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Kitties get their freak on in the summer season.

Summer is not only the beginning of tick season, but the start of rapid cat breeding with many cat owners receiving unwanted litters.  With the hormones running high in cats across the state, many female cats will be impregnated by…

Your loose change will make a big change

Fundraising events and food donations are often in the spotlight as the saving graces of the Animal Welfare League of Queensland, but behind the scenes many Gold Coast businesses are helping stray and abandoned pets find their “forever homes’. There…

Hair-raising Fun for Hounds on Halloween

Bring in Halloween with the Animal Welfare League of Queensland on Saturday 29th October with the inaugural Halloween Hounds family fun day. Halloween Hounds will see pet lovers and dogs from all corners of the Gold Coast unite for a…

Get Out with the Dogs these School Holidays

Get Out with the Dogs these School holidays  5th September 2011 If you love animals and are passionate about animal welfare, then join Animal Welfare League Queensland in the inaugural ‘Out with the Dogs’ camp out on the 30 September…

Getting to Zero Summit 7th – 9th Sepember 2011

  Summit set to spark brighter communities. 6th September 2010 The 4th G2Z National Summit to End Companion Animal Overpopulation starts today on the Gold Coast and   is set to change the way Australia views the euthanasia of the ‘surplus’…

Sarah’s Story

Age is no barrier for this Gold Coast schoolgirl who raised more than $1,000 for local stray and abandoned pets by locking herself in a dog cage for more than 24 hours. At just 14 years old Sarah Braund has…

Rock On With The Animal Welfare League

The Rebel FM fun day at the Animal Welfare League will be held on the 2nd of July in a bid to raise vital funds for the struggling shelter. The Coombabah shelter which opened its doors in 1959 will be…

S.O.S, Save our Shelter

The economic downturn, natural disasters, low adoptions figures and the high number of surrendered animals is having a severe impact on the Animal Welfare League’s ability to perform to their usual capability. We are really struggling to keep our shelter…

AWLQ Warehouse Launch Party

A little over a year since the March 2010 fire the Animal Welfare League Queensland is reopening the Labrador warehouse. The blaze which destroyed more than $1 million dollars worth of op shop stock and donated pet products started in…