RSPCA Victoria receives over 10,000 animal cruelty reports every year, with reports spiking in summer as animals face a variety of welfare challenges that can be exacerbated by the warmer weather. We know we’re a nation of animal lovers, but sometimes navigating all the information out there can seem like a bit of a minefield. This summer, we’re asking animal owners to look after their pets in three key ways:
These three simple steps can improve the welfare of pets across the state, as well as reducing the chances there will be an Inspector knocking at your door during the holiday season.
Learn more about each key welfare issue below, and check out all our other resources to help you look after animals this summer – their lives could quite literally depend on it.