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DoggieRescue E-Magazine June 2017_Neat SHNEOLTKEIRLL

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

Vol.11 No.152 PHONE: 9486-3133

DOGS 12,058


11AM - 2PM


Grey days, cold nights,
Winter is here &
Gunther stays warm Volunteers Welcome!
while he patiently
waits for his
forever Mummy….
Meet Gunther & his
mates inside.


• from my desk day. Come out and meet them and give them a hug.
Also thank you to our volunteer photographer Oznur
Mezgil who takes so much time and patience getting
that right shot to highlight our doggies on the feature
pages in the magazine.

Joss has just come back from her 820km trek over the
north coast of Spain and raised $5,000 for us. What a
commitment and achievement – an amazing lady who
wants to give back to the animals. Well done Joss!
p17. Whilst Joss is getting back into the groove of
more mundane life, Nat and her team have been
regularly meeting and slowly the Trivia Night in July is
taking shape. Talk to your friends and organise a table
together. Tickets are already on sale. Come and help
the puppies and kitties and have a fun night with
friends! See p9 for more details…

Hello Readers, People are so important to DoggieRescue and this
month we highlight Amanda and Jarrad, a family who
have done amazing things for some of our seniors.
They have taken 15 mature dogs in three years to
their south coast home to give them the best time of
their lives. Read what drives them to love and spoil
these seniors p10. These are people who step over
their personal anguish of knowing they are here for
the short term and focus on making quality time as
the key ingredient.

Our ‘Front Page’ boy Gunther looks so snug in his winter Love is ageless and cannot be
woollies and does not mind telling us he is feeling a little measured in years. Take a look at
some of our “vintage” dogs p18-19 who are
despondent. waiting for loving homes.
Indeed he is
one of our long DoggieRescue drives on volunteers and Jolanta is one
termers who of our Customer Service team who comes weekly to
has spent too help meet and greet with dog walkers, donors and
many winters take the many calls that come through our busy office.
at the shelter She is always needing to multi-task just to keep up
and would love with everything going on around her. It has changed
to snuggle her life – perhaps it would change yours? p16
beside you in
front of the fire
this winter.

Gunther will be your lifelong companion and go with you Roland gives us an update of the Greyhound racing
everywhere. He is well mannered on lead passing other industry. We hear about live baiting incidents on the
dogs however he would prefer to be the only dog in the news, yet the industry continues – apparently with
household at the moment. Courtney, Squall, Yoda, India control measures but…..does a leopard really change
and Griffin also look great in their snuggly blankets. p6-p8. his spots? I hope I will see this old gaming “sport”
They are all ready to cuddle up with you on a cold winter’s retired in my lifetime. p12-14


It is so nice to get updates from adoptees and their gotcha day and hear • Please make a DONATION
snippets of what their lives are like now. It makes me remember how many
dogs have walked through our doors and how many loving families are out If you wanted to make a tax
there ready to welcome a homeless waif deductible donation to help Doggie
into their lives. Rescue save more lives in the year
ahead you can donate online via
It is the happy endings that keep me going our secure website or call us on
through the sad times. Like this morning. I 02 9486 3133.
am writing my editorial through tears today
for our sweet little ‘golden oldie’ Willy died in • Become a DoggieRescue
his sleep last night. He had cataract surgery
to both eyes and lenses inserted and after LIFESAVER
years of living in a dark, frightening world he
could see and was so happy. He had Or you might like to consider
recovered very well and it was wonderful to becoming a DoggieRescue
see his little personality blossoming. We put a fresh jumper on Willy and he Lifesaver (see p42), with a regular
went to bed with this eye meds as usual. This morning when I opened the monthly gift to support our work.
door he did not bounce out. I turned on the light and he was lying there. I
could not believe he was gone. There was no suggestion of anything being All gifts, regardless of size, help us
wrong. No clue. Sadly missed. Just don’t have words…… to give a brighter future to the dogs
and cats in our care. Thank you in
This winter come and visit us and give a furry pet a cuddle advance for your kind donation.
and shake off the winter blues! Billy p2 and I will be there
to greet you. I look forward to keeping you
updated on our progress in the months ahead and sincerely thank
locations/228240252/monikas-doggie-rescue/ you again for all your support.

Where is DoggieWood? Warmest regards

Ingleside Shelter location: 2 McCowan Rd, Monika
Cnr of Bloodwood Rd, INGLESIDE. 2101
Open 11AM –2.30PM Tuesday to Sunday Monika Biernacki
Founder - DoggieRescue
Phone: 9486-3133

“ Arial”

Please help us to continue
our lifesaving work





WINTER WARMERS...DR doggies 6-8
staying warm on these cold nights

Don’t miss our biggest fundraiser

Article written by Lori Wong

Meet Jolanta Ewart


By Caroline Ripton

up with Ripley Raffan & family

VOLUNTEER - You can make a 37
diffe rence!


by Monika Biernacki 12-14
DANGEROUS By Roland Briefrel

Catching up with“ DICKY
FLETCHER” aka Dickens

Email: [email protected]

Cover: Winter is Check out online Featured dog
here—featuring above : MELODY
adorable Gunther. Join us on Facebook Kelpie x Foxy 2yrs
Meet him again p8 10.9kgs Female
Sponsor:“ Wishing
Cover photo: Follow us on Twitter you a happy 47th
Oznur Mezgil birthday Ray!” Nila


Leave a Legacy of Love

“ My mummy
me!” Chico

Chico Chihuahua x 4yrs 3.8kgs Male Sponsor:

“Hoping you find a new Mummy soon!” Julie McCann Because you will always care.
Please remember DoggieRescue in your Will.

Sponsored doggies adopted!

