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Majority of Australians believe pets make the workplace better

Majority of Australians believe pets make the workplace better

As cities across Australia start to open back up and employees return to work, many believe that now is the time for the workplace to become more pet friendly. For those dogs who have spent much of the lockdown with their pet parents, joining them in the workplace could be beneficial for them as well as for the workers in the office. The majority of Aussies (3 in 5) believe pets make the workplace better, according to research by PureProfile…

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Pet parents organizing a Noah’s Ark style flight for pets to come home during pandemic

Pet parents organizing a Noah’s Ark style flight for pets to come home during pandemic

A Noah’s Ark-style flight from Australia to the US is being organised by pet parents desperate to get their cats and dogs home during the Covid-19 pandemic. The cost of the Boeing 747 private charter could exceed USD 1 million (AUD 1.5 million) with pet owners and other passengers on the flight splitting the cost. Families, including Americans who were working in Australia but suddenly lost their jobs and visas when the crisis hit, were faced with the dilemma of…

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Majority of Australians support dogs on public transport

Majority of Australians support dogs on public transport

While dogs are humans’ best friends, they are not always allowed to accompany their humans on public transport in Australia, despite a recent YouGov Galaxy poll commissioned by Dogs of Oz showing that 55% of Australians support dogs on public transport. In the UK and much of Europe dogs are allowed on buses, trains, and other forms of public transport, though restrictions vary from country to country. However, Australia appears to be behind on dog friendly transport. Currently, dogs on…

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