CENTRAL Victoria's Pets of the Week showcases the animals in our region's shelters that are looking for a home and a second chance.
Take a look at the pets up for adoption in our gallery, or scroll on for more information.
Please note due to Covid-19 concerns, some shelters have implemented new rules to help minimise health risks.
Chally Animal Rescue
Volunteers at Chally Animal Rescue come from a range of backgrounds - but we all have one thing in common: we are all passionate about helping the forgotten animals in our society.
On a daily basis, this is in the form of the many foster animals we look after and adopt into loving, forever homes. But more than this, we are passionate about long-term solutions and community education; our dream is that one day we are no longer needed.
Note: Dog adoption meets will be conducted on lead in an outdoor area only.
Cat adoptions will be pick up only, no meet and greets are available.
Prior to pick up, video of cat personality and temperament in foster carer home can be provided upon request
One person from the adopting family may attend adoption meet/pick up only.
Social distancing rules between adopter and Chally member will apply.
Payment by card only (no cash).
Hands are to be washed and disposable will be provided for completing required online documention for adoptions.
Learn more at facebook.com/challyanimalrescue, email email@example.com or phone 0448 327 128.
Mt Alexander Animal Welfare
Mt Alexander Animal Welfare is a not-for-profit animal welfare organisation providing high quality animal care and community education on animal welfare.
We find lifelong homes for surrendered and homeless animals through careful rehoming programs.
Note: Shelter currently open by appointment only. Please call the shelter for further information.
Click here to visit the shelter's website.
Campaspe Animal Shelter
Access by appointment only
In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Campaspe Animal Shelter is making some operational changes, in place from Friday, March 27, 2020.
Our team of staff and volunteers will continue to care for all animals at the shelter. Access to our services will now be by appointment only:
- Monday to Friday we will have two sessions a day available, 10am to noon and 2pm to 4pm
- Saturday and Sunday, 10am to noon
All other services such as, surrenders, stray animals, reclaims and microchipping:
- Monday to Thursday - 10am to 6pm
- Friday - 10am to 4.45pm
- Saturday - 9am to 1pm
- Sunday - 10am to 12.30pm
Please call the Animal Shelter team 5480 3005 to make an appointment for any of our services prior to coming out.
For full details on our adoption process, please head to Campaspe Animal Shelter's website: www.campaspeanimalshelter.com.au
Located at 520 McKenzie Road, Echuca. For any enquiries phone 5480 3005.
Bendigo Animal Welfare Community Services' Adoption Cattery is open every Saturday from 12.30pm to 2.30pm.
For more information on adoption from the service, visit www.bawcs.org.au and click on Adopt a Pet.
Please complete Bendigo Animal Welfare Community Services online adoption application form as the first step to progress your interest.
Mrs Moggie & Co
Mrs Moggie & Co is a small group dedicated to improving animal welfare in our community.
We take in animals who need a second chance at life, either from pounds or private surrenders, and provide them with the care they need to be rehomed.
All animals who leave Mrs Moggie & Co will leave desexed, vaccinated, microchipped, wormed and flea-treated.
We are committed to ensuring that each animal who passes through our group has a secure future, which is why we include trial periods for adoptions, remain as an emergency contact on microchips, and commit to taking any animal back in should the owner/s no longer be able to care for them.
Contact: 0448 353 865 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are part of an animal rescue group and have pets that are waiting to be adopted, contact us with your pets profiles. Email us at: email@example.com or phone 5434 4470 for more information.
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