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Griffith’s Needy Paws has continued their valuable community service and collaboration with Griffith City Council with the donation of 20 medium and two larger sized new dog beds for the Griffith Pound and Rehoming Centre.

The elevated, washable trampoline-style beds will offer comfort for dogs staying in the pound and rehoming facility.

The local rescue group was approached by members of the Griffith Pound and Rehoming Centre Working Group as part of plans for ongoing improvements.

Chair of the Griffith Pound and Rehoming Centre Working Group, Councillor Doug Curran, said he was delighted to see the rescue group working collaboratively with Council.

“I want to thank Needy Paws for their donation, which will help us make it more comfortable for the dogs while in our care,” Cr Curran said.

“The aim of our Working Group is to improve the facility in any way we can.

“It is wonderful to see a local rescue group show such genuine interest in the wellbeing of our community’s animals.”

Ken Rebetzke from Needy Paws said he was happy to be able to improve the experience for dogs staying at the Pound.

“We are really happy to be working with Griffith Pound and Rehoming Centre,” he said.

“I am particularly pleased to see that so much is being done to improve conditions.”

The Griffith Pound and Rehoming Centre is doing its best to ensure that as many animals as possible are reunited with their owners or adopted into new homes.

The Working Group, which was formed late last year to improve the facility, met last week to discuss developments such as implementing a dog exercise area, website improvements and installing CCTV cameras. 

If you’re interested in joining the Griffith Pound and Rehoming Centre Working Group please contact Council 6962 8100 prior to 28 February, 2019.