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Seven questions to ask about ethical pest animal control

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Amanda Diaz

With the recent release of the RHDV1 K5 virus and ongoing debate about the best way to manage introduced predators such as feral cats and wild dogs, the ethical control of pest animals is an important consideration here in Australia.

Greyhounds as pets: Three things about greyhounds that might surprise you

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Amanda Diaz

Before you adopt one of these lovely dogs, it’s important to know that they do have specific needs. Ex-racing greyhounds in particular need lots of care and patience, as it’s likely that they will not have been well socialised.

Making bath time easier…PLUS a giveaway

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Amanda Diaz

For many dogs, the word ‘bath’ ranks up there with ‘going to the vet’ on the list of their least favourite activities.

Why we’re worried about Australia’s dangerously flawed poultry welfare standards

This is a very rare opportunity to improve the lives of millions of animals. That’s why we need to make sure the process is done right, and leads to tangible improvements in animal welfare - not just what supports the status quo.

Here’s how you can dine out and support animal welfare

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Amanda Diaz

If you need an excuse to ditch the kitchen and eat out in style, we’ve got a good one: did you know that frequenting places that serve ethically sourced food is a great way to support animal welfare?

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