Rescue Organisations

Woodend Centre Cat Adoption Program

Our clinic has partnered with Woodend Veterinary Centre Cat Adoption Program to help find homes for the abandoned cats. The program isĀ run in partnership with the Macedon Ranges Shire Council. Before going to their new home, each cat receives the following: Health check, desexing, intestinal worming, F4 vaccination and microchipping. Visit their website to view the cats available for adoption.

Second Chance Animal Rescue (SCAR)

Founded by Nurse Marisa who was a valuable team member at our Essendon Vet Clinic, SCAR is a not-for-profit animal rescue organisation that saves stray and unwanted animals from death-row pounds and finds them loving homes. All animals at SCAR are vet checked, desexed, vaccinated and microchipped before being rehomed. SCAR is run via foster care homes and has approximately 60 foster carers Melbourne-wide that house cats and dogs while they wait for their new homes.

Pet Rescue

A rescue site for pet owners looking to adopt a pet, supported by many of Australia's welfare groups.


This site helps pet owners select a dog or cat breed that suits their family, living arranagments and lifestyle.

Adopt a Pet

A national website displaying some of the animals waiting adoption at RSPCA locations across Australia.