• Sammy, Vixen, Boots, Hank & Heinz (together), Send or call for your free brochure about leaving a
Gizmo & Liam (together), Vicky, Ash, Jake, gift in your Will.
Toto, Chandler, Donald, Cooper, Pudding,
Buffy & Janice ( together), Cletus & Brandine Mr/Mrs/Ms/Other
(together), Roger, Jackie, Daphne & Bonnie First name wishes to acknowledge Surname
the assistance given by:


Post code

Virbac Animal Health Telephone
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 Thank you



CLICK HERE for video

Kelpie x Whippet 1-2yrs 9.6kgs Female Sponsor: Foxy x 8yrs 9.4kgs Male Sponsor: “In loving memory
“ Hoping you find your home soon!” Breanna of Tia & Ian!” Paul & Kathryn & Muffin



Yoda is one of a bonded pair—
see details on the pairs
pages 30-31

Tibetan Terrier x 9yrs 12.8kgs Male Sponsor: “ In Mini Foxy x Chihuahua 5yrs 6.5kgs Female Sponsor:
loving memory of Ted & for Sam!” Alison Skinner “Sending lots of love!” Martha Pavlakis


NOT FORGETTING OUR GORGEOUS... “ Warm hat, snuggly blanket
and now all I need is a comfy
lap to curl up on…” Gunther

Corgi x 2yrs 16kgs Male Sponsor: “In memory
of Jessica!” Honey, Bonnie & Marti, their Mum

8wks Females Mummy Indie came from the AGE: 6YRS WEIGHT: 6.9KGS SEX: MALE
pound pregnant, she also brought Dad Elmo
along too. Mum & Dad found a home & their Gunther is a tiny little pocket rocket and is just as cuddly as
babies need homes too. Sponsor: “Sending he is ready for action. He fits nicely in one's hands as he
you love!” Lesley Cansdell & Titch the cat & graciously receives an ear scratch and then when placed on
“ In loving memory of Elle!” Bill & Joan Collins his four little feet will happily walk like a wound up toy car!
Gunther is an action dog by day and a cuddler by night – he
offers the best of both worlds. I hope that he soon finds what
he wants most - a family to love him!

Luis DoggieRescue Kennel Manager

Sponsor: “In loving memory of sweet Penny, who was so
very special!” Stefanie


Monika’s DoggieRescue Annual

THEME Saturday 15th July 2017

It’s a Dog’s Life… Doors open 5pm and event to commence 6.30pm

Come dressed in your best doggie Club Willoughby Auditorium
themed outfit. Prizes for the best 26 Crabbes Avenue, Willoughby
Special guests and lots more…
A night of fun and laughter guaranteed!

There will be a bake stall, cash boards, raffles and carnival
games to participate in. All money raised goes to
DoggieRescue which helps to save lives from death row.


$25 per person ( an event for all ages)
To be collected at the door on the night
Ticket cost includes table nibbles ( lollies and chips)

Online at
On sale Monday 1st May at 9am till Sold Out
(limited tickets available)
Meals can be pre-ordered at the Bistro-Menu to
be released prior to event via email

Contact: nat
Email: [email protected]
Mobile 0402 785 196


• FEATURE STORY : Adopting a Senior Dog Meet Amanda and Jarrad

The Joy of

Written By Lori Wong


Two such special people are Amanda
and Jarrad who have given over their
home and resources to adopt senior
and unwell dogs from DoggieRescue,
to give them the love and care they
need so desperately at this point in
their little lives.

At DoggieRescue, the adopted oldies
are bundled up and farewelled to begin
their new lives with Amanda and
Jarrad in the South Coast of NSW.

Amanda says... “ We adopt old
and unwell dogs and provide a
loving home to our seniors for
the rest of their life.”

Everything awaits them,
like the VIP’s that they are
– beds, blankets, toys and
their very own, grandma
and grandpa to spoil them
with cuddles! To welcome
them, are their senior
companions with whom
they can gossip away the
day or enjoy a quiet
snooze in the sun….


To date Amanda and Jarrad have adopted 15 seniors in 3 years.
13 dogs who otherwise would languish waiting for their very own
home like so many, without finding that special person at the end
to whisper “I love you and now you are free”.

A bright new day awaits the little
oldies, full of excitement or a little bit
of peace and quiet but definitely a day
full to the brim with love. Whilst
adopting an oldie can have its
heartbreaks, it is also full of joy
because Amanda, Jarrad and family,
have made another new day possible.

Please think about adopting a Senior.

Check out Joy’s Senior Dogs Home:

Dear Max, “ I miss you so much Max. Every morning for a split
second when I wake I think you are still here, then I
It is just a few weeks ago you left me to go to remember and the realisation hits me that I have to spend
heaven, my darling Boof, yet it feels like my days without you. I still cry about you, every day. You
forever since I've seen you and held you. I were loved more than I can ever say. By me, your Dad, by
miss you more than words can say. I wasn't your grandparents and your Uncle. Our love was so special
ready to say goodbye, though I never would and I will treasure our memories always. I will love you
have been. I used to tell you that you were forever my big boof.” Mum
never allowed to leave me. You were my first,
my best friend and the love of my life. My
constant companion, always by my side.

I miss your big goofball ways and happy face.
I miss your tail wags. I miss your big kisses. I
miss listening to your big nose breaths while
you sleep. I miss you following me every-
where and helping me in the kitchen. I miss
our cuddles and neck rubbies. I even miss
your smelly farts and dribbles when you'd fall
out of your nappy and run through the house
naked. You were my exercise buddy and I
miss our long afternoon walks. Thank you my
darling for the last 3.5 years of love and
laughter. It is because of you that my passion
for caring for oldies grew and our home

became what it is today.



Ask not what animals can do for us,
but what we can do for them.

On July 7 last year, the NSW state government gave all animal advocates across the state and country a
glimmer of hope that finally, something was going to be done about the cruelty in greyhound racing in the
state. The then Premier Mike Baird banned the sport across the state, scheduled to commence from next
month. In announcing the ban, Mr. Baird described the goings on in the industry as “chilling”, “confronting”
and “horrific”. He also stated that the industry was cloaked in ‘a culture of deception”.

Sadly, after three months of intense political lobbying subsequently followed, sparked a backlash against Mr
against the decision, the ban was overturned by Mr. Baird Baird from within his own party and from coalition
who said he ditched a ban on greyhounds because he "got partners the Nationals. Further, according to the
it wrong" and believed that the majority of the community survey, support for the ban was not affected heavily
“wanted the industry to have a second chance”. This back by party affiliation.
flip occurred in spite of clear evidence to the contrary. As
reported by the ABC on 8 October 2016, almost two thirds "It showed that support runs across geographical and
of people in New South Wales and the ACT supported the party political lines as well," RSPCA spokesman Jed
decision to end greyhound racing, despite the issue Goodfellow said. In addition, Mr Goodfellow rejected
becoming a political hot potato for NSW Premier Mike the framing of the decision as an attack on working
Baird, in a survey conducted by the RSPCA. class and rural voters. “It's certainly below the 77 per
cent response rate in support of the ban in
The independent survey of more than 800 people, metropolitan areas, but 59 per cent of rural areas still
commissioned by the RSPCA, found that 64 per cent of support the ban as well," he said. "Despite the political
NSW and ACT residents were in favour of banning the rhetoric that has surrounded this decision; we still see
sport, leaving 36 per cent opposed. The decision to ban that the majority of people in the so-called working
greyhound racing in NSW, which the ACT Government class are supportive of the Government's decision."


