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Victoria’s first ever pet census reveals unique insights on ownership, attitudes and experiences

Posted: January 2024
Pet owners across Victoria have shared their unique insights and opinions on pet ownership, attitudes, and experiences in the Allan Labor Government’s first-ever Victorian Pet Census.
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Cherished Pets leader in providing in-home pet care assistance for older people

Posted: November 2023
Cherished Pets provides high quality, in-home pet care assistance for older and disabled pet owners living independently in Victoria.
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CareAbout helps preserve independence in aged care or at home with your pet

Posted: April 2024
In-home aged care providers play a crucial role in supporting older people with pets to remain living independently in their own home.
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PAPA and ACT Pet Crisis Support celebrate milestones supporting older pet owners

Posted: April 2024
Pets and Positive Ageing (PAPA) Inc and ACT Pet Crisis Support marked their significant milestones recently at a special celebratory event in Canberra, reflecting on their achievements, building awareness and planning for a successful and sustainable future supporting older people and their pets.
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Tiny Vet Clinic making big impact on pet community wellbeing

Posted: April 2024
Many people are socially isolated and their pet is their best friend and family member, sharing the most special bond. Sadly, in these tough economic times, many pet owners have to decide between eating or taking their pet to the vet.
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Virgin Australia to be country’s first airline to have pets in cabin flights

Posted: March 2024
Companion Animal Network Australia welcomes Virgin Australia’s announcement to become the country’s first airline to operate flights with pets on board.
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Victoria’s first ever pet census reveals unique insights on ownership, attitudes and experiences

Posted: January 2024
Pet owners across Victoria have shared their unique insights and opinions on pet ownership, attitudes, and experiences in the Allan Labor Government’s first-ever Victorian Pet Census.
[Read More]

Cherished Pets leader in providing in-home pet care assistance for older people

Posted: November 2023
Cherished Pets provides high quality, in-home pet care assistance for older and disabled pet owners living independently in Victoria.
[Read More]

Pets encourage residents to socialise at Orana Aged Care

Posted: October 2023
‘It’s the small things that make a difference at Orana Aged Care and Retirement Living in Kingaroy, QLD, with residents enjoying life through music, creative arts, delicious food and the company of resident and visiting therapy pets.’
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CANA partner Lifeview wins special award for protecting human animal bond

Posted: October 2023
Companion Animal Network Australia (CANA) congratulates our partner Lifeview for being a joint recipient of the inaugural Bob Harvey Award presented by the Society for Companion Animal Studies (SCAS).
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Rescue dogs taking over aged care homes Australia-wide

Posted: August 2023
Australian based animal welfare charity Pound Paws and BUPA Aged Care have joined forces in an inspiring partnership aimed at bringing together rescue pets and older individuals residing in aged care facilities across Australia.
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Hope Springs Eternal Dog Rescue brings lonely pets and empty laps together

Posted: August 2023
Hope Springs Eternal Dog Rescue, Rehoming and Retirement Inc has been bringing lonely pets and empty laps together across metropolitan Adelaide and Adelaide Hills in South Australia for the past 10 years.
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