Animal welfare groups must be investigated: lawyer

Animal welfare groups must be investigated: lawyer 8 September, 2011 Lawyers Weekly   While animal welfare issues such as the live export of cattle have recently attracted the attention of the government, media and wider community, the poor management and harmful treatment of companion animals is being overlooked. As the Getting to Zero Summit kicks off this week, which aims to save "surplus" cats and dogs from being killed, Anne Greenaway, principal of Lawyers for Companion … [Read more...]

Voice your pet peeves about the Companion Animals Taskforce discussion paper

Voice your pet peeves about the Companion Animals Taskforce discussion paper by Tahnae Goldsworthy Local Macarthur Chronicle 12 Jun 12 @ 11:00am Chronicle photographer and animal advocate Robert Pozo, Camden state Liberal MP Chris Patterson and Camden councillor Lara Symkowiak hand over their submissions to the Minister for Local Government Don Page and Companion Animals Taskforce chairman Andrew Cornwell, Charlestown state Liberal MP   CAMDEN state Liberal MP Chris … [Read more...]

POLL: Call to RSPCA to reveal pound kill rate

The Maitland Mercury By SAM NORRIS Oct. 3, 2012, midnight   KILL RATES: RSPCA euthanasia rates at its pounds have come under fire. The Society of Companion Animal Rescuers has backed calls for a televised debate about “kill rates” at RSPCA and council run pounds. SoCares vice-president and Lower Hunter resident David Atwell said the RSPCA’s euthanasia rates for animals were too high. “We want to know why there is discrepancy with what they can achieve … [Read more...]

Poor animal kill statistics aired on tv

By LISA MINNER Sept. 25, 2012, 4:20 a.m. LAWYER for Companion Animals and animal advocate Anne Greenaway has played a part in the production of an SBS Insight program called The Tail End. The show will highlight the high level of kill rates occurring in RSPCA shelters and council pounds around Australia. In the last financial year in NSW 56,000 cats and dogs were euthanised. Ms Greenaway said she had been working tirelessly to offer practical solutions to end the … [Read more...]

Companion Animals Taskforce – Lack of Transparency concerns

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