PLEA: Gladstone Friends of RSPCA president Judy Whicker with Sergeant.
PLEA: Gladstone Friends of RSPCA president Judy Whicker with Sergeant. Brenda Strong GLADOGG

Brutally bashed pair need a new home quick as centre closes

TWO dogs that were the victims of a near-fatal bashing last year are looking for a new home.

Major and Sergeant were adopted out 13 months ago to a family just outside Rockhampton, but have now been returned to the Friends of RSPCA.

And it couldn't have come as a worse time according to president Judy Whicker.

"We are desperate for someone to adopt these two boys together or even foster them until we can find them a home," Ms Whicker said.

With the closure of their adoption centre for the next six months, the local charity is in urgent need of a facility where they can wash and process their dogs while they wait for their building to be finished.

"The amount of dogs and cats that are coming through the pound is exceeding the amount of fosterers the group has," she said.

"Ideally the facility will need power and water which they are more than happy to pay."

For the time being, the Gladstone Tennis Club has offered to host pet adoption days.

The next one will be on Sunday from 9am-12pm on the corner of Tank and Glenlyon Sts.



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