The Greyhound Racing industry has inadequate regulation or enforceable standards

The study also found that 80 per Former NSW premier Morris Iemma Compiled by Roland Briefrel
cent of people who supported an was appointed chair of the oversight A long time supporter of Doggie
end to greyhound racing did so body that will draw up a new Rescue, Roland is an educator and
because of concerns about regulatory and governance frame- an animal welfare advocate who is
animal welfare. work for the industry. not hesitant to speak about topics
for animals who have no voice.
The Promise The Reality (From: › Sport, High rate of injuries suffered by
In announcing the reversal of the entertainment and working racing greyhounds: Injuries are
ban, the NSW state government animals › Greyhound racing) very common in greyhound racing
said that its new proposal would put and are a major cause of wastage.
into place tough penalties with a Significant over breeding and Injuries are a major animal welfare
greater emphasis on animal welfare oversupply of greyhounds: issue as they cause pain, suffering
and dealing with cruelty through Thousands of greyhounds are born and distress to the affected
more funding for the RSPCA and in Australia each year that are animals. Various types of injuries
other groups, and increased funding surplus to Industry requirements. are regularly reported including
for rehoming capabilities in NSW. Industry statistics show that up to serious bone fractures and muscle
around 40% of greyhounds born injuries. Other injuries sustained
No new tax dollars would be given (7,200 greyhounds every year) will relate to physical over-exertion
for track upgrades but the industry never receive a registered racing such as hypoxic fits (seizures due
would fund this through the sale of ‘name’ and hence never race. In to a lack of oxygen), heat stress-
some tracks. An oversight body was addition, some ‘named’ greyhounds related injury and collapsing post-
to be tasked with drawing up new will never go on to race. This is a race. The first turn of the racetrack
governance, regulatory structure very high initial failure rate (also is a common site for accidents or
and all the finer details. That body known as initial ‘wastage’). collisions to occur. Serious injuries
would include representatives from can lead to death on the track
the RSPCA and the Greyhound Further ongoing ‘wastage’ continues or euthanasia.
Breeders, Owners and Trainers over time as active racing grey-
Association and other eminent hounds retire from racing or are
individuals. Ministers told the media discarded due to injury or
at the time that the new deal would sub-optimal performance, among
have conditions attached and some other reasons. Wastage refers to
of the key changes would be the animals bred for a specific purpose
same as those proposed by the that are discarded by the industry or
greyhound industry, including: owner of the animal and often
subsequently killed.

• Capping breeding to 2,000
• Reducing the number of


• Reducing the number of
race events

• Whole-of-life dog cycle

• $1,500 bond for every
dog bred


“Five greyhounds were euthanised after being injured methamphetamines, caffeine, anabolic steroids,
racing – including one in deputy premier Troy Grant's Viagra and cocaine, among others.
hometown of Dubbo – less than a week since he and
Premier Mike Baird announced they would repeal Training :Live baiting refers to the practice of using
legislation to close the industry from July next year.” (http:// live animals for the purpose of training greyhounds. This practice is illegal in all states and territories in
bairds-racing-ban-reversal-20161017-gs3zye.html) Australia. The animals involved experience significant
pain, fear, injury and distress and will eventually die.
Injury statistics are not published for all tracks nationally The same animals may be used repeatedly, suffering
but based on industry figures we estimate that more a very long and painful death. For many years, the
than 750 greyhounds are injured every month on grey- RSPCA has held serious concerns about the
hound tracks during races across Australia. Additional extensive animal welfare problems associated with
injuries will occur during pre-training, training, trialling and greyhound racing, including live baiting. These
non-TAB races; however these statistics are generally not concerns were confirmed in the recent Four Corners
published. It is important to note that injuries may be ABC program on live baiting in three states. Multiple
detected post-race day and these injuries may not be greyhound trainers including those with a high profile
formally recorded. in the industry are directly implicated in live baiting
practices, indicating that animal cruelty is widespread
Inadequate socialisation and inadequate and entrenched in the industry.
environmental enrichment: Many greyhound puppies
and adult greyhounds are never adequately socialised, Lack of industry transparency and accountability:
either with other dogs or with humans. Dogs that are Currently there is a major lack of published data on
socially deprived are more likely to develop fearfulness the life cycle and outcome for racing greyhounds.
and antisocial behaviour which impacts negatively on their This lack of transparency has major ramifications in
welfare. Lack of adequate socialisation may also make it terms of tracking animal welfare outcomes in the
more difficult to re-home retired or unwanted greyhounds. industry. Missing figures include: the exact number
Inadequate housing conditions and a lack of environmental of greyhounds born each year; the number of
enrichment is another key animal welfare issue for many greyhounds ‘named’ as a proportion of the
greyhounds with many greyhounds being kept in small, greyhounds born and rates of euthanasia.
barren, single-dog kennels for prolonged periods of time.
The routine and regular use of inhumane anti-barking Export of greyhounds: Australian greyhounds have
muzzles on greyhounds is also a major concern. been sold and exported overseas for racing purposes
to a range of countries including China and Vietnam.
Administration of banned substances: Various In 2015, a total of 624 Australian greyhounds were
pharmaceutical substances have been administered to exported to a number of destinations. Exporting
racing greyhounds in the quest for enhanced performance places greyhounds at significant risk of poor animal
and increased potential to win races. Racing authorities welfare outcomes including stress and injuries
maintain a list of banned substances and run drug testing associated with long-distance transport, lack of
programs, however drug use still occurs. Administration of animal welfare legal protection in importing countries,
banned substances is a serious animal welfare issue as and the potential to enter the dog meat trade. In
many of these drugs can have serious physical and 2014, Greyhounds Australasia introduced voluntary
psychological effects on greyhounds. Dogs have tested suspensions of greyhound passports to certain
positive to a range of substances including amphetamines, destinations due to animal welfare concerns.

Exactly how any new body overseeing this “sport” is going to monitor the abuses which were still evident as late as
March this year and reported extensively at: (
race-draws-in-industry-heavyweights-20170323-gv5b4p) should be of concern to all animal welfare advocates
across the state and country. After all, as Mr. Baird once believed, the industry is cloaked in “a culture of
deception”. We all now have the responsibility to keep a watch on this industry and keep our politicians aware of

every time an abuse occurs in it.



• SPOTLIGHT ON DOGGIERESCUE VOLUNTEERS Meet Jolanta Ewart—helping the doggies

Jolanta’s life changed on
the day she decided to visit

“I love to see dogs evolve from being
frightened, sick and nervous to becoming
bright and happy and increasingly secure. I
love seeing them find their forever homes.”

