Radio interview Clare Barnes; Current Affairs from Radio 2SER-FM 107.3; June 19 2010
“Australia has the highest rate of pet ownership in the world.
But more than a quarter of a million cats and dogs are destroyed each year in Australia because there are not enough homes for them.
The numbers have sparked debate about the practices of kitten and puppy farms, and the role of pet shops in creating the oversupply.
The RSPCA is calling for tighter regulation but will not support an outright ban on pet shops.
Clare Barnes spoke with RSPCA Australia’s Scientific Officer, Jade Norris and the founder of Death Row Pets, Paul Archer.
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