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Fireworks tips for stressed dogs

Lots of pet owners worry about the impact of fireworks noise on their pets. Animal Aid Trainer Shelby Thorn and Dog Behaviourist Georgia Ryan share their tips so you can enjoy the New Year’s Eve celebrations with your pet. “One of the biggest triggers for dogs with...

Christmas food and pancreatitis

As the Christmas season winds down, we all enjoy using up the leftover festive food! While these foods are a nice indulgence for us they are not so good for our pets. “Fatty, high calorie food, such as the fatty part of the Christmas ham, can pose a dangerous risk to...

Dog Enrichment

Enrichment is providing animals with environmental stimuli that satisfy their instincts, which promotes physical, psychological, and emotional well-being. Our Animal Aid Dog Behaviourist Georgia is passionate about enrichment for dogs, noting that a dog’s...

FIV Cats

The prevalence of FIV in Australia is high. With the increase of stray cats comes an increase of FIV in our shelter. Cats with FIV are often overlooked due and take longer to adopt. But we know from experience they have just as much love to give. We have taken your...

Foster Caring with Animal Aid

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take in a pet on foster?   We have spoken to two foster carers about their experience.   Anne-Marie Ireland has been fostering cats and kittens for Animal Aid since 2021 and has helped care for 13 kittens and 2...

Kayley’s Story

Ten years ago Lee walked into our Coldstream cattery ready to pick up her new cat, Kayley. But when Kayley was brought through the doors to her waiting family, they realized it was the wrong cat! Kayley’s name tag was on a different pen the day Lee picked her...