saving animals

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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Dog Wash Day Out

We’ve been so busy lately, we forgot to report on our adventures at the World’s Greatest Dog Wash which raised nearly $14,000 for the Lort Smith Animal Hospital. Hosted by our very own Managing Director Lisa Louden, the World’s Greatest Dog Wash – created by the wonderful team at Neo Tokyo – enabled Lort Smith to …

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Horses in flood

Our animal friends in the Queensland floods are fighting for survival. This video, below, of amazing photographs shows the devastation and efforts to save loved ones. Thanks to The Equine Passion for this tribute to their beautiful friends.         [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYmRSwmpdPg[/youtube]  

Endangered Species Series

Australia has one of the highest rates of mammal extinction in the world, and since Black Saturday, more animals are under threat. The area where Black Saturday happened provided natural habitat for many species, and sadly, many are more threatened and endangered due to destruction of their habitat. This series of Endangered Species articles will …

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Click and help save animals

This is something everyone with a computer can do and it only takes an internet click. Tin Can Bay, adjacent to Fraser Island, hosts one of the few outstanding ecosystems on the east coast of Australia. Since 2004, the community has banded together to fight a marina development. Now, there’s a second development application in the …

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Black Saturday help

Nigel Williamson has been rescuing companion animals and wildlife from precarious situations for nearly 25 years. Faced with trying to rescue of hundreds of animals injured and dying from the Black Saturday bushfires, he needed every ounce of this experience and more. Hands-on at the coal face, Nigel and his volunteer team from Nigel’s Rescue …

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