Tag Archives: animal welfare

Helping Equines in Bushfires February 2014

Evacuation, assistance available, welfare groups, social media networking, volunteering, etc. Any useful information related to horses and other equines caught up in bushfires that we haven’t linked to here yet, please let us know.  National  DART – Disaster Animal Response … Continue reading

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Quick Jumps Racing Update

In this update: Another fatal jumping fall, add your voice to the campaign right now from your computer, and a fundraising event this Friday in Victoria. A horse named Hammerblow has been euthanised after a fall in a South Australian … Continue reading

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Elf Update ~ RSPCA Qld Disappointed with Sentencing

Many of you have no doubt been following the story of the little grey Shetland pony who was dragged behind a car on Christmas day 2010. Today the two who were accused of dragging the pony had their day in … Continue reading

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Quick Update on Animals in Cyclone Yasi

RSPCA Qld inspectors have been surveying cyclone affected areas today to provide assistance to any animals in need. North Queenslanders are no strangers to cyclones, so hopefully we will be hearing more stories of animal lovers who prepared well for … Continue reading

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Victorian Election ~ Does Animal Welfare Influence Your Vote?

On the eve of the Victorian state election we’d like to share with you an interesting resource put together by RSPCA Victoria. This will be of interest to anyone who is influenced by animal welfare policy when heading to the polls. … Continue reading

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Do you have what it takes to be a Field Officer for Second Chance?

Western Australian horse rescue organisation Second Chance Horse Rescue and Rehabilitation are looking for experienced horse people to come along to their field officer training weekend on the 11th-12th of December. Here is some information about field officers from Second … Continue reading

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Horses for Courses protest on ABC Breakfast radio show

A story about the protest against the sale of horse meat for human consumption in Perth aired on ABC radio this morning. You can listen to the story here on the ABC website. You can even download the interview and … Continue reading

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Horses out in force for “No Horses for Courses” protest in Perth today!

The demonstration against the sale of horse meat for human consumption in Australia has been declared a success by its organisers in Perth today. 12 equines were in attendance, including a donkey who came out in support! The group was … Continue reading

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Sun 10th Oct ~ A busy day for horse welfare in WA and NSW!

Got anything planned for this Sunday, the 10th of October? Three events are planned in the world of horse welfare: 1. The protest gathering against the sale of horse meat for human consumption in Australia will be underway at the … Continue reading

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Wishing Good Luck to the Animals of WA Today

Did you know that Western Australia now only has ONE animal welfare inspector for the entire state? Today at Parliament House in Perth, some caring people are gathering to support moves to change things back to how they used to … Continue reading

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