Gold Coast REHOMING CENTRE (07) 5509 9000

Gold Coast Vet Clinic (07) 5594 0111

Beenleigh REHOMING CENTRE (07) 3807 3782

Ipswich Vet Clinic (07) 3812 7533



    The AWLQ has animals of all sizes and sadly the larger ones spend longer in our care. Big dogs have LOTS of love to give so be sure to meet one today!

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  • Adoption

    Are you looking to adopt a pooch to pamper or a kitty to cuddle? The AWLQ have beautiful cats and dogs that are looking for their forever homes.

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  • Foster

    Do you love animals but can't commit to one full time? We need foster families who are able to care for our animals for short periods of time.

  • Volunteer

    Want to walk a dog, or play with kittens? Perhaps you have time to volunteer in our op shops. If this is you then AWLQ want to hear from you!

  • Vet Clinic

    The AWLQ veterinarians are highly trained and experienced to care for your pet and can be found at Ipswich and Coombabah.

  • Education

    The Animal Welfare League believes education is key to securing a brighter future for companion animals.

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    The AWLQ needs vital funds to continue their important work. Your donations will help us find forever homes for all the animals in our care.

  • Pet Friendly Accommodation

    Is your pet part of your family? Find out how AWLQ can help you find pet friendly accomodation to keep your family together!

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  • Pet Adoption Gold Coast
  • Pet Rescue Brisbane


Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG

The Hon Michael Kirby has dedicated his life to fighting for justice for those who suffer in silence including the most vulnerable to exploitation and cruelty - animals. The AWLQ is very pleased to welcome the Hon Michael Kirby as our official Patron

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