dog rehoming

NSW bans greyhound racing

Overwhelming evidence of systemic animal cruelty, including mass greyhound killings and live baiting has prompted the New South Wales government to become the first Australian state to shut down greyhound racing from July 2017. Premier Mike Baird and Deputy Premier and Minister for Racing Troy Grant announced that the New South Wales Government is acting …

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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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Myf helps celebrate World Animal Week

Australian radio and television personality, Myf Warhurst, celebrates World Animal Week with animal welfare organisation, Animal Aid. The multi-talented, Australian entertainer has officially become ‘A Friend of Animal Aid’ where she’ll join Australian opera singers, Suzie Taylor and Tiffany Speight to help promote the Victorian animal welfare organisation and its programs, not only during World …

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Donation to QLD Rescue

As part of our commitment to help our animal friends in the Queensland floods as part of Animal Disaster Recovery, we’ve donated funds to Animal Rescue QLD. Animal Rescue QLD Inc began as a result of the January 2011 floods and the overwhelming need to help displaced, lost or abandoned animals. They rescued 72 dogs …

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Get aware and HELP

For those of you who don’t know the horror of puppy farms – it’s time to get acquainted. We see this destruction everyday and everyday we’re devastated by it. And it’s not just puppy farms, it’s euthanasia at shelters (that are supposed to be safe havens for animals – praise the NO kill shelters), live …

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Puppy Size

We receive bundles of emails, inspirations and information about animals everyday. Some break your heart and others lift you. We don’t often post them, but this one is so simple and lovely, we thought we’d share it with you. It’s about a little girl visiting a shelter looking for a new four-legged friend. ‘Danielle keeps repeating …

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Rehoming Luca & Bambi

This story came from a PetRescue member, an organisation called CatsNDogs. It’s such a great story so we wanted to share it. Luca & Bambi are a pair of Italian Greyhounds whose owner passed away. Her son took on the two dogs but already having three dogs of his own he was unable to accommodate them and …

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Socialisation is key

The number of dogs being put up for rehoming could be significantly reduced if owners paid greater attention to ongoing socialisation from an early age, says a leading animal behaviourist. According to Dr Kersti Seksel, a veterinary specialist in behavioural medicine, the number one reason owners surrender their dogs to shelters and pounds can be attributed to …

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