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Published by magazine, 2018-07-26 23:44:40

DoggieRescue E-Magazine August 2018_Neat

2 Mc Cowan Rd, Cnr. Bloodwood Rd, INGLESIDE. 2101 SHNEOLTKEIRLL
OPEN: 10am-5pm Tuesday-Sunday

Vol.11 No.165 PHONE: 9486-3133

AUGUST ADOPTED DOGS 12,400

2018

DOG WALKING HOURS
11AM - 2PM TUES - SUN

Weather permitting

“ I am a FOREVER
dog, if you could not
offer me forever, then
I should never have

been your dog”
Meg

There are many reasons for
abandoning a dog but Meg’s
would have to be the saddest.
Read her story on p13

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• from my desk “ LIFE INSTEAD OF DEATH ” - A NO-KILL SHELTER

Dear Readers

Our cover girl Meg ( pictured with me ) looks “ Thank you for taking the time to read our
sad and forlorn. Yet she has a life of love and
hope now. From being a pound dog, unwanted magazine and we hope it will inspire you to come
with no energy and feeling very unwell, she is and lend a hand somewhere in the many areas of
now a little girl who dances in circles when she our work. Thank you, all of you, who are already
gets excited. She has to put up with blood
tests (needle pricks in her ears twice daily) ”helping with your time, resources and your love.
and insulin injections twice daily but that all
revolves around meal times so I don’t think Our dogs of broken promises show the different types of
she minds. Some days we even have to do dogs that are left at pounds with no future – all breeds,
glucose curves for the vet which entails blood sizes and ages. Just look at the different dogs we have
tests every 2 hours! Yuk! But it is all about on show here. Even pure bred gentle dogs, like Ricky the
giving her the best quality of life and diabetic West Highland, get chucked out. Don’t ever think the
control. pounds are full of large sized aggressive dog. Nothing is
further from the truth.
Our not so little Gretel (Boxer X) pup (p5 and
also pictured below) with the breathing issues
is bouncing around large as life chewing any
stick she can find and playing tug with anyone
willing to play. She has just come back from
the vets after having a tooth root abscess. At
her age you might say? She is always
chewing sticks so a piece must have pierced
her gums and got infected. She is doing well
now and we are waiting final results of her CT
scan to see what the specialist can offer in
the way of surgery. I understand they will be
able to open up an airway on the right side of
her face by cutting through soft tissue. We will
await final details. In the meantime Gretel is
just having a ball being a puppy and running
around with other pups and small dogs.

Even our Snow who is well loved in her forever home,
started life in the pound as a young pup with all her
siblings. Whilst we found homes for the pups, Snow was
returned 10 years later as a mature lady. She was lucky
to find a caring couple who even built her a Snow mobile
and started Jess on the career path as a dog trainer.

AUGUST 2018 DOGGIERESCUE.COM MAGAZINE 3

In Joss’s Goss this month, Joss shares insights into some of the more • Please make a DONATION
difficult dogs we have had in our care, from complex medical issues
through to behavioural issues. It gives you an idea of the care and hard If you wanted to make a tax
work that goes into rehabilitating these dogs. deductible donation to help Doggie
Rescue save more lives in the year
Corinne reminds us there are so many beautiful faces at Doggiewood just ahead you can donate online via
waiting for you to find them. So many smiley faces. We have a Luv-a-Bull our secure website or call us on
page depicting some of those smiley staffies and Bianca shares some 02 9486 3133.
special insights on Khaleesi our gorgeous girl who needs someone with
patience to teach her sign language. We also have Big Dogs for the big • Become a DoggieRescue
dog lovers. Beautiful young dogs who want to find homes before they
grow too old. We also have Lap Lovers, the cute littlies who often need LIFESAVER
some of their behaviours unravelled.
Or you might like to consider
Our magazine always has some sad becoming a DoggieRescue
and happy moments and we have a Lifesaver (see p20), with a regular
memorial feature – a tribute of love monthly gift to support our work.
and loss to some of our dogs to
remind us that the time we have All gifts, regardless of size, help us
together with our pets is short lived to give a brighter future to the dogs
and precious and we should make and cats in our care. Thank you in
the most of every day. advance for your kind donation.

FEATURED DOG WITH MONIKA : Meg Maltese x Shih Tzu 10yrs I look forward to keeping you
Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of Connor & Polly!” The Browns updated on our progress in the
months ahead and sincerely thank
“ Our Freedom Dog Park is almost complete you again for all your support.
and next issue we will show you what some of
our dogs think of it. Stay tuned!” Monika Warmest regards

Where is DoggieWood? Monika

Ingleside Shelter location: 2 McCowan Rd, Monika Biernacki
Cnr of Bloodwood Rd, INGLESIDE. 2101 Founder - DoggieRescue
Open 11AM –2.30PM Tuesday to Sunday
Alfie (aka
Phone: 9486-3133 www.DoggieRescue.com.au Freckles)
now a DR
volunteer.

Please help us to continue
our lifesaving work

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DOGGIERESCUE.COM
ISSUE: AUGUST 2018

FEATURES

WE ARE NOT ‘UNTIL’ DOGS— 6-9
WE ARE ‘FOREVER’ DOGS! 10-11
15
HAPPY ‘GOTCHA’DAY DEAR 16-17
SNOW! By Jess Sandstrom 27
29
IT’S COMING! An update on 34-35
DoggieRescue’s Freedom Park. 39

OUR BOY MALAKI
By Christy Nicholls

IN FOCUS—KHALEESI
By Bianca Nati

A LOVE STORY (Samson)
By Charmaine Charlton

MEMORIAL FEATURE We say
goodbye to some special dogs.

DOG LOVERS SHOW 4-5TH
AUGUST! Come and see us….

IN EVERY ISSUE 2-3 DoggieRescue wishes to thank our volunteer photographer for
12-14 her amazing feature photos showcasing our adorable doggies.
FROM MY DESK 33
by Monika Biernacki Lyndall Hord Mobile 0432 617982
FLOPPY EARS PHOTOGRAPHY
THE GOSS FROM JOSS
by Joss Stewart www.floppyearsphotography.com.au

UP CLOSE & PERSONAL –
with “ Milkshake Piper ”

Cover: Meg is our Check out DoggieRescue.com online Email:
August cover girl. [email protected]
Read her story p13. Join us on Facebook doggierescue.com
https://www.facebook.com/doggierescue
Cover photo
: Lyndall Hord Follow us on Twitter
Floppy Ears www.twitter.com/monikadogrescue
Photography

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CAN YOU HELP GRETEL? Leave a Legacy of Love
Keep an eye out on our social media
Because you will always care.
pages for Gretel’s story!

Gretel Boxer x 22wks Female Sponsor: Iglu is
proud to help our furry friends have a 2nd chance.

