Category: Meet the team

D2DR Volunteers

Tony Brecht

Hi, I’m Tony Brecht. I’m a recently retired Chemical Engineer after over 40 years of work. I started work in the then BHP Newcastle Steelworks in 1977, before moving to Brisbane in 1982.  Since...

Rosalie James

My name is Rosalie James.  Since my introduction to dachshunds 7 years ago I have become completely devoted to this most endearing, quirky breed. I initially began rescuing privately.  Some of my first rescue...

Ricky Grierson

Married with 4 children and 8 grandchildren Lives in Brisbane and fur-mum to 4 dachshunds, 4 of them rescues. Having been owned by a dachshund since 2005, although she believes her first dog when...

Angela Meehan

Zak was my 1st Dachshund and he lived with me for 15 1/2 years. I have had other breeds since Zak, however, have always had a soft spot for Dachshunds. I saw Miss Katie...

Shelley Thompson

Hi, my name is Shelley Thompson.  I was surprised the other day when I worked out that, as we got our first mini longhair dachsie in 1981, we’ve actually been owned by this breed...

Julia Whale

Growing up in country NSW surrounded by both farm and domestic animals has ensured that I am a passionate and devoted animal lover, always willing to go out of my way to help and...