Frankston Council’s decision to destroy two dogs ‘unnecessary and despicable’, says lawyer

Christian Tatman Frankston Standard Leader July 07, 2014 4:05PM Protesters holding a demonstration against council putting down two dogs owned by Shannon Holt and partner Evan Jeremiejczyk. Picture: Tanya Fry. LAWYER Anne Greenaway has slammed Frankston Council’s announcement that it has destroyed two dogs. Ms Greenaway, who acted for owners Shannon Holt and Evan Jeremiejczyk, described the move as “unnecessary and despicable”. She argued the council … [Read more...]

Family’s pet shot at tip by council ranger

Family's pet shot at tip by council ranger By LISA MINNER Daily Liberal Jan. 4, 2013, 4 a.m. Much-loved family pet Ninja was shot by a Walgett Shire Council ranger at the local tip after he had been removed from his owners who were unaware they had surrendered him. PHOTO: CONTRIBUTED See your ad here A COLLARENEBRI family is devastated after discovering their much-loved dog, Ninja, was shot dead the day he was removed from their backyard by a council … [Read more...]

YOUR SAY: Pet lawyer speaks out against domestic animal trapping

YOUR SAY: Pet lawyer speaks out against domestic animal trapping Preston Leader 20 Nov 12 @ 11:32am by Paula Maud Dean Nicholson with Charlie, the son of Bubba, who was euthanised after being trapped in a neighbour's cat trap. Picture: ANGIE BASDEKIS. THE practice of trapping cats on suburban blocks has been caned by a pet defender. Anne Greenaway, a principal with Lawyers for Companion Animals, said the accidental trapping of an elderly cat in Reservoir in … [Read more...]

Lifting profile of advocates

  Lifting profile of advocates Dubbo Daily Liberal By LISA MINNER Dec. 29, 2012, 4 a.m.   Companion animal lawyer Anne Greenaway with a much-loved Ziggie, the Dalmation. Photo: LISA MINNER A CONFERENCE organised by local companion animals lawyer Anne Greenaway is to be held in Newcastle to share knowledege about animal welfare and rescue issues. The aim of the conference is to lift the profile of animal advocates and to offer practical ways to start … [Read more...]

Conference tackles animal cruelty

  Conference tackles animal cruelty By  JANEK SPEIGHT Dec. 30, 2012, 10:30 p.m.   PUPPY LOVE: Dog Rescue Newcastle’s Catherine Benge, left, with rescue dog Rosie, and Sue Barker with Digby. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers See your ad here ANIMAL rescue groups from around the state will converge in the Hunter in 2013 to address what they believe are alarming rates of animal cruelty in the region. The Rescuers and Advocates Companion Animal Conference will be … [Read more...]