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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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New leadership announced for the Home

Marking a significant leadership change, The Lost Dogs’ Home today announced that local government CEO, Ms Kerry Thompson, had been appointed as its new CEO and animal welfare philanthropist Mrs Prue Gillies AM had accepted the Chair of its Board of Directors. The two women are strong advocates...

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The Home’s response to Victorian Government’s audit report

The Lost Dogs’ Home welcomes the audit report released today by Minister Pulford into our compliance under the Code of Practice because every cat and dog at the Home is cared for with compassion. In particular, the report established the following findings: ‘The audit did not identify...

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