Dogs For Adoption
Medium Male Staffy x, 1 year 8 months
Buddy Perkins, a.k.a. ‘Helicopter Tail’, is bursting with loving energy. When he is most happy his tail spins around in circles so quickly you may be worried he’ll take off...
Large Male American Bulldog x Boxer , 2 years 8 months
Hey there! I’m Touza. So... if you’re going to take me home it is best I tell you a little about myself. Chats with my humans are the best. I’m a great listener and just so you know my focus is on you I’ll tilt my head and wag my tail...
Medium Female Whippet x, 6 years 7 months
Shaquila is a sweet, gentle girl looking for an equally caring, easy-going family to call her own and dote on lovingly...
Small Female Pomeranian x, 5/03/ 2010
Letitia (or “Lettie” for short) is a small-sized dog with a big personality! Happy, playful, and much more confident than when she first arrived at VDR, this little lady loves people and engages with new friends and old...
Small Male Maltese x, 7/03/2015
Please Note: Lincoln needs to be rehomed with another dog and he needs further socialisation . If you are prepared to put the hard yards in read on...
Large Female Greyhound x Staghound, 1 year 6 months
Meet Jess O’Hara. And here are her good points: She’s house trained; nice, sweet and gentle with people, good on lead and will sit and stay for food and treats...
Small Male Miniature Fox Terrier x, 8 years 5 months
Mossi is a loving and snuggly little bundle. He loves to cuddle up in the evenings and sit by you during the day. He doesn't have a lot of energy but does like a little walk and a play with his ball...
Coco - Foster Carer Wanted
Medium Female Staffy x, 1 year 7 months
Coco is a lovely girl with a happy go lucky nature. Her favourite thing in the whole world is her human. Second favourite is chasing tennis balls. And chewing tennis balls...
Small Male Poodle x, 6 years 3 months
Say Hello to Binky! This little cutie is best suited to being an only dog. Give him a tennis ball and you might just be in the presence of the happiest dog in the world....
Cherub is not available - he is trialling his new home
Small Male Fox Terrier x Jack Russell Terrier , 13 years
Cherub would prefer an only dog home and is okay with cats. His very gentle and loves nothing more than snuggling with his people...
Sonja is not available - she is trialling her new home
Small Female Chihuahua x Jack Russell , 2 years
Sonja can be a shy little girl when you first meet her. But, once she has established trust this sweetheart is very affectionate and playful. Sonja understands the commands to “sit” and “stay” and is a quick learner...
Small Female Chihuahua x, 5/06/2015
Please note: Villandra is to go to a home with another male dog of similar age and high energy level. Adorable Villandra, fondly known as Villi is a little sweetheart...
Rosie - Foster Carer Wanted
Medium Female Labrador x Sighthound, 25/07/2011
Gorgeous Rosie adores dogs and is happiest when with her people. She is more than happy to socialise and hang out with you at your local cafe. Rosie has beautiful manners...
Male Terrier x, 15/06/2013
Tomkins is the ultimate rough diamond. To his number one person, he will be simply brilliant. He will dance with delight when you get home, play fetch for hours on end then stretch out at your feet with a contented smile on his face that says "thank you for saving me" ...
Medium Male Springer Spaniel x, 10/08/2008
Lennie is a very affectionate and loyal dog. He is happy to stare adoringly at you and wag his tail crazily. He rests when you rest, but if you are up and about, he will also be active with you...
Amy - Foster Carer Wanted
Medium Female Bull Arab x, 4 years
Beautiful and with a unique blend of playfulness and calmness that only comes along once in a lifetime, Amy is a sweet girl who brings serenity to everyone that she meets...
Medium Female Rottweiler x, 3 years 8 months
A big strong girl, with a big smile and a big heart, Jaycie is a brave and gentle soul who loves her people and would make a fantastic addition to to the right home, a home where the people make their dogs a significant part of their lives...
Harry Montpellier is not available - he is trialling his new home
Small Male Australian Terrier x, 20/02/2012
Please note: At this point in time we are only accepting expressions of interest. If you are interested in adopting Harry please complete an adoption application form.
Harry just loves to be loved. All he wants in the world is endless pats and cuddles...
Medium Female Staffy x, 4/07/06
Stella is a Staffie cross, 10 years young and full of energy. She is a very sweet girl who enjoys playing enthusiastically with her two canine foster friends, but she is quick to settle when told...
Medium Male Staffy x, 19/01/11
Leeroy is a gorgeous boy with a big personality. He is energetic, very affectionate and loves to have your company, but will sunbake outside by himself for a few hours...
Small Male Jack Russell Terrier x, 22/04/2012
Sweet Makko is a lovely boy. Happy to hop on the couch beside you but a bit worried if you go to pick him up. He is either timid or disinterested with other dogs and ignores cats...
Small Male Jack Russell Terrier , 14/06/2008
Buck is a gorgeous little boy. He’s a happy little guy who has just discovered he loves toys – especially ones that squeak. Buck's new family will provide further training and a loving environmen...
Small Male Maltese x, 31/12/2014
Please note: Charlie's new home will have another doggy friend to share life with.
This little bundle of energy is a cutie, a flirt, a loyal friend, a thoughtful companion, a training buddy and so much more, but he isn't mad about big dogs...
Small Male Poodle x, 10/08/2002
Meet Sunny, a quiet boy who most enjoys the simple things in life – food, walks, and naps. Sunny would prefer to live with another dog for company in his forever home...
Small Female Terrier x, 10/04/2010
Nessie is an adorable terrier who loves your company all the time. She loves humans and dogs alike but is choosy who she plays with. She can be bossy with dogs and if rehomed with another dog would probably be best placed with a very placid dog...
Small Male Jack Russell Terrier x, 16/11/2008
Introducing our Jack O'Halloran - a laid back kinda guy. Our vet has given him a clean bill of health, he's house trained and although loves a little fuss will happily settle on his bed relaxed in his own company...
Roxy is not availbale - she is trialling her new home
Small Female Maltese x, 05/10/2011
Cutie Roxy needs a human to form that special bond with that most canines thrive and benefit from. She's not looking to share that person with other doggy siblings either and is looking for an adult household...
Small Female Pomeranian x, 15/11/2011
Olive O’Halloran is a very sweet natured girl. She LOVES her sleep, but loves her food more. Her overindulgence has seen her become a bit overweight but we are working on that...
Small Female Jack Russell Terrier x, 1/12/2004
Molly is a little cutie just new into the care of Victorian Dog Rescue. She is looking for an adult family to take her home...
Check out our gallery with rescue dogs of all sizes and backgrounds. They all have two things in common: each was abandoned in one way or other, and each of them is longing for a forever home, a home where they are loved, feel safe and yes - are spoiled. Can you give that to one of these gorgeous guys?
Please note: we do not rehome interstate or to applicants under 25.