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Friday, July 23, 2021

Category: Pets

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Dog Rescue Newcastle in desperate need of help

If you have room in your heart and space in your home for a canine, even just temporarily, Dog Rescue Newcastle desperately needs your help.  With private surrenders on the rise and the...

RSPCA is at Cat-pacity and needs more humans

RSPCA NSW’s Hunter Shelter is over cat-pacity with more than 160 cats needing a new fur-ever home.  In a bid to find their purr-fect human, the centre is offering would-be pet owners in...

Paws for a cause: Event bounds into Newcastle

Calling all dog lovers!  An event on Sunday 7 March will be perfect for you.  The Street Paws Festival is returning to Newcastle to celebrate everything to do with man’s best friend. From humble beginnings...

Hunter Animal Rescue’s reminder for Christmas

If you receive a pet this Christmas, are you ready for the commitment? That's a question Hunter Animal Rescue is asking to remind locals that gifting or receiving an animal during this time...

Helping to rehome animals one photo at a time

It’s exceptionally rare to find someone who likes working for free. But a group of photographers across the Hunter and Central Coast is doing just that, with volunteers giving their time to help...

Pawsitively adorable pup stars in photographer’s win

Maree Bendeich can still remember the moment she captured the award-winning photograph of four-year-old Australian Bulldog ‘Nala’. Despite being almost 18 months ago, she still recalls the connection the pair had that day. “She...

Kennel cough rife in region, says former vet nurse

Vet nurse Sharon Kelly says she hasn’t seen an outbreak of kennel cough like the one circulating in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie, in a very long time. The owner of K9 Comfort, who...

New pet business to help say goodbye

When Kevin McCormick and his family lost 11-year-old staffie ‘Wynstan’ earlier this year, they lost more than just a pet. Wynstan had been a special member of their family since he was a...

How to care for your pets in winter

With many pet parents working from home, fur babies are likely to be spending more time indoors. While pets can be a source of comfort, it’s important to take care of their...

Dog delight

Some of the city’s furry friends can now roam free in its first fenced off-leash dog park. The new facility at Acacia Avenue Reserve, North Lambton, was officially opened last week, with dogs...

Palace fit for a pooch

The cold weather can be especially taxing on pets, making this pooch palace, courtesy of Dulux, the perfect long weekend DIY project. “Structures like kennels and dog beds can often seem clunky and...

City’s first fenced dog park

Newcastle’s first fenced dog park will be built in North Lambton as part of a 10-year plan to cater for more than 44,000 registered canines in the city’s local government area. The 1.5-hectare...

Keeping pets safe

According to RSPCA NSW, more pets go missing during storms and fireworks than at any other time. There are many reasons our pets might become anxious during a storm, including the fear of...
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