I am very proud and very grateful to the amazing team here at
Mornington Lodge. In my career spanning office work, the airlines
and as a consultant - I have never encountered a staff as
committed and willing to go the extra mile for each and every
I probably do not tell them how much I value and appreciate
them, and I am doing it now. I also recognise each and every
client who thanks the girls for their work. Yes - they love the
dogs and their work, however it is pretty cold and wet here at
6.30am mid winter ... day in day out.
Belinda and Sanjay
Our Caretaker Team and Kennel Staff
Pictured with her
beloved pugs, Kim also helps run Pugs SOS and cares for
the many rescues that pass through our door each year.
Kim is also the Mornington Lodge caretaker, ensuring someone is
always on the property 24/7. She also cares for the Mornington
Lodge residents .. 2 Rottweilers, a GSD baby, the pugs, a rescue
Peke and Hettie
pictured here with her beloved whippet Alice, shares the role of
Facility Manager with Debbie, and her long term experience at
Mornington Lodge keeps everything running smoothly. Julie is a
great cook and an avid reader – all books are always
shares the role of Facility Manager with Julie, long term
position at Mornington Lodge also ensures everything remains on
track at the Lodge. Debbie is quite often your first point of
contact when you arrive at the office, and is always handy with a
box of tissues for those first time owners leaving their pets.
She has a love of all animals and is passionate in helping raise
awareness of Animal Welfare.
in our office and is the resident computer whizz! When not
working at Mornington Lodge she runs her own successful dog
behavior training business.
A Boxer lover,
Serena is pictured here with her all time favourite and
our very special guest Grace. Serena is passionate about animal
welfare for all creatures, from dogs to frogs! She is also one of
our Office staff.
getting cuddles from Miss Phoebe. Trish specialises in caring for
our Golden Oldies and small nervous guests in the Fluffy House
and B & B’s. Her other great love in life are her beautiful
a tireless worker who loves caring and playing with all our
guests, especially our bigger guests like Kahlu. She is fantastic
at helping find homes for rescues who find themselves in our care
and are in need of a family to call their own
newest addition to the team, comes from WA. Donna is pictured
with Beau the Aussie Shepherd. Having come from working at a
Crocodile Park, she is now enjoying being able to cuddle the
animals in her care
divides her time at the Lodge between looking after our Studio
guests and helping all the rescues at Pugs SOS. A whirlwind of
activity, she can also be found in the paddocks picking up after
the horses, or cleaning anything that stands in her
also looks after the rescue pugs in Pugs SOS, and the other
Mornington Lodge residents … 2 Rottweilers, a GSD baby, the
resident pugs, a rescue Peke and Hettie Caroline also
does all the sewing, dog bed repairs, and is responsible for all
the sofa and cushion covers in the Studio and Fluffy
her beloved (and very famous rescued Peke Harold Woo Hoo) helps
look after our Studio guests. Tracey also runs a rescue for
Our quiet and
gentle Nicole, pictured here with Jasper, has a strong love of the environment and
animals. She is always striving to offer her help and assistance
in both these areas
MORNINGTON LODGE'S AMAZING
LANDSCAPING AND MAINTAINANCE TEAM!
Our landscape and
gardening team headed by Chris, Kyle, Brett and Troy Not only are
the gardens maintained throughout the year, our team also are
responsible for fire prevention throughout the hot summer months.
This includes the installation of sprinklers throughout the
facility rooflines, the 10 acres kept bowling length short,
gutter cleaning, roof cleaning and dam maintenance.