Happy Tails

  • Dougal


    It was easy for us to fall in love with Dougal! He is a tall, handsome boy with boundless energy, and full of love for us. He is extremely well-behaved and from the day he came to us, has never put a foot wrong in the house…

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  • Satin


    I originally met Satin at Elizabeth’s quarantine facility in Mildura just prior to Christmas of 2010. She had jumped out of the holding yard and was just happily mixing it up with the rest of Elizabeth’s own dogs as if to say, “They will never notice that I am not meant to be here”…

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  • Coco (formerly Talicia)

    Coco (formerly Talicia)

    Even though the process is a little bit longer than just walking into a pet store and handing over your money, adopting a pet from Victorian Dog Rescue is so much more rewarding…

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  • Bobbi (formerly Lilly)

    Bobbi (formerly Lilly)

    After a lot of thought Lilly has be renamed BOBBI as she bobs her head in such a cute way! Bobbi has quickly settled into living with Hamish…

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  • Judd


    I picked him up for the Melbourne drop off / pick up point and was delighted to meet the most beautiful black and white compact little dog…

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  • Yinty and Billy

    Yinty and Billy

    Our foster carer, Kim, couldn’t let us be separated, so she adopted both of us!!!!! We are glad we got to stay together because we had become great friends…

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  • Harry (formerly Aragorn)

    Harry (formerly Aragorn)

    Harry is doing really well. We have never had any trouble with him at all. He is very attached to Ruby …

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  • Kara


    We decided to adopt rather than buy because there are so many dogs who need a second chance at a happy life…

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  • Randall


    Randall is a special part of our family and we all adore him. He has become inseparable with our other dog Gypsy who looks very much like him…

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  • Bandit (previously Octavius)

    Bandit (previously Octavius)

    We have had Bandit (previously Octavius) for just over three months now, while quite timid at first, not coming into the same room as either of us when we were standing up, Bandit now has taken to waking us in the morning...…

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  • Henry (formerly Thiarr)

    Henry (formerly Thiarr)

    We can't imagine our life without him he is absolutely the most delightful, easy-going little guy…

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  • Nelson


    From the moment we read Nelson's profile we knew we had to meet him, everything felt right …

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  • Lucy


    Lucy was VicDRG's first ever rescue dog.…

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Read the stories of our rescue dogs and cats that have landed on their paws and are now living in their forever homes. Read what happiness they have brought  to people of all walks of life. It's these happy endings  that  make up for all the heartache and hard work.