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Bushfire Crisis

Australia is burning. We are facing the worst bushfires in our history. We are dealing with loss of life – human and animal. Loss of whole towns, of property, of millions of hectares of land. There is so much suffering and devastation. Our hearts go out to everyone impacted by this disaster. As we did …

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Dog Lovers Show

There are bargains galore to be had if you’re heading to the Dog Lovers Show this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton. Aussie Dog’s stand at 412 (ground level) will be offering our book Moments of Connection as a gift with purchases of $60 and over at their stand for …

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Stop the shark massacre

In less than 48 hours, a misguided new policy is set to begin off the coast of Western Australia that will see sharks hunted and killed. Despite more than 100 leading scientists opposing the new ‘catch and kill’ policy and protests from community groups and individuals, the policy is set to start on Friday. The …

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We’ve been Grill’d

For the whole month of July, Adore Animals is participating in Local Matters as part of Grill’d support for local organisations. So thanks to Grill’d and your tokens, we have a chance of winning $300 for our organisation to help keep our wheels ticking. Like this panda, we love the vege options and Grill’d veggie …

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Second Chance Fundraiser

If you love trivia and animals, then hot tail it along to Second Chance Animal Rescue’s 2013 Trivia Night and Charity Auction. On 4 May, the night will help support the work of SCAR and keep them rescuing and rehoming cats and dogs in need of a ‘second chance’. There will be lots of fun …

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Kitty Litter Alternative

For people with cats, concerned about kitty litter’s waste, disposal and smell, there’s now a solution that could suit you. The first litter in Australia to be made from natural, biodegradable and environmentally sustainable corn is now on the market. Rufus & Coco’s, Wee Kitty’s clumping corn litter forms scoopable clumps that can be easily …

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Last chance to assist survey

A Murdoch University researcher who is investigating the threats to wild platypus populations in North West Tasmania is appealing to the general public to note their sightings of the iconic mammals in a survey. Veterinarian, Dr James Macgregor, from the School of Veterinary and Life Sciences’ Conservation Medicine Program is gathering information about the distribution …

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Have your say

Animal behaviourist Dr Joanne Righetti has a survey for pet owners about their life with their pets. This survey is for interest only and takes about 10 minutes to complete. Submissions are anonymous. Results may be used by Dr Jo in her work … If you’re interested in participating, click on this link