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NPR tags & chip database transfer to CAR

National Pet Register tag and microchipping database management transfers to Central Animal Records The Lost Dogs’ Home was a pioneer in its launch of National Pet Register in 1989 with the understanding that tag and microchip identification of a pet was their ticket back home. This, together...

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2016: Quarter 4 statistics

October to December 2016 was an extra busy time at our North Melbourne and Cranbourne shelters with 127 more dogs than the previous quarter. Throughout that time, the Home’s North Melbourne and Cranbourne shelters reunited 6.2 per cent more dogs with their owners than the previous quarter and...

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APC upholds the Home’s complaint

Adjudication 1678: Lost Dogs' Home/The Age (November 2016)  12 Nov 2016 The Press Council considered a complaint by the Lost Dogs’ Home about an article in The Age on 28 November 2015 headed “It’s concrete pens and barking dogs” in print and an online version which...

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2016: Quarter 3 statistics

With a slight dip in the number of dogs reunited with their owners from our North Melbourne and Cranbourne shelters, our rehoming and euthanasia rates kept to standard levels without notable changes in the quarter of July to September 2016. During this time, 95 dogs and 78 cats were sent to a...

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Everyone should know what real love feels like

The Lost Dogs’ Home adopted over 5500 cats and dogs into homes across Victoria last year and we have created a heart-warming campaign revealing the most recurring response we know to strike following an adoption; real love. We believe everyone should experience this kind of real love and...

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