Ivory Coat People's Rescue Story Entries

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Check out the wonderful entries below for the Ivory Coat People’s Rescue Story 2022 award category. This special category is for Aussie pet adopters 18 years and older who have adopted a pet from a Rescue Group, Animal Shelter, Council-run Animal Shelter, or Veterinary Clinic.  Fabulous prizes to be won! Haven’t entered?  You can ENTER NOW >>

 

 

Ernie and Belinda (Victoria)

Ernie and Belinda (Victoria)

Oh my since we have had Ernie it’s a laugh all the time, we decided to get him as a companion for our Great Dane Mabel who is 19 ...

Gunter and Valerie (NSW)

Gunter and Valerie (NSW)

Gunter came to live with our family of six- a married couple and four permanent foster kids- plus our border collie, rescue cat and ...

Jasper and Sherelle (NSW)

Jasper and Sherelle (NSW)

Jasper has transformed from nervous street dog to pampered pet. He is the light of my life. When I adopted Jasper on NYD 2017, I had 8 ...

Chance and Kathryn (QLD)

Chance and Kathryn (QLD)

Mum got Chance as an urgent foster when he was about 1 year old. Mum saw that he had lots of scars and a broken tooth, he was not ...

Molly McLoughlin and Kerrielea (QLD)

Molly McLoughlin and Kerrielea (QLD)

We became fosters for the Smart Pups program in 2015 and many pups later, the program in our area, ended. When Covid hit in 2020 and ...

Nellie and Kerri (VIC)

Nellie and Kerri (VIC)

I don't know how we got so lucky but we adopted the BEST dog in the world. We are Nellie's third home and when she came to ...

mia and renate (VIC)

mia and renate (VIC)

Mia came into my life last October. I had been looking to adopt another cat after mine had passed of old age in covid, I received a ...

Tommy and Peter (Victoria)

Tommy and Peter (Victoria)

I adopted Tommy 7 years ago,he was in a terrible state when I got him,he had hip displacure,was covered in flee eggs,weighed 4 ...

Tess and Glenys (Victoria)

Tess and Glenys (Victoria)

Tess our beautiful little girl is the best thing that we have ever done. She was a stray with no microchip when Second Chance received ...

Bowie and Lynne (Qld)

Bowie and Lynne (Qld)

I first started fostering with QSAR in November 2020. A most beautiful girl named Yera whom I called Sarah. I would have foster failed ...

Chelsea and RAE (WA)

Chelsea and RAE (WA)

Early 2021, as retired empty nesters, we decided to get a rescue dog. However our web search for a small/medium dog proved difficult ...

Sid and Cleo and Heather (VIC)

Sid and Cleo and Heather (VIC)

Our beautiful 6 month old kittens were adopted from a foster family who had rescued a pregnant cat. They took a while to settle in as ...

Tejasi (TAJASAY) and Trish (NSW)

Tejasi (TAJASAY) and Trish (NSW)

Tej was adopted from Moree and I flew her from there to Gold Coast Airport via Sydney so she had quite a journey and arrived on a full ...

Ranger and Grant (Queensland)

Ranger and Grant (Queensland)

It has been 6 weeks since adopting Ranger and things couldn't be better for us both. This is the very first time to rescue a dog ...

Stormy and Bridget (New South Wales)

Stormy and Bridget (New South Wales)

We tried to adopt a dog from the RSPCA for ages & one day we found Stormy, who was nervous and shy, but loved my kids & wagged ...

Harlo and Robyn (Vic)

Harlo and Robyn (Vic)

Harlo and I rescued each other. We both needed love and companionship and we are now a bonded pair. She has made herself very ...

Edna and Rhianna (Victoria)

Edna and Rhianna (Victoria)

We came across a little tabby cat called Edna who was brought in as a stray at 1 years old on RSPCA's Pet Rescue website in ...

