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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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Why Should I Have My Pet Desexed?

Posted: June 2014
There are a number of reasons why pet owners avoid having their pets desexed. Many pet owners believe desexing is important but don’t think they need to get their own cat or dog desexed because they are always kept indoors or on a leash.  
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