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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.…

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…

Saidie the heart healer

After the devastating loss of our beloved fur baby Lola, my husband and I decided to pass on Lola’s legacy by rescuing another cat. We walked into the AWLQ shelter on a Saturday morning ”just for a look” and there…

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…

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…

Game of Bones – Queens Birthday Long Weekend

With more than 800 cats and 300 dogs in care across Animal Welfare League QLD Rehoming Centres the Non-profit animal charity is reducing adoption costs from Thursday and inviting the public to adopt a homeless animal from just $20. Game of Bones…

Kittens Galore

The AWLQ is still inundated with litters of cats and kittens. With no end in sight we wanted to shine the light on our feline friends in the hope they are adopted as quickly as possible. There is currently 833…

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…

Lumi Reuinted!

It’s every pet owner’s worst nightmare, to come home and find your beloved pet no longer there. Unfortunately that is what happened to Rebecca and Pat but the story doesn’t end there. When Rebecca and Pat lost their dog they…

Mack starts a new chapter

Mack the American Staffy has the patience of a saint. He was surrendered to the AWLQ in April after he was hit by car. He needed surgery to fix his leg but it meant he would have to stay still…

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…

Mothers and Babies at AWLQ

During the summer months and even more recently pregnant cats and dogs arrive at our shelters in need of help and while we all love kittens and puppies, starting your life homeless isn’t very fair. When pregnant mother Muffin arrived…

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…

Von Bibra Auto Village: A great community supporter of AWLQ

AWLQ has been engaged in a vibrant community partnership with von Bibra Auto Village on the Gold Coast since December, 2012. Von Bibra has been supporting AWLQ by offering each person who purchases a car the opportunity to direct a…

Love at first sight for Dale

Big dogs have big hearts and so much love to give, yet sometimes spend more time waiting for a home because people looking for a new pet seem to think with big dogs comes more work. This is almost always…

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…