News and Media

2020’s Top Pet Names

Herald Sun, Thursday 31 December...

Read more

Steve out to be Lost Dogs star

Steve the Jack Russell-cross is hoping he will be one of thousands of animals to find a forever home through The Lost Dogs' Home, after the shelter recorded a bumper year for...

Read more

Dogs have their day

Herald Sun Since opening in North Melbourne 110 years ago this week The Lost Dogs' home has found more than 1.2 million furry friends a "forever home", and staff at the shelter say providing animals with safe places to live is still their top priority. Spokeswoman Suzana Talevski said...

Read more

Feline lonely in lockdown?

Herald Sun THE number of Melburnians wanting to adopt a feline friend in lockdown has gone through the roof at the Lost Dogs’ Home, with queues of up to 1000 locals waiting to take home cats and kittens. Spokeswoman Suzana Talevski said the Home’s North Melbourne and Cranbourne shelters...

Read more

Porky pets piling it on during lockdowns

Herald Sun, August 18 ANIMAL lovers who overfeed pets during lockdown are urged to think carefully about the diet of their furry friends. The Lost Dogs’ Home has witnessed an increase in overweight or obese pets arriving at the shelter and vet clinics. About 40 per cent of dogs and cats...

Read more