Sponsored pets adopted! Please remember DoggieRescue in your Will.

• DOGS: Kevin, Trevor, Honeybun & Sweetpea Send or call for your free brochure about leaving a
(together), Ben, Guinness, Cindy, Xena, Bella, gift in your Will.
Jeff, Ricky, Vince, Waffle, Johnny, Zoe, Bruiser Mr/Mrs/Ms/Other
& Butters (together), Jet, Will & Fay First name
Surname
• CATS: Choccie, Easter & Lady Marmalade
• RABBITS: Lucky & Almond

DoggieRescue.com wishes to acknowledge
the assistance given by:

Address

Post code

Virbac Animal Health Telephone
Australia
361 Horsley Road, Please return to:
MILPERRA. NSW. 2214 DoggieRescue,
8 Chiltern Road,
Free call: 1800 009 847 INGLESIDE. NSW. 2101
Ph.(02)9772-9772 Or call 9486-3133
www.virbac.com.au www.DoggieRescue.com Thank you

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“ I adopted a new puppy today. It’s just soooooo cute and sweet. I have literally taken
hundreds of photos. I know I am just going to love it forever and ever….”

DOGGIERESCUE’S PHOTO
ALBUM OF BROKEN PROMISES

“ I was NOT until you “ I was NOT until you had
had to pay vet bills dog!” no time for me dog!”

Meg Maltese x Shih Tzu 10yrs Female Sponsor: “In Marley Staffy x 5yrs 26kgs Male Sponsor: With lots of
loving memory of Connor & Polly!” The Browns love from Mummy Karen, Kezy, Sherry & Spot Trafford

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“ I need to find a home for my dog. His name is Moses. I saved him from the pound in
Canberra. He loves cats and humans. Gets along okay with other dogs. I just don’t have

”time for him anymore and he needs to live life running around. He’s a cross Corgi Staffy.

Above is a recent email received by Monika, one of the many she receives daily. Lack of time is yet another reason
for giving up a pet but… are these reasons just excuses? EVERY SINGLE DUMPED PET in this magazine has
faced a death sentence due to the lack of RESPONSIBILITY of their owners. It seems so easy just to walk away….

CLICK
HERE FOR
VIDEO

“ I was NOT until I needed “ I was NOT until you
training dog!” wanted to travel dog!”

Rex Schnauzer x 3yrs 9kgs Male Sponsor:“A loving Mitzi Pomeranian x 13yrs 4.8kgs Female Sponsor: “In

home soon!” Lesley Cansdell & Titch the cat loving memory of Poppy & Evie & for Sam!” Brenda Harris

8 AUGUST 2018 DOGGIERESCUE.COM MAGAZINE

“ I was NOT until you
had to move dog!”

Sally Cattle x Kelpie 2yrs 22kgs
Female A gentle girl who just
needs time to trust. She enjoys
walks, loves pats & cuddles from
volunteers. Sponsor: “She has so
much love to give!” Inzie Bailie

“ I was NOT until I “ I was NOT until you got a
grew old dog!” boyfriend/girlfriend dog!”

Sophie Maltese x 10yrs 4.5kgs Female Sponsor: Spike Wiry Terrier 3yrs 15.1kgs Male Sponsor:
“In loving memory of Sheba!” Louise Dowd “ Big hugs to a very sweet boy!” Gail & Nelson

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“ I was NOT until I grew MOST COMMON REASONS
too big dog!”
DOGS ARE DUMPED…
Major Bull Arab x 10mths Male There are many
dogs, just like Major, unwanted simply because they 1.) LACK OF TRAINING. Many people adopt
grew too large. Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Rusty a puppy without realizing the amount of time
& Natasha!” Barry & Jessica that is needed to train a pup to adulthood.

2.) LIFESTYLE CHANGES. Losing a job,
having a baby, getting divorced all impact a
dog’s future.

3.) MOVING. Sometimes people who rent are
unable to find a pet friendly accommodation.

4.) NOT ENOUGH TIME FOR A PET. Dogs
are pack animals who need time and love.
Impulse buys for children who can quickly lose
interest leaving the adults unable/unwilling to
be responsible.

5.) COST OF DOG OWNERSHIP. Vet bills,
food, grooming, boarding. Pets are expensive.

6.) HEALTH ISSUES. Money, time and patience
is needed to give a sick dog the care it needs.

7.) BITING. If a dog exhibits aggressive
behaviour and either attacks another dog or
bites a child in the family.

8.) TOO MANY ANIMALS IN THE HOME. Pets
who don’t get along. Adopting a new dog is not
necessarily a happy event for the resident dog
or cat.

“ I was NOT until your
relationship broke down dog

I am a FOREVER dog, if
you could not offer me

forever, then I should never
have been your dog”

Ricky was re surrendered to DoggieRescue
due to a relationship split. Neither party had
room for him.

Ricky West Highland 11yrs 10.1kgs Male
Sponsor: “In loving memory of Sach Baille!” Kathryn

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Written by Jess Sandstrom Snow has constantly surprised us with her
gusto and enthusiasm as she has aged. It
Jess, Kyle & Snow has only really been over the last 12-18
are a family... months that we have seen significant
changes in her behaviour and personality.
Particularly that Snow seems to have
developed a bit of doggie dementia which
has been upsetting. But, each new need
has been adapted to through modifications
to our home, changes to the way that we
handle Snow and of course changes in
what we expect of our darling granny dog.

ONE OF THE EXCITING CHANGES WE HAVE
MADE RECENTLY...Is to get a Snow Mobile

into action so that we can go on more
adventures. Snow has had chronic pain
from arthritis and hip dysplasia since we
first brought her home which she has
always been medicated for but it has only
been lately that we have felt it has impacted
significantly on her quality of life. It started
to become a battle between boredom and
pain for our darling girl as she has not been
able to comfortably walk far enough from
home to get to have some proper fun. We
have been filling the gaps with enrichment
and training but sometimes a girl just has to
get down to the park to enjoy the sun.

Happy “Gotcha Day”
Dear Snow!

We can hardly believe our luck that we still have Snow in “ Snow was returned to DR after 6+
our lives coming up to our 6th anniversary together. years with her owners. We fostered
her first, then adopted. ” Jess
WHEN WE FIRST BROUGHT SNOW HOME IN 2012 WE THOUGHT
SHE MIGHT GET 3 OR 4 GOOD YEARS. Now, at the grand age of
14 Snow continues to fill our hearts and our home with love and we
couldn’t be happier. We feel so lucky to have had her in our lives
for so long.

