July 2, 2017

Sentient, The Veterinary Institute for Animal Ethics (ABN: 66706715579) is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).  Our listing on the ACNC Register reassures our supporters that Sentient has ongoing obligations to t...

June 23, 2017

On 21st June 2017, Sentient offered our unqualified support for the Greens’ Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill 2017. As an independent veterinary association devoted solely to animal welfare and ethics, we oppose the live animal export trade due to the inh...

May 30, 2017

Congratulations to Sydney University's Professor Paul McGreevy for being awarded one of the veterinary profession's most prestigious international awards for his pioneering research on canine behaviour and welfare. 

April 30, 2017

Last month, Vice President Dr Adele Lloyd & Public Officer Matt Lloyd visited three animal rescue centres in Rajasthan India to find out the challenges they face and how Sentient could help…

March 8, 2017

Congratulations to Sentient member Dr Lynn Simpson for her Voiceless award for Outstanding Contribution to Building Awareness of Animal Protection. Lynn's award was based on her unique series of exposes on conditions onboard live export ships. Lynn is a stellar example...

March 4, 2017

 

Dr Alicia Kennedy, Sentient member and founder of Cherished Pets Community Veterinary Care, supports elderly and disabled pet owners in the Geelong and Bellarine communities to ensure their pets are well cared for. Her work is outlined in this article, photo by Andrew...

November 26, 2016

Sentient's Appraisal on the 2nd Lucy's Project Conference 2016. The aim of Lucy’s Project is to raise awareness of the animal victims of domestic violence and in so doing, to help improve their protection as well as the protection of vulnerable humans in our community....

September 10, 2016

Dr Lynn Simpson's experiences with the live export trade are graphically yet sensitively captured in this article by Nikki Barrowclough. Lynn is a veterinarian with enormous courage and ethical fortitude. We are honoured to have her as a member of Sentient....

August 3, 2016

It is estimated that there is a minimum of 10,000 greyhounds involved in the racing industry in NSW, and most likely even double this number.  With the ban in place, trainers and owners will need to choose between keeping their dogs as 'pets' or surrendering them to sh...

July 29, 2016

Sentient supports this online open letter from veterinarians and veterinary students who back Premier Mike Baird's decision to ban greyhound racing in NSW from July 2017. If you support the ban, please add your name and any titles/credentials, plus a comment (it won't...

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