Companion Animals

Learn general information about pets, their care and training as well as learn about the RSPCA’s areas of involvement with pets such as adoption stories and animal rescues.


Thinking about getting a Pet?

Thinking about getting a Pet? - Photo of a lovely young dog

Pets are great companions, they add humour and activity to our lives, but they are also a big responsibility. Beyond the everyday health and nutritional requirements they also require our time and companionship, they need training and entertaining, there are requirements like fences and enclosures, shelter and comfort.


Behaviour & Training

Behaviour & Training

Tips, techniques and guidelines for training and understanding the behaviour of animals provided by the RSPCA Animal Training and Behaviour Centre.



General Pet Care

General Pet Care

Articles with general information to help keep your pets happy and healthy.


Happy Tails

Happy Tails

Stories from people who have adopted animals from the RSPCA. Meet some of the wonderful animals that have found their 'forever homes' throughout Australia.



The Five Freedoms

Five Freedoms - a capital F with a superscript 5

The RSPCA believes that an animal’s welfare should be considered in terms of five freedoms which work together to ensure both physical and mental well being.