Hello Readers,

I have always loved dogs and lived with them most of
my life, so after discovering the awesome work that
Monika does I decided one day to visit the shelter in
order to walk some dogs .This was the day I became
a customer service person.

I met Geari who very quickly set me to work helping difference. Every time I do my shift I become energised
with laundry [we always are looking for help there], and come home with lots of stories of incredible
doing some simple tasks in the office and finally generosity of people, both in donation of their time and
walking a dog. After just a few hours I was hooked. money. I love to see dogs evolve from being

I usually volunteer at the shelter just After just a frightened, sick and nervous to becoming
one morning a week. This involves a few hours at bright and happy and increasingly secure. I
little cleaning of the office, setting up love seeing them find their forever homes.
for the day, handling messages, the shelter, I
answering the phone, greeting , was hooked! All this is thanks to Monika and her
registering or signing in everybody amazing team. I can’t express enough
who very generously come to walk admiration for Monika and her work and the
dogs and of course organising the love and care she provides to all her charges.
dogs . In the mornings, when she arrives in her white
van covered in “Save a Life” stickers, and

So mornings are quite busy and the time goes quickly. slides the door open it seems that a stream of little dogs
Doggie Rescue provides both human and doggie pours out of the van and into the office - that sight makes
interaction; it’s very satisfying to spend time with like- my day! The day’s work has started.

minded people and knowing that you are making a FOR 1 HOUR OR FOR A FEW… We’d love to see you!



Ph: 9486-3133


Remembering little This article was meant to be a fundraiser for
Willy…. Our brave boy. Willy, instead it has become a memoriam to
his bravery & resilience..

When Willy first came into DoggieRescue’s care he
lived in a dark world where fear was his constant
companion. Willy was totally blind. For this little
‘golden oldie’ life was very SCARY but it was about
to change and on the 8th May Willy had an operation
to restore his sight. “ Willy has just come back from
cataract surgery and I always find it amazing how
they react when they first see - he is so happy. He
just stood there and turned his head all around. Willy
has had lenses implanted in both eyes.” Monika

Willy recovered well, a brand new world opened
up for him and a happy future awaited, sadly for
this darling boy it was not meant to be...

Willy passed away very peacefully in his
sleep on the 24th May 2017 knowing that
he was loved and cared for.

“ Willy 2005-2017 ”
Forever a part of the DoggieRescue family


Hello Readers,

I arrived at the St James Cathedral,
Santiago de Compostella on 29th April after
walking 820 kms along the northern coast
line of Spain - a total of 31 days walking
plus 4 rest days. My shortest walking day
was 22 klm and the longest 40 kms.

I raised just under $5000 for Doggie Rescue “ Welcome home Joss, we have missed you! Thank you for
and I want to thank all my sponsors and your commitment and care for our pets. Your achievements
supporters. It was an amazing journey but I are inspirational and it was lovely sharing some of your journey
am so glad to be home as 31 days is a long by email. I do hope your toes have all healed.” Monika
time to be away from my beloved dogs.

Joss Stewart


“ Lilac”
2007 Vintage

“ Brandy” “ Button”
2007 Vintage 2009 Vintage

Brandy Irish Terrier x 10yrs Female Sponsor:
“ Wishes for a brighter future!” Sach Baillie
Lilac Mini Foxy x 10yrs 4kgs Female Sponsor:
“ In memory of our loved Ruby!” Lori & John Wong
Button Aussie Terrier x 8yrs 8.6kgs Male
Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Pebbles!” Sigrid
Jason Lhasa Apso 13yrs Male Sponsor:“In
memory of Jakkson & Jack!” Gina Carovigno
Nikita Corgi x Sheltie 10yrs 9.2kgs Female
Sponsor: “ A loving home soon!” Tony Suters
Dwayne Staffy x Labrador 12yrs Male Sponsor:
“In memory of Tia & Ian!” Kathryn, Paul & Muffin
Frosty Irish Terrier x 8yrs 7.7kgs Male
Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Chip & Blossom!”
Alan & Tina


“ It takes a long time to
get this sweet! ”

“ Jason”
2004 Vintage

“ Nikita”
2007 Vintage

“ Frosty”
2009 Vintage

“ Dwayne”
2005 Vintage


• FEATURE ARTICLE : Importance of grooming By Caroline Ripton - Clip and Cuddles

WINTER CARE Jaxson in my lap,
FOR YOUR DOG Taco and Twinky,
Lula and Poppy

" Winter is here....but don't put off
your doggie's grooming till spring "

Hello Readers, Leaving a dog’s coat long and fluffy
to keep the dog warm makes sense
My name is Caroline Ripton and I am a professional dog only if it's maintained in a healthy
groomer. I have been volunteering my dog grooming condition. Otherwise neglected long
service for Monika 's DoggieRescue since 2003 and it has hair can cause a great discomfort to our
been the most rewarding experience for me on so many pet by disguising painful "hot spots",
levels. Having the privilege of meeting (and helping) so matting, and skin irritation as well as
many different doggies was the best "hands on" education increased presence of parasites, ear
I could ever have had. I needed to consider each dog's and eye infection and overgrown nails.
different personality, their quirks, also age and health
issues and treat them all as individuals. Dogs with longer hair can quickly end
up matted to the skin simply by friction
• Grooming your dog should from wearing a doggie jumpers, dirt,
always be kind and gentle - moisture, static or scratching them-
brushing and bathing can be selves (itchy skin). Owners of long
very soothing and enjoyable if coated dogs should do " at home"
done correctly and often maintenance in - between professional
enough ( by the owner or by grooming which would involve regular
a professional groomer). brushing (every couple of days),
bathing in warm water with a soap-free
A common misconception is that in quality shampoo (every 2-4 weeks), and
cooler months there's no need to making sure their ears are healthy and
have your dog groomed but this is nails trimmed correctly (paying extra
not the case. Featured is a matted attention to dew claws which can grow
and very uncomfortable pound dog back into their foot). Also keeping clean
with enormously long toenails. and short groin area and under the tail.


Gorgeous Aspen (above) feels much better now after a clip, wash and groom...

If you have a long haired dog you can alternatively Harry from West Ryde has been enjoying our
arrange with the groomer more frequent appointments grooming sessions at his home for over 10 years
for " tidy ups" or a shorter haircut altogether, which is
much easier to maintain.

When choosing a few essential grooming tools to use

at home it's important to select correct brush and a

comb - some can be too hard and scratchy for dogs

with very fine coat and sensitive skin (soft pin slicker

brush or even natural bristle can be used then).

Want to

• For dogs with coat like smooth Foxies or know more?
Staffies type a grooming glove is useful to CLICK HERE!

loosen the dead hair, for wiry, scruffy dogs

a soft slicker brush (can be with" bubbles" on

ends) or a metal comb is generally enough.

