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September / October News

September and October have been amazing months!! Shelter Manager Gemma, Vet Dr Kylee and I attended the Getting 2 Zero (G2Z) conference in QLD to learn more about things happening in the animal welfare industry. We heard about…

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SCAR Boarding Cattery is Now Open!

Calling all cat owners! Second Chance Animal Rescue are now offering affordable yet luxurious cat accommodation within our new Community Animal Hospital in Craigieburn, only 20 minutes from Melbourne International Airport, and easily accessible via the Hume Highway. You…

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Support Dulux to support SCAR

Thanks to the generosity from the team at Dulux our Community Animal Hospital has been taking shape since moving into our new site mid August. The Dulux team has not only assisted with providing an incredible donation of…

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July / August News

We have finally done it – WE ARE OPEN!! With your help we have seen our dream facility come to life – Hume’s one and only Community Animal Hospital and Shelter! After years of dreaming, months of planning…

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Should you desex your dogs and cats?

Dogs and cats are able to reproduce at a very young age and multiple times throughout their lives. Desexing has many health and behavioural benefits for your pet and also assists in avoiding accidental litters. Every year in…

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How to keep your indoor cat happy and healthy

Written by Dr Kylee Woods Did you know that your cat is likely to live a longer and safer life by keeping them in your home? Cats can live up to four times longer in the safety of…

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7 warning signs of arthritis in pets

Just like people, your pets can suffer from the debilitating condition arthritis. However, they are generally better than us at masking signs of pain. Arthritis is usually a result of the ongoing wear and tear in the joints….

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May / June News

There are 2 quotes that have recently been in the forefront of my mind as of late that sum up the last two months for me in a nutshell, ‘Nothing worthwhile in life is ever easy and nothing…

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April / May News

The month of April saw some wonderful achievements for SCAR, from celebrating our 4th year in our Campbellfield shelter to the huge milestone of reaching our 10,000th adoption since the charity began in my own lounge room 11…

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March / April Update

March has come and gone but what a great month it was for SCAR! Our small shelter veterinary clinic ran 4 discounted desexing days throughout the month and were able to desex 30 cats and offer discounted veterinary…

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