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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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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