RSPCA Australia
03/23/2017 at 05:30. Facebook
We agree! Do you?

Want to hear thousands of pitter patter paws all in one place? Get tickets to this year's Million Paws Walk: [ Goo.gl Link ]
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yesterday at 22:25. Facebook
Today might be National Puppy Day in the U.S., but we’re pretty sure that every day is a great day to talk about puppies.

Here's how to care for your puppy

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RSPCA Australia
yesterday at 07:05. Facebook
Since the launch of our Love is Blind campaign, vets have been sharing their stories of working with dogs with exaggerated features.

Visit [ Loveisblind.org.au Link ] to learn how you can help create a healthier future for these beloved dogs.
RSPCA Australia
03/20/2017 at 20:15. Facebook
Figuring out why your furry friend is trying to Houdini their way out of the backyard is the first step to addressing the issue.

How to stop your dog from jumping the fence

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RSPCA Australia
03/20/2017 at 03:06. Facebook
'How on earth can any civilised country allow this barbaric behaviour to continue?'

Andrew Wilkie - Independent for Denison has introduced a Private Member's Bill calling for a three year wind down of the live export industry. If you have time, his speech is well worth a watch. Not only does he mention live exports, he also addresses other major animal welfare issues including battery cages,...
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Live export must be stopped - Wilkie introduces another bill to end the cruelty - Andrew Wilkie MP

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RSPCA Australia
03/19/2017 at 22:29. Facebook
On International Day of Happiness, please enjoy this picture of some puppies that are clearly about to head off on an adventure.
RSPCA Australia
03/17/2017 at 21:30. Facebook
Make yourself a cup of tea (preferably sans kitten), get comfortable and have a click through the week in animal welfare.

The week in animal welfare: Volume #1

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RSPCA Australia
03/16/2017 at 23:15. Facebook
Mick from RSPCA Victoria's Burwood East shelter is looking for a furever home. Here's hoping this fine feline fellow has the luck of the Irish on his side this St Catrick's Day!
RSPCA Australia
03/16/2017 at 00:50. Facebook
You'll be shocked at just how different many of these dogs looked in the past.

We believe breed standards need to prioritise health and welfare over appearance. Unfortunately, breeds including the British bulldog, the dachshund and the French bulldog are prone to health problems because of the way they have been bred to look.

Photos show how selective breeding has altered the appearance of dogs

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"Research has confirmed that for most people, the loss of a dog is, in almost every way, comparable to the loss of a human loved one.

Unfortunately, there’s little in our cultural playbook – no grief rituals, no obituary in the local newspaper, no religious service – to help us get through the loss of a pet."

Why losing a dog can be harder than losing a relative or friend

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More and more people are opening their hearts and their homes to give greyhounds a second chance at life as a much-loved pet.

Three things about greyhounds that might surprise you

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Interviewer: So these problems and the way these dogs look, is that a result of breeding on the part of humans?

Dr Richard Malik: It's been a result of breeding a long, long time ago but accentuated recently by this desire for dogs' faces to look more like a human face.

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"A dog that snores, makes a lot of noise when it's breathing, can't run around, and collapses in the heat β€” that is not a normal dog. And these are the problems we see in these little guys."

Visit to find out how you can help create a healthier future for these beloved breeds.

Pugs and bulldogs 'living miserable lives because of reckless breeding'

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There's something about Friday afternoon that makes it the perfect time to enjoy some pictures of dogs living at a winery...

Meet Margaret River's winery dogs

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'Is the Australian lobster case an oddball anomaly or a step toward a future in which more animals we eat get more protections?'

You might remember RSPCA NSW's landmark prosecution from a few weeks ago regarding lobster cruelty. Inspired by this, the Washington Post has taken a look at what this conviction could mean for the future.

A seafood company killed a lobster β€” and was convicted of animal cruelty

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On International Women's Day, we're flashing back to our Set a Sister Free campaign.

If you've ever met or kept a hen, you'll know that these birds are sassy ladies with plenty of personality.

Thank you again to Michelle Bridges, Magdalena Roze Official, Dr Katrina and Laura Csortan for joining us in our fight to free millions of hens from battery cages!

#IWD2017 #Womensday...
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RSPCA Australia CEO Heather Neil: "We're surprised and very concerned that AECL, an organisation that claims to lead research and development on behalf of the egg industry in Australia, would publish such a scientifically inaccurate claim."

Caged egg farmers controversially claim unhappy hens won't produce eggs

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Over on Twitter this morning, a very well known actor revealed that he is behind the voice-over of the RSPCA's iconic Animal Walk ad. Have a listen and see if you can guess who it is!
Washing your dog can be quite an adventure! We've put together three tips to help make things easier the next time your pup smells a bit whiffy.

PLUS, thanks to our friends at Doggone Gorgeous, we have a fantastic range of grooming products to give away. For the chance to enter, comment below and tell us your most memorable doggie bath time experience. :-)

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Making bath time easier…PLUS a giveaway

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