VicDRG Blog

A Happy Elton Shows Off His New Wheels

VicDRG Blog And here is our Elton featuring in today's The Herald Sun and The Cairns Post: A Real Wheeler Dealer, Herald Sun (pdf 434KB) Crippled pup learns life's wheelie fun, The Cairns Post (pdf 497KB) Thanks…

Funding For The Pets Of Family Violence Victims

How fantastic that the government is finally offering funding for the pets of family violence victims. We are so grateful to the government as obviously a small grant like our Pets in Crisis program, currently…

Look at him now!

Little Banjo was confined for nearly all his life.   Look at him go now!!  To see a dog from a deprived background running freely and happily….this is our reward!!

More good news for Elton

VicDRG Blog He is now ready for a new chair.  This one will make him put weight on his legs as he walks and hopefully speed his progress.  A big step forward for him.  An expensive one for us as it is $500 to be fitted…

VicDRG Helps Homeless Man And His Dog

VicDRG Blog As reported in the Leader, 10 June, Doug and his best friend, Hooch, are doing it tough. Doug who has been homeless since he was 14 rescued the bitser from an abusive master about 8 years ago and they…

Elton Our Brave Little Boy Needs More Helpers

VicDRG Blog In October 2014 Elton was a normal little guy, rescued from the pound, living with his carer and about to be adopted. He jumped off a chair and soon after needed to go to the vet. He was paralysed. We…

We Are So Very Sorry Lambert

VicDRG Blog Lambert is dead. He had barely made it into our care, but he was in our care. Lambert was a stray picked up by one of our volunteers who did the right thing and took him to the pound. She asked us, if…

Animal Abuse Is Treated Too Lightly

If the RSPCA are given more money does that mean the telephone/emails to us about people living next to neglected, starved and abused animals will stop? Often they have been to the council and the RSPCA…

Update on Hamlin - our little boy fifteen plus found living in a storm drain.

VicDRG Blog Hamlin has improved enough to have a major operation on his teeth. Most were removed - very infected. He has recovered well and that alone must make him feel better. It seems as if he sees a little better…

The Story Of Shad - Part Two

VicDRG Blog And here is Shad now. Operated on by Chris Preston. And we were very nervous as it was a very special operation and if it didn’t work the only option would be amputation. As soon as he came back after…