Category : Current issues

Can Pets Catch or Spread the Coronavirus?

Can Pets Catch or Spread the Coronavirus? I am not an expert in COVID-19 but I have three deeply adored Poodles that I kiss and cuddle every day and I needed to know answers. What are the facts? Can our pets catch this virus and can we catch it from our pets? All of us pet lovers are fully aware of how pets improve our lives and just seem to make any situation better if they are there.

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AWL lobbies for Residential Pets

Animal Welfare League are encour aging Residential Aged Care Facilities to Allow Residents to Keep Their Pets: I supported the AWL to help encourage and support the managers and board members of residential care facilities to keep their pet when entering their care. We at Velma’s Pets have been aware of the multiple benefits pets are especially to aged, frail and vulnerable people. Twenty plus years ago when I sta

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Flu Vaccine New Requirement from May 2020

Having the influenza vaccination will be a new requirement for visiting all aged care facilities in Australia from 1 May 2020 As per the directive all suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, health practitioners, volunteers and other stakeholders seeking entry to aged care facilities must be vaccinated for influenza. This will be effective from 1 May 2020. This leaves a true dilemma for the managers of any Pets As

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