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Adelaide Animal Welfare League stories in the spotlight for new TV series

Adelaide’s furriest friends in the spotlight for new eight-part docoseries that’ll have you cuddling up to your beloved bestie!

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Get ready to cuddle up in front of the tele with your fluffy love! Filming is set to start here in Adelaide on a new series that’s sure to touch the hearts of animal-lovers across the state.

‘For the Love of Pets’ is an eight-part docuseries following the stories of the staff, volunteers and animals at The Animal Welfare League of South Australia Inc. (AWL).

A not-for-profit organisation that provide love, care and compassion to every animal that comes through its doors, AWL is passionate about providing the highest quality of care to pets in need. 

The series will follow a cast of colourful characters within the AWL who devote their lives to the animals in their care. You’ll meet the vets who perform life-changing surgeries, the team that re-homes more than 4,000 pets per year, as well as the crew who help families organise and say their final goodbyes to their beloved besties.

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The 9Network and The Animal Welfare League of South Australia Inc will collaborate to produce this heart-warming prime-time show that’s sure to become a family favourite.

“We’re honoured to work in our community, helping lost, stray and abandoned pets get the care they desperately need. We hope that this incredible opportunity to show our work will highlight the heartfelt bonds between owners and their pets, raise awareness of the value of pets in our community, and, most importantly, help more pets find loving homes,” says Julie Bellamy, CEO of AWL.  

Financing partner, OMnet Australia’s EP Peter Jenetsky says, “It’s a privilege to have been granted rare access to go behind the scenes of AWL’s incredible state-of-the-art Animal Care Centre and to tell the stories of the talented and deeply committed team of staff and volunteers. Television audiences here in Australia and around the world will be touched and inspired by the deeds of the people in this organisation who strive every day to give every single animal that comes into AWL’s care the best shot at finding a happy and fulfilling life with new adopting pet parents.”

‘For the Love of Pets’ is due to air on the 9Network in 2022.

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