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December in Review

This holiday season we want to say a huge THANK YOU to all of our volunteers, foster carers, supporters, staff and donors! We could not do the work we continue to do and save the lives we do…

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New Years Resolutions to help animals in 2018

It’s the time of year where we say goodbye to 2017 and a big warm welcome to 2018! If you’re looking to make New Years resolutions that you’ll stick to this year, make your resolution to help animals. …

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Can my pet eat that?

It’s tempting at Christmas time to sneak a couple of extra treats to your pets, but there are some foods that your pet should definitely avoid at any time. Whilst this list isn’t exhaustive, it’s a great place…

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Home before the Holidays

To help our adult cats find their forever home this holiday season we are launching our Home Before the Holidays campaign! Our extra special adult cats (over 12 months of age) will have their adoption fees reduced to…

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November in Review

This month marked the start of a new chapter for SCAR with our new shelter vet room and 5 year strategic plan being launched. I am confident that these new ventures are the starting point of many good…

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7 ideas for Be Kind to Animals Week 2017

Be Kind to Animals Week began as an initiative of American Humane back in 1915 as a way for people to show their compassion for animals. In Australia, we celebrate Be Kind to Animals Week from October 1st…

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An Introduction to SCAR

Hi guys, I’m Marisa and I am the founder of Second Chance Animal Rescue. 10 years in and we have an awesome shelter facility, over 350 volunteers and a team of 7 staff that help us continue our…

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Why SCAR focuses on community outreach

Keith and his dog Peggles are best mates that were helped via the HOPP program In my years working in animal welfare I have heard many times comments such as ‘If you can’t afford vet bills you shouldn’t…

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