VicDRG Blog

Therapy Dog Baggins Lost One Eye

VicDRG Blog Here is Baggins Pickersgill in the Herald Sun last month. Unfortunately the pressure behind Baggin’s eye, a complication of his diabetes kept building up. He was operated on at Melbourne Eye Care last week...

Quigley's Long Journey

VicDRG Blog Quigley came a long way to get to us, from Broken Hill. He was found as a stray on the street and taken to the pound and then came to us via the North West Rescue Route which collects dogs from a number…

This Senior Is Having A Ball

VicDRG Blog When Chino Pickersgill was given so little chance of surviving the operation and we were given the choice of euthanasia, we did think about it. But decided she deserved every chance. And aren’t we glad…

Winter Appeal 2020 - We Need Your Help

VicDRG Blog Four operations later...I am whole and loved in my new home. Once again it is our Winter Appeal time. It's been an especially tough year for volunteer groups like ours as we have not been able to run…

A Golden Oldie And Enjoying Life

VicDRG Blog Kika Meriville’s family couldn’t take her overseas with them and she came to us at 15. Now nearly 17 she is still loving life. Please don’t think because you or a relative can’t keep a senior dog that…

Proud Baggin's New Job - Therapy Dog

VicDRG Blog Baggins Pickersgill has been doing very well although he continues to have a series of issues After fearing he would have to have his eye removed the pressure has now been stabilized with another small…

Caught Red-Pawed

VicDRG Blog Scruffy Thorvald was surrendered to us as being aggressive but all he was was misunderstood. He loves life, the world, and particularly his fantastic home. Here the clever boy has broken into the chicken…

Hanami the Super Model

VicDRG Blog Here is Hanami (formerly Chloe U) rescued from Wentworth Pound in 2012 and a bit of a ‘problem’ child. Now spends her time as a part-time super model and cellar door dog, posing in photoshoots at wineries…

We Are Doing a Happy Dance…

VicDRG Blog Duke Thorvald came to us in September. He had very severe separation anxiety. We know of at least two homes before us and suspect many others. We were fortunate to find a fantastic foster carer for him…

A Great Start To 2020 For Geoffrey and Vadar

VicDRG Blog It’s always great to start the new year in a good way and we have done that rehoming one of our more difficult little dogs Geoffrey Meriville. Geoffrey is extremely ‘quirky’ and does things like guard…