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Rescuing the rescuers

A downpour last week has led to a flood of support for a local animal rescue...

MacKillop’s puppy love for Millie

Millie the Labrador is helping to brighten the lives of children in Melbourne’s west. An education therapy dog, nine-year-old Millie is a regular visitor at...

Golden girl Millie helps kids learn

Millie the golden Labrador is helping to brighten the lives of children in Melbourne’s west. An education therapy dog, nine-year-old Millie is a regular visitor...

Enclosed dog run on agenda

Community demand has prompted the Brimbank council to consider turning a Taylors Lakes easement into a fully enclosed dog off-leash area. The council says it...

Rubber duck diet doesn’t sit well with Beefcake

Beefcake the French bulldog isn’t a fussy eater. The four-year old dog from Keilor Downs underwent emergency life-saving surgery at Lort Smith Animal Hospital last...

Locals love their animals

More than 200 school pupils visited the Werribee Open Range Zoo to celebrate Love Your Locals Day earlier this month. The youngsters, from 14 schools...

Creek critters set in stone

Native animals are proudly adorning the Kororoit Creek Shared Trail. Five rock sculptures have been installed along the trail, just upstream of Buckingham Reserve in...

Dog owner fined for attack

A woman has been ordered to pay $13,000 and been placed on a 12-month good behaviour bond after a dog attack in Taylors Lakes. A...

Trees a top treat at zoo

Giraffes, elephants and orangutans have been filling up with a special snack from Taylors Lakes. Melbourne Water removed two large willow trees from the Lake...

Wildlife warrior making a difference

Derrimut’s Isaac Busuttil is a wildlife warrior determined to make a difference. In the past year, Isaac has been doing his bit to help out...

Winston’s homeward bound

Winston the black labrador puppy escaped from his Braybrook home in November last year. His devastated owner, Tracey Luu had only brought him home four...

Quentin’s top dog, for sure

When Stuart Macdonald purchased Quentin the German shepherd off Gumtree in 2013, a remarkable journey began. Most dog owners claim their dogs are the best,...

RSPCA praises dog owners

RSPCA Victoria is praising dog owners for their handling of pets during New Year’s Eve fireworks. In total, 56 stray dogs were brought into RSPCA...

Councils consider western pound facility

Six western suburbs councils are exploring the possibility of establishing a western regional animal pound. Melton, Brimbank Wyndham, Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong and Moonee Valley city...

Feral cats skew figures

A feral cat problem has been attributed to a drop in the number of reclaimed animals in Brimbank for a third consecutive year. Data supplied...

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Mystery Delahey winner

A Delahey resident could be the latest lucky winner of a $100,000 lotto jackpot but their identity remains a mystery. The winning ticket was purchased...

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