Comment: I can’t get a rental because I own a dog. So now I’m homeless

23 JUN 2017 - 7:04PM Comment: I can't get a rental because I own a dog. So now I'm homeless  Would you give up your dog if it meant you fared better in a rental application? (Supplied to SBS by author. "Australia's strict 'no pet' rental rules made me choose between having a permanent place to call home or having a dog. I chose my fox terrier", writes Scarlett Harris, "and now I'm homeless." By Scarlett Harris 19 JUN … [Read more...]

Abandoned pets days from death

Newcastle Herald MATTHEW KELLY 02 Jun, 2012 04:00 AM HUDDLED together without food or water, these abandoned pets had days to live when they were discovered at a vacant rental property last week.Not so lucky are several dead birds nearby that died of apparent starvation after their former owners left them behind.It is a sad circumstance that is becoming increasingly common across the Hunter. Some are victims of their former owners’ financial difficulties. Others get left behind … [Read more...]

Margaret Michael claims harassment by body corporate chairman Steve Bredhauer, former transport minister, over pet toy poodle

Kay Dibben From: The Sunday Mail (Qld) October 16, 2011 12:00AM IT was a dog fight of monumental proportions. In one corner was the ex-politician living in his penthouse. In the other, the 83-year-old pensioner and her pet poodle. Widow Margaret Michael claims she was harassed for months by the body corporate chairman of her South Bank unit complex after her daughter gave her the toy poodle late last year. The body corporate boss is former transport minister Steve Bredhauer who, … [Read more...]