Melbourne Animal Rescue Inc.

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Melbourne Animal Rescue Inc.


Melbourne Animal Rescue Incorporated (MAR) is a not-for-profit Charity organisation in Melbourne, Australia. Since our inception in July 2010, we have responsibly rescued and rehoused over 800 dogs and cats.

Over 250,000 dogs and cats are unnecessarily killed across Australia each year. It is easy to be overwhelmed by the enormity of the problem of our companion pets being killed, however by focusing on each individual animal’s life and how we can impact their future, we are making a difference.

We focus on ‘quality over quantity’ – ensuring we thoroughly rehabilitate and assess the needs of every animal in our care, whilst still rescuing as many animals as we possibly can. We are 100% volunteer run and rely on donations and our fundraising efforts to continue our vital work.

Donations to our organisation are tax deductible.

"How can I help?"

There are so many ways you can help us help the animals! Adopting, fostering, volunteering, donating, or just spreading the word; all of these actions will further our cause and indirectly help to save more lives. The more people who know of the overwhelming odds that discarded Victorian animals face, the less likely they will be to put them in that position. With your help, we can achieve great things!

Please explore our website and ‘like’ us on Facebook to get to know us.


  • Tilly - This sweet little adorable scruffy pocket rocket is looking for a very special family to help her shine Tilly is your typical terrier, with spunk and pizzazz wrapped up in a cuddly ever so... Read more ...
  • JAX - Big boy Jax! What a stud muffin of puppy loving'! Puppy Jax is your typical good boy - he loves playtime, snuggles, cuddles, dogs, cats, kids, cars. He ticks so many boxes and is an old soul... Read more ...
  • Darcy is the complete definition of a sweetheart. She's extremely affectionate and will always immediately jump on your lap for a snooze and a cuddle as soon as you sit down. Read more ...
  • ON HOLD Fergus - Are you looking for a quiet, dignified companion to spend your days with? Do you have a calm and loving household? Then we’ve got the cat for you! He’s a 7yo settled house cat... Read more ...
  • LUKA This handsome devilish lad is looking for a fun loving family to charm. Luka is 2 years old and has a young spritely personality. He loves to play, he loves toys, he loves cuddles and any kind... Read more ...


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