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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…

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…

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…

Grace

We adopted Grace from AWLQ Gold Coast recently, and wanted to let you know that she is settling in very well on our farm at Scenic Rim Milk. From the second she got out of the car, she claimed our farm as…

Bullet the Cat

I adopted Bullet in December for 3 reasons: 1) the staff loved him and convinced me not to “overlook his personality” as many of the previous pet-seekers had 2) he played his “cute” card well and did army-rolls around the…

Willow

I adopted Willow about 14 months ago and today, she is absolutely my most prized possession who makes me smile everyday. When I headed to the AWLQ in Helensvale last year I was hoping to meet a beautiful Boarder Collie,…

Ebony the Foster Failure

Ebony arrived at the Gold Coast rehoming centre In February. She had a collar wound under her armpit which was caused when she got her foreleg caught through her collar creating a gaping hole under her armpit. Usually once corrected these…

Onyx is on his way home

When Ruby and Onyx arrived at the Animal Welfare League of Qld you could have sworn there was just one cat in the carrier. Ruby, an outgoing six year old cat was taking up most of the crate while super…

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…

Petal – now Pebbles

Here is my story about my adoption of Petal (now Pebbles) from Animal Welfare League Beenleigh Rehoming Centre at Stapylton. (more…)

Jasper waited for 4 months

You never know who you will find on the internet and this is exactly true for Jasper, the jolly Mastiff cross Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Jasper’s story may not have started as a fairy tale but he definitely found his ‘princess’…

NIXIE has found the Perfect Home

It warms our hearts every time an animal gets adopted but it is really special when you know it will be the most perfect union between owner and dog. Nixie, a gorgeous 9 month old Cattle dog x Tenterfield terrier…