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The Big 10 Dog Rescue Challenge

From Friday the 1st to the 10th of August the AWLQ is challenging residents to help rehome 10 large breed dogs daily from their three rehoming centres. The Animal Welfare League QLD will drop large breed dog adoption prices to…

Seniors week will go to the dogs at the AWLQ

1st August 2014 Gold Coast--The Animal Welfare League QLD (AWLQ) is celebrating senior’s week (16th -24th August) by holding a number of activities at their Gold Coast Rehoming Centre. The activities are tailored not only for seniors but for people…

AWLQ POP-UP ADOPTION!

The Animal Welfare League Qld is bringing the animals to the people as part of their first Pop-Up Adoption due to take place at Best Friends Pet Centre at Kessels Road Macgregor. The AWLQ will have cats, dogs, kittens and…

Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG joins AWLQ as official Patron

The Animal Welfare League of Queensland (AWLQ) is  pleased to announce the appointment of the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG as its Patron. “We are both honoured and delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Michael Kirby as Patron of…

Wyndham Announces AWLQ as its signature charity for 2014

Gold Coast hospitality company, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific has announced the Animal Welfare League of Queensland (AWLQ) as its signature charity for 2014. Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific is one of the Gold Coast’s largest private employers. Through its…

AWLQ bringing Christmas Cheer to Ozcare residents

The Animal Welfare League Qld along with Purina will offer food packs to Ozcare clients which they hope will bring some extra holiday cheer this Christmas. The project spans across all of Ozcare’s South East Queensland Community Care locations, including…

Record Crowds Flock to Adopt!

Gold Coast, Qld, December 9, 2013 --- The Animal Welfare League Qld has rehomed 92% of their 192 shelter animals  in one weekend, in what was the charity's most successful adoption drive in their 50 year history. Record crowds of…

AWLQ to set adoption record – Empty all pens in one weekend!

This holiday season the Animal Welfare League QLD hope to set a new record – to have empty pens by 5.00 pm on Sunday December 8th. Christmas is one of the busiest times for the AWLQ Rehoming Centres with litters…

STAR PAWS

In a suburb not so far away 68 cats are waiting to lead you astray. This weekend starting Friday 27 to Sunday 29th of September all domestic breeds one year and older will be available for adoption for just $39.…

Pets Go Green

Pets CAN be environmentally friendly! This is the message from the Animal Welfare League Qld this World Environment Day. AWLQ are trying to dispel the myth that being a pet owner and caring for the environment, are mutually exclusive, with…

Adopt Meme app sure to re home even a ‘grumpy cat’

The Animal Welfare League Qld is excited to announce the launch of their new iPhone app which hopes to make shelter animals go viral and increase their chances of finding a forever home. Adopt Meme will not only list all…

Byron the Staffy

Byron needs a new home. The affectionate two year old Staffy gets on well with other dogs and is very playful. He is toilet trained, walks well on the lead and loves to visit the beach. He likes getting his…

This Valentine’s day, find your purrrrrfect match

  This Valentine’s day the Animal Welfare League of Qld will play cupid, finding the perfect companion for single people all over South East Qld. It’s a tongue in cheek way to find a companion of a different kind who…

Von Bibra donations helping the AWLQ motor along.

MEDIA RELEASE Von Bibra donations helping the AWLQ motor along. 10 December 2012 Von Bibra Auto Village will be meeting with the Animal Welfare League of Queensland to present a cheque for $3,000 to launch an ongoing partnership which will…

It’s on again April $49 Feline Frenzy Sale

After the success of the last $49 cat sale in February the Animal Welfare League of Queensland are hoping to rehome lots more adult cats in another promotional sale. From the 9th to the 15th of April all adult cats…

Brindle dogs $100 off adoption fee this week only

From the 2nd to the 8th of April the Animal Welfare League of Qld is offering $100 off the adoption fee on all their brindle and marble coloured dogs, for one week only. Marketing Manger Brooke Whitney says there are…

For those animal lovers who thought tick season was over – think again!

The Animal Welfare League of Qld has saved the life of a 5 month old Maltese x ShihTzu dog named Bee who was brought in to the Gold Coast shelter with 22 paralysis ticks. The white ball of fluff was…

Let your dog choose your date this Valentine’s day

Animal Welfare League of Queensland is encouraging single animal lovers all over the Gold Coast to let their mate find them a date this Valentine’s day. The non-profit organisation is holding an event for all dog lovers who want to…

George not only gorgeous but generous beyond belief!

He might not look like a hero but Gorgeous George has saved the life of a fellow feline. The 5 year old champagne colour domestic long haired cat has had a long road to recovery after donating his blood to…

AWLQ Opens Their Doors in Ipswich

It’s been a long time coming, but the Animal Welfare League of Queensland is excited to finally announce the opening of its Ipswich Rehoming Centre on Saturday November 19 and they want you there.   (more…)

Hot dogs are not cool in cars.

Leaving a child or dog unattended in a closed car during summer is not only dangerous, it’s deadly. As the days get hot and balmy, many pet owners take their pets on car trips to escape the heat but then…

Distance no barrier for adoption

It was long distance love at first sight for West Australian resident Louise Sass who flew from her remote home town to Darwin and then to the Gold Coast to meet and adopt the Animal Welfare League of Queensland’s resident…

Pet owners must remain vigilant this tick season

While the arrival of hot weather may be welcomed by many of us living here on the coast, our lovable animal friends are put at risk to tick paralysis.  While there are various tick products available on the market, nothing…

Dogs are scaredy cats when it comes to storm season

With spring and summer storms fast approaching, South East Queensland residents are being reminded to tie down any loose objects around the home, trim overhanging tree branches and create a storm kit with fresh batteries included. But what many pet…