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Hitting the streets to set tails shaking

Posted by Nerilie Watson on 28 September 2010 | 2 Comments

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Dog lovers are urged to hit the streets and shake their tins on Friday, 15 October in one of the Dogs’ Refuge Home’s biggest annual fundraisers. Numbers for tin shakers are down on previous years so far and we are keen to top last year’s effort of $12,000.

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Vollies raise $2,000 in jog for the dogs

Posted by Nerilie on 21 September 2010 | 0 Comments

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They might not have four legs themselves, but a team of 16 volunteers at the Refuge sure set tails wagging in the recent City to Surf. They took up the challenge to Jog for the Dogs in a bid to help raise much needed funds for the Refuge.

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Cuddly Spud wants to be your lap dog

Posted by Nerilie Watson on 19 September 2010 | 3 Comments

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Meet one of our resident studs, Spud. He's been at the Refuge around 6 months now and we seriously can't work out why he hasn't found a home yet. He is such a cuddly and friendly boy who will make a very loyal companion for someone who will commit to his training.

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Stop Press! Commemorative Book now available

Posted by Nerilie Watson on 16 September 2010 | 9 Comments

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To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Dogs' Refuge Home we decided to celebrate some of the many success stories that have been shared with us. We were absolutely inundated with contributions to the book and we had a hard time selecting which stories to publish.

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Cops and Slobbers

Posted by Nerilie Watson on 5 September 2010 | 2 Comments

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In the true spirit of jail house rock, join us for Cops and Slobbers - organised to celebrate 75 years of the Dogs' Refuge Home in Shenton Park.

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Register now for the next Puppy Kindy

Posted by Nerilie Watson on 14 August 2010 | 2 Comments

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Essential for all new puppy owners is the next Puppy Kindy course, which is scheduled to start on Tuesday, 31 August 2010 at the Refuge.

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Missy's looking for someone to help turn her life around

Posted by Nerilie Watson on 9 August 2010 | 4 Comments

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Kelpie cross Missy is only 10 months old but already she has had a tough start in life.  Her owners took her to the vets to be put down because they didn't want her any more.  Fortunately for Missy, the vet nurse working at the practice rescued her and, as a consequence, this gorgeous girl ended up at the Dogs' Refuge Home.

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Can you give Minnie the loving home she deserves?

Posted by Nerilie Watson on 28 July 2010 | 3 Comments

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Who could say no to a face like this?

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Refuge braces for an influx of puppies

Posted by Nerilie Watson on 16 July 2010 | 6 Comments

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You'd swear it was springtime at the moment with the amount of puppies that have been around the Refuge - and there's still more to come!

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Puppy kindy starting soon

Posted by Nerilie Watson on 9 July 2010 | 2 Comments

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We all know how adorable puppies are, but often what we find cute characteristics when our dogs are still puppies are not so cute as they become older. Therefore, to help new puppy owners to teach their puppies good doggy manners, we are launching our Puppy Kindy course at the Refuge.

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