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Change in GSCC dog euthanasia rates

Hit 96.9 Local News Mon Oct 30 Photo: Greater Shepparton City Council

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Thieves have targeted three Moama businesses over the weekend - causing damage to their rear doors. 

Police say between the evening of Friday the 27th and early hours of Saturday the 28 - an unknown offender or offenders failed to successfully gain entry to Chaddy's Chickens and Moama Wash House - before getting into The River Thai Restaurant.

As no valuables were kept on premises - the burglars left empty handed. 

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Greater Shepparton City Council's Animal Management plan's seen significant declines in the need to euthanise dogs.

Over the past decade, the percentage of dogs put in shelters that needed putting down has dropped to as low as eight percent.

The reason being we're seeing an increase in dogs and cats being rehoused - and an increase in lost dogs being claimed by their owners.

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Keeping kids in school the aim of the Victorian Government, the group expanding their Student Mentoring Program.

Putting up a total of $1 million, the funding opportunity allows non-for profits, schools and other groups the chance to carry out a mentoring program

Parliamentary Secretary for Education Judith Graley says there are a number of reasons as to why students choose to leave school.

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GoTAFE's 20 plus Diploma of Nursing Students in Shepparton are celebrating a portfolio day.

Potential employers, industry representatives, university staff and the Jobs and Skills centre will be offering advice to the soon to be graduates - to guide their future career path.

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To Round Four results from the Haisman Shield;

Katandra keep their unbeaten run alive after beating Old Students.

The defending premiers got to 244 runs, before Katandra hopped into the crease, and managed to catch up with 4 wickets in hand.

Central Park St Brendans made light work of Karramomus - bowling them out for 96 runs - and having five men up their sleeve when meeting the target.

Kyabram just held on against Tatura, getting past a 198 run total with only one wicket to spare.

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