Category Archives: Animals

Pet friendly aged care accommodation. Can I take my pet?

Are you an aged care provider wanting to be ‘pet-friendly’ but don’t known where to start? Download our ‘Checklist for Aged Care Providers: inclusion of ‘personal pets”. Are you an aged care provider considering the introduction of ‘personal pets’ or pet ownership, but not sure where to start. Please download Balancing Act Adelaide‘s Checklist for

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What makes a successful dog park?

Identifying the physical elements of a dog park e.g. fencing, entry/exit gates, water bowls, doggie dispensers, benches etc – That’s the easy stuff. The missing element is understanding the relationships between the physical park elements and the social and behavioral patterns of dogs. This is an essential component for a successful dog park, and this

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Dogs are the new urban resident!

Urban planning and design has traditionally focused on the human need. However, a new urban resident is emerging – man’s and women’s best friend, which we need to accommodate. With the rate of pet ownership being one of the highest in the world with almost 36% of Australian households owning a dog (Australian Companion Animal

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