Category Archives: pet friendly communities

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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There is no perfect dog park!

In a recent article, Dr Kersti Seksel highlights that: “dog parks can be very challenging environments for dogs. Although it appears to us, as people, that dog parks are great, this is not the case for every dog … Every dog has different play styles, social skills and experiences around other dogs. In addition, many

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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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