New Zealand Dog News

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August 16, 2008

Animal comfort door to door


Pets forced onto the breadline by the worldwide credit crunch will be offered food parcels.

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) will begin trialling a meals-on-wheels service for pets in Auckland and Napier within the next month to help pets hit by the recession.

"This has come out of a little bit of communication with the media about how animals fare in this current climate and recession," said SPCA chief executive Robyn Kippenberger.

"For a lot of people it is becoming harder and harder for them to manage their animals. One thing we can do is drop around dog or cat food."

She said some people had been forced to give up pets they could no longer afford. MORE>>

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