How we're tracking

Snapshot of year ending 2019/20


Abandoned & lost
animals in our care


Dogs reunited &


Animals in our Foster


Animals in our
Behaviour Program

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COVID-19 Update

Page last updated on 27 May 2021. The Victorian Government has announced Victoria will be under Stage 3 restrictions from 11.59pm on Thursday 27 May 2021. At The Lost Dogs’ Home, we maintain strict protocols to ensure the health and safety of our staff, visitors and animals, which is our priority. To protect everyone’s well-being, […]

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A white cross breed dog sits on grass.

Home is where they belong: Dog adoption fees reduced to $210*

We currently have many wonderful dogs waiting to find a new home. Sadly, some...

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A couple hold their recently-adopted white maltese dog.

The Lost Dogs’ Home records biggest adoption numbers in more than 10 years!

Figures just released by The Lost Dogs’ Home have shown a total of 687...

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A collage of cats adopted during the special adoption drive.

400 forever homes for cats and kittens

Earlier this month we were facing crisis point, with several hundred cats and kittens...

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A woman in blue uniform cuddles a tabby and white cat in the adoptions centre.

224 forever homes for cats and kittens

A week ago, we launched an urgent appeal for Melburnians to adopt a cat...

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