Assistance Dogs Victoria

Jun 07 2018

Caleb and Holly’s story

  Caleb is an eight year old boy living with autism. He faces daily challenges and difficulties most of us will never have to deal with. The youngest of three children,...
Jun 07 2018

Rachel and Radar’s story

Since birth, Rachel has lived with cerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegia. At the age of 40, she lives in a Jewish community share house in Melbourne together with...
Jun 07 2018

Graham and Greta’s story

Greta is a chocolate Labrador who is rewriting the narrative for Graham Permezel. No longer is he seen as a man with dementia but as a man with a dog, albeit an...
Jun 07 2018

Berry Street School and Phoebe’s story

Berry Street School in Ballarat, Victoria is a very special place. It’s where children who have experienced severe trauma in their young lives can go to heal. At the...
Jun 07 2018

Karen and Brandy’s story

Brandy is Karen’s second dog from Assistance Dogs Australia. Before Brandy, Gypsy the Assistance Dog lived and worked with Karen for 8 years. Gypsy is now enjoying...
Jun 07 2018

Rolf and Jiyu’s story

Jiyu, the second ever Assistance Dog for Dementia in Australia. Jiyu the black labrador has been matched with Rolf and Vyrna in Melbourne. We asked Vyrna how things are...
Jun 07 2018

Rob and Jimmy’s story

Jimmy is the newest staff member to join the ranks in the Victorian police force. A two year old golden Labrador with endless energy and a wagging tail, Jimmy has been...
Jun 07 2018

Madison and Dollarmite’s story

When asked about her new best friend Dollarmite, 18 year old Madison was more than happy to tell us about her. Dollarmite is Madison’s Assistance Dog, who helps Madison...
Jun 07 2018

May and Cossie’s story

Cossie is a very special boy, not only is he loads of personality squeezed into the perfect little cuddly Jack Russell cross Cattle Dog package; he is the first rescue...
Jun 07 2018

Michael and Fizz’s story

Michael was always an active person.  A professional triathlete he was always on the move.  Tragically in 2008 Michael was involved in a traffic accident on a bike...

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