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Pets still being surrendered despite new rental laws

New laws giving greater protection to renters with pets came into effect in March. In Victoria, renters can now keep a pet with written consent from their rental provider. Despite this, some pet owners are still having to make the heartbreaking decision to surrender their animals because...

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They call it puppy-love

Herald Sun - 2 June, 2020 Playful pup Luna has found her forever home, after owner Paul Hyland fell for the foster care dog. The Kelpie cross Staffy was on her daily walk with foster carer Steven McLaren when Mr Hyland met her at Richmond’s Cheeky Monkey cafe. “The day that I was...

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Shelters remind owners that pets are for life, not just for lockdown

By Carolyn Webb, The Age May 27, 2020 When Erin Kanygin went to adopt a pet at the Lost Dogs Home, she was intimidated by rottweiler-kelpie cross Barkley. ‘‘He’s quite a big dog’’, she says, referring to his muscly, 30-kilogram frame at just 10 months old. And he did end...

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‘Little Man’ has been reunited with his owners at The Lost Dogs’ Home more than three months after it was stolen from their backyard

For more than 15 weeks Mooroolbark couple Elizabeth Hendriks and Paul Ortu have searched for a rottweiler puppy stolen from their backyard. But this is a story that has a happy — and unique — ending. In an incredible turn of events, a puppy has been reunited with its owners more than...

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Post COVID-19: Our pets’ health and wellbeing

Our spokesperson Suzana Talevski on the ABC discussing ways in which you can prepare your pets for when you go back to work post COVID-19 restrictions. The Lost Dogs’ Home are running online classes and consults. Click here to read more and...

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