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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…

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…

Gracey the Great-hound!

On a quiet Monday back in December 2013, I had phoned my partner to visit AWLQ, where I worked as soon as he could. I was excited, because there was a beautiful greyhound who needed a home, and I thought…

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…

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…

Tinker-bell & David

The Maltese, Shih-Tzu, Terriers, Poodles and the like are affectionately called the “little fluffie’s” at the AWLQ. They are happy little dogs who have the ‘AWWW’ factor and have most passers-by pleading with their loved ones to take them home.…

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…

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…

Zeus the Shar Pei

My husband and I adopted Zeus when he was two years old back in 2005.He had been returned twice for various reasons but we fell in love with him. When we looked through his cage and asked him to sit …

Jack & Lucy

Hi to all the lovely people at the AWL on the Gold Coast. It's already been one month already since we brought home our little Jack Russell puppies Rudy and Nicole who became Jack and Lucy. (more…)

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,…

Persevering with Percy Pays off!

As I was growing up, my family pet was always a blue heeler - from Booga to Rocky and now Buddy. After moving away from home I desperately wanted another 'puppy', but my husband and I lived in a duplex…

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…

Pippa the little Princess

I remember after the floods in 2011 thinking I must foster an animal after I heard on the radio that the AWLQ was in dire need for Foster Carers. I didn’t know that I was about to meet a little…

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…

Life after Zeus

For those of you that read my Happy Ending on Zeus the Shar Pei, you will be pleased to read that we have found Mikey a new companion from the AWLQ! (more…)