The story of Pumba

The story of Pumba

On 21 May 2018, Pumba was brought in to the Shire of Campaspe Animal Shelter by the community ranger.  When he arrived, he was a terrified, severely emaciated dog with mild dehydration and loose faeces attached to material and plastic hanging out of his anus.  Poor...
Dr Katrina and Riley, NSW

Dr Katrina and Riley, NSW

I am Dr Katrina Warren, media vet. I met Riley in 2011, a year to the day that my beloved Border Collie, Toby, had passed away. Riley, a Golden Retriever, came to me as a foster from a rescue group that I had worked with. It was meant to be a short-term foster, but he...
Karel and Ralph, WA

Karel and Ralph, WA

After losing our beautiful Beagle Louie to a brain tumour, our dear old Rotti x, Jewely, was beside herself so I started checking online for older Beagles and came across Floyd on Gumtree. I had an instant connection. My husband didn’t want another dog as the pain...
Birte Zittlau, Ellie and Joey, VIC

Birte Zittlau, Ellie and Joey, VIC

We found Ellie and Joey online and fell in love with them just by looking at their pictures! They were both too cute and loving with their wagging tails to not take them home. Ellie was surrendered by an elderly lady who fell ill and was unable to take care of her any...
Anne and Hero, NSW

Anne and Hero, NSW

Hero was brought into a shelter at eight weeks of age, badly injured and needing immediate surgery. His front leg had severe nerve damage and needed amputation.   Hero was thrown from a car and picked up by some kids who saved some money, named him ‘Shadow’ and...
Alec, Ash & Milly, NSW

Alec, Ash & Milly, NSW

We have two rescue cats named Ash and Milly. Ash is two years old and Milly is eight. We found Milly at a vet clinic. She was placed in an esky with her sister and left outside of the vet hospital. Because they were in an esky, the vet staff called Milly’s...

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