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Victoria stamps out puppy farms

Newborn puppies and kittens will no longer be available for sale in pet shops under a new law in Victoria. How old is that puppy in the window? That's the question shoppers buying a pooch from a Victorian pet store will need to ask from Sunday. Newborn puppies and kittens won't be allowed to be sold...

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Live sheep exports: Labor calls for a complete ban, wants processing to happen within Australia

The future of live sheep exports is in further doubt with the Federal Opposition now calling for a complete ban on the industry. Yesterday, ABC revealed that an exporter warned the Government about the catastrophic risk of sending sheep on old ships last year. Those warnings came before more 2,500 s...

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Egg producer penalised $750,000 for misleading 'free range' claims

ACCC: Egg producer penalised $750,000 for misleading 'free range' claims 25 July 2017 The Federal Court has ordered Snowdale Holdings Pty Ltd (Snowdale) to pay penalties totalling  $750,000 for making false or...

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Chad Achurch sentenced to jail for live baiting

Chad Achurch, 27, was sentenced in Liverpool Local Court on Monday 10 April 2017 for offences under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 relating to live baiting. Achurch was charged and pleaded guilty at hearing for aggravated animal cruelty (Section 6(1)), and using an animal as a lur...

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IN THE NEWS JUN 29, 2018

Victoria stamps out puppy farms

 
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