animal welfare

Animal rescue award winners announced

animal rescue award winners2019 Jetpets Companion Animal Rescue Award winners. Photo: Jo Lyons Photography

The Jetpets Companion Animal Rescue Awards— a national program that celebrates and recognises achievements in the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of companion animals Australia-wide—has announced the winners for 2019.  “In our second year, it was very competitive with more than 1000 […]

Otter smuggling fuelled by Japanese craze for cute animals


A recent undercover investigation by World Animal Protection has revealed the illegal hunting, trafficking, and increased attempts to captive-breed otters across Japan, Thailand and Indonesia to satisfy a growing international demand for the animal. The surge in exotic pets across Southeast […]

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