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“ As we live in a boat access area When we adopted Snow it was for
we can’t simply pop her in the car life and we will do all we can to make
to go places, so the Snow Mobile that life happy and pain free.
came to be.” Jess

Perhaps because we have a love of the sea and
boats I’ve often compared this slippery slope that
we seem to be on to being in a sinking ship. Each
new change in Snow is like a new leak which is
met swiftly with a plug as we alter her environment
and our behaviour to meet her needs. We know
that eventually we will run out of plugs and
inevitably this ship is going to sink…

But so long as Snow is happy and has a good
quality of life we will keep each other afloat
until it is time to sail off into the sunset.

POSTCARD FROM BODHI

Hey Guys...I just thought you might like
to see me again after all this time! My
name is Bodhi and I was rescued from
Monika’s DoggieRescue in 2001. I was
1 year old then and had been hit by a
car, my front leg was damaged and I
needed a pin and screws installed. That’s
many years ago now…

I am still going well, a bit deaf and a bit
dotty but I love a walk on the beach and
a run around the park next door with my
brothers (Ralph 12 and Pancakes 4).

We've travelled the entire East Coast of
Australia together ( see top photo ) and
my favourite things in the whole world are
Liver Snacks from Aldi and my mummy.
I’m a good old boy ( says Mummy) and
we are all hoping I can live well for at
least another year. I’m so glad I was
rescued from Monikas for I’ve had a
wondrous life to this ripe old age of 19.
Good work Monikas xx Bodhi

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The Goss from Joss ByJossStewart

Drop me an email or text if you have any interesting news or photos:
[email protected] or ph: 0409 566485

DOGGIE RESCUE HAS NO 1. SCOOBY ( my very own, special boy )
CHOICE BUT TO BE UP
FOR THE CHALLENGE!

“ Most of our dogs have issues - either

behavioural or medical that have to be

assessed, and addressed.” Monika

In this the part 3 of our focus on DoggieWood shelter I rescued my little pal Scooby ( pictured above ) from
and the dogs rescued the focus is on some of the Monika's back in 2008 when he was 2 years old. The first
challenges that Monika faces in accepting and few weeks all his hair fell out. He barked a lot. He was
rehabilitating dogs who have been ‘broken’ by human very aggressive around men, particularly those with
society. The easy ones are the dogs with medical boots, a beard and a hat. He wasn’t affectionate, never
conditions which can range from flea infestations, looked for a cuddle or attention. If I took him to a dog
ringworm, heart worm and demodectic mange to park I could never let him off the leash, it was too big a
cataract blindness and undiagnosed tumours. Many of risk as I couldn't trust him. These days he has learnt to
these dogs have lived in misery and suffering for years trust men and started to jump onto their laps and look for
with conditions that are fully treatable. Although the affection. He still barks at first meeting but quickly settles.
most expensive, especially if needing specialist care
and surgery, these dogs can be the simplest to fix. Their Scooby had a skin condition which we discovered was
recovery can take from weeks to months and when they caused by anxiety. In the early days he was very unsure
regain their health they are ready for adoption. of himself and nervous. I read that as aggression and
aloofness. We changed his diet to cooked chicken breast
Harder to fix are dogs who are fearful of humans and and special diet dry food. He is on regular medication and
have come from abusive situations. Dogs who have had whilst he still does lose some hair from time to time for
no training (some never even walked on a lead), dogs the most part he now has a beautiful luxurious thick coat.
who have been isolated, sometimes from a very young
age. These take the longest and can be the hardest Scoobs is now 12 years of age and going great guns.
challenges that Monika faces. Some of these dogs have We love him to the moon and back. I never regret my
never been socialised with other dogs, others are so decision in adopting a dog with emotional issues.
fearful they cringe at a human’s approach.

Monika: When we take on dogs with behavioural
problems we work though their issues one step at a
time. Our behavioural trainers record daily each dogs
progress and assess the next step in their recovery.

On these pages we focus on five dogs and their
stories. Some have done amazingly well like Scooby
to live a happy life, others like Charlie never fully
recovered from their past.

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2. MEG ( health issues )

Monika : I recently put my hand up to take an old Maltese x
from Campbelltown pound. She had a lot of medical issues over
and above rotten teeth and loss of hair. She was very lethargic. I
saw she wasn't well and felt that there was something else going
on with her and thought she potentially could have Cushing’s
disease.

Cushing’s disease is common in Maltese dogs, usually caused
by a tumour on the adrenal gland which creates too much
adrenalin in the body. The dogs can end up with a pot belly, a lot
of hair loss and often drink a lot of fluids. Dogs with this disease
need to be kept on medication. We sent her to our vets at The
Cottage Animal Hospital to be assessed. As it turned out the
diagnosis was not Cushing’s... she had diabetes. Diabetic dogs,
like humans, need lifelong daily injections.

Once Meg’s condition was stabilised in the vet clinic she came
home with us - she has to have blood tests twice a day and
injections twice a day to keep her well managed.

Meg is 10 years old and such a little sweetheart. We are
hopeful the right person or family will come along and get
many years pleasure from Meg. She is our cover girl.

3. FUDGE ( behavioural ) I have other dogs and he learned quickly he had to
behave himself and he did well. But on leash he was
Monika: He was originally impounded in Hawkesbury very, very reactive and to improve that could only be
Pound. Fudge was adopted directly from there, but done over time with patience.
returned soon after. A Schnauzer x he was a very cute,
fluffy, small dog— everybody wanted him but he was Luckily - after 2 years
aggressive, in fact quite ferocious and would go ballistic I had an application
when he was anywhere near other dogs. for Fudge from a
man who was a
We had Fudge at the shelter for a while but due to his retired dog trainer
extreme aggression towards other dogs. It became who had worked for
untenable. I decided to foster him myself and took him a security firm. Sure
home. We did a lot of work with him to assess his stress enough he assessed
levels and eventually he was adopted by a family who Fudge very quickly
had experience with difficult dogs. They lived in a rural and felt comfortable
area with no other dogs/ children and were confident to with him.
give him a chance. I was too confident of it’s success.
Fudge (now Spud)
After a while they asked us to take him back as they has not looked
couldn't handle him. They had put Fudge on medication back and is happily
to calm him down, and tried all sorts of methods to re enjoying the beach
program him, without success. I took him home and lifestyle now his
fostered him again and tried to get him more socialised. Dad has retired to
the Central Coast.

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4. MERRY ( behavioural )

Monika: Merry would snap and growl so I fostered her for a period.
I finally found an applicant I thought would be good so Merry was
adopted. After a short period of time the family phoned, she had nipped
the wife a couple of times and they had lost confidence. I took Merry
back as a foster at my home for a long time. Waited and waited. Then a
capable couple experienced with rescue dogs applied. They initially
had good success with Merry. But after some months the wife called me
and said “ Merry has settled in well but she has bitten a couple of visitors
- can we make an appointment to bring her back”. Unlike some rescue
groups and pounds there is no surrender fee if a dog is returned .

