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Upcoming events

Mildura Loves Pets | Dog Vaccination Day
Mildura Loves Pets | Dog Vaccination Day
RSPCA Mildura Loves Pets Dog Vaccination Day – October

A free vaccination event for the dogs of Mildura!

RSPCA Victoria will be back in Mildura this October, offering FREE vaccinations for dogs to protect them from deadly diseases like parvovirus. Come along for a basic health check and leave with the confidence your best friend will be safe for another year.

 
We’ll be at the Old Aerodrome Sporting Complex in Mildura from Friday 28 October to Sunday 30 October. 
 
Spots are limited and bookings are essential, so get in quick to make sure your best friend isn’t at risk. 
Biosecurity Webinar #2
Biosecurity Webinar #2
Biosecurity for small landholders – making it work on your property.
Small-scale, artisanal and peri-urban landholders are invited to boost their biosecurity skills and knowledge by attending this two-part webinar series hosted by Agriculture Victoria and RSPCA Victoria.
The webinars will ensure small scale, artisanal and peri-urban landholders understand their biosecurity responsibilities and are equipped with necessary resources when it comes to keeping their animals safe.

This second webinar will cover topics that include:

  • A recap from last week
  • Identifying the risks to your animals
  • What you can do to reduce the risks
Mission Adoptable!
Mission Adoptable!
Victorian animal shelters are joining forces for MISSION ADOPTABLE to find forever homes for as many animals as possible!
Right now, there are too many animals in Victorian shelters – animals who want and deserve loving homes – and we need your help.

From Saturday 1 to Sunday 9 October, visit a participating Mission Adoptable shelter to find your new furry family member.

𝗣𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗽𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘀𝗵𝗲𝗹𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗵 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗱𝗶𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗼𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗮𝘃𝗮𝗶𝗹𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲.

To view animals and pricing available through participating RSPCA Victoria locations, please click here: rspcavic.org/mission-adoptable/

All participating Mission Adoptable locations can be found here: www.missionadoptable.com.au
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We bought a farmlet!
We bought a farmlet!
For ages 14 and above.
Caring for livestock in small acreage systems can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but also a new one for those who find themselves owning livestock for the first time. 

This short course will guide participants in how to cater for the needs of the different livestock species in small acreage systems. Some of the points that will be included during the session will be handling methods, common husbandry practices, housing and nutrition, as well as preventative health considerations. 

Led by experts in the field, this morning will be filled with hands on experience as well as opportunities to ask questions and discuss the needs of our livestock animals.  
With a focus on sheep, goats, cattle, alpacas, pigs, the key learning outcomes will be: 
  • Outline appropriate nutrition and water requirements for different livestock species
  • Outline housing requirements for different livestock species
  • Outline the primary health requirements and husbandry practices for the different livestock species 
  • Outline strategies for low stress handling methods and handling livestock safely  
  • Outline strategies to promote natural behaviours in paddock environments  
  • Outline the traceability of stock requirements within Victoria
Activities will include:

  • Conducting a paddock walk viewing housing and fencing options, space allocations as well as supplementary feeding methods
  • Goat handling – how to inspect a hoof
  •  Handling animals using field of vision and point of balance
  •  Conducting a health check – conduct a body condition score of sheep, as well as conduct a visual health inspection
Pet First Aid
Pet First Aid
What would happen if your pet was injured? Do you really know how to tell the difference between slightly unwell and needs immediate attention? This course teaches you to measure vital signs of life in pets, bandage a bleeding wound, perform CPR on an animal, and maintain safety while working with an injured pet.

Our programs are tailored for those wanting to enter the animal industry or already working within this field, as well as helping people to increase skills with their own pets.

What happens

  • Please arrive at the Burwood East Education Centre 10 minutes before your class to register and so that we can start on time. Parking is available on site.
  • Meet and work with our experienced Education staff and their animals, along with industry experts, throughout the session for practical, hands-on skill development.
  • Work through a detailed course book (yours to keep) with theoretical, scientific and clinical information based on our years of experience in animal welfare and caring for dogs.
Ponies and Friends
Ponies and Friends
Meet our gorgeous resident pony pals and hear about their rescue story! Kids will learn all about the needs of these amazing animals and discover why so many horses need the RSPCA’s help each year.

Ages: 7-12 years
Cost: $90

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RSPCA Shop

Did you know that the profits from our online store go straight to helping animals in need?

Last year over 14,000 homeless and neglected animals entered RSPCA Victoria’s doors.

Your purchase makes a bigger difference than you think. 💖

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