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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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Gemma and Nancy spread the love

Animal Welfare League Australia’s Positive Ageing in the Care of Animals project continues to reap great results. Diane Butler recently wrote to tell us how one of the companion animals assisted by our project, a 7-year-old Tonkinese cat called Gemma, brings real and continuing benefits to the life of her mum, Nancy Albon, who resides …
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Why we love our animals so much: join the study

A large number of Australians describe themselves as ‘animal lovers’. For many, the term helps to explain their close bond with companion animals such as dogs and cats. For others, it is a way of expressing the joy and satisfaction that they feel when interacting with wildlife or animals in need of help. Two South …
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Canine Counsellor

Introducing Saxon, a beautiful dog who once knew what it was to be homeless and afraid. Now living happily in Tasmania, Saxon is pictured below wearing a Canine Commendation for Service medal, awarded by the Dogs’ Homes of Tasmania in recognition of the hope and joy he brings to kids and staff at Childhood Foundation …
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Supporting Aged Care Residents and Pets

Supporting Aged Care Residents and Pets through the 2014 AWLA Pets in Aged Care Grants Program The human-animal bond can make a powerful difference to the lives and well-being of people of all ages – and it can have a particularly positive and meaningful impact for older people transitioning into aged care accommodation and the next …
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