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Reality star Charlotte Crosby visits and joins AWLQ Family

International English reality TV star and self-confessed animal lover Charlotte Crosby visited Animal Welfare League Queensland’s Gold Coast shelter and became an Ambassador. “I’m just so excited to be part of the AWLQ family,” Charlotte said. “It’s incredible to see…

Generous community support raises an incredible $154,210 during AWLQ’s Stray Animals’ Day challenge!!

AWLQ’s inaugural Stray Animals’ Day challenge has been hailed a success with $154,210 raised for the lifesaving AWLQ Foster House program. “We’ve had incredible support from the community which has embraced this key program wholeheartedly. We can’t thank them enough…

AWLQ’s Stray Animals’ Day challenge – just hours to go!

AWLQ’s Stray Animals’ Day challenge has just hours to go and $78,000 to raise money for its lifesaving Foster House program. “We are coming right down to the wire and need the community’s help to make this happen,” AWLQ State Rehoming…

AWLQ Stray Animals’ Day – a chance to make a $124,000 difference

Animal Welfare League Queensland Ambassador NRL Titan Chris McQueen has launched AWLQ’s inaugural Stray Animals’ Day April 4 challenge with a target of $124,000, to cover the cost of running its vital foster house program. “An incredible 6,200 animals, or…

A box of AWLQ’s ‘chocolates’ (puppies) wins the heart of a 12 year old boy on Valentine’s Day

A 12-year old boy has embraced Valentine’s Day, successfully bidding to name Animal Welfare League Queensland’s (AWLQ) box of chocolates - three gorgeous Labrador Kelpie cross puppies. “It’s definitely a ‘box of chocolates’ with a difference,” laughed AWLQ Fundraising Manager…

AWLQ puppy Arlo finding her feet thanks to community funding

Eight weeks after an Animal Welfare League Queensland (AWLQ) puppy stole the hearts of the community Arlo continues to make progress towards finding her feet. “The hydrotherapy sessions and exercise regime are making a real difference,” her foster carer and…

AWLQ – make this litter your dog’s last – ask us how

Animal Welfare League Queensland (AWLQ) has launched its Last Litter Revolution across South East Queensland in an effort to reduce the number of unwanted puppies, mothers, and mothers-to-be. “We are urging anyone with a litter to contact us and we…

AWLQ cat Simba 20 years young and about to start his ninth life

Animal Welfare League Queensland’s oldest cat has been adopted – thanks to an AWLQ teen volunteer and her mother who works in aged care. At 20 years of age Simba should be enjoying his latter years, on a window sill,…

AWLQ puppy Arlo making progress on road to walking

Animal Welfare League Queensland (AWLQ) puppy Arlo, who stole the hearts of so many during a GoFundMe campaign, is making progress on the road to walking. “Arlo has had two sessions of intensive physiotherapy and we are seeing improvements, but…

Community turns out and adopts AWLQ Project Empty Shelter Saturday

South East Queensland has turned out and adopted, during the first day of Animal Welfare League Queensland’s (AWLQ) Project Empty Shelter. In an emotional day, more than 120 animals were rehomed for Christmas across the four shelters, thanks to the…

AWLQ urges community to open its hearts and homes as Project Empty Shelter opens its doors tomorrow

Animal Welfare League Queensland (AWLQ) shelters across South East Queensland open their kennel and cattery doors tomorrow  with the hope of emptying them by the end of the weekend. “We are urging anyone looking to add a furry member to…

AWLQ Ambassador Sally Pearson urges community to open homes & hearts to empty AWLQ shelters this Christmas

Australian Olympic champion Sally Pearson OAM is calling on residents across South East Queensland to open their hearts and homes to shelter pets this Christmas during AWLQ’s annual Project Empty Shelter. The confirmed animal lover, AWLQ Ambassador and foster carer…

No eyes. no worries: Meet Daisy the blind dog!

MEET DAISY. She may look a little different to the other dogs in the shelter - but can she see a problem with that? Nope! Daisy has no eyes and no worries. Daisy first came into AWLQ’s care back in November, after being…

$29 C A T S T H I S W E E K E N D

People of Brisbane get excited! This weekend you can adopt a fluffy feline with an engine that purrs for just $29 from our Warra + Willawong Shelters. Yes that's right, all cats and kittens will have their adoption fee reduced…

Conner the Greyhound gets adopted

Project #AdoptAWLQ is a community awareness campaign showcasing shelter pets in everyday life alongside local high profile social media influencers. Playing out predominately on Instagram our animals have been featured at the beach, hanging out in local coffee shops, going…

AWLQ invites pirates ‘purrrrrrr mission to come aboard’

The Gold Coasts premier animal shelter Animal Welfare League QLD is hoping to entice some A-List Celebrities to visit the Gold Coast Rehoming Centre with their newest campaign PAW-RATES OF THE CARIBBEAN. The AWLQ is in close proximity to the…

Pip heads to Townsville

Linda from Townsville had been looking for a Shi-Tzu for quite some time. She liked the breed and had always wanted one of her own. The only criteria Linda had for a new pet was that it needed to be…

Elmo and Woody

Despite their adorable boyish names Elmo and Woody were in fact perfect little ladies. Surrendered at 10 and 11 years of age these adorable seniors had spent their entire lives together. They were brought to the AWLQ to find a…

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…

Reggie & Alfie

Despite having boy names eight year old Reggie and five year old Alfie were the most affectionate ladies who were surrendered together when their owner relocated overseas. Having lived together their entire lives this bonded pair were inseparable. Young Alfie…

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…

The new ‘Hairy Maclary’

When we met two-year-old ‘Latimer’ there was more than one double take. The little wire-haired dachshund looked almost identical to the incredibly popular children’s book character, ‘Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy’. Latimer’s personality was also very similar to his fictional…

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…

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…