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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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Visit Dogs’ Home of Tasmania at Tassie’s first pet expo!

Posted: November 2021
Tasmania’s first Pet Expo is coming to Launceston on Saturday, November 20 to celebrate all creatures great and small with many wonderful exhibitors from across the state, including Companion Animal Network’s member Dogs’ Home of Tasmania!
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WAScamNet shares tips to avoid fake websites

Posted: November 2021
As scams, ripoffs and frauds are becoming more and more commonplace, WAScamNet warns consumers not to let puppy or kitten scammers get their claws into your money by watching out for fake websites.
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What you need to know about keeping your pets safe on Halloween

Posted: October 2021
Halloween (October 31) can be great fun for families, but also a spooky time of year for pets frightened by the loud noises and people in strange costumes walking by or coming to the door.
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Companion Animal Network Australia urges Australians to talk about puppy scams!

Posted: October 2021
Companion Animal Network Australia has partnered with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission during Scams Awareness Week (November 8 – 12) to raise awareness about puppy scams that cause a lot of heartbreak and anger, and unwittingly involve legitimate businesses in Australia.
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Call for dogs to help continued evaluation of exciting new anti-cancer drug

Posted: October 2021
During National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Month in November, biotech company PharmAust Ltd reminds pet lovers to regularly inspect their dog for lumps or bumps as it puts the call out for more pet dogs to help evaluate a new anti-cancer drug shown to be safe and effective in Phase 1 and advanced Phase 2 clinical trials.
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Pet friendly rental reform legislation passes Queensland Parliament

Posted: October 2021
Companion Animal Network Australia welcomes legislation which passed Queensland’s Parliament on October 14 making renting fairer for pet owners.
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At home training tips to support pets in lockdown

Posted: October 2021
As much-needed professional training services remain on hold during lockdown, pet owners can help their pets navigate isolation as they wait to return to puppy or training school using several at home training techniques.
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Victorians to get lost pets home sooner

Posted: October 2021
Companion Animal Network Australia is pleased to see the Victorian Government delivering on its election commitment to make sure lost pets get returned home sooner.
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Bandit the rescue dog takes an Australian road trip of a lifetime

Posted: October 2021
Meredith Schofield, her husband Sean, their rescue pup, Bandit and their beloved yellow kombi, Etta, are on a Great Australian Road Trip.
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Warning of bait poisoning for people travelling with pets in WA

Posted: October 2021
Holiday makers who take their dogs when travelling around regional Western Australia are being reminded to keep them safe from 1080 baits.”
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