Animal Aid Speaks Out

On November 18, 2010, in media, shelters, by Mike Bailey

Animal ‘death sentence’ law decried BY ELISA MILLER UNWANTED dogs and cats at shelters often face an unnecessary death sentence under an archaic Victorian law that Coldstream’s Animal Aid and other shelters have called to be abolished.Victoria is the only Australian state or territory to impose an arbitrary limit on how long animals at shelters [...]


Even More Press Coverage!

On November 16, 2010, in media, shelters, support, by Mike Bailey

Pets dying to find a new home BY REBECCA DAVID THE Keysborough Animal Shelter has joined a growing campaign to change state rules requiring shelters to kill animals not rehoused within 28 days. Under Department of Primary Industry guidelines, dogs and cats selected for sale can only be held at shelters for four weeks. After [...]


More Media Coverage

On November 16, 2010, in media, shelters, support, by Mike Bailey

Dying to find a new home BY EMMA WOODALL VICTORIAN animal shelters and pounds want a rule abolished that requires them to destroy cats and dogs that have not been rehoused or gone into foster care within 28 days.The code of practice they operate under says “the maximum time any animal selected for sale can [...]

Geelong Advertiser Reports

On November 9, 2010, in media, support, by Mike Bailey

The second week of our campaign saw it being reported on radio and the press. The story below in the Geelong Advertiser resulted in hundreds of readers giving feedback in the form of comments or Facebook ‘Likes’. How long can the Minister, Joe Helper, refuse to listen to the voice of reason? Pup death penalty [...]