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One Of Our Early Rescue Transports In 2007 - Not Much Has Changed In 10 Years

VicDRG Blog These dogs were on one of our early transport lists from 2 June 2007. We didn't realise what we were beginning and that more than ten years later rescue groups would still be doing that same run every…

Mildura Council Has Responded - They Follow The Rules!!

VicDRG Blog The article appeared in Sunraysia Daily, Friday, August 11, 2017. Following is an excerpt: A MILDURA Council spokesman says it adheres to the strict protocols outlined in the Victorian Code of Practice…

International Cat Day…. And Mildura Council Killed Cats That Had A Rescue’s Name On Them

Shame on you Mildura Council...why did you kill these cats? Six had a rescue name on them. Why were they killed? Because they had cat flu. Why do they have cat flu? Well partly because Mildura pound has been operating as a too small pound with no room for quarantine or isolation facilities for the past

VicDRG Winter Appeal 2017 - Can You Help

VicDRG Blog Thank you for your support over the last eleven years that has allowed us, one of the first Community Foster Care Networks, to run programs such as: Desexing program - more than 550 dogs and cats! $50…

Victorian Dog Rescue's Presentation To The Minister

Victorian Dog Rescue made a presentation to Minister Pulford following the release of the foster care addition to the Puppy Farm Amendment. This was a complete and unwelcome surprise that will effectively…

I never planned to adopt an old dog...

VicDRG Blog From his adopter: "I never planned to adopt an old dog because I had a very active 2 year old Spaniel and wanted to find her a friend to play with but after meetingDarcy, whom we now call George, I would…

Your donations hard at work... Ash and Holly

VicDRG Blog Ash An older 6 kg dog, Ash came to us from Sunraysia after he had been attacked by a large dog and had to have very expensive emergency surgery. Since then he has had a second operation and will soon…

Alternatives To Pounds, Shelters, Or Worse Gumtree

VicDRG Blog We do wish people realised there were alternatives to surrendering their dogs to pounds, shelters, or worse advertising them on gumtree.  We are always happy to let people surrendering dogs know what has…

Harvey Formerly Caleb In His Forever Home

VicDRG Blog Here is our lovely Harvey formerly Caleb.  We were devastated when Caleb’s former family handed him in to the Lost Dogs Home and bewildered as to why they would not contact us.   Fortunately we recovered…

Call To Ban Pet Sales On Gumtree

How sad that all Gumtree sees is the opportunity to facilitate trade and has no intention of stopping pet sales.  We hear such sad stories coming from Gumtree sales and have experienced them ourselves.   At…