Study reveals that Australian cities are just not pet friendly enough!
It's healthy to put out the welcome mat for our pets.
Australian companies are discovering a new strategy that improves employee morale and work productivity, lowers stress, decreases employee absenteeism and boosts employee’s willingness to work overtime; it’s simple - bring pets into the workplace.
Although more than two thirds of Australians are pet owners, many are routinely banned from rental accommodation.
Retirement can have repercussions on many aspects of life, including pet ownership, particularly if it entails moving to a different type of residence that does not cater for pets.
In many countries it’s common for dogs to be present in social settings. In Australia however, we’re only just beginning to appreciate this concept and the rewards that can flow from it.
The wave of high and medium housing development in Australian cities over the last five years has been remarkable.
Planners have not traditionally focused on planning for dog owners, but it is becoming increasingly common. Councils that ignore the needs of dog owners may also miss out on the many benefits that inclusive planning affords.