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Check out our awesome merchandise and help us raise much needed funds for the dogs! From t-shirts, to wristbands, to our very own exclusive dog tags. Make sure you and your dog(s) are kitted out with all our gear and look super fetching this Summer...


Quidditch is an absolute delight to have in our home. He's such a pleasure to be around and a real character. He's almost always smiling and when he's not smiling, he's concentrating on eating...


Smirnoff is a very obedient and affectionate girl, who is eager to please. She loves snuggling and cuddling, running and playing. She knows how to sit and has good recall, and has already shown herself to be a very friendly, happy girl...


Dusk is a cutie who loves nothing better than her squeaky toys and chasing balls! I can't emphasise how happy chase makes her! She is very clever and picks up things very quickly....


Axel is a large boy who’s also a big sook. Very gentle and loves people and other dogs, he also LOVES his blankie, so would make a great lounge lizard for a lucky family...


Miso is an adorable little pup, who has come a long way over the past few weeks. She is very friendly, loves her games of chase and bitey-face with dogs of all sizes, but also likes to have her regular naps. She's very affectionate and loves nothing more than laying with you on the sofa...

Ruthless Things

Almost all of our dogs are photographed by Ruth (of 'Ruthless Things'), who donates her time and energy to help us find them homes. Please check out Ruthless Photos and Ruthless Leather and support the people who support us...

Wednesday, November 30, 2011


Picture of Akira
Sex: Female
Breed: Large Crossbreed (Possibly Dane x)
Age: 6 months old
Colour: White/Tan
Hair: Short

Tuesday, November 8, 2011


Picture of Mala
Sex: Female
Breed: Large Crossbreed
Age: 9 months old
Colour: Tan/White
Hair: Short

Saturday, November 5, 2011

A Very Fetching Trivia Night

Sonja, Portia, and Darren.

They said it couldn't be done. And we said, "Well, you're probably right, but we're gonna give it a go anyway." We did. And it happened. And our very first event was a huge success! Hosted by the always entertaining and hilarious Portia Turbo, A Very Fetching Trivia Night raised over $3000 - all of which goes directly back to the dogs in foster care with Sydney Pet Rescue & Adoption.

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Not only did we have the trivia itself but we had a bucketload of mini-games between rounds and, thanks to some very awesome and generous businesses and people, more prizes than we could shake a stick at! Actually, a stick would've been handy for the balloon-popping frenzy! We also had a "Build Your Aiplane" game and while there were clearly some pros who must build paper airplanes for a living, there were also some who probably should never be asked to build an airplane again. Ever. One even ended up farther back than it started...

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We would like to firstly say a huge thank you to everyone who came along to the night and supported us. We will readily admit that we had no idea what we were doing, how we organised it, or how we ended up pulling it off - but we do know we couldn't have done it without you guys. The fact you came was brilliant, the fact you dug deep and ended up giving a further $2000 on the night is absolutely amazing.

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We would also like to thank the people and businesses that donated prizes and auction items. We were taken aback by your generosity and it was your contributions that ensured a successful night. And, we can't forget the Woolpack Hotel, who helped us with setting up and the staff, who catered to our every need!

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Again, a huge thank you to everyone who came and dug deep and to those who donated:

Dural Pet Store
Jenny Nappa
Heidi Naef (Ractivand)
Michelle Ractivand
Leanne Olivieri
Markus Zusak
Sonja Ractivand
Savana Salvatore
BWS Liquor Store (Lindsay St, Leumeah)
Bill Skinner
Valarie Cheers
Theo Ractivand

So, here's to a successful night and now to start planning the next event...