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Rescue dogs are the best breed of all

Posted: May 2015
Since emigrating from the United Kingdom in 2001, foster care volunteer Ruth Simpson has guided more than 70 dogs into new, loving homes.
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My pet project

Posted: April 2015
Foster care provides vulnerable companion animals with a second chance at a healthy, safe and happy life. It is also one of the most rewarding things a person can do for these deserving creatures.
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Broome's vulnerable animals: Australia comes to the rescue

Posted: March 2015
The quest to make a positive difference to the welfare of companion animals is never easy. Many Australians, including hundreds of selfless volunteers, work tirelessly at animal re-homing centres around the country to achieve outcomes that improve the lives of these animals.
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Why foster care matters for animals and humans alike

Posted: March 2015
Foster care is an important and invaluable way of giving shelter animals and rescued animals a second chance at life. It also delivers a range of benefits to the foster carer, as well as the pet.
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Stop animal suffering on puppy farms - A Call To Action

Posted: February 2015
Help animals who are suffering on puppy farms by taking action to oppose a bill, under which where the recent exposure of animal cruelty within the greyhound racing industry would likely have been a criminal act.
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Gemma and Nancy spread the love

Posted: February 2015
Diane Butler recently wrote to tell us how one of the companion animals assisted by our project, a 7-year-old Tonkinese cat called Gemma, brings real and continuing benefits to the life of her mum, Nancy Albon.
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Why we love our animals so much: join the study

Posted: January 2015
A large number of Australians describe themselves as ‘animal lovers’. For many, the term helps to explain their close bond with companion animals such as dogs and cats.
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Canine Counsellor

Posted: January 2015
Introducing Saxon, a beautiful dog who once knew what it was to be homeless and afraid. Now living happily in Tasmania, Saxon is pictured below wearing a Canine Commendation for Service medal.
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Supporting Aged Care Residents and Pets

Posted: October 2014
The human-animal bond can make a powerful difference to the lives and well-being of people of all ages - and it can have a particularly positive and meaningful impact for older people transitioning into aged care accommodation and the next stage of their lives.
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Speak Up About Animal Testing in Cosmetics

Posted: August 2014
As committed pet owners and lovers, we work hard to make sure our companion animals receive the very best that humans have to offer: nutritious food, adequate shelter, comfortable bedding, thorough grooming, regular exercise and plenty of cuddles.
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