Today marks National Pet Day, but the cost of living is forcing one in four pet owners across Australia to go hungry just so they can feed their pets.

A new report from Foodbank Australia has found families are struggling to provide proper nutrition for themselves and would rather skip meals to ensure their pet can eat properly.

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Produced By: Frank Bonaccorso

Featured In Story: Brianna Casey – CEO of Foodbank Australia, and

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 11 April 2024