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Should pets have a passport to the city?


Grimmer, EL, Should pets have a passport to the city?, WA Afternoons, ABC Radio Perth, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, WA, Australia, 12 March 2019 (2019) [Media Interview]

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Pets are highly valued members of the family in Australia. Around 62 percent of households have one and you could easily assume most people share your affection for them when you go out in public. Some parks and cafes allow pets but despite the high rates of ownership there are still many public places where they are not permitted and with shrinking backyards that is a frustration to some people. Public transport, retail stores and restaurants are still off limits for most pets and customers who are allergic to animals or simply not keen on them might be thankful for that. Louise Grimmer is a Lecturer in Retail Marketing in the School of Business and Economics at the University of Tasmania and wrote an article on The Conversation recently about why so many doors are still closed to animals in a nation of pet lovers.

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Item Type:Media Interview
Keywords:marketing, pet ownership, housing, city planning
Research Division:Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Research Group:Marketing
Research Field:Marketing communications
Objective Division:Commercial Services and Tourism
Objective Group:Property, business support services and trade
Objective Field:Wholesale and retail trade
UTAS Author:Grimmer, EL (Dr Louise Grimmer)
ID Code:131388
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:TSBE
Deposited On:2019-03-15
Last Modified:2019-04-01

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