The wife then rang me again and said " I have changed my mind, we
love Merry, she has many positive traits we want to give it another go!"
I suggested they needed to set up a training program and seek some
professional help. Merry is now making good progress with a planned
working program to correct her issues. She is still not perfect but is
making headway because her adopted family care and are
persevering...

5. CHARLIE ( behavioural ) Meaghan, Charlie’s sponsor for many years, says “ As much as
he will always be remembered as a cheeky unpredictable boy,
Monika: We had to say goodbye to Charlie in Charlie was much loved. When his time came he was held and
June 2018. Charlie came to us a decade ago surrounded by his extended DoggieRescue family who had been
as an adult. He has had a history of “ DO NOT his life for so many years. He looked at every one around the
TAKE ANYTHING AWAY FROM CHARLIE!! room as if giving us our own personal goodbyes, gave a peaceful
This includes toys, blankets, food, bones or live sigh then closed his eyes.”
rats. Can bite when removing harness but will
usually growl first.” These words were from Goodbye Charlie
Libby when she was manager at DoggieWood.
Charlie was adopted, very early on when we did
not know him well, and was soon returned after
biting the adoptee. He was the first dog who
sent me to hospital with a bite wound after I tried
to rescue a live rat out of his mouth.

Charlie mellowed with time like a good wine but
he chose his favourite people and these he
trusted more – Meaghan who took him out and
Nicole who let him have sleepovers on week-
ends. Ceallai, who did a lot of training with him
said: “He will be dearly missed he's been such a
big part of DoggieRescue for so long.”

Our vets learned to manage him and he had a “ We will all miss you Charlie and you will stay in
cruciate ligament repaired in 2012 and later had our hearts and memories for a long time.” Monika
some dental work done. It was not until the end
of last year that his heart issues stated to take
hold and his health really declined.

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It’s Coming

FREEDOM PARK SOON TO BE A REALITY!

The building of DoggieRescue’s off-leash park has begun with some access gates and posts in place. It is such an
exciting time...soon...our dogs will be running free.

“Thank you all so much for making what was only a dream, become a reality!” Monika

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• UPDATE “ MALAKI ” BY CHRISTY NICHOLLS

OUR BOY MALAKI

We adopted Malaki on 21st December “ With me, his Mummy. He loves giving kisses…”
2017 and he has settled in very well.
Initially he was very shy and timid and “I’ve always wanted a dog. Malaki My husband mostly
hardly made a noise. It took him about sleeps on my bed every night!” walks him, and they go
6 weeks before he showed his true twice a day. Malaki
personality and we heard his “voice”. Corbin 7 years would be happy
He only barks when he wants attention with one walk, but
and is rolling around on the floor wait- when it was warmer
ing for his tummy rubs! He is such a weather, it’s nice to go
sweet doggie! He’s great with our two twice and my husband
boys, aged 7 and 12. loves walking him.
Malaki is a “velcro dog”. He’s happiest
when he’s with his family and often He’s great with our
lies across our feet to make certain kids and kids in
we won’t go anywhere without him! general (he was
We know he’s a Wolfhound cross, marked ‘Child Friendly’
and everyone is totally stumped with on Monika’s website).
what breed he is mixed with, but he
shows lots of Wolfhound traits, ie: In fact Malaki is
he’s very goofy. He’s gained a little bit very gentle with
of weight (a kilo or so) in the 8 months everybody, he’s a
we’ve had him, and he is really fit and really big sook!!!
healthy. He’s about 29 kilos now.

“Malaki is a lovely, big boy. He adds so
much fun to our family!"

Guy 12 years

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“ The only real difference
between having a large dog and
a small one is probably just the
amount of food they require. ”

Christy

Malaki is very social with other dogs at the
park. He’s made lots of doggie friends and
just adores balls. He loves to chase balls
and run around with other dogs, his nature
is so sweet, he’s made lots of human
friends at the local park as well!

We think he’s about 3, so I declared March
4th his birthday and we had a small party.
Here is his dog-friendly cake .

Whether it’s playing dress ups with the
boys in the school holidays, taking Dad
for walks or relaxing on the rug Malaki
is very much a part of our family.

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WHAT SORT OF A DOG WOULD BE IDEAL FOR YOU?

LARGE SUIT PART-TIME SUIT HOME FOR VIDEOS OF
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Buddy Cattle x Kelpie 1yr Romeo Staffy x 1yr 17kgs Male Rory Bull Arab x 1yr 20kgs
18.kgs Male A super, social & A slightly timid but friendly boy. He Female A sweet, loving girl who is
happy boy who loves other dogs. likes to jog and enjoys a cuddle. playful with other dogs, even those
He would suit an active family. Romeo is social with other dogs. smaller. Okay with kids 10+
Sponsor: “In loving memory of Sponsor:“To help him find a home as Sponsor: “ Keep smiling Rory!”
Penny & Lucy!” Hannah good as Napoleon’s!” Jackson Love from Tilly, Jasper & Karen

Bear Husky 2yrs 26kgs Male Koda Shepherd x 2yrs 25kgs Ranger Staffy x 2yrs 22kgs Male
Bear & Koda are a bonded pair. Female A slightly nervy girl who looks A friendly boy who is very people
Surrendered due to their owner’s to her partner Bear for love & support. orientated. Enjoys pats & cuddles.
terminal illness. Bear is an Both sponsored by: Iglu is very happy Good with kids. Wants to be the
affectionate & well mannered to help our furry friends to have a 2nd only dog. Sponsor: “Wishing you
boy with a soft, gentle nature. chance at life and a forever home. lots of luck!” Julie McCann

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Express your love and commitment to the doggies who no one else cares about!

Rachel with ex DR My name is Rachel. I am a Lifesaver and
doggie Bodrik Volunteer at DoggieRescue.
(now Bodhi )
I know that the money I donate on a monthly basis is
“ I am really proud to be a Lifesaver and put to good use in looking after the dogs and cats at
would encourage others to do the same. “ DoggieRescue - I see this in action every time I
volunteer up at DoggieWood! Lifesavers really are just
that ! The program was set up a number of years ago
when DoggieRescue was really struggling to survive.
Through the generosity of these wonderful donors,
Monika and her team have been able to continue
saving dogs and cats (and rabbits and guinea pigs!)
from the council pounds around Sydney and NSW. I
am really proud to be a Lifesaver and would encourage
others to do the same. Just a small monthly
contribution helps makes a difference at DoggieRescue
and contributes towards food and vet bills and also
ongoing maintenance of DoggieRescue. Rachel

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With your regular monthly contribution our life-saving work will continue….

• Your contribution of $29 per month pays for food & shelter costs for 1 doggie
• Your contribution of $49 per month pays for food, shelter & veterinary costs for 1 doggie
• Your contribution of $79 per month pays for food, shelter and veterinary costs and contributes

to the expansion of our program – there are thousands more lives to be saved!

