animal welfare

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 […]

PETstock offers $1 million in grants before EOFY

PETstock Assist Grant ProgramThe everyday heroes of Second Chance Animal Rescue (SCAR)

In 2018, PETstock’s charity foundation PETstock Assist committed $1 million to animal welfare organisations and projects to be donated by 30 June 2019.  There’s still approximately $500,000 remaining to help more animals in need and PETstock is encouraging organisations to […]

Seeking entries for companion animal rescue awards

rescue animalsCathy Beer and rescue cat, Sam. Credit: Companion Animal Rescue Awards

After a successful launch in 2018 attracting 517 entries, the Companion Animal Rescue Awards is back again this year to inspire rescue groups and animal shelters to continue their efforts in saving companion animals. At the launch earlier this month […]

Can the world feed 9.8 billion people by 2050 without destroying the planet?

food security

This article is sponsored content brought to you by the Australian Veterinary Association. The whole day theme program on Food Security, Biodiversity and Welfare is an exciting new initiative at the 2019 AVA Annual Conference relevant to all veterinary professionals […]

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