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Pet blitz cheap as chips

Pet owners across Melton are being urged to get their furry friends microchipped. PETstock Melton is running discounted microchipping sessions on October 19, continuing a...

Staying safe with pets

Prep pupils at Melton South Primary School had a special treat last week when they had a visit from a number of furry friends. As...

Animal lovers look past the flaws

A Bacchus Marsh veterinarian is encouraging animal lovers to see the beauty in the flaws when adopting pets this festive season. Twelve-year-old Tabitha was surrendered...

Peace of mind cheap as chips

Calling all dogs, cats and small animals in Melton and Bacchus Marsh – you’re wanted for a microchipping blitz. PETstock stores in Melton and Bacchus...

Lucky dog finds her way home

The emotional reunion between a dog owner and his pup Summer has served as a reminder to microchip pets. Summer, the eight-year-old bull Arab, went...

Pet show baa none

The Diggers Rest pet show will be a celebration of all things four-legged, feathered, furry and fun. Animal lovers and their pets can learn about...

Pet safe is cheap as chips

Melton’s furry friends have flocked to PETstock for the store’s microchip blitz. Pet owners were charged a flat $10 fee to microchip their cats, dogs...

Art keeps dog in the picture for Melanie Newman

Melanie Newman loves primping pooches and preening poodles. The Kurunjang woman was awarded third place at last week’s Pet Industry Association of Australia’s pet grooming...

Pet owners urged to desex cats

More than 650 animals were rescued last year by a western suburbs-based organisation. The founder of Western Suburbs Cat and Kitten Rescue, Nathan Miles, said...

Melton dog groomer’s a cut above

Primping pooches is a passion that Melanie Newman has pursued for more than 16 years – and she’s a master at it. The award-winning Melton...

Cat loses leg in illegal trap

Moorabool council is investigating after a Bacchus Marsh cat was caught in an illegal steel trap and had one of its legs amputated. Sebby went...

Moment’s paws for animal welfare

Take a moment’s paws this month and think about the thousands of animals subject to cruelty. And in May, take out your running shoes, prepare...

Melton dog attack caught on CCTV

EXCLUSIVE The victim of a vicious dog attack that was caught on CCTV cameras wants irresponsible dog owners held accountable if they let their pets...

No reunion with pet despite microchip proof

After a seven-year search, a Melton South woman hopes to be reunited with her beloved pet dog. Wendy’s two-year-old, papillon-breed Neena, went missing in October,...

Lonely pets need a home

Moorabool families are being asked to open their hearts and homes to an orphaned animal this month. PetRescue will visit PETstock Bacchus Marsh this weekend to...

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Moorabool council mark library build with party

Construction of the new Ballan Community and Library Hub will commence this week, and Moorabool Shire Council is throwing a party to celebrate. The event...