animal welfare

Celebrating Australia’s companion animal rescue award winners

companion animal rescue awardsRescue dog Sahara, Sandy Matheson from Jetpets and Rescue Awards founder, Cathy Beer

Congratulations to the winners of the inaugural Companion Animal Rescue Awards which celebrate and recognise inspiring examples of dedication to the rehabilitation and rehoming of companion animals Australia-wide. The winners were recently announced by Companion Animal Rescue Awards founder Cathy Beer from […]

WSAVA releases animal welfare guidelines

animal welfare guidelines

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has highlighted the key role of veterinarians as advocates for animal welfare with the launch of its Animal Welfare Global Guidelines for Companion Animal Practitioners and the Veterinary Team. The guidelines, launched during the recent WSAVA World Congress 2018 in Singapore, aim to bridge differing […]

Rehoming greyhounds

rehoming greyhoundsVeterinarian Dr Alastair Smith and his vet nurse wife Anita walking their adopted greyhounds. Photography: Eamon Gallagher

As adoption and rehoming programs ramp up, more and more dog lovers are starting to appreciate the virtues of greyhounds as family pets. By Cameron Cooper Gentle and laid-back—they’re not the descriptors that have always been associated with greyhounds. Yet […]

Launch of companion animal rescue awards

animal rescuePhoto: Jo Lyons Photography, the Awards official photographer.

The inaugural Jetpets Rescue Awards 2018 recently launched in Sydney to celebrate and recognise the achievements in companion animal rescue nationwide.  This is no small thing with Australia boasting over 900 rescue and animal shelters supported by thousands of volunteers. Animal […]

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