Did you know in Australia, pounds do not need to share their data on euthanasia rates? Only the RSPCA and Lost Dogs Home currently share these rates and are extremely transparent. However, the same cannot be said for any council pounds, except in Victoria. Transparency of performance of all pounds and shelters in Australia will lead to increased public awareness of the challenges facing homeless pets, and help target resources to where they are most needed.

Success follows change at Charmhaven

Intense scrutiny and pressure from the community provided the catalyst that led to positive change at a council-run animal shelter on the NSW central coast. Read more.