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Bring Your Pups To The Doggy Drive-In!

Village Cinemas Australia and RSPCA Victoria have partnered together for a very special night at the movies...

For pets and pet owners, having to leave your bestie at home while you have a night out at the cinema is now a thing of the past!

Village Cinemas Australia and RSPCA Victoria have partnered together at the Drive-In so you’ll never have to leave your friend at home again.

We caught up with pet lovers at the Coburg Cinema Doggy Drive-In, for an advance screening of Disney’s Zootopia, which kicked off Village Drive-In Cinemas being pet friendly - 365 days of the year!

Village Cinemas Australia General Manager - Sales & Marketing, Mohit Bhargava said:

“We are thrilled to be working together with RSPCA to offer our customers and their beloved pets this unique experience at the drive-in.”

The Coburg Drive-In invites movie-goers to bring along their pups to any session, any time, 365 days of the year.

Hip Surgery for rescued puppy

2 weeks ago whilst we were in Fiji we rescued an abandoned puppy that we estimate is about 3 months old. She was starving, filthy, covered in ticks and could barely stand or walk. We fed her, washed her, removed all ticks and just gave her love. We called her Pretzel as she was so skinny when we found her that all her bones were sticking out and her hip bones looked like a big twisted pretzel and her long skinny legs looked like Pretzel sticks. Our intention was to find her a home in Fiji but after a week or so she had gained weight, but we noticed that her left hip bone was still protruding and that when she walked we noticed that her left back foot turned out slightly. Also, when she ran she would use both back legs together and hop like a bunny. We took her to an animal shelter in Fiji called Animals Fiji and they examined her and advised that they thought it might be dislocated. They X-rayed her and then sedated her to try and manipulate the bone back into the socket. This was unsuccessful. The vet advised that it appeared that the end of the bone where the ball should be round was malformed either from a trauma/injury when young or by birth. He advised that he does not have the equipment in Fiji to treat her properly and that she would need surgery to correct the bone and to tighten the ligaments to her support her leg. We are exporting her to Australia on the 7th of March and are trying to raise some funds to assist us. We are hoping that you can assistance to find a Vet in Melbourne that could assist with the operation at a reasonable price.