Sunday Herald Sun (Vic); Sue Hewitt; Nov 21 2010
THOUSANDS of dogs face a death sentence as a bureaucratic crackdown bans volunteers from claiming animals and placing them in foster homes.
The Department of Primary Industries is now enforcing a rule that each carer or dog rescue group be registered as a “domestic animal business”, despite volunteers operating out of private homes. READ MORE HERE
The Age, Melbourne, Mark Russell; November 21, 2010
COUNCILS have stopped handing over cats and dogs on death row to rescue groups following a bureaucratic decree that animal lovers say will lead to the unnecessary killing of abandoned pets.
The Department of Primary Industry’s Bureau of Animal Welfare has sent a bulletin to councils warning them about dealing with unregistered rescue groups. READ MORE HERE