Dogs For Adoption

  • Buddy Perkins

    Buddy Perkins

    Medium Male Staffy x, 1 year 8 months

    Buddy Perkins, a.k.a. ‘Helicopter Tail’, is bursting with loving energy. When he is most happy his tail spins around in circles so quickly you may be worried he’ll take off...

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  • Joshua is not available - he is trialling his new home

    Joshua is not available - he is trialling his new home

    Large Male Wolfhound x, 1 year 5 months

    Joshua is a very friendly boy, he adores both human and dog company and enjoys any attention he can get. He delights in receiving pats and cuddles – there is no such thing as too much affection in Joshua’s world...

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  • Righo  is not available -  he is trialling his new home

    Righo is not available - he is trialling his new home

    Medium Male German Shepherd x Kelpie, 1 year 2 months

    Righo needs a special person. Is that you? Do you have an understanding home where he can settle and learn to understand that people are his friends. Righo is very wary after a tough life ...

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  • Smooky Esterhazy is not available - he is trialling his new home

    Smooky Esterhazy is not available - he is trialling his new home

    Small Male Shih Tzu x, 8 years 3 months

    Smooky Esterhazy has told us he would like to be rehomed with another laid back dog. He’d prefer them to be similar size or smaller and he’s particularly fond of spaniels and terrier types. He quite likes pugs too...

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  • Touza


    Medium Male American Bulldog x Boxer, 2 years 6 months

    Hey there! I’m Touza. So... if you’re going to take me home it is best I tell you a little about myself. I’m extremely loving and cuddly. I know ‘hug’ as a command and I’ll put my doggy paws on your shoulders ...

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  • Chiara


    Small Female Cavalier King Charles Spaniel x, 12 years

    Chiara is a gorgeous and loving dog who adores her family. She is well behaved and doesn't mind a trip in the car...

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  • Shaquila Jezruddin

    Shaquila Jezruddin

    Medium Female Whippet x, 6 years

    Shaquila is a sweet, gentle girl looking for an equally caring, easy-going family to call her own and dote on lovingly...

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  • Letitia


    Small Female Pomeranian x, 5/03/ 2010

    Letitia, fondly known as Lettie is a tiny dog with a huge personality. She’s a lovely girl. She still has some issues, but she’s come such a long way. She’ll make a lovely companion for the right family...

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  • Lincoln


    Small Male Maltese x, 7/03/2015

    Please Note: Lincoln needs to be rehomed with another dog and he needs further socialisation . If you are prepared to put the hard yards in read on...

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  • Jess O'Hara - Foster Carer Wanted

    Jess O'Hara - Foster Carer Wanted

    Large Female Greyhound x Staghound, 1 year 6 months

    Meet Jess O’Hara. And here are her good points: She’s house trained; nice, sweet and gentle with people, good on lead and will sit and stay for food and treats...

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  • Shiro Pickford

    Shiro Pickford

    Medium Male Jack Russell Terrier x Kelpie , 6 years

    Shiro Pickford is a delightful, happy soul who loves to play fetch with you. This lovely boy is a lurcher who adores people and other dogs...

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  • Mossi


    Small Male Miniature Fox Terrier x, 8 years 5 months

    Mossi is a loving and snuggly little bundle. He loves to cuddle up in the evenings and sit by you during the day. He doesn't have a lot of energy but does like a little walk and a play with his ball...

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  • Sage is not available - she is trialling her new home

    Sage is not available - she is trialling her new home

    Small Female Poodle, 6 years 1 month

    Sage is a wonderful girl looking for some special people to call her own. She has had a difficult start to life, but with care, in that brilliant way that only dogs can do, she is starting to come out of her shell...

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  • Coco - Foster Carer Wanted

    Coco - Foster Carer Wanted

    Medium Female Staffy x, 1 year 7 months

    Coco is a lovely girl with a happy go lucky nature. Her favourite thing in the whole world is her human. Second favourite is chasing tennis balls. And chewing tennis balls...

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  • Binky


    Small Male Poodle x, 6 years

    Say Hello to Binky! This little cutie is best suited to being an only dog. Give him a tennis ball and you might just be in the presence of the happiest dog in the world. He loves his toys and will play with anyone though this amiable little chap will equally happily potter around...

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  • Soha Brackenwood

    Soha Brackenwood

    Small Female Maltese x Pomeranian x West Highland White Terrier, 5 years 11 months

    Please note: Soha is to be rehomed as an only dog.
    Soha is a gorgeous girl who loves human companionship. She can be a little unsure when she meets someone new, and tends to be a little anxious, particularly with men...

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  • Ture Brackenwood is not available - she is trialling her new home

    Ture Brackenwood is not available - she is trialling her new home

    Small Female Maltese x Pomeranian x West Highland White Terrier, 5 years 10 months

    Ture is a beautiful, quiet little girl who adores cuddles and her family. And it goes without saying that she is very cute! She understands the commands ‘sit', ‘bed', ‘out' and has almost mastered ‘stay’. She sits patiently while you attach her lead and walks nicely at good fast pace...

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  • Jack Wintergreen

    Jack Wintergreen

    Small Male Fox Terrier x, 10 years

    Jack is an older boy who is young at heart and very eager to make you happy. Like most Fox Terriers, he has a big personality and lots of energy...

