How we're tracking

Snapshot of year ending 2019


Abandoned & lost
animals in our care


Dogs reunited &


Animals in our Foster


Animals in our
Behaviour Program

Our stories

COVID-19 Update

Page last updated on 14 August 2020. 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. Stage 4 restrictions are in place across metropolitan Melbourne. For changes to our operations during this time, see below. For the latest information […]

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Our operations have been altered due to Stage 4 restrictions.
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Tips to keep your dog healthy and happy

August 26 is International Dog Day! To celebrate, the team at Frank Samways Veterinary...

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Statement on animal shelters – Stage 4 Restrictions

UPDATE ON 9 AUGUST 2020: We are overjoyed at the fantastic news that the...

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Pet owners urged to help their dogs get used to seeing them with masks on

Humans are not the only ones having a hard time getting used to the...

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COVID restrictions a positive for animals at The Lost Dogs’ Home

Appointment-based adoptions are here to stay with The Lost Dogs’ Home permanently implementing appointments...

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