• Dogs with shedding coats (like mentioned “ Being groomed at home is a far less stressful
above) really benefit from being gently groomed experience for some doggies who are a bit scared,
with a Furminator removing loose hair before it nervous or old and frail or simply never been
drops on the floor or our furniture. groomed before.” Caroline

• For natural long hair like Maltese or Shih Tzu knots will become harder to deal with. So buy a brush and
type (non shedding) brushing with soft slicker comb and possibly a rake- using them isn't that
brush and then comb through to check for tangles hard if done regularly (2-3 times weekly) and it doesn't
a hair brush could miss, generally does the job. cost money. But if you feel your furry friend would be
happier being groomed by an experienced groomer in
• If your dog is more like Pomeranian, Corgi or your home away from noisy and busy salon environment
Husky using a rake and a Furminator to loosen try to arrange a mobile groomer to do a home visit (best to
woolly undercoat before brushing helps with go with recommendation by someone who uses them).
removing masses of thick tight fur. We would like all our doggies to enjoy their "pampering"!

It's also important to ensure you have a knot- free coat Caroline Ripton - (Animal Lover)
before bathing the dog otherwise the tangles and


I just LOVE

Must love dogs

Bunnies love


bunny to


Skippy, These bunny This is Malaki with DR volunteer Briony. Malaki
Midnight brothers love to loves attention & cuddles & especially kids!!!
& Lucky crunch on
bunny treats, Malaki Wolfhound x 2yrs 25.2kgs Male
hay & veggies Sponsor: “With love & hugs from Shona & Narice!”
( & carrots!!),
play and hop CHIPPY’S JOKE:
They come
vaccinated & A watch dog….
desexed & are Ha! Ha! Ha!
2 years old.

Featuring star ex DR doggie Hi Fans, his tail go round like a windmill?
Chippy Pizzey and his Does his tongue hang out? And
pearl’s of wisdom... My article this month is about love. when you cuddle up and watch TV
There are many different loves in this together do his eyes shine up at you?
world. There is the love of your Mum They do! That means he loves more
and Dad and family. Some kids really than he even loves his dinner...
love computer games and others their
sport. For some it’s social media and So no matter how much you love to do
staying in touch with their friends. For other things, and how busy you are with
me it’s food, perhaps for you too:) sport or school work, or how involved
you are in your computer games
But the LOVE that is the most remember that all your dog wants is
unconditional ( that’s a big word but it your time. YOU are his whole world,
just means loving something without show him how important HE is to you!
being given anything in return) is the
love that your doggie gives you. This month I want to send a BIG cheerio
to Loulou our Sub-Editor who is
When you play with him, take him for a recovering from a cruciate ligament
run or to the park or get out his toys operation. You will soon be wagging
and have a game or throw a ball does your tail again sweetie:) C/U Chips


• • • • Inspiring young people IN FOCUS: AMY & LOUISA

These two
young girls,
Amy and her
friend Louisa,
ran a lemonade
stall to help
raise funds for
Doggie Rescue.
The first photo
left shows them
at Doggie Wood
presenting their

Licks & tail
wags from the
DR doggies...

IN FOCUS: DEAN Dean (pictured with Roger) recently
celebrated his Bar Mitzvah and has
chosen to donate some of the money he
received as a gift to Monika’s Doggie
Rescue. Deans family have three
gorgeous ex DR dogs - Mum Lexi and
two of her pups Tarak & Travis.

Dean your gift of over $300 is fantastic
& so appreciated—you are a legend!!!!


Eleanor (about to turn10) has been busking in Erskineville to
raise money for Monika’s DoggieRescue! Thank you sweet
talented Eleanor!

“ These amazing young people show
commitment & compassion way beyond
their years!” Monika

Share updates/ videos, catch up on
our latest news and help us to
spread the word! LIKE US TODAY :)

1. Sparkle Wiry Terrier 4yrs 5.6kgs Female Sponsor: The Students at the Sydney School of English
2. Miranda Poodle x 3yrs 4kgs Female Sponsor:“ We hope you find a family soon!” Rachel & Andrew
3. Snoopy Maltese x 4yrs 6.6kgs Male Sponsor: “ Wishing you very good luck!” P. Tew
4. Saffy Maltese x 8yrs 5.1kgs Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of my sweet Crunchie!” Cathy Beer
5. Blitzen Irish Terrier x Poodle 10yrs 9.4kgs Male Sponsor: With lots of love from Beth Gentle
6. Byron Shih Tzu x 6yrs 3.8kgs Male Sponsor:“ In loving memory of our dear Elle!” Bill & Joan Collins
7. Mary Poodle x Irish Terrier 9yrs Female Sponsor: “A house without a dog is not a home! ” Sylvia Raye
8. Pearl Silky x 10yrs Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of Connor & Polly!” The Browns
9. Twix Terrier x 10yrs 6.4kgs Male Sponsor:“In loving memory of Elle!” Bill & Joan Collins
10. Joseph Irish Terrier 8yrs Male Sponsor: “ For all our Rainbow Bridge Mob!” Love from Colleen & Ron
11. Russell Silky Terrier x 10yrs Male Sponsor: “For the lovely Lily & the joyous Jenna!” Lisa Kane
12. Holly Irish Terrier x 9yrs 8kgs Female Sponsor: “Hoping you find a family to love you soon!” Patsy Wills


• ADOPT ME : Meet my sponsor dog FELIX THE ADORABLE FOXY


Breed: Foxy x Sex: Male
Age: 5yrs Weight: 6.3kgs

Felix is very social with other
dogs and easy to handle. Felix is
a great ball player. Felix came
with little hair on his body. With
antibiotics, creams, medicated
washes and eye ointments Felix
is starting to have hair regrowth.
He is a very affectionate dog and
loves to snuggle in the bed

“ Felix sure knows the way to
your heart! He is such a well
mannered little boy, who sits and
begs for his dinner and for the
occasional treat! Everyone who
meets him falls in love with his
beautiful nature.” Martha,
DoggieRescue Kennel Hand

Sponsor: “ You deserve a lot of love!” Margot Cuthill

Hi Monika,

It s a year today that we found Jack formerly known as
Puddles, or rather he found us when we took him for a walk
at Monika's Doggie Rescue. He was extremely nervous and
fearful then. He’s very happy now, always wagging his tail,
so I hope he's happy with his choice!

He's absolutely gorgeous and everyone loves him.
The photo was taken last night, he sits under his girlfriend's
balcony and waits and waits and waits. She is a Beagle.
He 's a very level-headed and faithful dog!!

