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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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Speak Up About Animal Testing in Cosmetics

Speak Up About Animal Testing in Cosmetics As committed pet owners and lovers, we work hard to make sure our companion animals receive the very best that humans have to offer: nutritious food, adequate shelter, comfortable bedding, thorough grooming, regular exercise and plenty of cuddles. Sadly, not all animals receive the same loving treatment from …
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Why Should I Have My Pet Desexed?

It’s no secret that Australian’s love their companion animals. Research from the Animal Health Alliance shows that more than 63 percent of Australian households own an estimated 33 million pets, and that they spend a collective $8 million looking after them each week – a sure sign of the strong human-animal bond Aussies share with …
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Make Workplace Giving Count

The Animal Welfare League Australia (AWLA)  is proud to be supporting Workplace Giving Month in June and part of the national campaign to see 1 million workplace giving donors by 2020. An initiative of the Australian Charities Fund, the aim of Workplace Giving Month is to increase awareness of workplace giving and to recognise and celebrate the …
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Breeding conditions not for sale

Companion animals are bought and sold online every day. Take a quick internet search and you’ll come across an endless stream of web store and classified ads for kittens and puppies of all shapes, sizes and breeds. Heartbreakingly, many of these seemingly innocent ‘for sale’ ads can be traced back to irresponsible breeders and directly …
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