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  • Cherub


    Small Male Fox Terrier x Jack Russell Terrier , 13 years

    Cherub would prefer an only dog home and is okay with cats. His very gentle and loves nothing more than snuggling with his people...

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  • Toby Appleby

    Toby Appleby

    Small Male Jack Russell Terrier x Mini Pinscher, 09/08/2014

    Super cute and with a zest for life that is quite infectious, Toby Appleby embodies everything that is wonderful about little dogs. He LOVES playing; his squeaky toy and his tennis ball are his two favourite things in the world...

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  • Sonja  is not available - she is trialling her new home

    Sonja is not available - she is trialling her new home

    Small Female Chihuahua x Jack Russell , 2 years

    Sonja can be a shy little girl when you first meet her. But, once she has established trust this sweetheart is very affectionate and playful. Sonja understands the commands to “sit” and “stay” and is a quick learner...

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  • Villandra


    Small Female Chihuahua x, 5/06/2015

    Villandra, affectionately known as Villi is a sweet and soft natured little girl who adores her humans and loves toys and playing with her doggy companions...

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  • Rosie - Foster Carer Wanted

    Rosie - Foster Carer Wanted

    Medium Female Labrador x Sighthound, 25/07/2011

    Gorgeous Rosie adores dogs and is happiest when with her people. She is more than happy to socialise and hang out with you at your local cafe. Rosie has beautiful manners...

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  • Tomkins


    Male Terrier x, 15/06/2013

    Please note: Tomkins really does need a calm, mature canine friend to live with to show him the ropes. He is so much benefiting from that in his foster care home.
    Tommy came to VicDRG as a stray. We can never be sure but it certainly seems like he was on his own for a long time so he had to learn how to look after himself....

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  • Lennie Gladstone

    Lennie Gladstone

    Medium Male Brittany Spaniel x, 10/08/2008

    Lennie Gladstone is a gorgeous boy. He is just new into the care of Victorian Dog Rescue...

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  • Enna


    Large Female Ridgeback x Staffy, 16/08/2015

    Hello there! I’m Enna. My foster family says that I am sweet girl, very calm and relaxed. I can be a little shy until I get to know you but if you offer me some playtime I’ll be your friend in a heartbeat...

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  • Edric


    Medium Male Kelpie x, 1/08/2011

    Edric (or Eddie) is an active boy looking for a home to call his own! He can be puppy-like, but is not a puppy. He’s a clever fella and is still learning about the world...

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  • Charlie Gladstone

    Charlie Gladstone

    Medium Male Red Heeler x, 15/06/2016 Puppy

    Charlie Gladstone is the cutest little fellow. He is delightful with everyone he meets - dog, cat or human and he is very affectionate...

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  • Amy - Foster Carer Wanted

    Amy - Foster Carer Wanted

    Medium Female Bull Arab x, 4 years

    Amy is very sweet and wants to do anything you are doing without being needy. She is a joy to have in the house. She loves to play and wants to rest beside you when you are settled in...

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  • Jaycie - Foster Carer Wanted

    Jaycie - Foster Carer Wanted

    Medium Female Rottweiler x, 3 years 8 months

    A big strong girl, with a big smile and a big heart, Jaycie is a brave and gentle soul who loves her people and would make a fantastic addition to to the right home, a home where the people make their dogs a significant part of their lives...

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  • Harry Montpellier  is not available - he is trialling his new home

    Harry Montpellier is not available - he is trialling his new home

    Small Male Australian Terrier x, 20/02/2012

    Please note: At this point in time we are only accepting expressions of interest. If you are interested in adopting Harry please complete an adoption application form.
    Harry just loves to be loved. All he wants in the world is endless pats and cuddles...

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  • JayJay


    Small Male Australian Terrier x, 8/09/2011

    JayJay is a gorgeous little boy. He loves a cuddle and having his face stroked. During the day JayJay is an active boy who will greet you with a happy face, ready for a pat...

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  • Fonzy Kinsella

    Fonzy Kinsella

    Medium Male Poodle x, 20/09/2008

    Fonzy Kinsella is a well-balanced and calm boy. He loves to play with his toys but does prefer human companionship. Fonzy has been socialised and gets along with his doggy friends...

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  • Charlie Lewis

    Charlie Lewis

    Small Male Terrier x, 25/09/2010

    Please note: Charlie Lewis will be rehomed with another calm doggy friend.
    Charlie Lewis is a sweet and calm boy who likes plenty of pats and head scratches. He has been socialised ...

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  • Stella Kinsella

    Stella Kinsella

    Medium Female Staffy x, 4/07/06

    Stella Kinsella is a gorgeous girl looking for a special place to rest her paws. She currently shares her foster home with some doggy friends...

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  • Leeroy


    Medium Male Staffy x, 19/01/11

    Leeroy is a beautiful soul who is looking for a loving family to give him the wonderful life he so deserves...

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  • Makko


    Small Male Jack Russell Terrier x, 22/04/2012

    Sweet Makko is a lovely boy. Happy to hop on the couch beside you but a bit worried if you go to pick him up. He is either timid or disinterested with other dogs and ignores cats...

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Check out our gallery with rescue dogs of all sizes and backgrounds. They all have two things in common: each was abandoned in one way or other, and each of them is longing for a forever home, a home where they are loved, feel safe and yes -  are spoiled. Can you give that to one of these gorgeous guys?