'Insane': surge in unwanted and stray pets pushes shelter to breaking point

Jonathon Magrath
Updated July 9 2024 - 1:10pm, first published 1:04pm
Bendigo Animal Relief Centre vet nurse Molly Watts with German Shepherd puppies. Picture by Darren Howe
Bendigo Animal Relief Centre vet nurse Molly Watts with German Shepherd puppies. Picture by Darren Howe

The number of stray pets in Bendigo is the worst it has been in 10 years, according to Bendigo Animal Relief Centre operations manager Fra Atyeo.

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Jonathon Magrath

Jonathon has been living and working in Bendigo since March 2021, currently working as a general reporter. Contact him on jonathon.magrath@austcommunitymedia.com.au.

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