October 28, 2016

Welcome to the new Saving Pets blog

Killing pound pets isn't 'business as usual' anymore, and you made that change happen!

July 26, 2017

Too many balls! July 2017

July 24, 2017

How much should it cost a rescue to save a pet that a pound will otherwise kill?

July 21, 2017

Brisbane City Council continues cat culls - declares G2Z success

July 20, 2017

How many pound dogs are there really? Ambitious Australian study the first of its kind.

July 20, 2017

Singleton knows who is at fault for their crappy pound

July 19, 2017

Pet ownership in Australia 2016 - How do we keep our pets?

July 18, 2017

The RSPCA NSW - does it work for animals?

July 16, 2017

Are you fighting to keep pounds high-kill (without even realising it)?

July 9, 2017

RSPCA tries to close and sell another rural shelter resource

July 5, 2017

Upper Hunter Council tries to muzzle pound volunteers

June 30, 2017

Saving Hank the Neo pup

June 29, 2017

How PetRescue can solve all of its rescue and fundraising issues overnight, with one small coding change.

June 26, 2017

Pet dumped like garbage by council

June 23, 2017

Feeling the cold? Take a moment to think about the animals in Singleton Animal "Shelter"

June 20, 2017

Baw Baw Council to close Utopia kennel - convert facility to pound

June 20, 2017

PetRescue's "pound reform" model is to get someone else to do it

June 18, 2017

Why can't we all just work together?

June 14, 2017

Baw Baw Pound now to cost (even more)

June 14, 2017

Mornington Council; pound information is "... not in the public interest"

June 10, 2017

Camden’s lost pets given a no kill commitment at new pound

June 9, 2017

Did cats really cause "the extinction of 22 Australian mammals"?

June 7, 2017

Cost to get Baw Baw a new pound is... wait. How much?

May 29, 2017

The RSPCA is in an existential crisis

May 26, 2017

What’s going on in South Australian animal management

May 22, 2017

Baw Baw Council invests in "innovative" approach to animal management

May 19, 2017

Mornington Animal "Shelter" is taking the Mickey Bliss

May 12, 2017

Are you enabling pounds to continue killing pets?

May 5, 2017

Muswellbrook Animal Shelter "doing all it can" to save lives

May 3, 2017

Pounds "doing all they can" to save lives

May 1, 2017

What is the one key program saving lives at RSPCA shelters?

April 30, 2017

RSPCA - when we say no kill is bad, we don't mean you (angry rescuers)

April 28, 2017

Is your rescue group planning to appear at the Million Paws Walk?

April 27, 2017

Is 'no kill' to blame for the RSPCA's failing reputation?

April 25, 2017

What happened to sweet Roxy at the RSPCA will break your heart

April 17, 2017

No Kill in Australia #2 - Nathan Winograd

April 13, 2017

No Kill in Australia #1 - Michael Linke

February 27, 2017

Why the RSPCA going fee-free is going to put your rescue out of business

February 23, 2017

The hopeful story of ‘Other Cat’

February 20, 2017

Firmly worded letters from the AWL NSW: "Everyone STFU"

February 14, 2017

Should you blow the whistle?

February 10, 2017

Irresponsible pounds put all of our pets at risk

February 4, 2017

Why rescue in Australia is burning out

January 27, 2017

RSPCA NSW "rescues" 43 cats

January 11, 2017

Griffith's new half-million dollar pound delayed by belligerent council. Your fault, obviously.

January 7, 2017

What is "Curiosity" cat bait and why you should care. Article #2

January 6, 2017

Australian government’s cat population estimates out by tens of millions

December 31, 2016

A burp from a rancid past

December 23, 2016

An opportunity in Cairns

December 21, 2016

Wyndham Council is super committed to FAIL

December 18, 2016

An animal rescue fable

December 16, 2016

How not to handle a crisis in rescue

December 14, 2016

Don't let your shelter staff write your adoption profiles

December 8, 2016

The truth about mandatory cat desexing

December 7, 2016

Pets as gifts – the same old Christmas rot

December 4, 2016

Cat agencies in crisis thanks to WA's Cat Act

Half of all stray cats caught by WA councils end up dead. But that's not the worst of it.

November 29, 2016

Mornington protesters call to end cat kill

Animal advocates protested last week against the number of pets being killed at Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Community Animal Shelter. The shelter has been criticised for its high-kill rates and for limiting the public's access to adoptable animals

November 25, 2016

Camden Council pledges a No Kill future for pets

Camden Council unanimously voted to have Camden’s Animal Care facility declared a No Kill shelter.

November 23, 2016

RSPCA NSW exploits puppy farming for end of year donations

People donate to animal welfare charities because they want to see our most vulnerable animals protected. Which is why the RSPCA NSW is asking people to donate to their #ClosePuppyFactories campaign.

November 18, 2016

RSPCA WA stops counting cats

By excluding statistics from the annual report, the RSPCA WA works to keep supporters in the dark.

November 1, 2016

Canning Council takes a stand on animal killing

What if all councils recognised that their community gives them animal management funds to protect - not abuse and kill - pets?

September 14, 2016

Ipswich pound contract renewed with RSPCA QLD - and why you should care.

August 3, 2016

Liverpool Council will operate Renbury Farm Animal Shelter as a no-kill facility

Liverpool Council will operate Renbury Farm Animal Shelter as a no-kill facility, after a motion to amend its policy was successfully passed last week.

July 21, 2016

Why PetRescue’s new system will spell the end for growth in mid-sized rescue groups.

The ‘Matchmakers Project’ is designed to pull enquiries into the PetRescue communications system, so they can better track WHO is adopting, and create a 'donate-to-PetRescue' solicitation strategy to target these people too.

July 20, 2016

Singleton Council pound to get a makeover thanks to community demands

Singleton Council pound (NSW) is what those in the animal rescue biz like to call a CRS... a Classic Rural Shitbox. Animals are exposed to the elements and the regular weather extremes of heat and cold.

July 13, 2016

What is "Curiosity" cat bait and why should you care? Article #1

Because the Australian Government doesn’t give a flying fuck about your pets.

May 13, 2016

The RSPCA NSW's deadly failure

May 3, 2016

Gosford Dog Paws kick ass, lose job

April 30, 2016

Twenty years of unnecessary pound killing

April 21, 2016

Dubbo pound wants to remind you to forget about pets

April 11, 2016

Council considers sending lost dogs home rather than to the pound

April 3, 2016

Council animal pound under fire after freezing cats to death

April 2, 2016

Cats 'left in freezer' to die at council pound

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