industry has been detected at Australian airports.

Behind the fluffy faces of Instagram cat and dog fame, vets warn of an ugly reality

As more animals crowd social media the pressure for them to stand out is intensifying, but a growing number of vets and animal welfare groups argue this trend is promoting the adoration of inbred and deformed animals with health problems.