DoggieRescue is dedicated to saving precious lives. These dogs receive
immediate medical care, are de-sexed, vaccinated and micro-chipped and
await a loving family at our shelter, “Doggie Wood” at Ingleside. We are a
“no-kill” shelter. Our commitment to these dogs is for the rest of their lives.
Our running costs are considerable and increasing. We receive no
government funding and rely exclusively on donations.

For more information please visit our website! http://www.doggierescue.com/lifesavers.htm

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Meet our
pet bunnies

Must love dogs

Meet Manu! A Petit Basset Griffon x 2 years. He is
independent, affectionate, excitable and would
suit kids 10 years +. He is also very, very cute!

Cassi 3 years and Abi 6 years are proudly showing off
their new, very cuddly pet bunnies. Do you recognise
them? Yes it is the baby bunnies Caramel and Hazelnut who
were adopted from DoggieRescue. How cool is that :)

Sponsor: “Hoping you find the loving home you CHIPPY’S JOKE: WHY DO HUMANS LOVE THEIR
deserve !” Robyn Thomas PHONES AND COMPUTERS? Because

all their friends live in them!( it’s true!)

Featuring star ex DR Hi Fans, And...not only photos. Everything I do!
doggie Chippy Pizzey & Here I was totally relaxing in Mum and
his pearl’s of wisdom... Is your family into Social Media? Just Dad’s bed. I had dug all the blankets into a
what is the fascination with it all, as a heap, and turned and turned around - I
doggie, I wonder? I have appeared was so comfortable. Eyes closed. Relaxed.
on my Mum’s Instagram page with Then I heard a small noise. It was Mum.
glasses/without glasses, with all my Creeping towards the bed to take a video.
coats on - even the ones that make “Oh, Chippy you look so cute! That will
me look like a fat sausage! Mum has look great on my Facebook page!”
taken me walking, running, sleeping,
playing, eating and even...yes… On Facebook some humans leave mean
weeing! Where’s my PRIVACY? comments like “Your dog’s too fat.” or “You
shouldn’t feed your dog that food!” Mum
We also have a Facebook account gets upset, but still does it. WHY? Do you
where, yes, all the same photos feel the same as me? I even see humans
appear! I have also been YouTubed. walking along looking at their phones when
What has happened to the occasional Dad takes me to the park. Some humans
photo at Christmas and on birthdays even walk their dogs that way. Are they
or as a present for Nana? Dressed CRAZY? Now Mum says I am going to
up, or not, that was okay. Now it’s as have my OWN Instagram account. Last
if I am always on display:( night I chewed up her phone. C/U Chips

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ACTION… Did you know that dogs can
CAMERA... smile? Below is the adorable
Steve who has won the title
SMILE! for…“ BEST SMILE FOR THE
MONTH!” Do you agree?

1.

2.

3. 5.

FEATURED SMILING DOGGIES ARE:
1.) Murray Cattle x Border Collie 4yrs 22kgs Male Sponsor:
Sending you lots of love from Lisa Suters
2.) Ripple Staffy x 2yrs 18.5kgs Female Sponsor: Best wishes
for a loving home from Jackie Tan
3.) Harper Cattle x 12mths 15kgs Female Sponsor: “ Sending
you lots of love!” Australian Writers’ Centre
4.) Trudy Labrador x Shepherd 3yrs 29kgs Female Sponsor: “
In loving memory of my friend Salvatore!”
5.) Steve Shar Pei x 4yrs Male Sponsor: “ Looking to a brighter
4. future for our doggy pal!” Neil & Surbhi

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“ I knew I some call me

wanted to A SENIOR DOG
rescue her the
first time we that just means I have
met, she is
such a gentle YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

”little soul. in the fine art of
Laura
FRIENDSHIP

WHEN I FIRST MET ELLIE SHE WAS TERRIFIED OF “ Jerry ”

EVERYTHING…. She only came to life when she was around
Monika and it took us weeks to start to transfer even a little bit
of that trust. I knew I wanted to rescue her the first time we met,
she is such a gentle little soul.

I took her home on my birthday and it was the greatest present I
could have asked for. We had to slowly let her feel comfortable
and learn to trust us, but 5 months later she is a different dog,
cuddly, playful, social and even a little cheeky. She has a best
friend in the form of my twin sisters dog Missy – another
Monika’s success story. Ellie has learnt some great behaviours
thanks to Missy and now they are partners in crime scampering
off together on their daily dog walks and using their cuteness to
get extra cuddles and treats. We love our little Ellie girl and our
home wouldn’t be the same without her now. Laura

“ cEjoalllloidcekosekgooth(tIothsgwoeanvcseuhItiehfvreeosrzrhyeme!)yisb.u” t “ Duncan”

• Senior doggies are so grateful for a warm
bed, a lap to snuggle in & a gentle person
who is happy to live life at a slower pace....

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• Senior dogs can have years of life “ One day someone who
left to live and yet many people are loves old dogs will come
reluctant to adopt an older dog due to and take us home…”
fear of eventual loss. Which means
that an old dog can wait for years for
a home. Precious years which should
be spent with a family who can give
them the love they deserve.

“ Jewel & Atlas ”

“ Charles”

Adopt one...or perhaps a bonded pair? “ Wilbur ”

FEATURED SENIOR DOGGIES ARE: FOR MORE DETAILS PLEASE
PHONE: (02) 9486-3133
Jerry Silky x 14yrs 7.5kgs Male Sponsor: “ Sending you
lots of love!” Breanna
Duncan Jack Russell x Italian Greyhound 10yrs Male
Sponsor: “In loving memory of Bill & Brittany!” Doreen Watkins
Charles Maltese x 13yrs 6.1kgs Male Sponsor: “ In loving
memory of Jakkson & Jack!” Gina Carovigno
Jewel Maltese x Schnauzer 11yrs 6kgs Female & Atlas
Spitz x Sheltie 10yrs 8.8kgs Male (bonded pair) Sponsor
Jewel: “In loving memory of Pebbles!” Sigrid & Sponsor Atlas:
Lots of love from Martha Pavlakis
Wilbur Maltese x 10 yrs 4kgs Male Sponsor: “ In loving
memory of Sach Baille!” Kathryn Baille

It’s a very special day when one of our adorable
‘golden oldies’ finds their forever family….

