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Remember Elton?

VicDRG Blog Do your remember Elton who jumped off a sofa and was paralysed from the waist down. He then went to Sam Snelling who as usual carried out a brilliant operation on Elton's spine. However the general consensus…

This is Jake Smith

VicDRG Blog This is Jake Smith. He was advertised for free on Gumtree and someone offered to take him. The person dropped the dog off at the woman’s place and left. She realised the dog wasn’t as advertised, had many…

A Day At The Beach And Life's Just Fabulous

VicDRG Blog There is such a lovely feeling to beach photos – perhaps it is knowing where the dogs came from, their enclosed cages and their worries, to the freedom and joy of the beach. Here is our recently adopted…

He Wasn't Wanted Anymore

VicDRG Blog Charlie was left at the pound at nine years of age, by a woman who said she just didn't want him any more.  Here he is looking much better than in his original photos, and much healthier after some substantial…

All She Wants Is Love

VicDRG Blog Ellie O has been the companion of a person with a disability for all her life.  Now she has been living in a house with another dog, and lovely long walks every day.  She is so excited and she is so hopeful…

Terrified Neema Safe Now

VicDRG Blog Neema’s eyes say it all.   Marks all over her body, suspected stab wounds on her face.  Cowering in the corner terrified in the pound.  Look at her now.  She knows she is safe with her foster carer till…

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…