Category: Dog Related Organisations

  • RSL recognises Animals who’ve served Australia

    Animals that have served, and continue to serve, Australia in war and in peace have been honoured at the Caloundra RSL. The RSL branch was approached by the Australian War Animal Memorial Organisation to install a plaque in its memorial garden. The dedication ceremony took place yesterday after months of work by the Caloundra RSL and […]

  • Dog Park Etiquette

    For most dog owners, going to the dog park is a fun way to let your dog get exercise while socializing with other dogs. In order to keep the dog park fun for all visitors, we all need to be mindful of proper dog park etiquette when we visit. Once you and your dog get […]

  • Shining a Light on Homeless Dogs

    Territorio de Zaguates, an animal rescue organization in Costa Rica, was having trouble finding forever homes for their mixed breed dogs – 94% of their dogs in their organization. So they had an innovative idea: if people are more likely to adopt when they know the breed of the dog, why don’t we create unique […]

  • Tui, the sniffer dog – helps to count tiny harvest mice

    A sniffer dog is being trained to detect the presence of harvest mice, one of Britain’s smallest and most elusive mammals, in a novel approach to conservation No one really knows how many harvest mice there are currently in the British countryside, but that could be about to change with the help of a flat-coated […]

  • Dogs 4 Dementia launches pilot scheme with Assistance Dogs Australia

    Dogs for Dementia is one of Australia’s first assistance dog programs to help people and their families live with dementia. Dogs 4 Dementia is the first time in Australia that expert Dementia Centre consultants have partnered up with skilled Assistance Dogs Australia trainers to place dogs into the homes of people living with dementia. Dogs 4 Dementia […]

  • RSPCA Programs

    1. Safe Beds for Pets Program The Safe Beds for Pets Program was established to provide temporary housing for pets of people who are seeking refuge from domestic violence and to address the link between animal and human abuse and child protection. The Safe Beds Program is not a long-term solution to the housing of the pet, but it […]

  • This Dog’s Nose Saves Bees

    Klinker is a one-of-a-kind dog. She’s the only dog in the U.S. certified to detect a damaging bacteria in beehives. Along with her handler, Bill Troup, she inspects up to a thousand honeybee colonies a day for the contagious and lethal bacteria called American foulbrood. Source: Swindon & District Beekeepers Association (14 Jan 2015) 

  • Pets As Therapy (UK)

    Pets As Therapy is a national UK charity founded in 1983. It provides therapeutic visits to hospitals, hospices, nursing and care homes, special needs schools and a variety of other venues by volunteers with their own friendly, temperament tested, vaccinated dogs & cats. Since its establishment 28,000+ PAT dogs have been registered into the Pets […]

  • Animeals – Meals on Wheels now catering for Pets

    Many people living on a fixed income rely on the Meals on Wheels services in their area.  But they’re not eating the food – their animals are.  That’s why many distributors are now bringing people’s pets their own meals. “Many of our homebound senior clients who live alone depend on their pets for companionship but […]