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Footless in Footscray: Perseverant Peggy kicks on.

Stray cat Peggy arrived at our shelter with a missing foot. The gorgeous one-year-old Tortoiseshell was found in Footscray. Peggy has now been nursed back to health by our loving staff at The Lost Dogs’ Home.     Peggy is now looking for a forever family and, importantly, a quiet...

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Dora and Diego in search of a forever home to explore together!

Just like their famous counterparts, these two know a thing or two about adventure. Earlier this month, two 18-month-old cats were found dumped outside The Lost Dogs’ Home Cranbourne shelter. In a box sealed with tape, with the exceptions of two smallish holes, the cats became very hot and were...

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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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2015 six-month statistics snapshot

January to June 2015 We often work hour to hour and week to week when caring for the cats and dogs here at the Home, so pausing to reflect on the previous six months is an encouraging moment to take. In particular, the Home can report a significant drop in euthanasia rates for dogs to 9.2% and...

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