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Rescue dogs are the best breed of all

Since emigrating from the United Kingdom in 2001, foster care volunteer Ruth Simpson has guided more than 70 dogs into new, loving homes. One of them, Barney, was a homeless hound in urgent need of care when Ruth agreed to take him in more than 12 years ago. After a challenging start to the relationship, it …
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My pet project

  Foster care provides vulnerable companion animals with a second chance at a healthy, safe and happy life. It is also one of the most rewarding things a person can do for these deserving creatures. Please read and share Norwegian Heidi Hobaek’s story about her experiences as a foster care volunteer for SAFE (Saving Animals …
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Broome’s vulnerable animals: Australia comes to the rescue

The quest to make a positive difference to the welfare of companion animals is never easy. Many Australians, including hundreds of selfless volunteers, work tirelessly at animal re-homing centres around the country to achieve outcomes that improve the lives of these animals. So, when we achieve a significant and meaningful outcome, it is worth celebrating …
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Why foster care matters for animals and humans alike

Foster care is an important and invaluable way of giving shelter animals and rescued animals a second chance at life. It also delivers a range of benefits to the foster carer, as well as the pet. Foster carers give these animals the opportunity to temporarily spend time in a safe and loving home environment; to …
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Stop animal suffering on puppy farms – A Call To Action

Help animals who are suffering on puppy farms by taking action to oppose this Bill: The Criminal Code Amendment (Animal Protection) Bill 2015 (better known as ag-gag legislation). WHY: The Bill seeks to prevent animal advocates and welfare groups from documenting inhumane practices on puppy farms, factory farms and other animal industries. Under this Bill, the …
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