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Shine the light on your outstanding volunteer

Do you have an outstanding volunteer at your rehoming organisation? It's time to shine the light on your hard-working volunteer who has made a difference to the animals in your care.  The Volunteer of the Year 2018 award is for an exceptional individual who volunteers...

Dr Jo Righetti’s tips for bringing home a rescue pet

You adopt a pet but it’s not working out as you expected. What to do? The Jetpets Companion Animal Rescue Awards 2018 celebrates and recognises achievements in companion animal rescue nationwide. The program was founded by pet rescue advocate Cathy Beer of Pets4Life,...

Pet Adoption Stories

Stories of successful pet adoption from all over Australia.

Dr Katrina and Riley, NSW

I am Dr Katrina Warren, media vet. I met Riley in 2011, a year to the day that my beloved Border Collie, Toby, had passed away. Riley, a Golden Retriever, came to me as a foster from a rescue group that I had worked with. It was meant to be a short-term foster, but he...

Karel and Ralph, WA

After losing our beautiful Beagle Louie to a brain tumour, our dear old Rotti x, Jewely, was beside herself so I started checking online for older Beagles and came across Floyd on Gumtree. I had an instant connection. My husband didn’t want another dog as the pain...

Birte Zittlau, Ellie and Joey, VIC

We found Ellie and Joey online and fell in love with them just by looking at their pictures! They were both too cute and loving with their wagging tails to not take them home. Ellie was surrendered by an elderly lady who fell ill and was unable to take care of her any...

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way in which its animals are treated.”

Mahatma Gandhi

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