“When we first told acquaintances that we intended to emigrate from the UK to Australia with our dog in tow, we had to contend with expressions of astonishment and disbelief. The less charitable people suggested it would be cheaper to shoot him. Our belief was that if we’d had children we’d have had to take them with us, so Odo was emigrating too, whether those people liked the idea or not.” Rachel Amphlett looks at the challenges and rewards of emigrating to Oz with a beloved pet.
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We’ve just “adopted” a pet – Dennis the dog. He’s been cared for by Gozo SPCA for the last few years, and no one can understand…
Dennis, a small brown dog and media star cared for by Gozo SPCA and sponsored by British Expat Ltd.
A member of Gozo SPCA, back to the camera, pats a beagle while another dog rests its head on his shoulder.
Gozo SPCA is the only charity in Gozo (that’s the small island next to Malta!) looking after the protection and care of all animals. Its centre, in Victoria, acts as a busy strays and rehoming centre. Find out how you can help the volunteers at the Gozo Society for the Protection and Care of Animals – founded by expats in 1976.