Many thanks A Million: Adelaide pet proprietor praised for her commitment to homeless canines

Debbie Mundy cannot bear to see a doggy without the need of a home.

That is how she and her team at Relocating Paws ended up caring for 21 rescue pet dogs who could not be rehomed previous calendar year.

Although COVID-19 noticed families adopt pooches from shelters in record numbers, the cash maintaining Ms Mundy’s not-for-revenue procedure going just about dried up due to climbing economic hardship throughout the group.

In spite of staying retrenched as a true estate agent as the country went into lockdown very last March, Ms Mundy employed her have dwindling money and modest donations to hold her 21 rescue dogs healthful and happy.

Debbie Mundy is the Founder of "Moving Paws Inc", which is an Always and Forever Haven for Senior and Special Needs dogs. Picture: Keryn Stevens
media_digicamDebbie Mundy is the Founder of “Going Paws Inc”, which is an Constantly and Eternally Haven for Senior and Specific Desires dogs. Picture: Keryn Stevens

Now she’s hoping an on the internet fundraising auction scheduled for February will deliver in a great deal-needed cash so she can preserve getting in rescues to rehome.

She was nominated in the Thanks A Million campaign by her former work colleague, Sharon Trowbridge, for her devotion to the homeless dogs of Adelaide.

“I utilized to be capable to put $7000 to $10,000 into Going Paws just about every yr, but when I missing my position and went onto JobSeeker, I was on 50 percent of my salary,” Ms Mundy claimed.

“I was in a position to see 1st-hand how persons had been affected and so I did not really feel proper inquiring for donations from the community in the course of this difficult time.

“But at the similar time, the canines we had been caring for experienced a large amount of medical challenges, which is why they couldn’t be rehomed. In between them they have dementia, epilepsy, coronary heart challenges, Cushing’s ailment, which will take a whole lot in vet charges. And then they have to be fed and groomed.

Debbie has been nominated for the Thanks a Million campaign. Debbie with Betsy and Louie (blue wheels) Picture: Keryn Stevens
media_cameraDebbie has been nominated for the Thanks a Million marketing campaign. Debbie with Betsy and Louie (blue wheels) Image: Keryn Stevens

“There was 1 woman who has been subsequent us for a though who made a sizeable donation and I do not know what we would have accomplished devoid of her.”

Mundy established Moving Paws in 2011 just after helping a quantity of authentic estate consumers rehome pets adhering to the sale of their residence, both due to the fact they ended up downsizing, likely into a retirement residence or mainly because pets weren’t permitted in a new property.

September marks the organisation’s 10th anniversary.

“I hope we have trigger to rejoice this yr,” she said.

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