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• • • LUV-A-BULL adopt me! MEET OUR ‘STAFFY CROSSES’

1 2 34

5 678

9 10 11 12
1. Suki Staffy x 3-4yrs Female Sponsor: “ Hoping you find your 4ever family soon!” Love from Lopez
2. Sugar Staffy x 2yrs 17kgs Female Sponsor: Iglu is proud to help our furry friends have a 2nd chance.
3. Athena Staffy x Kelpie 4yrs 25.5kgs Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of Otto & ex DR doggie Rohan!” Gail
4. Elly Staffy x 5yrs Female Sponsor:“ In loving memory of Jess & Jody!” Michele & Steve Tamassy
5. Pearl Staffy x 11mths 12kgs Female Sponsor: “With lots of love from Beth Gentle
6. Brandy Staffy x Beagle 6yrs 16kgs Female Sponsor: The Australian Writers Centre
7. Dahlia Whippet x Staffy 12mths Female Sponsor:“In loving memory of Linda & Pee Wee!” Pat Knorr
8. Casper Staffy x Jack Russell 2yrs 12.4kgs Male Sponsor: With lots of love from Ruth Wall
9. Neo Am Staff 4yrs 25kgs Male Sponsor: Iglu is happy to help our furry friends have a 2nd chance at life
10. Raven Staffy x 5yrs 21kgs Female Sponsor: “Just ‘cause you’re a good girl!” Jane & Romeo
11. Nugget English Staffy x 2yrs Male Sponsor: “In loving memory of Jessica!” Honey, Bonnie & Marti their Mum
12. Dino Cattle x Staffy 3yrs 26kgs Male Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Elle!” Malki & Chandra

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• • • SPECIAL NEEDS DOG adopt me! OUT ON A WALK SHE IS INCREDIBLY

Written by: ENERGETIC. She gets so excited that even
Bianca Nati
when harnessing her up, she shakes with
anticipation. Literally! Walks and cuddles
are her favourite part of the day. She is
always excited to meet new people,
provided that they have lots of cuddles
ready to give her! Although, her excitement
can sometimes turn into over excitement.

IN FOCUS - “KHALEESI” KHALEESI NEEDS SOMEONE WITH AN

UNDERSTANDING AND COMPASSONATE

HEART. That person would be able to be her
ears and help guide her into becoming the
amazing young lady we all know she will
turn out to be. She has been waiting so
patiently for a forever family, and is so
deserving of a nice and comfortable home
fit for a Queen! CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO

THIS ONE IS FOR ALL THE DOG LOVING GAME OF THRONES FANS Sponsor: “ It’s in the giving that we
receive!” Royce Milmlow
OUT THERE - Meet our gorgeous Staffy x girl Khaleesi! She’s
about 2-3 years old and hasn’t had the best start to her life. She
has been with us for over a year now and early on during that time
we had discovered that she is mostly, if not fully deaf. Although this
is very unfortunate, it doesn’t stop her from learning tricks! She
knows how to sit perfectly with the right hand gesture and she
knows the cue for when to give a big kiss on your face!

Despite being deaf she is an extremely affectionate dog, with
unfortunately not much doggie socialisation under her belt. So she
would be most suited to a home where she is the only dog and can
keep all of the affection to herself. She would need a home with a
decent sized garden so she will be able to get all of her energy out,
and would be well suited to a part time worker.

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• • • LAP LOVERS adopt me! MEET OUR CUDDLY DOGS UNDER 10KGS

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9 10 11 12
1. Spud Foxy x 3yrs 7.2kgs Male Sponsor: “In loving memory of Bessy Irvine!” Janiece
2. Angus Aussie Terrier x 5yrs 8.5kgs Male Sponsor:“Somewhere a loving home waits!” Lesley Cansdell & Titch
3. Lorelei Shih Tzu x 16yrs 5.2kgs Female Sponsor:“In loving memory of Sybil & Jed, 2 strays!”Janet & Richard
4. King Cavoodle 10yrs 8.2kgs Male Sponsor:“ In loving memory of Sam!” Valerie Rodgers
5. Saffy Maltese x 8yrs 5.1kgs Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of my sweet Crunchie!” Cathy Beer
6. Wiggles Maltese x Shih Tzu 5yrs Male Sponsor:“ Ex DR dog Woody’s way of saying thanks!” Tracy Fay
7. Madden Spitz x Maltese 16yrs 8kgs Male Sponsor: “In loving memory of Heidi & Libby!” Judith Lynch
8. Carlos Spitz x 12yrs 10kgs Male Sponsor: “In loving memory of Ricky, Pepe & Cindy!” Malki & Chandra
9. Pepper Shih Tzu x 7yrs 7.5kgs Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of Pepe!” Malki & Chandra
10. Jamie Jack Russell x 6yrs 8kgs Male Sponsor: “Good luck little Jamie!” Freddi Martin
11. Arty Jack Russell x 8 yrs 6.6kgs Male Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Sammy!” Fred & Teena Wratten
12. Dezzy Maltese x Shih Tzu 6yrs Male Sponsor: “With love from Kipling, Digby & Marlow!” Catherine

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A By
Charmaine
It was love at Charlton
first sight...
STORY
Spotting Samson’s picture on the
DoggieRescue website, we knew we could love that face.

Our first meeting...Upon meeting Samson he was bigger
than what we thought, but we could see that he was a
gentle giant.
Our new family member...Samson is absolutely brilliant
with our two young boys and a good companion to our
other Bull Arab girl.
Samson’s greatest loves are...He loves cuddles, helping
me put the washing out, walks, meal and treat time but
MOST of all he loves his family.
What do I love the most about Samson? I love walking
with my Samson, there is nothing like having him tap your
hand with his nose just to say I am here!

“ Samson is a big dog but our family has found the
bigger they are, the more gentle and protective they

are of us.” Charmaine

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“IF LOVE WAS MEASURED BY
THE KILO...YOU’D BE RICH”

1. Percy Mastiff x 8yrs 31kgs Male Sponsor: “ For the lovely Lily & joyous Jenna!”Lisa Kane
2. Cosmo Bull Arab x Cattle 2yrs Male Sponsor: “ I may be big but I’m a sweet boy.” Kylee, Brenda & Daisy
3. Tabitha Labrador x Border Collie 5yrs 17kgs Female Sponsor: Lots of love from Denise Bartlett
4. Albie Bull Arab x 1yr 29.9kgs Male Sponsor: “A loving home soon!” Lesley Cansdell & Titch the cat
5. Tasha Labrador x 3yrs Female Sponsor: The Students at the Sydney School of English
6. Mumbo Mastiff x 12mths 22.6kgs Male Sponsor: “In loving memory of Cindy!” Malki & Chandra
7. Jax Labrador x B/Collie 5yrs 17.5kgs Male Sponsor:“A faithful friend4ever!” Wendy McCathie
8. Django Kelpie x 12mths 20.8kgs Male Sponsor: “For my rescue dogs Nela & Tess!” Lorelei Dowling
9. Dakota Cattle 2yrs 21kgs Female Sponsor: “ Thanks for sponsoring me Anna!” Nadir Guessoum
10. Tara Mastiff x Wolfhound 4yrs Female Sponsor:“Sending you lots of love!” Jane & her fur kids
11. Sergeant Bull Arab x 12mths 34kgs Male Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Ralph, Floyd & Steffie!” Verena
12. Luna Irish Wolfhound x 12mths Female Sponsor: Best wishes from Susan Cassidy

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VOLUNTEER With your help we will
continue to find homes
GET INVOLVED....PH: 9486-3133 for more than 1000
http://www.doggierescue.com/workavail.htm doggies every year.