Monika, thank you for saving Jack. He's adorable and we
are very lucky to have him. Margot Cuthill

If anyone reading this magazine likes the look of our boy
Jack, consider adopting Felix our sponsor doggie if you
can. His story appears above. He's a wonderful little Foxy!
He needs a home. To meet Felix call 9486-3133.


• • • Apartment Friendly Dogs adopt me IDEAL FOR APARTMENT DWELLERS

1. Speckles Cattle x Corgi 11yrs 15kgs Male Sponsor:“Wishing you a happy home!” Sam & Joy Jenkins
2. Celene Maltese x 10yrs 4kgs Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of Daisy!” Ashleigh Synnott
3. Twinkle IrishTerrier x 9yrs Female Sponsor:“In loving memory of Banjo & Clancy!”Ann & John,Molly,Mabel &Henry
4. Angus Aussie Terrier x 5yrs 8.5kgs Male Sponsor: “ Somewhere a loving home waits!” Lesley Cansdell & Titch
5. Charlie Mini Pinscher x 8yrs Male Sponsor: “ My fingers are crossed for a forever home!” Meaghan
6. Cole Border Terrier x 4yrs 6kgs Male Sponsor: “He just needs time, patience & a lot of love!”Janice Martin
7. Maisy French Bulldog x 2yrs 10.5kgs Female Sponsor:“ Wishing Maisy a happy life!” from Hughie Wray
8. Twinkle IrishTerrier x 9yrs Female Sponsor:“In loving memory of Banjo & Clancy!”Ann & John,Molly,Mabel &Henry
9. Teddy Foxy x Chihuahua 11yrs 6.7kgs Male Sponsor:“In loving memory of Bill & Brittany!” Doreen Watkins
10. Dezzy Maltese x Shih Tzu 3-4yrs 5.6kgs Male Sponsor:“ With love... Kipling, Digby & Marlow!” Catherine
11. Bruce Mini Pinscher 11yrs 9kgs Male Sponsor:“In loving memory of Sybil & Jed, 2 strays!”Janet & Richard
12. Kiera Shih Tzu x 6yrs 4.5kgs Female Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Sammy!” Fred & Teena Wratten


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Monika’s Doggie
Rescue Annual



It’s a Dog’s Life… Saturday 15th July 2017

Come dressed in your best doggie Doors open 5pm and event to commence 6.30pm

themed outfit. Prizes for the Raising Club Willoughby Auditorium
best dressed. funds for the 26 Crabbes Avenue, Willoughby

doggies... Special guests and lots more…
A night of fun and laughter guaranteed!

There will be a bake stall, cash boards, raffles and
carnival games to participate in. All money raised goes
to DoggieRescue which helps to save lives from death row.

What are you • TICKETS
waiting for?
$25 per person ( an event for all ages)
To be collected at the door on the night
Ticket cost includes table nibbles ( lollies and chips)

It’s going to be • Bookings
a FUN night!!! Online at
On sale Monday 1st May at 9am till Sold Out
(limited tickets available)
Meals can be pre-ordered at the Bistro-Menu
to be released prior to event via email

Wayne always • ENQUIRIES
liked to stand out Contact: nat
in a crowd…. Email: [email protected]
Mobile 0402 785 196


REDHEADS For more details
PHONE: 9486-3133

1. Dusty Kelpie x Corgi 3yrs 10.8kgs Male Sponsor:“For my Serbian rescue dogs Nela & Tess!” Lorelei Dowling
2. Hazel Shepherd x 3yrs 22kgs Female Sponsor:“ In loving memory of Monty, Grace & Honey!”Margaret Crowe
3. Ellen Staffy x 4yrs 22.5kgs Female Sponsor: “ Wishing you a happy home soon!” Anik Surkar
4. Rosie Shar Pei x English Staffy 9yrs 15.6kgs Female Sponsor: Mummy Karen, Kezy, Sherry & Spot Trafford.
5. Bazza Labrador x Shepherd 6yrs 23kgs Male Sponsor: “ Hoping you find a home soon!” Jody Redler
6. Marcus English Staffy x 7yrs 16.9kgs Male Sponsor: “ In loving memory of my dog Curtis!” Lee McKerracher
7. Willow Ridgeback x 6yrs 15kgs Female Sponsor:“The life you deserve starts now!” Barbara Holdsworth
8. Megan Staffy x Kelpie 12mths 13.2kgs Female Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Sheba!” Louise Dowd
9. Bailey Jack Russell x Pug 4-5yrs 8.3kgs Male Sponsor: “ It’s in the giving we receive!” Royce Milmlow
10. Bubbles Jack Russell x 7yrs 8kgs Male Sponsor: “ For my Serbian rescue dogs Nela & Tess!” Lorelei Dowling
11. Nelson Cattle x 3yrs 15kgs Male Sponsor: “In loving memory of Minnie, who was so special!” Marika Camilleri
12. Aria Corgi x Staffy 5yrs 14.7kgs Female Sponsor: “For my Serbian rescue dogs Nela & Tess!” Lorelei Dowling


Mature dogs can be just as cute as puppies!


9 9 10
Years Years CLICK HERE Years

Candy is a sweet, kissy girl who Heather is a shy, gentle girl who Ralph is a very tiny boy who
loves her soft toys. needs to feel secure & loved. loves attention and cuddles.


11 8 10
Years Years Years

Napoleon is a quiet, soft natured Jackie enjoys cuddles and is very Polly is a happy, very gentle little

boy seeking a gentle family. smart, energetic and yet calm. girl whose owner died.

Candy Irish Terrier x Poodle 9yrs 6kgs Female Sponsor:“In loving memory of Connor & Polly!” The Browns
Heather Labrador x Staffy 9yrs 26kgs Female Sponsor: “ This sponsorship is my gift to you!” Jeff
Ralph Pomeranian 10yrs 2.5kgs Male Sponsor: “In loving memory of Rusty & Natasha!” Barry & Jessica
Napoleon Maltese x 11yrs 4.4kgs Male Sponsor: “In loving memory of Poppy & Evie & for Sam!” Brenda Harris
Jackie Border Collie x 8yrs 16kgs Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of Jess & Jody!” Michele & Steve Tamassy
Polly Chihuahua x Pom 10yrs 5kgs Female Sponsor: “ In loving memory of my dear little Sam!” Valerie Rodgers


I’m Ruby,
she’s Tanami

I’m Ava and Dogs teach us
she’s Rue

I’m Ivy, but none
she’s Star
LOVE is a 4


I’m Louise Dogs are

I’m Lavender MORE
I’m Sneakers
than just
I’m Kim,
she’s Kath PETS

I’m Thelma They are





I’m Reci • Ava Bull Arab x 24.1kgs & Rue
Bull Arab x 27kgs Female both
News Flash 9mths Female ( Bonded sisters )
ADOPTED! Sponsor:“In loving memory of our
dogs Ricky, Pepe & Cindy!” Malki
I’m I’m Lincoln & Chandra
• Ruby Kelpie x Shar Pei 18mths &
All you NEED is LOVE and a DOG Tanami Kelpie x Shepherd 18mths
both Female ( Bonded sisters )
Sponsors: “In memory of Ralph,
Floyd & Steffie!” Verena & “In loving
memory of Rusty & Natasha!” Barry
& Jessica

• Louise Chihuahua x 8yrs 3kgs &
Thelma Chihuahua x 10yrs 1.8kgs
both Female ( Bonded pair.)
Sponsors: “Tail wags from Lopez,
Chilli & Tess!” & the Students at the
Sydney School of English.

