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Interview with John Deeks for Your Life Choices

Listen to our latest interview with John Deeks for Your Life Choices, including Sam Jewell the CEO from Lifeview residential care.

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Welcome to the Companion Animal Network - Australia CAN Media Center. Here, you can access the latest media releases, news and social media resources.

For more information or an interview with a CANA spokesperson, please contact:

Trish Ennis, CEO, Companion Animal Network – Australia CAN
tennis@australiacan.org.au

or

Caroline Zambrano, PR Manager
media@australiacan.org.au | 0403 550 730

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December 2023

Want to feel happier this Christmas? Fostering provides care for pets and support for animal shelters

A carefully considered puppy or kitten can be a perfect gift for Christmas, but not every family is ready for a long-term commitment. The sad reality is that cost-of-living pressures and housing shortage are leading to the surrender of thousands of animals to shelters that are already over capacity.
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November 2023

Don’t be fooled by appearances! Companion Animal Network Australia warns pet lovers to watch out for scammers in clever disguise!

Is this rescue group for real? During Scams Awareness Week 2023 (27 Nov – 1 Dec), leading animal welfare charity Companion Animal Network Australia (Australia CAN) is warning pet lovers to watch out for scammers in clever disguise.
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June 2023

Survey results spell out need for urgent action to keep older people and their pets together to ease loneliness and prevent unnecessary surrenders

While we’ve always recognised the benefits of owning a pet, CANA’s 2023 Aged Care Survey shows the Australian government and aged care providers have been slow to understand the enduring value of the human-animal bond for older people.
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January 2023

Companion Animal Network Australia aims to improve older adults’ assisted living and prevent their pets from being surrendered

There is a painful absence of government support for older adult pet owners in in-home care, resulting in much-loved animals being surrendered to shelters across the country, according to national animal welfare charity Companion Animal Network Australia (Australia CAN).
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January 2023

Companion Animal Network Australia issues warning to pet adopters about pet rescue scams

Leading national animal welfare charity Companion Animal Network Australia (Australia CAN) is warning pet adopters about fake pet rescue groups which are breaking hearts and draining bank accounts.
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July 2023

Interview with John Deeks for Your Life Choices

Listen to our latest interview with John Deeks for Your Life Choices, including Sam Jewell the CEO from Lifeview residential care.
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September 2021

Major funding win for SAFE Inc to continue life-saving work

CANA's WA member SAFE Inc is celebrating a major win with the City of Karratha that will allow SAFE Karratha's branch to carry on its life saving work!
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