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Animal Talk 09 – Cat Rescue
Feb26

Animal Talk 09 – Cat Rescue

I guess we all heard of the case of Janet Harvey who was found dead at home. It was all over the media last week, along with the rescue of 6 cats by MSPCA staff (and the unfortunate discovery of a dead dog as well).  We discussed with Chris what happened and asked for some information on the animals rescued. We also see the rescued cats and get to know a bit more about them and when the re-homing process will start. Watch the video...

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Animal Talk 07 – Adopting a dog
Feb18

Animal Talk 07 – Adopting a dog

Have you ever considered adopting a dog, or rather a faithful companion for life. MSPCA and animal shelters have a number of animals that are looking for a home. During this episode of Animal Talk we talk to Chris Pace on the process of adopting a dog from MSPCA. What to expect and how the process works. Click on the link below to view the video on our you tube channel or see it on Facebook.

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Animal Talk 06 – Karozzini / Horse drawn carriages
Feb11

Animal Talk 06 – Karozzini / Horse drawn carriages

Animal Talk discusses the issue and problem of Karozzini / horse drawn carriages in Malta. Last summer we witnessed a number of deaths and cases which increased the awareness on the matter, yet MSPCA wants to keep the pressure up to ensure that solutions are found and that the welfare of these animals is safeguarded. Summer is just round the corner, and we do not want another season of horse deaths. Watch the latest episode by...

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Animal Talk 05 – Dog Callars
Jan28

Animal Talk 05 – Dog Callars

Animal Talk discusses the recent legislation on dog collars and dog tethers and its effect on the local population of straw dogs. It looks into the practice of using shock collars and if these are actually beneficial to train dogs or are simply an object of animal cruelty. Watch the episode on Veggy Malta’s Facebook page or on our You Tube Channel.  

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Animal Talk 04 – Pet friendly rentals
Jan21

Animal Talk 04 – Pet friendly rentals

Rentals, sales or property and pets: What people looking for property should know if they want to or have pets. The greatest number of animals surrendered to shelters come from people who are between addresses. They have either moved or are looking to move and face “no pets” clause in their agreements. Those who do not wish to have pets might shrug it off but if you have pets you need to know your rights before agreeing to this. Once...

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Animal Talk 03 – Safety around Kids (and pets)
Jan19

Animal Talk 03 – Safety around Kids (and pets)

In this video of Animal Talk Darryl Grima (Veggy Malta) and Chris Pace (MSPCA) talk about Chris Pace pets and safety around kids. The MSPCA receives many rehoming queries from expecting families because they fear that the new arrival will diminish their ability to look after their pets or that the pet poses a risk to the child. This shows these parents’ commitment to do thing right so we’d like to reach out to more of them to help...

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Animal Talk 02 – The 5 Freedoms
Jan07

Animal Talk 02 – The 5 Freedoms

In this edition of Animal Talk we discuss the 5 Freedoms that a pet or animal in human care should have. These freedoms are Your animal needs a suitable environment in which to live Your animal needs a suitable diet Your animal may need to be housed with or apart from other animals Your animal needs to be able to exhibit most normal behavioural patterns Your animal needs to be protected from pain, suffering, injury and disease Animal...

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Animal Talk E01 – A collar is for Christmas
Dec26

Animal Talk E01 – A collar is for Christmas

VeggyMalta and MSPCA have twinned to make a weekly program Animal Talk, a program in English about animal /pet rights and issues. In this first program we discuss why a pet is not for Christmas but life and how Chris Pace, Outreach Manager of MSPCA offers a new twist to this. Here are some of the animals mentioned for adoption during the program.

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