Paw-ramedics To The Rescue

A great story for Friday. Paramedics have successfully revived a 13-year-old fox terrier performing CPR techniques they use for humans. Responding to a house fire in Cessnock, paramedics found the dog unconscious and not breathing. They performed CPR on the pooch and drove it to the nearest vet. From all reports the K-9 is making … Continue reading

How To Catch A Funnel Web Spider

Ranger Mick from the Australian Reptile Park demonstrates how to catch and send in the Australian funnel web spider so the park can create life-saving antivenom. The park is the only facility in Australia to milk the funnel-web spiders for venom, which is then turned into antivenene by the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories in Victoria. Read … Continue reading