Pet rescue says surge in 'pet regret' with Illawarra dog owners

Desiree Savage
By Desiree Savage
Updated July 14 2021 - 9:58am, first published 7:10am
FOSTER CARER: Alia Reid and her children, Thomas and Eloise, are caring for Scout the staffy, 4, who would love a home with children and someone who is home a lot. Illawarra Picture: Sylvia Liber

An animal welfare advocate is pleading with the public to rethink decisions to adopt a pet during lockdowns with dogs being surrendered at alarming rates.

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Desiree Savage

Desiree Savage

Arts, Entertainment, Breaking News Journalist

I write about arts and entertainment, plus other bits and pieces in between at the Illawarra Mercury.