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Jedi Happiness

We considered getting another dog for 3 years. Our beloved 16 year old Ernie (Kelpie x Basenji) died in 2009 and we couldn't imagine another dog we could love in the same way. Well just over 3 years later we…

Marlin and Tiberius

I want to give the biggest thank you to Lorraine who was working in the fostering centre two years ago, whose overwhelming support, assisted me in adopting Shia, the cat flu ginger cat, and Tiberius, previously ’Marlin’ the terrified, fractured…

Kobi’s new home was fate!

Hi, Im Gill and Im part of the Dog Rehoming Team. Recently I was on holidays with a friend overseas, while we were away we talked about her dog who was very sick and she knew she would have to…

NIXIE has found the Perfect Home

It warms our hearts every time an animal gets adopted but it is really special when you know it will be the most perfect union between owner and dog. Nixie, a gorgeous 9 month old Cattle dog x Tenterfield terrier…

Smokey the Cat

Smokey a beautiful 6 year old Persian x Domestic Medium hair cat was much loved cat by all the Animal Welfare League staff and volunteers and they are happy to say he has found a home after a long wait.…

Bella

We adopted Bella from AWL Gold Coast when she was 10wks old, Bella is a Border Collie x Staffy, She currently lives at Logan Village with my sons Grandfather on 5 acres. (more…)

MOLLY

After seeing Molly's cute little heart shape nose looking at me on my FB page we fell in love with her and adopted her on Friday 13th July. She is quite a rascal who loves to dig and pull clothes…

Happy Beginnings…

We adopted Max from the Coombabah Animal Shelter almost 3 years ago. Max was in one of the very secure enclosures as he was an escape artist and could scale any fence, leap high buildings in a single bound! Max…

Oscar the Golden Oldie

In December of 2007, we adopted 13 year old Oscar through the Golden Oldies program. He was so fat that he fell through the bottom of the cardboard pet carrier!! We had to borrow a dog carrier to take him…

Big Baby Buster

Its been about 8 months now since we adopted Buster the Ameican Bulldog. We had an older Mastiff x German Shepard called Jazz who we felt could do with a friend. I went to the AWL looking for a "Staffy"…

Our adoption experience

Hi there - I just wanted to say thank you very much for our new addition to the family. We adopted "Ward" on Saturday the 14th and our son renamed him "Dog". My fiance, son and I were at the…

Bogart

Hi I just thought I'd drop you guys a quick note to let you know how BABY(PomeranianXPekingese) is getting along. We adopted Baby who we renamed Bogart ( Bogie seems to come out easier, and he never responded to baby…

The Gorgeous Willow

We have been foster carers to alot of furbabies. We could've adopted every one of them. They were all gorgous loving animals. But we didn't because there were lots of other gorgeous animals that needed somewhere to go to get…

Hessie

We adopted "Hessie" last saturday , 30th June, and he is such a good boy. We could'nt have asked for a better dog. He is well trained, calm, quiet, loves playing ball with the kids, going for walks and lots…

Bodie

 Almost 14 years ago, I adopted my dog ”Bodie” from the AWLQ at Coombabah. When I adopted Bodie, he was 8 weeks of age, a tiny puppy who knew just how good life could be when I brought him home…

Jamie got a 2nd chance

When you meet 7 year old Jamie you can’t help but fall in love. His happy personality and big sloppy kisses hide an ordeal that sadly the senior members of our community face on a regular basis. (more…)

Ebony

We have had a great dane for 7 years, 2 years ago our maltese passed away aged 18 years. our dane was depressed for 3 months on jacks passing this little man had been his friend since he was a…

Luna from the Zodiac Litter

Thank you to all AWL Staff - especially Gillian.. We had recently lost our beloved Dogue de Bordeaux "Gus" in February this year after an horrific illness and many thousands spent to save him.  With all our children grown and…

Gypsy

Here is a picture of my georgous Gypsy. On Saturday 30th June it will be 11 years since I first saw her languishing in pen B1. It was love at first sight and we adopted her on the spot.  She…

Honey & Chino together forever

These little girls were surrendered to the Animal Welfare League of Qld Gold Coast Rehoming Centre in early April when their owner was moving due to work and could not take them with him.Chino is a stunning seal point Ragdoll, Honey a…

Jessii

Hi guys this is Jessii, we got her from Coombabah shelter in August 2011, she has gone from a little under weight when we got her to being slightly overweight (or easy to see), and she is best friends with her…

A note from Hagrid

Hi Guys, I'm settling in nicely to my new home :-) My new brother Bruce told me off a few times but we are getting along quite nicely. I've been walked, washed & fed & am now sleeping comfortably on…

Morgan was Lil Louie

we are the proud parents of morgan (was Lil Louie) and since we adopted him december 2010 he has bought us lots of laugher and joy. he came to us a 7kg playful puppy, he has grown to a 40kg…

Kimbra is a happy chappy after finding her new family!

Hi guys, Just thought I would send you some pictures of Kimba, she is growing every week and settled in so fast. She is a favorite amongst our friends and no one can believe how placid and loving she is.…