VicDRG Blog

Animal Rescue Organisations Need Your Help

It's coming up to that time of the year when all the charities begin to ask can you make a donation. You would have received some already. On behalf of all the under-funded and overstretched community fostercare networks and other groups out there please do think whether there is one you would like to donate to.

Please Consider Adopting a Senior Like Myself

VicDRG Blog Do you remember little Hamlin? He was found by a teenager and taken to the pound, fortunately a pound that works with rescue and knows that groups like VicDRG will take and care for old dogs. Hamlin was…

Jude And Joanie In Their New Special Home

VicDRG Blog Jude and Joanie were found abandoned in the middle of the forest - their pads were nearly worn away as they must have tried hard to get to food and water. Jude was standing with Joanie at his feet when…

Don't Blame Us When You Buy A Dog From A Puppy Farm Or Back Yard Breeder

VicDRG Blog Yes we know our processes are far from perfect and we are usually far too slow because there is a limit to how far we can stretch and cover in one day.And yes in an ideal world we would telephone everyone…

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…