July 23, 2014Comments are closed.
The Animal Welfare League Queensland has created a natty little internet meme addressing community feedback that a ‘free’ pet promotion might be a way to increase their adoption rates; Why don’t you just make your animals FREE? Many people believe that if we did not charge an adoption fee, and instead gave our animals away […]Continue reading
July 4, 2014Comments are closed.
(Image: PCC 398, Female Smoochiepuss - available tomorrow 5.7.14) Hawkesbury Companion Animal Shelter have found the answer to shelter killing… doing things OTHER than killing pets. Returning pets direct to owner, rather than impounding them… Penrith council officers returned 340 animals before impoundment last year, said Noel Fuller, co-ordinator of the Penrith rangers and animal controllers. […]Continue reading
September 4, 2013Comments are closed.
Cross posted from PetRescue.com.au… Let the world know an adopted dog is part of your family. The PEDIGREE® Adoption Drive is back for 2013 and we’re inviting all awesome adopters to loudly and proudly tell the world you’ve adopted a rescue dog by displaying a FREE Yellow Dog sticker on your car. When the world […]Continue reading
March 24, 2013Comments are closed.
Ralph the Jack Russell was making his way around CQ Pet Rescue’s Stalls 4 Paws night markets with Ella and Chloe,hoping to find his new forever home. (Image cqnews.com) The Central Highlands Regional Council could view pets as garbage – driving them to the tip, shooting them and dumping their bodies. This absolutely could be […]Continue reading
March 15, 2013Comments are closed.
The LDH let us know exactly where they stand yesterday. In case anyone was still hanging on to the naive hope that they might evolve to become a compassionate reflection of our pet-loving community – we now know that’s not in their plans. Onwards. Dr Graeme Smith, General Manager of the Lost Dogs Home discussed […]Continue reading
March 14, 2013Comments are closed.
D’ya know what saves the lives of our shelter dogs? New homes with new families. So how does this imagery grab you? Healthy, happy family pets, yeah? When we’re out there competing with pet shops and Fluffy Puppies Online, we definitely want to portray our rescue dogs just like this. Highly desirable to your run […]Continue reading
March 1, 2013Comments are closed.
It’s a long weekend in Perth. If you were wanting a member of the public wanting to adopt a rescue dog and you took a trip out to the shelter at the RSPCA WA, here’s who you would have to choose from; Monty the kelpie cross and Beasley the mix (there’s also four cats and […]Continue reading
February 25, 2013Comments are closed.
RSPCA’s half-price offer to attract cat lovers … There are 106 cats and kittens at the Orange shelter, and an overload of cats at shelters across the state, so the RSPCA has launched a half price deal. Shelter manager Marissa Clifford said many cats and kittens were in urgent need of a new family. “Kitten […]Continue reading
February 6, 2013Comments are closed.
Our model of animal adoptions is broken. We’re the only industry in the world who have a desire to get people to take a particular action (adopt a pet), who then build our processes around making that action difficult, unpleasant, expensive and sometimes even impossible. – When local councils want people to recycle their household […]Continue reading