Animal Care Australia

Animal Welfare is Animal Care

Animal welfare by the experts

Those who keep, care for, and breed animals

Animal Care Australia acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we reside, and pay our respects to Elders past and present.

Companion animals represented by our committee

Dogs

Fish

Cats

Native Mammals

Small Mammals

Birds

Reptiles & Frogs

Horses & Livestock

Exhibited Animals

Insects

Who is ACA?

ACA is a national incorporated association representing the interests of all animal hobbyists. Led by a strong committee composed of representatives for each major animal group – as pictured and outlined above. To find out more about how ACA is representing your favourite animals simply follow the links above.

You can have a voice – ACA has established Animal Advisory Groups for each main species. Individual members and member organisations can request to be included in these groups, so join ACA today and help by having your say!

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Why ACA

ACA was established as an independant animal welfare organisation, by uniting experienced animal keepers, carers and breeders. Extreme animal rights and animal liberationist ideologies have been influencing government legislation, regulation and policy development & implementation, without proper consultation, at the expense of you and your animals. We are here to provide a trustworthy, balanced voice – protecting you and your animals.

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Animals Make Our Lives Whole“Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day. It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them.” — John GroganThat’s why we care!Join ACA today: www.animalcareaustralia.org.au/join/You can donate to us here:www.animalcareaustralia.org.au/donate-to-aca/#AnimalCareAustralia #EducateNotRegulate #AnimalWelfareIsAnimalCare #WelfareIsNotAboutNumbers #AnimalRightsIsNotAnimalWelfare #AnimalsMatter #PuttingAnimalsFirst #HumanAnimalBond #PetsAreFamily #CareForAnimals #ResponsiblePetOwnership #ResponsiblePetBuyer ... See MoreSee Less
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Caring about animals isn't just what we do!It's who we are!Your support means our kids can grow up knowing what it is like to own and love animals and in doing so - respect them, protect them and care for them.Join us today: www.animalcareaustralia.org.au/join/You can donate to us here:www.animalcareaustralia.org.au/donate-to-aca/#AnimalCareAustralia #EducateNotRegulate #AnimalWelfareIsAnimalCare #WelfareIsNotAboutNumbers #AnimalRightsIsNotAnimalWelfare #animalsmatter #PuttingAnimalsFirst #humananimalbond #petsarefamily #careforanimals #responsiblepetownership #ResponsiblePetBuyer ... See MoreSee Less
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ACA supports responsible sellingA responsible seller will:* ask questions of the new owner, seeking out their knowledge of the animal they want to purchase, including its dietary, housing and husbandry needs* provide that information especially where it is not known (provide written resources or links to credible online resources)* provide education that will assist the animal settle into their new homeoffer full transparency to the buyers, ensuring they are welcome to see the animals, enclosures and living conditions (even if electronically in the first instance)* provide information about local community groups and clubs for the species being purchased* ensure the animal is going to be transported in an appropriate manner – remember most states have legal requirements regarding how animals can travel. Additionally, a buyer who turns up with a flimsy insecure transport box is showing you, they do not have a proper understanding of that animals needs for security and minimised stress.And the MOST important responsibility:* provide a contact point of support for the lifetime of the animal Read more here: www.animalcareaustralia.org.au/structure/responsible-buying-selling/Responsible selling includes ensuring the pet and new owner are suited and being a contact point of support for the lifetime of the animal Join ACA today: www.animalcareaustralia.org.au/join/You can donate to us here:www.animalcareaustralia.org.au/donate-to-aca/#AnimalCareAustralia #EducateNotRegulate #AnimalWelfareIsAnimalCare #WelfareIsNotAboutNumbers #AnimalRightsIsNotAnimalWelfare #animalsmatter #PuttingAnimalsFirst #humananimalbond #petsarefamily #careforanimals #responsiblepetownership #ResponsiblePetBuyer ... See MoreSee Less
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