Ruby and Jennifer (NSW)

Ruby and Jennifer (NSW)

Our family adopted Ruby, a Staffy Mix, from Hunter Animal Rescue as a six week old pup back in 2008. I have often said that the day ...

Pepper and Darren (Western Australia)

Pepper and Darren (Western Australia)

I suffer from PTSD after a traumatic incident a few yes back in Nigeria. I went through treatment to learn how to manage it. I have ...

Lacey and Katrina (WA)

Lacey and Katrina (WA)

In 2012, I stumbled across pet rescue where I found a litter of puppies up for adoption, born on Christmas Day 2011 tiny Christmas ...

Rosie and Fiona (NSW)

Rosie and Fiona (NSW)

Rosie had spent the first year of her life living on either freezing cold, soaking wet concrete, or baked dry, scalding hot dirt, with ...

Nate and Jill (Nsw)

Nate and Jill (Nsw)

We got Nate when he was 8 weeks old. His foster career called him Nate and we liked it. When we first drove home with Nate he was ...

Rambo and alan (NSW)

Rambo and alan (NSW)

My darlng Jenna (a long coat "rescued" German Shepherd) was put to sleep on February 23 after many months of declining ...

Chocolate and Andrea (Victoria)

Chocolate and Andrea (Victoria)

We received Chocolate (formerly named Macca) September last year. He is super sweet natured however he never knew hugs nor the love of ...

Yuki Pepita Jimenez and Tahlia (VIC)

Yuki Pepita Jimenez and Tahlia (VIC)

Yuki was a very shy rabbit at the RSPCA centre. When we first met she thumped, ran around her room and showed little attention to me. ...

Gidgi and Fred (Vic)

Gidgi and Fred (Vic)

After having lost our beloved Staffy a few years ago we found we missed having a four legged friend too much and started the search ...

Holly Pumba Stombat and SUESAN (Western Australia)

Holly Pumba Stombat and SUESAN (Western Australia)

I found Holly in a dog pound in the town of York just an hours drive south of Perth. She had just weaned a litter of pups and was ...

Clooney and Sarah (NSW)

Clooney and Sarah (NSW)

I found Clooney on the Pet Rescue site listed with Heaven Can Wait shelter in Tamworth. He had such sad eyes but a gorgeous & ...

Lexi and Mikalah (Queensland)

Lexi and Mikalah (Queensland)

Before adopting Lexi she was tied to the ground by a thick heavy chain and was forced to have two litters of pups as soon as she ...

Zeus and holly (New South Wales)

Where to even begin? I have wanted to adopt a dog for a while but I wanted to make sure I could be the best owner possible as ...

Jessie and Michael (NSW)

Jessie and Michael (NSW)

Jesse is a mareema she was living at Port Macquarie I got a phone call to say that she was available she was very nervous and hadn’t ...

Rosie and Paul (Victoria)

Rosie and Paul (Victoria)

I had recently lost my beautiful boy Maxi a King Charles Cavalier from a sudden stroke. Quite heartbroken, I knew having just moved ...

Jagger and Sharon (Nsw)

Jagger and Sharon (Nsw)

My husband, daughter and I first decided to adopt another dog about 1 year after our beloved and precious previous recused pup past ...

Brian and Carol (Vic)

Brian and Carol (Vic)

Brian arrived just missing being euthanised. He was timid, terrified of being walked, men, having his face touched, children, sticks; ...

ROCKY and Marion (Vic)

ROCKY and Marion (Vic)

Rocky is now a foster dog to our family, He has been at the shelter for a very long time ,looking for his forever home,He has ...

Jeanie and Derek (WA)

Attached is the story of Jeanie. We now have a 7yr old Chihuahua Jack Russell X called Ellie, which came from Queensland but was ...

Penelope and Cindy (WA)

Penelope and Cindy (WA)

She was a timid and shy pup who’d had a rough start in life when she first arrived with us. Now she’s cheeky, confident & brave. ...

