Pet Surrender

At AWLQ we know circumstances sometimes change and even with the very best intentions pet owners may need to find a new home for their pet. We know this is a very stressful time for you and your family and AWLQ does everything we can to make the surrender process is as smooth as possible. If you are considering surrendering your pet please give the AWLQ as much notice as possible. This allows us time to create space in our rehoming centre. There are dozens of people that need our help every day so planning ahead is very helpful.

AWLQ is receiving a high number of pet surrender enquiries at this time. If you require help rehoming your pet please ensure you complete AWLQ’s online surrender form to request assistance at the bottom of this page.

Due to the volume of surrender requests, there is a waiting list in place. If you are in an emergency situation and require assistance with your pet please phone the Rehoming Centre directly – animal rehoming centre contact details can be found here. As AWLQ has limited space available, walk-in surrenders without notice may not be able to be accommodated. Please plan ahead and contact the rehoming centres should you require further information.

Having trouble with your pet’s behaviour? Please see AWLQ’s pet owner help section for handy tips. AWLQ offers training tips and advice for people who are considering surrendering their animal due to behavioural issues. We encourage owners to seek helf and advice before considering surrender.

Please see our Owner Help section for tips and advice on common problem behaviours in and out of the home.

To surrender your pet please fill out the form below with as much detail as possible:

Please don’t leave surrendering your pet to the last minute as this puts added stress on our shelter and the animals we currently care for. We would rather you fill out the form and cancel your surrender appointment if you find alternative accommodation.