latest news & articles

Puppy scams are on the rise. How do you know if a breeder is dodgy?

December 16th, 2020 - ABC Everyday

https://amp.abc.net.au/article/everyday/12947050

"Pet scams are on the rise: How to avoid losing money to fake puppy adverts"

August 22nd, 2021 - Yorkshire Post

https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/lifestyle/money/pet-scams-are-on-the-rise-how-to-avoid-losing-money-to-fake-puppy-adverts-3354212

"Illegal pet sales rise as lockdown adoption boom clears shelters"

September 9th, 2021 - The Age

https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/illegal-pet-sales-rise-as-lockdown-adoption-boom-clears-shelters-20210907-p58pg9.html

13,000 amateur pet detectives expose tricks of the scammer’s trade

September 14th, 2021 - 2GB 873AM

https://www.2gb.com/13000-amateur-pet-detectives-expose-tricks-of-the-scammers-trade/

"They fell in love with the puppies": Australians lost $2.5m in pet scams

September 12th, 2021 - Sydney Morning Herald

https://www.smh.com.au/business/consumer-affairs/they-fell-in-love-with-the-puppies-australians-lost-2-5m-in-pet-scams-20210909-p58qcf.html

Families surrender pandemic puppies as NSW Parliament debates convenience killing

November 21st, 2021 - The Sydney Morning Herald

https://www.smh.com.au/politics/nsw/families-surrender-pandemic-puppies-as-nsw-parliament-debates-convenience-killing-20211118-p59a2t.html

‘So damaging’: Pet scams increase by 1000 per cent during COVID-19 lockdowns

July 7th, 2022 - The New Daily

https://thenewdaily.com.au/finance/consumer/2022/07/07/pet-scams-increase-covid/amp/

Study Finds That Petting Dogs May Give Us the Same Brain Benefits as Socializing With Humans

October 21, 2022 - My Modern Met

https://mymodernmet.com/petting-dogs-health-benefits-socializing/


The benefits of pet therapy

January 23, 2023 - HCF

https://www.hcf.com.au/health-agenda/work-life/play/pet-therapy