Hope and Brianna (VIC)

Hope and Brianna (VIC)

I adopted Hope back in 2012 when she was nearly 3 years old and a very shy young lady. Hope was extremely shy and anxious and men. In ...

Ferals and Lori (WA)

Ferals and Lori (WA)

Since 2019 our family have been catching feral kittens & turning them into household pets. Our 1st two had to be syringe feed. So ...

Pickles and Courtney (Queensland)

Pickles and Courtney (Queensland)

Pickles was timid and shy when we got her with toenails so long she couldn't walk. Her teeth were so bad she had trouble chewing. ...

Rusty and Mary (Queensland)

Rusty and Mary (Queensland)

Rusty was very frightened and nervous on picking him up. For the first few days he tried to dig his way out under the fence, but then ...

Purdie and Suzanne (Queensland)

Purdie and Suzanne (Queensland)

It was Christmas Day 2009 when friend found Purdie and his brother being hit by some children with sticks. He was probably only 5 ...

Babby Bugaboo and Michelle (NSW)

Babby Bugaboo and Michelle (NSW)

Heartbroken from losing 2 furbabies in 2020, I never thought my heart would be whole ever again, but then out of nowhere came a little ...

Petey and meg (Victoria)

Petey and meg (Victoria)

I was a big dog snob. I thought little dogs were cute but, they weren't REALLY dogs who could be a best friend on adventures. ...

Maisie and Jill (Vic)

Maisie and Jill (Vic)

Maisie was a high energy, extremely highly intelligent (kelpie x shep) girl who had been abandoned. She had serious separation ...

Zahli and Amelia (QLD)

Zahli and Amelia (QLD)

We didn’t know a lot about Zahli’s background, we knew she was around 1 yrs old and came from a domestic violence case that was dumped ...

Mindy, Georgie and Adela (QLD)

Mindy, Georgie and Adela (QLD)

We adopted sisters Mindy and Georgie when they were one. They are Jack Russell crosses and they had so much energy. We lived in ...

Murphy and Carolyn (Vic)

Murphy and Carolyn (Vic)

Our vet nurse, Kim, came across a dog that had been hit by a car on Christmas Day. She stopped to help and as she walked up to him, ...

Rusty and Amelia (Vic)

Rusty and Amelia (Vic)

He was abused and kicked they wanted to put him done

Ghoul and Aleisha (Australia)

Ghoul and Aleisha (Australia)

I adopted ghoul when I moved out of home, although I live with two roommates my age we're all busy with our own things and barely ...

Diesel and Donna (Western Australia)

Diesel and Donna (Western Australia)

We adopted Diesel from Red Collar Rescue on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland in 2010. At that time he was a 12 month old pup who had ...

Rory (Aurora) and Lisa (New South Wales)

Rory (Aurora) and Lisa (New South Wales)

Rory (Aurora) is our fourth rescue dog and the second one we found via PetRescue. She's beautiful - very cheeky, smart, loyal and ...

Pecorino and Jean (WA)

Pecorino and Jean (WA)

I walked into Cat Haven in July 2021 not intending on adopting just yet. I have 3 bunnies and wanted to see if they might get along ...

Watson and Rachel (VIC)

Watson and Rachel (VIC)

After a long period of searching and (many) unsuccessful applications we found our perfect boy. Watson was a ''covid ...

Billy and Emily (WA)

Billy and Emily (WA)

We adopted Billy after he was hit by a car and his leg was amputated. He was 8 months old. He came to us scared of loud noises, new ...

Electra and Kelli (WA)

Electra and Kelli (WA)

When Ellie came to us, she wasn't a cuddly dog. She wouldn't sit with you, she wouldn't lay with you. To be honest, she ...

Roo and Samuel (NSW)

Roo and Samuel (NSW)

We decided to find ourselves a rescue Kitty after a very large rain storm in Marrickville. We spent a week searching high and low for ...