• Ivy Silky x Poodle 8yrs 4.2kgs &
Star Poodle x 10yrs 4.9kgs both
Female ( Bonded pair ) Sponsors:
“In loving memory of my woofs!”
Susan Carovigno & “ In loving
memory of Elle!” Bill & Joan Collins

• Finn Red Cattle x 7yrs 13.6kgs
Male & Yoda Tibetan Terrier x 9yrs
12.8kgs Male ( Bonded pair )
Sponsors: Sponsor:“Thanks for
sponsoring me Anna!” Nadir &“ In
loving memory of Ted & for Sam!”
Alison Skinner. See Yoda p7 too!

• Reci Foxy x 10yrs & Lena Foxy x
Terrier 14yrs Both Female. ( Mum
& Daughter ) Sponsor: “In loving
memory of Tyson & Gramps, who
had a happy life at the end!” Lucy

• Lincoln & Scout Mini Poodle x
11yrs both Males ( Bonded pair )
Sponsors: “In loving memory of my
dogs Heidi & Libby!”Judith Lynch &
“You have a sponsor who cares, now
you are loved!” Fred & Annie Tse


I hope they
get the angle

“Dicky Fletcher”

( aka Dickens)

“ Life is a beach the only
problem is sand in my halter!”

If I wasn’t me I’d like to be – Usain Bolt I am so excited– when I hear the garage door open
If I could wish fleas on someone it would be– because it means my family are coming home
Donald Trump and his toupee My nickname is - Dicky, Dick-O or any variation of
It took a while but I finally - figured out how to use my the two.
doggie steps to get up to the comfy couch My family says I have taught them– that old dogs can
When told I was to star in DoggieRescue magazine learn new tricks
I - wondered why it took them so long to ask I often wonder - if I want to get home from a walk, I must
The food that makes me drool is – roast chicken and first go half-way home, then half of the half, then half of
carrot sticks that half, and so on. Can I ever get home from my walk?
My happiest moment are– chasing ducks at the lake My relationship with other dogs is - complicated




My tail wags most– I hear the “ It’s been 3 happy years since we adopted "Goldie" from MDR. We
W.A.L.K word mentioned love her more every day!” Christine Riding
My greatest achievement is –
circumnavigating Narrabeen lagoon “ It is now 7yrs gotcha day for Lucy (previously Candy) and over
with my family 1yr gotcha for Jim. They are such great pals!” Amba Nalbantof
If I impersonated a famous star I’d
be - Dobby The House Elf from Harry
My favourite place in the world is –
sunbaking on the balcony in the
I’m no hero but - I have had a broken
hip in the past and more recently I’ve
had a bulging disc in my spine which
resulted in a temporary paralysis of
my back two legs. :( But my motto is
‘never give up’ and I am improving
more and more as time goes on. You
know my Mum & Dad still adopted me
knowing my medical history. How
amazing are they?
I was so proud - when I worked out
how use my doggy door, even if it has
to remain permanently open
Life is - like a box of dog treats, you
never know what you’re gonna to get.




Call us on....9486-3133 ( all sizes available!!! )

1. Penny Great Dane x Shepherd 1yr 30kgs Female Sponsor: Lisa Suters, with love
2. Emmet Maltese x 10yrs 9.8kgs Male Sponsor: “ Wishing you very good luck in 2017!” P. Tew
3. Coco Cattle x Labrador 5yrs Female Sponsor: “ To help you find the wonderful home you deserve!” Pam
4. Marilyn Cattle x 8wks Female Sponsor:“ With love from Joey & Rosie!” Pat Broderick
5. Munro Cattle x 8wks Female Sponsor:“In loving memory of Ralph, Floyd & Steffie!” Verena
6. Mercedes Rottweiler x 6yrs 33.8kgs Female Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Lucky, Bunny & Yellow!” E. Lin
7. Spike Wiry Terrier 1-2yrs 15.1kgs Male Sponsor: “ Big hugs to a very sweet boy!” Gail & Nelson
8. Arty Jack Russell x 8yrs 6.6kgs Male Sponsor: With love from Marg Iveson
9. Mia Foxy x 4yrs 9.4kgs Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of our Macy girl!” Susan Dorahy
10. Audrey Boxer x 7yrs 30kgs Female Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Bessy Irvine!” Janiece
11. Tara Mastiff x Wolfhound 2yrs 40.1kgs Female Sponsor: “Sending you love!” Jane & her fur kids
12. Billy Foxie x Corgi 6yrs 6kgs Male Sponsor: “ A happy home is coming soon!” Christin Schaller


“I had to have
eye surgery!”


Just a quick email to touch base and let Nick and Marilyn were able to take me to the vet.
you know that I am safe. I'm loving my new I feel much better now and feel happy that I am in safe
home with the Raffans'. I thought I should let you know hands. Love Always,
that I am mange free. My coat has grown nice and thick.
Siobhan decided to buy me a toy dog, 'Rocky' from Ripley Raffan ( & Marilyn, Nick, Freya & Siobhan)
Kmart to keep me company in the night (I have lived up
to my name ‘Rips The Ripper’ and Rocky is no more) “ Hope all of my friends at Monika's
but most nights she lets me sleep in her bed! I go to the Doggie Rescue are well. Sending my
dog park in North Turramurra, and have met some love to you Monika and all of the
friends called Blu, Max and Tilly and we love to play.. lovely volunteers.” Ripley

Sometimes I'm cheeky and sneak into Marilyn's room to FOLLOW RIPLEY ON INSTAGRAM….
steal her socks and ugg boots - but she doesn't mind.
Unfortunately I had to have eye surgery - I had inverted
eyelids that were causing ulcers on my eyes. Thankfully


