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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…

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…

Aria Kitty

Meow! I adopted a gorgeous five-year-old cat called "Sammy" in December from the Coombabah Shelter. I have renamed her "Aria" which in Hebrew means "Lioness". It took her a little while to settle in to her new environment and a…

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…

Beautiful Bangle

When a dog arrives at the Animal Welfare League Qld they come with all kinds of personalities, likes and dislikes. Some are energetic and outgoing, some are frightened and missing their families. All react differently which in some cases prolongs…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Pumpkin found her purrrrrrfect home

We were very excited to say goodbye to long term resident Pumpkin the cat this past weekend. Pumpkin had been at the shelter since August 2012 and was longing for an owner to call her own. Staff described Pumpkin as…

Byron the Staffy

Byron needs a new home. The affectionate two year old Staffy gets on well with other dogs and is very playful. He is toilet trained, walks well on the lead and loves to visit the beach. He likes getting his…

Eddie!

Hi Animal Welfare League friends – it’s Eddie!! I just wanted to write and let you know how I was going. I stayed with you last April and in my ad you said, “A little bit about me and the…

Petal – now Pebbles

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