Sabrina & Salem ( were Felix and Clint) and Debra (NSW)

Sabrina & Salem ( were Felix and Clint) and Debra (NSW)

We adopted two kittens from the same litter. We thought that they were both male. Received a phone call at time of desexing to let us ...

Bertie and Alice (NSW)

Bertie was super timid when he first got home and as you can imagine quite confused. From being picked up by POUND Rescue from ...

Alfie Estevez and Raul (Sydney)

Alfie Estevez and Raul (Sydney)

Alfie came as a very young puppy from a farm a litter of 9. I waited almost 18 month to find my perfect match. He is so loving a great ...

Mo and Chloe (VIC)

Mo and Chloe (VIC)

Having moved into our first place together, my partner and I were looking for a little companion to spend our days with. We came ...

Ruby and Stephen (Ocean grove. Victoria)

Ruby and Stephen (Ocean grove. Victoria)

We have always adopted rescue dogs When our beautiful Staffi Kara died , Her companion and best friend Tosca (Saved ...

Buddy and Kate (Qld)

Buddy and Kate (Qld)

I adopted my fur baby, Buddy in November 2018. At the time, I was suffering from severe depression. That day, I decided to meet some ...

Maddie and David (Qld)

Maddie and David (Qld)

This is a story of how we went from a family of three to four after adopting our second dog from PHC Inc. We already had Buddy for ...

Bonnie and Clyde and Eileen (Qld)

Bonnie and Clyde and Eileen (Qld)

Bonnie and Clyde were 2 of dozens of chihuahuas rescued from a terrible puppy farm at the end of 2021. They were terrified of people ...

Finn and Amanda (WA)

Finn and Amanda (WA)

I was running late - adoptions close at 3.30 I got to RSPCA at 3.45. Damn! I enter the adoption area and this dear little black ...

Furio and Amy (Vic)

Furio and Amy (Vic)

After losing our gorgeous rescue galah El Birdo, we had a big hole in our hearts. It took us two years of applying for dogs before we ...

Chevy and Rob (W.A.)

Chevy and Rob (W.A.)

I originally had my dog for 18 years and unfortunately age caught up with her and I had to make one of the hardest decisions of my ...

Fin and Graham (Western Australia)

Fin and Graham (Western Australia)

Fin was bought by a young person whose boarder and his cat did not like Fin as a puppy so the owner flicked him off to a whole lot of ...

Ube and Paris and Maria (QLD)

Ube came to me first, He was given to me as the owner relapsed on her mental health issue and became addicted to alcohol. She ended ...

Byron, Molly and Alan (Queensland)

Byron, Molly and Alan (Queensland)

Adopted Molly and Byron 3 months ago, they have become a part of the family, Byron is the youngest at 6 months, being a kitten is so ...

Billy and Bella and Marg (NSW)

Billy and Bella and Marg (NSW)

I was looking for on dog then did a quiz that told me my perfect pet was a bonded pair . Within half an hour I found them on their ...

Mila and Penelope (TAS)

Mila and Penelope (TAS)

Mila was found as a 5kg stray who blossomed with great foster care, when I fell in love with her and her ears on petrescue. 3 months ...

Shirley, Bunny, Fargo and Lola and Kerrie (NSW)

Shirley, Bunny, Fargo and Lola and Kerrie (NSW)

Our fours Boston Terriers have come from pretty awful RSPCA puppy mill seizures. Shirley started the trend when I went to see one my ...

Joey and Lisa (Nsw)

Joey and Lisa (Nsw)

We recused a beautiful cattle x kelpie 3 years ago and she is a beautiful silly and energetic baby. Slew spend our weekends taking her ...

Sprocket and Megan (WA)

Sprocket and Megan (WA)

Sprocket was only 4.4kg when I adopted him (should have been 7-8) - supposedly unable to gain weight according to his previous owner. ...

Stella and Kylie (Nsw)

Stella and Kylie (Nsw)

My Stella is four months old I adopted her from my local vet and when she came she was so shy and timid now she is the boss of our ...

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