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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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