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Luke and Piper

We lost our dog Zach to cancer a number of years ago. It took about six months before we were ready for another one to take his place. My mother had been watching Luke, a wolfhound cross on the adoption…

Little Leo

I adopted my beautiful Kelpie X puppy from AWLQ in January, and he has been the animal-love-of-my-life ever since. He is such a good dog, so smart and so affectionate. He loves playing fetch and frisbee, and loves cuddling up…

Raining Cats and Kittens

The AWLQ is currently experiencing a high number of cats, kittens and the teenagers we affectionately refer to as ‘catterns’. Due to having an extended summer, mother cats with their litters have continued to arrive at our rehoming centres. We…

Sprocket

On Anzac Day 2004 my husband & I adopted the most wonderful dog in the world from AWL Gold Coast. One of the lovely ladies working there had named him Sprocket which was totally appropriate so the name stayed. (more…)

Angie & Minnie

Angie and Minnie were known as the Perfect Pommy Pair. The six year old Pomeranians arrived at the AWLQ when their owners could no longer care for them and we knew we had to do our best to rehome them…

Jack & Lucy

Hi to all the lovely people at the AWL on the Gold Coast. It's already been one month already since we brought home our little Jack Russell puppies Rudy and Nicole who became Jack and Lucy. (more…)

Foster Failures – Enriching Families!

For four years of my life, I didn’t have a dog. My boyfriend at the time wasn't interested in a pet and his son was very scared of dogs after being cornered by one when he was younger. When I…

Pippa the little Princess

I remember after the floods in 2011 thinking I must foster an animal after I heard on the radio that the AWLQ was in dire need for Foster Carers. I didn’t know that I was about to meet a little…

Tasha the brindle pooch

You should never judge a book by its cover and you should certainly never judge a dog by their markings. Statistics show that brindle and black dogs can find it harder to find a home than their colourful counterparts and…

Beautiful Bear

Beautiful Bear the five year old Shar-Pei came to the Animal Welfare League of Qld with alergic dermititis, ear infections and an eye problem called Entropion. Entropian is a treatable medical condition caused by the dogs  eyelashes roll inwards causing…

2 Happy Boys

We fell in love with Buddy (Andy) 5 years ago when he chose us at the Staplyton Shelter, and last October we decided we needed to give a home to another deserving boy, so Timmy (Tiny) can to join our…

Richie’s new life

We went to AWL Gold Coast shelter looking for an adult cat to complete our household of two adults, five children and one timid cat. We saw the AWL feature a cat called Samuel and thought we would take a…