How we're tracking

Snapshot of quarter ending March 2017


abandoned & lost
animals in our care


dogs reunited, rehomed
or sent to rescue


animals in our Rescue


dogs in our
Behaviour Program

Our stories

Big Love for Big Dogs

Big dogs have big hearts that are full of love. Plus, they give big kisses, big snuggles and big tail wags! We have a number of larger canine residents up for adoption at our North Melbourne shelter, each with a big personality to match their big body. To help them find new homes, we’re showing […]

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BIG LOVE: The Home has a number of big dogs waiting to find their forever homes.
Burnley - the fearless feline who was rescued from the Burnley Tunnel - is loving life in his forever home.

One year on: Checking in on Melbourne’s luckiest kitten, Burnley

Today marks one year since a stray kitten was found wandering in Melbourne’s Burnley Tunnel. The...

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Admissions and ambulance coordinator, Melissa, with Luci. Photo: Norm Oorloff / Cranbourne Leader

Could you become an animal ambulance driver?

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, the Home’s animal ambulance service rescues lost...

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Deaf dog Bluebell stole the hearts of Sam and Caitlin

Deaf dog Bluebell bounds into her new home

Deaf dog Bluebell recently arrived at our shelter in need of a new home....

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A new perspective for Leela, the one-eyed cat

Little Leela was worse for wear when she arrived at our shelter. The stray...

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Our voice for Victoria's cats and dogs

Help us advocate for the welfare of dogs and cats.

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