1. Bentley Staffy x 6yrs 22kgs Male Sponsor: “In loving memory of Chip & Blossom!” Alan & Tina
2. Matilda Kelpie x 5yrs Female Sponsor: “A loving forever family soon!” Janelle Wooldridge
3. Paris Foxy x 6yrs Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of Ian, Muffin & Tia!” Kathryn & Paul
4. Jedi Kelpie x Cattle 5yrs 16kgs Male Sponsor: Good luck from Joy & Sam Jenkins
5. Floyd Pug x 3yrs 14kgs Male Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Ricky, Pepe & Cindy!” Malki & Chandra
6. Shelby Staffy x 7yrs 11.2kgs Female Sponsor: “Wishing Shelby a happy life!” Hughie Wray
7. Douglas Kelpie x Shepherd 6-7yrs Male Sponsor: “For my rescue dogs Nela & Tess!” Lorelei Dowling
8. Bailey Jack Russell x Pug 5yrs 8.3kgs Male Sponsor: “ It’s in the giving that we receive!” Royce Milmlow
9. Mia Foxy x 4yrs 12kgs Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of our Macy girl!” Susan Dorahy
10. Gideon Kelpie x 18mths 16.5kgs Male Sponsor: “Just ‘cause you’re such a good boy! ”Jane & Romeo
11. Nelson Cattle x 3yrs 15kgs Male Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Minnie!” Marika Camilleri
12. Dusty Kelpie x Corgi 4yrs 10.8kgs Male Sponsor:“For my Serbian rescue dogs Nela & Tess!” Lorelei Dowling

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WHAT SORT OF A DOG WOULD BE IDEAL FOR YOU?

NEEDS RESCUE MEDIUM-LARGE SUIT HOME For more
EXPERIENCE DOG WITH details on each
doggie please…
A GARDEN
PHONE:
9486-3133

Quinn Kelpie x Jack Russell Angel English Staffy x 4yrs 14kgs Olive Kelpie x Shar Pei 2yrs
7-8yrs 9.7kgs A sweet, shy girl Female A sweet girl who needs some 15.7kgs Female A happy, playful
who can be submissive. Needs a encouragement to walk on lead. Shy/ girl who can be fearful of big
family with the skills to build her wary of strangers. Social with other young men. She enjoys pats &
confidence. Sponsor: “In loving dogs. Sponsor: Iglu is proud to help our cuddles. Sponsor: “Just ‘cause
memory of Penny!” Stefanie furry friends have a 2nd chance. you’re a good girl!” Jane & Romeo

Ember Shepherd x Kelpie 3yrs Belle Mastiff x Shar Pei 18mths Dre Whippet x 3yrs 10.3kgs Male
16kgs Female An energetic/alert 23.4kgs Female An active, sweet girl An active, sweet boy who needs
girl who is best suited to a female who loves a run. Can be shy/timid ( but more confidence. He takes treats
household. Can be shy until she still wags her tail!). Loves attention but gently & loves belly rubs. Sponsor:
knows you. Sponsor: “Just ‘cause needs confidence. Sponsor: “Hoping “ In loving memory of Rusty, Tasha
you’re a good girl!” Jane & Romeo you find a family!” Patsy Wills & Sam!” Robert Nauta

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“Milkshake (aka Bryson) Piper”

With his besties Brigette & Lonrho to snuggle
up to &a forever family to love Milkshake has
left his sad, scary past behind him….

If I wasn’t me I’d like to be – a jaguar purely due to my My family says I have taught them - that with a lot of
speed, though sometimes I don’t put my brakes on early love, patience and understanding there is HOPE for all
enough and go head first into the ground the really nervous dogs out there. I was scared of my
When I heard I was to star in DoggieRescue own farts. I’m still working on this…slowly.
magazine I – was a little nervous at first but mum told It took a while, but I finally - enjoy snuggling under
me that I have been so brave overcoming so many of blankets. I always used to run away as if my butt was on
my fears that she knew I could do it! fire whenever dad tried to tuck me in under a blanket. I
I am so proud of - my improvements over the last 12 realize with winter here blankets are the way to go.
months or so. I am so much braver now!!! My tail wags most when- I see my mum. She gives
Food that makes me drool is - ANYTHING!!! Probably me the best butt scratch on the planet!
any kind of meat that mum might drop on the floor... My relationship with other dogs is - AMAZING. I love
My happiest moments are - cuddling up on the couch to cuddle up with Brigette (she lets me rest my head on
next to mum or dad ….or bedtime. her butt), and Lonrho and I are great mates.
My greatest achievement is - not wanting to run away. I often wonder - where I could have ended up if it
Apart from a ride in the car or a walk/run on the property wasn’t for Monika and then of course finding my
I don’t want to go anywhere! It is a scary world out there. amazing family of humans and other rescue dog pals.
My nicknames are – Milky, Shilky Midilky, Shilks, Mr I am so excited about - being a star in the Doggie
Snuffleupagus Rescue magazine – all my doggie mates that I live with
If I could wish fleas on someone it would be – our have been in it so I feel it’s about time I was chosen!
new rescue pony as he makes a lot of mess for mum to To all those long term dogs at DoggieRescue I say -
clean up which means less time to cuddle with me. hang in there! One day you WILL find your forever home
If I impersonated a famous star I'd be - I snort a lot so – don’t let your fears get the better of you for you can
it would be Mr. Snuffleupagus. Mum calls me that a lot!!! overcome them when you find your very special person!

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• • • Memorial feature A TRIBUTE TO SOME BEAUTIFUL DOGS WE HAVE KNOWN

LOVE…

AND LOSS

“ It is not about how LONG you live, but the
IMPACT you make on the lives of people…”

“ Rosie left us this morning. She had been diagnosed with renal failure
but we did not expect her to leave us so soon. She was in a loving
foster home where she had the best time of her life.” Monika

Rosie was a SPECIAL NEEDS girl who due to nerve damage was I’m FOSTERED - a happy day as Rosie
incontinent at times, especially when excited or upon exertion. We finds a foster home with Nikita & Joseph.
had always hoped that a family would come along and fall in love with
her, just like everyone who knew her at DoggieRescue had done, but
it was not to be. Rosie did have a home, with us all at Doggie Rescue
where she was loved, cared for and to so many people who knew her
over the years, kennel hands and volunteers, was so very special.

