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Laughter and tears of joy as seniors celebrate Golden Hearts’ first birthday

Laughter and tears of joy today as more than 60 guests and members celebrated the first birthday of Golden Hearts Senior Pet Support program, an Animal Welfare League Queensland (AWLQ) concept especially designed for seniors. “It was incredibly heart-warming to…

AWLQ launches new greyhound program with a call for foster carers

Animal Welfare League Queensland (AWLQ) has launched a program for greyhounds called ‘Going Grey - AWLQ’, and is calling for foster carers to participate. “We have had a long association with greyhounds, their care and rehoming and we want to ensure…

AWLQ welcomes NSW decision to ban greyhound racing and calls on Qld Govt to follow suit

Animal Welfare League Qld (AWLQ) has commended Premier Mike Baird on his decision to ban greyhound racing in New South Wales and has called on the Queensland Government to follow his example. “It’s a huge step in the fight for…

Communities urged to get their vet on board for national desexing month campaign

  Australia’s cat and dog owners are being urged to get their vet on board for National Desexing Month in July and help reduce the number of unwanted kittens and puppies. “Please check with your vet to see if they…

A Bug’s Life…the difference you make when you donate

It's tax time - we need your help to help animals in need! Please donate before June 30! Dear Supporter, Surrendered, abandoned and homeless animals rely on us at Animal Welfare League Queensland to be there when no one else…

Reaching for a blanket? Think about your best friend…

Winter has finally arrived in the Sunshine State. While it's not a northern winter, it is cold enough for your four legged companions to also feel it. Here are a few tips to keep them toasty too. "It's important that…

AWLQ welcomes first efforts to bring puppy farms to heel and urges further action

Animal Welfare League Queensland (AWLQ) has welcomed Queensland Government moves towards puppy protection with new dog breeder registration laws passed in Parliament. “This is the first step in the prevention of puppy farming,” AWLQ Strategic Development Officer Joy Verrinder said.…

Mother’s Day – AWLQ salutes its four legged Mums

Mothers come in all shapes and sizes - and nothing can be truer than at Animal Welfare League Queensland (AWLQ) shelters. Heavily pregnant dogs and cats find themselves homeless, abandoned or surrendered. During the six month breeding season we take…

AWLQ animal carer finalist in Miss World Australia

Animal Welfare League Queensland’s Eleea Navarro will swap her AWLQ dungarees for an AWLQ OP Shop ballgown when she represents the Gold Coast as a Queensland finalist in the Miss World Australia competition in July. A passionate animal lover and…

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…

Sara and ‘Mike’

Hi there, Just thought you might like an update on the wonderful kitten we adopted! A year ago this week, we collected eight week old Mike, who we promptly renamed Captain, from the Warra shelter. He was playful and silly…

Above and beyond for the dog that no one wanted

Australian Kelpie Breeze first came to AWLQ’s Beenleigh Rehoming Centre as stray. This beautiful girl was extremely frustrated, being a working breed that needs to be kept active and interested. She was not coping well in the kennels and would…

Thank you.

Thanks for the great work you all do! Jasper (his old name) arrived at the Ipswich Rehoming Centre after being surrendered by a girl who was not able to keep him at her rental property. We found Jasper through the…

AWLQ lets the animals out in a shopping centre near you

Introducing Animal Welfare League Qld’s newest rehoming tool, Pet Pod. The first of its kind in the country Pet Pod will be the future of animal adoption and adoption enquiries in Australia! In 2014 AWLQ found homes for more than…

AWLQ rehomes 6000th animal for 2015

Over the weekend seven year old Staffordshire Bull Terrier Marina was adopted from the Animal Welfare League QLD Rehoming Centre (AWLQ) after spending one month in shelter care. Her adoption was the 6,000th adoption in 2015 for the non-profit organisation…

$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…

Munchkin the kitten

I sought to adopt a kitten when my own cat, Mischief became notably sad that his former companion had moved on. Mischief was sulky and would meow sadly at space and I thought getting a young kitten would liven his…

Mia + Taylor

Mia and Taylor were surrendered to the AWLQ Warra shelter recently and had been together for six years! It was decided these lifelong friends should stay together as they interacted as if they were the very best of friends and…

Game of Bones rehomes 329 animals!

AWLQ's recent four day promotion "Game of Bones" found homes for a massive 329 companion cats and dogs across our rehoming centres! We have heard hundreds of happy stories in the days since the promotion including the one below. "I…

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…

AWLQ gives Free Love to Cat Loving Residents

Want some kitty loving with no strings attached? For a limited time, a select number of cats at AWLQ Gold Coast will be eligible for a FREE NO-OBLIGATION 30-DAY ADOPTION TRIAL! Drop in to the shelter anytime between 10am-5pm choose…

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…

A ‘Stirling’ Win

"When we decided to get a kitten we knew he or she would be coming from the Animal Welfare League QLD. My family have always adopted our pets from the shelter and have always been blessed with the most loyal,…