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September 2021

The Pet Rental Crisis begs for better laws, keep families together and pets out of shelters

Two thirds of Australian households experience the joys and health benefits of having a companion animal, yet less than 10% of rental properties are advertised as pet friendly – contributing to thousands of animals being surrendered every year!
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September 2021

Free Desexing for cats and dogs of vulnerable Victorians

The Victorian Government is supporting local councils and not-for-profit organisations to desex thousands of cats and dogs owned by vulnerable Victorians at little or no cost.
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September 2021

New research finds link between human happiness and animal health

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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September 2021

Senior pets retiring early during pandemic

It’s a sad fact that senior pets often spend long periods in shelters and pounds waiting to find new homes, but during the Covid-19 pandemic, our Sydney member Sydney Dogs & Cats Home (SDCH) is finding they’re being adopted faster than young dogs and cats.
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September 2021

Major funding win for SAFE Inc to continue life-saving work

CANA's WA member SAFE Inc is celebrating a major win with the City of Karratha that will allow SAFE Karratha's branch to carry on its life saving work!
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August 2021

Australia’s first National Tick Awareness Month

Despite the widespread impact of paralysis ticks on Australian pets, pet owners remain largely in the dark – a survey showed that only 53% of owners living in paralysis tick zones and 41% of owners living in non-paralysis tick zones were currently protecting their dog
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August 2021

Billbergia property development group supports pet ownership in apartments

More Sydneysiders are becoming pet owners because of increasingly flexible-working policies and the new NSW laws that outlaw strata blanket pet bans. This is leading to some unexpected, but welcome, connections that are strengthening local communities.
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August 2021

End to blanket bans on pets in strata in NSW

During the current lockdown pets are more important than ever, and from 25 August the NSW Government’s new laws will to put an end to blanket bans on animals in strata.
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July 2021

Cause of Victorian dog liver disease cluster identified

Victorian dog deaths caused by indospicine toxin from native plant, but link to food still unclear
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July 2021

Free lifetime registration for rescue pets in NSW

The NSW Government today announced free lifetime pet registration for people who adopt a rescue pet from council pounds and animal shelters to ensure more dogs and cats find a forever home.
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January 2021

New warnings about ticks transmitting deadly disease to dogs in Australia

Another life-threatening disease has emerged in northern Australia, one that's cause for considerable alarm for the millions of dog owners around the country.

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