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Straight Outta Newy: Chris’ journey to national spotlight

Animals, travel, human connection, and surreal experiences. These are a few of the things that consume Australian TV host and veterinarian Dr Chris Brown’s life. From humble beginnings in a vet clinic at Merewether,...

Hunter Valley Zoo stands tall after a tough year

When the world came to a sudden stop in 2020, zoos across the nation stuck their necks out in a bid to survive. Zookeepers put in long hours to ensure the animals were...

Couple dig deep to build new hospital for wombats

For most people, Roz and Kevin Holme’s property is in the middle of nowhere – many might not even know it exists. But, for injured wombats, it is a safe place to call...

Animal sanctuary’s plea for support

Animals in the Barrington Tops are in desperate need of support as one of the places they call home is now up for sale. Aussie Ark, an animal sanctuary located in the tops,...

Children’s book a “lifesaver” after cancer diagnosis

Talented illustrator Nandina Vines says working on a children's book during her treatment for breast cancer proved to be a "lifesaver". Ms Vines, who was always a keen drawer, enjoyed a long-lasting and...

Pet Feature: July 2020

Love animals? So do we! In this week's Pet Feature (from page 24 of the current edition), we include some of the best pet services and businesses from around the region and...

Wombat hospital receives vital funds

An animal hospital in the Hunter Valley has received vital funds to help sick and injured wombats get back on their paws. Cedar Creek Wombat Rescue founders Roz and Kevin Holme have dedicated...

Aussie Ark’s quest to remove pests

An animal sanctuary in the Barrington Tops is working hard to ensure its native species remain safe. Feral animals, including pigs and foxes, are known to be a primary driver of extinction in...
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