Pet rescue centre helps dogs, drug addicts and disabled overcome adversity
Updated December 24, 2017 16:22:13
A pet rescue group in Northam is aiming to improve the lives of local students, disabled workers and recovering drug addicts all while improving the lives of abandoned canines at the same time.
Founder of A1 Wheatbelt Dog Rescue, Matt Sharpe, reached out to Northam community groups to involve them in the welfare of the dogs in his care.
Veterinary Nurse students studying at the nearby Muresk Institute have completed the first course run by Central Regional TAFE which involved treating puppies and emaciated animals — bringing them back to health before they are re-homed.
“It’s a two-way street. For us we get the vet work done by the students …