Melbourne Central Co-ordinator
Megan looks after the Melbourne suburb of Toorak and the Bayside suburbs of Elsternwick and Brighton
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 0409227787
Megan and 'Oona'
Megan and 'Oona' help children at Sandringham East Primary School
About: Megan is semi-retired, an ex-language teacher. She loves travel, gardening, reading and craft.
Sponsor: Get Educational Tours
Dog breed: Standard Poodle
How we met: 'Oona' was saved from a 'hoarder' and adopted by Megan.
Great loves: Megan, people, her toys and walking.
Favourite foods: 'Loaf' - a mix of turkey and vegetables.
Not like: Anything!
Quirks: 'Oona' always takes a soft toy upstairs last thing at night. She also 'listens' when talked to.
Andrea and 'Tango'
Andrea and 'Tango' help children at Elsternwick Primary School
About: Andrea likes to garden, sing in a choir and volunteer with the RSPCA.
Sponsor: Middle Brighton Vet Centre
Dog breed: Golden Retriever
How we met: From the same breeder as my first dog, Jazz, who was so adorable, I got Tango 2 years later.
Great loves: His sister Jazz.
Favourite foods: Everything!
Not like: His tail being pulled.
Michelle and 'Holly'
Michelle and 'Holly' help children at Brighton Primary School
About: Michelle is a consumer researcher and mother of a 9 year old.
Sponsor: Brighton Rotary
Dog breed: Groodle
How we met: 'Holly' came as a pet for the family.
Great loves: Pats, cuddles, walks on the beach, bones.
Favourite foods: Meat - particularly chicken
Not like: Broccoli
Stephen and 'Ferris'
Stephen and 'Ferris' help children at Toorak Primary School
About: Stephen is a retired IT lecturer.
Sponsor: Dr Michael Pickering
Dog breed: Labrador
How we met: Ferris is an ex-guide dog.
Great loves: Sleeping and eating
Favourite foods: Anything!
Not like: Nothing!
Susan and 'Evie'
Susan and 'Evie' help children at Melbourne Girls Grammar - Junior School
About: Susan is a retired business woman; she now loves painting and fine arts.
Sponsor: Prahran Veterinary Hospital
Dog breed: Miniature Labradoodle
How we met: 'Evie' was purchased from a breeder: Gaga Labradoodles, QLD.
Great loves: Balls, toys, walking, play, children.
Favourite foods: Liver treats, chicken, kibble
Not like: Not much!
Quirks: Only beautiful loving loyal quirks - very calm, very curious.
Catherine and 'Lexi'
Catherine and 'Lexi' help children at St Andrew’s PS , Werribee.
About: Catherine is a teacher at TAFE.
Sponsor: Dr Bridget Clancy - ENT Surgeon
Dog breed: Greyhound
How we met: 'Lexi' was adopted from the GAP program.
Great loves: Sleeping and going for walks..
Favourite foods: Parmesan cheese!
Not like: Being chased by off-lead dogs.
Quirks: She tries to be a lap-dog!
Kate and 'Poppy'
Kate and 'Poppy' help children at Toorak Primary School
About: Kate is an optical dispenser and mum.
Sponsor: Epicus International
Dog breed: Golden Retriever X Border Collie
How we met: Adopted as a pup.
Great loves: Balls and kids!!
Favourite foods: Advantage
Not like: Missing dinner!
Quirks: Burps; and shakes hands.
Susan and 'Roger'
Susan and 'Roger' help children at Melbourne Girls Grammar School - Junior School
About: Susan is a retired management consultant, librarian, worked in higher education for 40 years and likes reading and travel.
Sponsor: GET Educational Tours
Dog breed: Border Terrier
How we met: Acquired from a breeder.
Great loves: Pats, chewing balls, more pats!
Favourite foods: Chicken necks
Not like: Nothing except being alone for a long period.
Quirks: Chewing balls to bits.
Kim and 'Harvey Crumpet'
Kim and 'Harvey Crumpet' help children at Elsternwick Primary School
About: Kim is a Marketing & Communications Consultant
Sponsor: Elsternwick Primary School
Dog breed: Groodle
How we met: Decided to have a family pet
Great loves: Cuddles and Pats, Swimming and People
Favourite foods: Chicken, sausage rolls and fried eggs
Not like: Birds (or maybe he actually loves them !)
Quirks: Can sit, shake, drop and roll. lays flat on his back with legs sprawled
Susanne and 'Bundy'
Susanne and 'Bundy' help children at Brighton Primary School
About: Researcher and Librarian
Sponsor: Brighton Primary School
Dog breed: Cocker Spaniel
How we met: Have always owned a dog
Great loves: Food, Walking, Playing and Cuddles
Favourite foods: Supercoat
Not like: Being left alone
Sheradyn and 'Poppy'
Sheradyn and 'Poppy' help children at Brighton Primary School
Dog breed: Pug
How we met: Always had dogs. Poppy was re-homed from a farm
Great loves: People and food
Favourite foods: Anything
Quirks: Very friendly
Liz and 'Billy'
Liz and 'Billy' will be helping children at Glenferrie Primary School
About: Liz is interested in nature, travel, multi sport and her dogs.
Dog breed: Jack Russell
How we met: I got Billy from a farm when he was 7 weeks old.
Great loves: Laying in the dirt
Favourite foods: Chicken drumsticks
Not like: Being picked up by strangers
Quirks: He never barks