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The Animal Rehoming Service Inc. (TARS) is a Melbourne-based registered charity dedicated to finding loving and permanent homes for animals in need. Since its establishment in 2000 by Michaela Newell, TARS has successfully rehomed over 1000 animals of various species and sizes. From dogs and cats to other big and small animals, TARS provides a compassionate and caring environment for these pets while they wait for their forever families.

Subscribe to TARS’ monthly adoption newsletter to stay updated on all the available pets looking for a home. Whether you are interested in adopting a dog, cat, or any other animal, the newsletter features a wide range of options for potential adopters. Simply email ‘Subscribe’ to receive the latest updates on the animals ready to find their new families through The Animal Rehoming Service Inc.

  • Michaela Newell (Founder): Owner of [Business Name] and co-founder of [Another Business Name]. Her family includes Bella the West Highland Terrier and Mr. Magoo the Pomeranian, both mature aged rescue dogs.
  • Andrena Matthews (Secretary): Currently employed in the Health Sector. Her family includes two rescue dogs, Dom the West Highland Terrier and Max the Maltese X.
  • Felicity Stoward (Treasurer): Provides Accounting services to the Australian Film & Television Industry. Her family includes Mitakhi the Malamute, a rescue dog.
  • Sue Foley (Marketing/PR): Bendigo Bank Manager, Rotarian, and singer with Celtic trio Bhán Tré. Her family includes Darce, a rescued Labrador X Spaniel.
  • Andrea Butler (Committee Member): Victoria Police Officer for 13 years. Her family includes Jack and Ivy, two rescued West Highland Terriers.