“ This photo of Rosie with Joseph was taken the day before she passed away. I wanted everyone who
loved her to have a photo to remember her getting spoilt in her own loving home.” Nikita

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A short while ago sadly Rosie was Pound dogs first, shelter dogs second, loved pets last….
diagnosed in kidney failure. It was just
a matter of time but we hoped she Hi Monika,
would have at least a few months.
Rosie found a wonderful foster home Hope you are well, I thought I
with Nikita & Joseph, both registered would inform you as you were
nurses, who were willing to care for her a major part in her life but
in her final months. Sadly she only sadly yesterday we had to put
lived one week, but it was a week filled Nikita down. It was very
with love and one on one attention. sudden and we are so heart
broken, I just thought I should
let you know and want to thank
you for letting us meet such an
amazing dog. Daniel & Ingrid

Hi Monika,

Yesterday was a very sad day
as I had to let my dear sweet,
little old man Bear go. He was
16 and had been with me for
8 years. He was the first dog I
walked the first day I came to
D.R. He'd had many health
issues over the past couple of
years but his little indomitable
spirit always got him through
but this time it was obvious that
there wasn't going to be any improvement and it was time to let his
spirit run free. His funny little ways will always be with us, and he will
be sadly missed by us and by Heinz who was his great mate. Dale

“ I was Rosie’s Foster Mum for just Dear Monika,
a week but her memory will stay
with me forever. Thank you so I wanted to share with you that my
much Monika for letting me be her beautiful boy Arthur who you
mum for the best week of my life, I rescued and gave to me in April
literally said last night at work, I 2014 died yesterday on 2 July at
don’t know how I got so lucky to 10.15 am. He became very ill on
have found her. What you guys do Saturday, stayed at the vets Sunday
is amazing. Thank you for trusting night on fluids but deteriorated over
us to care for Rosie, the pain is night. On Monday morning with the
absolutely awful now but this past vet we decided his time had come.
week was so incredible.” Nikita He was loved so much and gave so
much joy to so many people. He was
Vale Rosie. 14 years and 3 months old. Claire

10th June, 2018 To the memory of some very special, unforgettable pets!

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1. Klaus Kelpie x 12mths Male Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Bagel and Choco.” E. Lin
2. Piper Jack Russell x Kelpie 4mths 7.8kgs Sponsor: “Wishing you the best of luck!” Christin Schaller
3. Sam Jack Russell x Basenji 3yrs Male Sponsor: With love and hugs from Shona & Narice
4. Diesel Shar Pei x Corgi 12mths 12.6kgs Male Sponsor: “In loving memory of Joey & Rosie!” from Pat Broderick
5. Hazel Shepherd x Cattle 3yrs 22kgs Female Sponsor: “ Just ‘cause you’re such a good girl!” Jane & Romeo
6. Elsa Shepherd x 8yrs Female Sponsor:“ For our rainbow bridge mob!” Colleen & Ron
7. Grace Old English Sheepdog x 8yrs Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of Crayon!” Sam, Tim & Shannon
8. Gordon Airedale x Staffy 4yrs 17.3kgs Male Sponsor: The students at The Sydney School of English
9. Kiba Husky 2yrs Male Sponsor: “From our family of 2 dogs!” Lisa & Greg
10. Toby Mini Foxy x J/Russell 11yrs Male Sponsor: “In loving memory of Poppy & Evie & for Sam!” Brenda Harris
11. Scooby Ridgeback x 3yrs 34kgs Male Sponsor: “I hope you find a family as good as mine!” George Coleman
12. Indi Cattle x Kelpie 6yrs 31kgs Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of Rusty & Natasha!” Barry & Jessica

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PUT A SMILE ON YOUR FACE What’s trending on instagram?
in 2018 BY FOLLOWING... Follow the DoggieRescue news/
see videos of the doggies/ catch
instagram up with our day to day
happenings and much more…

1. Willow Ridgeback x Staffy 11yrs 15kgs Female Sponsor:“The life you deserve starts now! ”Barbara Holdsworth
2. Squall Foxy x 8yrs 9.4kgs Male Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Ian, Tia & Muffin!” Paul & Kathryn
3. Emmet Maltese x 10yrs 9.8kgs Male Sponsor: “In loving memory of all my woofs!” Susan Carovigno
4. Heather Labrador x Staffy 9yrs 26kgs Female Sponsor: “This sponsorship Is my gift to you!” Jeff
5. Wolf Belgian Shepherd x 11yrs Male Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Connor & Polly!” The Browns
6. Dimitri Staffy x 10yrs 23kgs Male Sponsor:“ In loving memory of Lucky!” Kevin Lynch
7. Keith Foxy x 9yrs 8.6kgs Male Sponsor: “ Wishing you a very happy birthday Ray!” Nila Sudiarta
8. Sirius Shar Pei x 9yrs 25kgs Male Sponsor: “ May you find the home of your dreams!” Tony Suters
9. Ruben Mastiff x Kelpie 9yrs 27kgs Male Sponsor: “ You have a sponsor, now you are loved!” Fred & Annie Tse
10. Mojito Staffy x 9yrs Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of Ralph, Floyd & Steffie!” Verena
11. Patricia Chihuahua 10yrs 2.9kgs Female Sponsor: “ A loving home is coming very soon!” With love from Marg
12. Butch American Staffy x 13yrs 31kgs Male Sponsor: “ A better life is coming!” Noreen

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YOU CAN MAKE A

DIFFERENCE!

LOVE ANIMALS? MEET LIKE MINDED PEOPLE WORKING TOGETHER...

Volunteer Cuddle a Help
at the Shelter. Doggie. Fundraise...

There are a huge variety of DoggieRescue has many Meet like minded people, have
volunteer jobs available. doggies who love a cuddle... some fun & help us fundraise!

Kids can Adopt, Don’t Give us
Volunteer too... Shop! a call...

Under 18? You can still help but There are so many abandoned No matter what skills you have,
you need to bring an adult too. pets waiting for a loving family. or your age you can help!

FOR MORE DETAILS ON MORE WAYS YOU
HELP PLEASE CALL 9486-3133
www.doggierescue.com

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D102, some of our dogs will be there, as will our fabulous new @doggierescue.com
hoodies be on display!
Photography: Lyndall Hord,
We will also have Kim Bernotas, Tovah Levitas,
available a unique tote Martha Pavlakis & Vivienne
bag designed by… Chan

Paws to Paper - Art by Printing: SPOTPRESS
Tovah Levitas 9549-1111
www.spotpress.com.au
Containing SavourLife
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created and they are only necessarily reflect that of the
available at the Doggie Publisher, Editor.
Rescue stand at the Dog Advertising for services and
Lovers Show for $30! products appearing here is
accepted by the Publisher
Come and see us, we'll and Editor in good faith.
be bringing some of our However the Publisher and
dogs. Hope to see you Editor give no guarantee or
there…. endorsement of products or
services, nor the advertisers
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