PUT A SMILE ON YOUR FACE What’s trending on instagram?
in 2017 BY FOLLOWING... Follow the DoggieRescue news/
see videos of the doggies/ catch
instagram up with our day to day
happenings and much more…

1. Jessie Kelpie x 12mths Female Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Elle!” Malki & Chandra
2. Justin Mini Foxy x 6yrs 7.8kgs Male Sponsor: “In loving memory of our beloved Cindy!” Malki & Chandra
3. Onyx Irish Wolfhound x 4yrs 28.8kgs Male Sponsor: Sending you lots of love from Susan Cassidy
4. Winkle Mini Foxy x Chihuahua 5yrs 4.1kgs Male Sponsor:“Happy home is coming soon!” Love from Noreen
5. Sally Cattle x Kelpie 2yrs 18kgs Female Sponsor: “ She has so much love to give!” Inzie Bailey
6. Blaze Staffy x Cattle 2yrs 15kgs Male Sponsor: With lots of love from Kate Retallack
7. Ember Kelpie x Shepherd 1yr 16kgs Female Sponsor: “Just ‘cause you’re a very good girl!” Jane & Romeo
8. Frederick Kelpie x 7yrs 14.3kgs Male Sponsor: “ Just ‘cause you’re such a good boy!” Jane & Romeo
9. Dre Whippet x 3yrs Male Sponsor:“In loving memory of Rusty, Tasha & Sam!” Robert Nauta
10. Jamie Jack Russell x 6yrs 8kgs Male Sponsor: “ You deserve a family who loves you!” Freddie Martin
11. Trudy Labrador x Shepherd 3yrs 29kgs Female Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Salvatore!” Antoinette
12. Spud Foxy x 3yrs 7.2kgs Male Sponsor: “To help you start a brand new life!” from Desi Hendrawen





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!



HELP • If you can’t adopt FOSTER
• If you can’t foster DONATE
We need YOU....9486-3133 • If you can’t donate VOLUNTEER
• If you can’t volunteer then please


1. Zoe Kelpie x 1-2yrs Female Sponsor: “ In loving memory of a special boy Billy!” The Team at Total Earth Care
2. Tasha Shar Pei x Labrador 3yrs Female Sponsor: “Just ’cause you’re such a very good girl!” Jane & Romeo
3. Quinn Jack Russell x 6yrs 9kgs Female Sponsor:“ In memory of my wonder dog Curtis!” Lee McKerracher
4. Shadow Staffy x 8-9yrs 20.3kgs Male Sponsor: “ Keep smiling Shadow!” Love from Tilly, Jasper & Karen
5. June Shepherd x Bull Dog x Cattle 6mths Female Sponsor:“ Wishing you very good luck in 2017!” P. Tew
6. Django Kelpie x 7mths Male Sponsor: “ Wishing you a very happy home soon!” Sara Schaara
7. Olive Kelpie x Shar Pei 2yrs 15.7kgs Female Sponsor:“Just ‘cause you’ve been a good girl!” Jane & Romeo
8. Turtle Labrador x B/Collie 4yrs Male Sponsor:“In loving memory of Roger, Rover& Ross!” Elizabeth Lynch
9. Benette Bull Mastiff x Shepherd 4yrs 25.9kgs Female Sponsor: “From our family of 2 dogs!” Lisa & Greg
10. Jax Labrador x B/Collie 4yrs 17.5kgs Male Sponsor:“A faithful friend4ever!” Wendy McCathie
11. Matilda Kelpie x 5yrs Female Sponsor: “A forever family soon!” Janelle Wooldridge
12. Jedi Shepherd x 5yrs16kgs Male Sponsor:“He’s a sweetie!” Yvonne, Marina & Jef, Easy Social Media



1. Stella Shar Pei x Corgi 4yrs 12kgs Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of Pepe!” Malki & Chandra
2. Albie Mastiff x 12mths 30kgs Male Sponsor: “ A loving home is coming soon!” Lesley Cansdell & Titch the cat
3. Aurora Poodle x 8wks Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of Elle!” Bill & Joan Collins
4. Dante Border Collie x 6yrs 18.8kgs Male Sponsor: “In loving memory of Penny & Lucy!” Hannah
5. Zane Staffy x Jack Russell 2yrs 10.5kgs Male Sponsor:“ In loving memory of Lucky!” Kevin Lynch
6. Belle Poodle x 8wks Female Sponsor: “Sending you lots of love!” George Coleman
7. Rory Kelpie x 9mths 20kgs Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of Poppy & Evie & for Sam!” Brenda Harris
8. Diego Kelpie x 12mths 20kgs Male Sponsor: “Wishing you very good luck!” P.Tew



Seeking to adopt a ‘Fur Kid’?
Please call 9486-3133

1. Casper Staffy x Jack Russell 2yrs 12.4kgs Male With lots of love from Ruth Wall
2. Angel English Staffy x 2yrs 14.2kgs Female Sponsor: “In loving memory of Iceberg, who was special!” Henny
3. Marzipan Staffy x 2-3yrs Female Sponsor: “To help you to start a brand new life!” Desi Hendrawn
4. Caleb Staffy x Border Collie 9yrs 22.4kgs Male Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Scruffy!” from Barbara
5. Jacob Staffy x 10yrs 24.5kgs Male Sponsor: “ In loving memory of Otto & ex DR dog Rohan!” Gail
6. Percy Mastiff x 8yrs 31kgs Male Sponsor:“To give you a much better chance of a home!” Joan & John
7. Romeo Staffy x Cattle 12mths 17kgs Male Sponsor:“To help him find a home as good as Napoleon’s!” Jackson
8. Khaleesi Staffy x 12mths 12.7kgs Female Sponsor: “It’s in the giving we receive!” Royce Milmlow
9. Dahlia Whippet x Staffy 1yr Female Sponsor:“In loving memory of Linda who loved animals!” Pat & Pee Wee
10. Noddy Dachshund & Staffy 2yrs 8kgs Male Sponsor: Wishing you a happy home soon!” the 4 Kane Kitties
11. Mariah Shepherd x Staffy 5yrs 23.4kgs Female Sponsor:“Sending some luck your way!” Rachel & Andrew
12. Marley Staffy x 5yrs 27kgs Male Sponsor: “ Wishing you all the love in the world!” Anna Emmerson



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Featured dog: Mabel Shih Tzu x Female & her bubs • • • Lifesaver fundraiser


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Mum and bubs doing well. contribution our life-saving work will

In 2013-2014 year 27,438 dogs & cats
were destroyed in pounds & at the
RSPCA in NSW alone. Operating as a
charity for 15 years we have rescued
over 11,600 dogs from council pounds.

DoggieRescue is dedicated to saving
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