Australia

Oscar’s Law Support Rally

Hundreds of people and their dogs gathered on the steps of Parliament House today in Melbourne to raise awareness to end the factory farming of dogs. As guest speaker Derryn Hinch says ignorance is no longer an excuse for this cruel practice to continue. Oscar’s Law, which will change the way animals are kept, bred and sold, is supported …

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No penguins for dinner

For the first time in 42 years of monitoring, it’s good news for the Little Penguins on Phillip Island! During the 2009/2010 financial year, no deaths of Little Penguins were recorded from foxes at Phillip Island’s Nature Park. Since 1980, 3,177 penguins have died on Phillip Island due to foxes, so this achievement is a …

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Pet-friendly Europe

For the last 16 years I’ve always had at least one dog in my life. As part of the family, they’ve come most places with me. In recent years in Australia, the places they’ve been allowed to go with me have become fewer and more restricted; a fact brought home to me last month while …

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