Leave a gift in your will

How to include the Home in your will

Please consider this important first step

We do ask that you seek independent legal advice and discuss your intentions with your loved ones.

Residuary estate gift to The Lost Dogs’ Home

“I GIVE to The Lost Dogs’ Home Ltd, (ABN 84 004 789 726) of 2 Gracie Street, North Melbourne 3051 a (insert  a figure) percent share of my residuary estate for its general purposes and I DIRECT that the receipt of the Chief Administrative Officer Secretary Treasurer or other proper officer of The Lost Dogs’ Home shall be a sufficient discharge to my Trustees without my Trustees being required to see to the application thereof.”

Pecuniary legacy gift to The Lost Dogs’ Home

“I GIVE to The Lost Dogs’ Home Ltd, (ABN 84 004 789 726) of 2 Gracie Street, North Melbourne 3051, a legacy of $ (insert amount) for its general purposes and I DIRECT that the receipt of the Chief Administrative Officer Secretary Treasurer or other proper officer of The Lost Dogs’ Home shall be a sufficient discharge to my Trustees without my Trustees being required to see to the application thereof.”

Specific  purpose  gift to The Lost Dogs’ Home

“I DIRECT my Trustees to pay to The Lost Dogs’ Home Ltd, (ABN 84 004 789 726) of  2 Gracie Street, North Melbourne 3051 the sum of $ (insert amount or detail items) to be held by The Lost Dogs’ Home as trustee UPON TRUST for the purpose of providing general care for the benefit of animals under its care and I DIRECT that the receipt of the Chief Administrative Officer Secretary Treasurer or other proper officer of The Lost Dogs’ Home shall be a sufficient discharge to my Trustees without my Trustees being required to see to the application thereof.”

Your Peace of Mind: Providing for the future care of your pet

“I DIRECT my Trustees to place my pets (insert name /microchip number/ details of pet’s) in the care of The Lost Dogs’ Home Ltd, (ABN 84 004 789 726) of 2 Gracie Street, North Melbourne 3051 for the purpose of providing care for the benefit and well-being of my pets and to prepare them for adoption into a permanent home with a suitable family or person according to each pet’s individual needs.

Your Peace of Mind: Providing for the future care of  your pet inclusive of a specific fund to cover costs.

“I DIRECT my Trustees to place my pets (insert name /microchip number/ details of pet’s) in the care of The Lost Dogs’ Home Ltd, (ABN 84 004 789 726) of 2 Gracie Street, North Melbourne 3051 for the purpose of providing care for the benefit and well-being of my pets and to prepare them for adoption into a permanent home with a suitable family or person according to each pet’s individual needs and I DIRECT that my Trustees set aside a sum of money to constitute a fund sufficient in their absolute discretion to make adequate and proper financial provision for the safe and comfortable accommodation and needs and welfare of my pets during their transition to a new home. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the said fund can be applied to meet any accommodation needs, veterinary needs, rehousing costs and boarding fees and also any contributions to new owners of the pets on account of future expenses and care needs of the animals. In respect of any payments made to The Lost Dogs’ Home I DIRECT that the receipt of the Chief Administrative Officer Secretary Treasurer or other proper officer of The Lost Dogs’ Home shall be a sufficient discharge to my Trustees without my Trustees being required to see application thereof.”