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$ 35,000 Grant for Homeless Hounds Animal Rescue Victoria | The Stawell Times-News


A Northern Grampians Shire nonprofit pet desexualization program has received a sign of support from the state government with a large grant coming up. Western Victoria Labor MP Jaala Pulford praised Homeless Hounds Animal Rescue Victoria for receiving an animal deexing grant worth $ 35,000. “We are making sure that vulnerable Victorians can access free or low cost desexualization for their cats and dogs because we know these services are essential in our communities,” she said. “The Pet Deexting Grants recognize the important role local councils and nonprofit organizations play in improving the lives of animals and their owners across the state. READ MORE: The grant was given to the company to expand its desexualization program and support disadvantaged pet owners at three locations in Victoria, including the Northern Grampians and Central Goldfields Shires. As part of the first round of pet deexing grants, Homeless Hounds Animal Rescue Victoria will use the funding to: Since the launch of the Animal Welfare Fund grant program in 2012, 169 grants have been awarded to nonprofit and community organizations, totaling nearly $ 4.2 million, to improve responsible animal ownership and provide better pet welfare services in the community. OTHER NEWS: The Pet Deexing Grants are funded through the Animal Welfare Fund grant program and will provide $ 1.5 million over three years to support councils and organizations for the purpose. nonprofits that offer free or low cost cat and dog deexting for underprivileged members of our community. The first round of the Pet Deexing Grants provided a total of $ 500,000 for the purchase of equipment for the delivery of deexing programs. The grants could see more than 4,000 cats and 650 dogs de-sexed, with the goal of de-sexing thousands of cats and dogs belonging to vulnerable Victorians at little or no cost. For more information, visit the state government website. While you’re with us, you can now receive updates straight to your Stawell Times-News inbox. To make sure you’re up to date with all the news from the area, sign up here.



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