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Clayton the Jack Russell

In April 2012 we lost our beloved mini-foxie named Minnie, after 14 years together. Naturally we were heartbroken and wanted to take time to remember her. At the beginning of 2013, we decided that we were ready to share our…

Ruby

We adopted beautiful Ruby about a month or so ago. Helen helped us out with the adoption and we promised we would send her some photos once she was settled in. Well Ruby is WELL settled in now despite her…

Petal – now Pebbles

Here is my story about my adoption of Petal (now Pebbles) from Animal Welfare League Beenleigh Rehoming Centre at Stapylton. (more…)

RIP “Hunni” our beautiful dotti dog

Hunni went to the shelter 14/02/2005 and we adopted her on 04/03/2005. I went to the shelter with my sister and mum as they wanted to adopt a cat. All my life I have always loved Dalmations, and guess what...…

Kirra the Great

In last week’s Happy Tails we showed you a YouTube video featuring Kirra the Greyhound. We are happy to announce that it was that email and more importantly that video which saw Kirra find her forever home the very next…

Noah

My family recently visited the AWLQ animal shelter to find our new family member, as we walked down every isle our hearts began to sink when we thought we wouldn't find our new mate there, it wasn't until we went…

Our perfect addition to the family

To the AWLQLD staff,especially Helen who introduced us to our girl! After a bumpy start for our Ollie, who was previously named Pluto, but we didn't think it suited her. She ended up in your vets for the first week…

Mr Bob 10 years since finding his perfect match.

Mr Bob has been a part of my life for 10 years this Valentine’s day.  He came into my life after losing my beautiful Border Collie to pancreatitis at just 2 years of age, her adopted sister pined for her…

Mishka

I wanted to give another cat a home. I had Smokey who I adopted from the AWL in May 2006. He is a gentle man and knew it would be easier to introduce a kitten so when I met the…

My Beautiful Abbey

I just love reading through the Happy Endings Stories so thought I would add my own. My task for the day was to find a bigger bird cage for our two pet birds. I had looked on Gumtree and E-Bay…

Sally the Beaglier

We adopted Sally in April 2012, then 6 months old. We chose her after falling in love with her picture uploaded on the facebook site. Since getting her home, she has settled in better than we ever hoped. She is…

Life after Zeus

For those of you that read my Happy Ending on Zeus the Shar Pei, you will be pleased to read that we have found Mikey a new companion from the AWLQ! (more…)

Milo

To the staff and volunteers, We just wanted to let you all know about the progress and success we are having with adopting a canine companion from you recently. (more…)

Long termer Holly found a happy home

I just wanted to let you know that Holly has fitted in so well with my partner and I, and my other dog Josie. We love her to death and she is already coming out of her shell. Josie and…

ROWDIE – same as ROWDY just not spelt the same!

On the 5th of January 2012 we lost our beautiful Dog Rowdy of 12 years. We had adopted him in Toowoomba to grow up with a child we never could have. Friday night 2012 I had slept out overnight on…

Ninja the little karate kid finds his furever home

Six year old Ninja is a pooch that everyone loves. When you gave his back a scratch his whole backside would shake with delight and his back leg would tap on the floor with glee. This neat little Mini Pinscher…

Lorenzo

We adopted Lorenzo from the Animal Welfare League at Beenleigh in August after seeing his photo on the website. As soon as we saw his photo, we fell in love with him. Lorenzo is able to jump to amazing heights…

Noah!

After the passing of our beloved 13 year old Maltese Levi, we embarked on a search for a new buddy for Zac. Visiting the web site regularly, we saw a likely candidate & arranged a meet n greet but alas…

Toby the wonder cat!

In November 2010 our local pet shop "Pets Unleashed" started displaying cats for the AWL. I always go there with my dogs to buy something for our animals. One day early November 2010 I noticed a big, beautiful ginger cat.…

Lucky ‘Loki’ gets a home!

 At the AWLQ we see happy stories every day, but every now and again we experience one that really touches all of our hearts. The story of ‘Loki’ the Husky is one of those. ‘Loki’ is a four year old…

Tammy the Tabby

Tammy( previously Petunia) the Tabby came into our lives only two weeks ago. We can’t believe how she has accepted that she is here forever! (more…)

Henry

Dear AWL,   I am writing to you today, to tell you about a Golden Retriever we adopted from your Coombabah shelter. We adopted Henry on the 31st of July 2010 just 2 days after his 14th birthday. Henry recently…

Jasper waited for 4 months

You never know who you will find on the internet and this is exactly true for Jasper, the jolly Mastiff cross Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Jasper’s story may not have started as a fairy tale but he definitely found his ‘princess’…

Bonnie & Mack: Good mates now together for life!

‘Bonnie’ is a sweet,  two year old brindle staffy cross who was abandoned by her original owner and later surrendered to the care of the AWLQ after her new owner was unable to care for her. She arrived at the…