Researchers said owners of Australia’s 3.7m domestic cats needed to make sure their pets were indoors or contained to reduce their impact on native species.
As shelters brace for fewer volunteers and more surrendered animals, Australians are being urged to consider adopting or fostering.As the Covid-19 crisis progresses, RSPCA shelters around Australia have had to change their hours and take a number of other steps to protect their employees, volunteers and animals.
A wallaby eats after NSW's National Parks and Wildlife Service staff air-dropped carrots and sweet potatoes in bushfire-stricken areas.NSW's National Parks and Wildlife Service staff fly with carrots and sweet potatoes before air-dropping them for animals in bushfire-stricken areas.
Chris Dickman, a professor of ecology at the University of Sydney, revised his estimate of 480 million animals affected by the fires, saying on Wednesday that more than 800 million animals have likely been killed in the Australian state of New South Wales alone.
Speaking with Sum of All Parts, an Australian science podcast, Wally Conran, who invented the breed, said: ‘I opened a Pandora box and released a Frankenstein monster.’.
The Mamma Mia star has been a fan of animal therapy ever since she acquired her beloved dog Finn, the lolloping brown nine-year-old Australian shepherd who helped her deal with the anxiety that came with being a young actress living away from home in Hollywood.
Seven dogs have died in Sydney from a disease that can kill pets in 48 hours, is transmitted by rat urine and has emerged in New South Wales for the first time, possibly owing to construction “stirring up” rodent populations .
Government officials in Perth are reviewing cat and dog legislation after a rise in complaints about stray animals. Since 2013, punishment for dog owners whose pets attack people or other animals was increased to a maximum $10,000 fine or 12 months in jail.
(Picture: Caters News)An Australian tourist who got a tattoo of her dog on holiday was mortified when it ended up looking like ‘male genitalia’. (Picture: Caters News)But after showing her friends her new ink, Kayla realised Penny’s nose looked like a penis.
In the world of cows on the internet, Knickers is kind of a big deal. That means Knickers gets to live out his days on the 3,000-acre property "coaching" the normal-sized cattle about where to graze, and presumably eating everything until Australia is a barren continent.
The proceeds help animals in need (Picture: Australian Firefighters Calendar/Cover Images) Now the organisers are searching for the hottest firefighters in the world (Picture: Australian Firefighters Calendar/Cover Images)Following the global success of the project, the organisers are now looking to globalise their search for sexy firefighters.
Now a survey of feline influence over each Australian state reveals things haven’t really changed all that much.The fresh look at Australian attitudes reveals the subtle differences in attitude and behaviour human staff have towards their furry overlords.The survey was part of a marketing campaign by Fancy Feast to coincide with the launch of a new collection of ‘premium cat accessories’, designed by Australian fashion designer Leona Edmiston.And it actually seems they’re on to something.RELATED: Never double-cross your cat.
Picture: Channel SevenSource:Channel 7Santamaria was taken to Royal Perth Hospital where he was treated for deep bite marks on his arms and injuries to his chest and face.Rangers from the Town of Victoria Park came to the property to collect the dog and are now investigating, according to The West Australian.
Getting a dog nails polished is apparently a thing.Source:SuppliedDeputy General Manager for Small Business Nicole McCormack says pet shops have been getting creative.They’ve been offering new services, conveniences and products — all aimed at pampering pets.“Australian pet spending continues to rise and as a result we’re seeing more entrepreneurs launch niche small businesses to cater for the growing demand.