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Don't be fooled by the puppy farmers - know your rights and take action!

Posted: September 2021
The Animal Law Institute (ALI) warns pet lovers to not be fooled by the puppy farmers using lockdowns to get away with meeting in public spaces or couriering puppies.
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Major funding win for SAFE Inc to continue life-saving work

Posted: September 2021
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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New research finds link between human happiness and animal health

Posted: September 2021
It’s no secret that a wagging tail can put a smile on just about anyone’s face, but little has been known until now about how truly impactful the state of our dogs’ wellbeing is on our own health and happiness
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Pet therapy dogs supporting frontline healthcare workers during pandemic

Posted: September 2021
Our Victorian member Lort Smith Animal Hospital’s pet therapy volunteers and dogs are helping the mental health of frontline healthcare workers by sharing the canine love
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Pets and the Pandemic: A social research snapshot of pets and people in the COVID-19 era

Posted: September 2021
Animal Medicines Australia (AMA) has published a new study, Pets and the Pandemic, that sheds light on how the pandemic has changed our relationships with our pets and their carers
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Lort Smith Animal Hospital to open new centre in Victoria

Posted: September 2021
We are excited to share an update from our member Lort Smith Animal Hospital about the development of their new site in Campbellfield, Victoria.
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Pets and Stress

Posted: May 2021
Spending time with animals is a research-backed way to lower stress and anxiety. And yet, you don’t need to own a pet to reap the stress-reducing benefits.
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Why you should desex your cat before puberty

Posted: January 2021
Desexing cats before four months old is on the increase. New research finds Australia is doing well in the desexing arena. But the age of desexing needs to be brought forward from six months to four months to close a "pregnancy gap" and prevent unwanted litters of kittens.
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Separation Anxiety

Posted: December 2020
With COVID-19 restrictions slowly lifting, we recommend you start preparing your pets for when you return to your usual workplace. These tips are particularly important for those who have welcomed a new furry family member during the pandemic.
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Big Dogs in Small Spaces

Posted: October 2020
It’s commonly believed that you can’t keep big dogs in small apartments, but the truth is, when it comes to housing for your big boy (or girl), size doesn’t always matter.
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Helping Your Dog Adjust to Post-pandemic Life

Posted: October 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has not only changed the lives of people, but of pets. The hard part comes next, when we go back to work and school, and our dogs are left confused and upset at suddenly being left alone again.
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Learning to cope with grief after losing a pet

Posted: October 2020
Many people experience deep grief after the death of their pet. These people are neither crazy nor overly sentimental. Like you and me, they are everyday types whose response to the loss is absolutely normal.
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