David and Dr Jo are celebrating Australia Day by chatting about our native animals and how we can choose a healthy pet. Plus getting ready to go back to work/school…
This week’s Talking Pets show included:
Love is Blind
With the rise in popularity of dog breeds such as French Bulldogs and Pugs, some breeders are breeding for demand and cash, rather than ensuring their dogs are healthy. A new initiative, Love is Blind, by the Australian National Kennel Council, together with RSPCA and Australian Veterinary Association, is tackling this by educating people to ensure that they choose a healthy dog. We spoke with President of ANKC High Gent, OAM about their program Love is Blind but it doesn’t have to be this way…
Keep dogs healthy podcast
Australian Natives Animals
Australia has some wonderful and fascinating native animals. Possums, kangaroos, wombats, flying foxes, parrots… WIRES takes care of injured wildlife and we spoke with Suzy Yates, their NSW spokesperson about caring for those animals that need rehabilitation. We also asked if any Aussie animals would make good pets. What do you think?
Aussie animal podcast
When Will I Be Loved?
Our Pet of the Week is Marley, a 4 month old Koolie x Red Kelpie, with a white tip to his tail. He needs an experienced owner who can handle his energy and he is available at AWL Bega Valley Shire branch. More info here.
More from the Show
Back to Work, Back to School, Coping with Separation Anxiety