VicDRG Blog

Winter Appeal 2018 - Please Keep Helping Us To Help Them

VicDRG Blog We have dedicated ourselves to saving the lives of our companion animals, bettering their conditions, and advocating for change with pounds for more than a decade. We can’t change the world, but we are…

Why Our Adoption Fees Are Fixed

Our Adoption Fees are fixed at $580 for a dog and $250 for a cat. Unlike some groups we do not charge a higher fee for a young healthy dog or for one with papers. We have the same adoption fee for all…

Franya and Fagin In The News

VicDRG Blog Our lovely duo, scared little Fagin and three-legged Fagin were in the Herald Sun on Sunday, 29 April. They are such a cute pair. Fagin is problem free but little Franya sometimes shivers uncontrollably…

Look At Little Nathan Now!

VicDRG Blog Little Nathan came from a pretty miserable pound where he was cold, skinny and frightened. He went through our usual program of foster caring, restoring his health and faith in people, and going on to…

Due To Be Killed, Just Before xmas

VicDRG Blog This is Winter. One of a family rescued from a pound, due to be killed, just before xmas. We find it incredible that we live in a society where life or death depends on groups like ours. Winter did not…

Do You Want To Give Bobbie A Loving Home For About Three Years?

VicDRG Blog Bobbie Balfour is the perfect dog – fine with other dogs and cats, not too boisterous, affectionate, loves life in his quiet way. Vets have variously called him from two to maybe six. But Bobbie has a…

Yes, We Are A Dog Rescue Group, but...

VicDRG Blog Yes, we are a dog group. But we help where we can - and at xmas weoverloaded ourselves with cats and kittens that would otherwise have beenkilled in rural pounds. Please help us rehome these lovely cats…

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