Dogs on a Bench

rescue organisations

If you are thinking about adding a furbae to your family, why not consider a rescue dog?! A rescue dog will not only enrich your life but you will be helping by saving a life too! 

We've compiled a list of animal rescues and shelters around Australia, please support these organisations and the great work that they do. 

New South Wales

 

Adopt A Bully Rescue Inc

Dubbo

 

Animal Trust Society

Buxton

 

Beagle Rescue NSW

Bexley

 

Bells Echo Animal Rescue

Wyee

 

Best Friends Pet Rescue

Wagga Wagga

 

Border Small Animal Rescue

Lavington

 

Butterfly Wings Animal Rescue

Shalvey

 

Central Coast Animal Care Facility

Erina

 

Central West Animal Rescue

Orange

 

Claws N Paws

Bateau Bay

 

Companions For Life

Portland

 

Country Companion Animal Rescue

Helensburgh

 

D.A.B.S

Campbelltown

 

DCH Animal Adoptions

Castle Hill

 

Deaf Dogs Rescue Australia

Sydney

 

Denise at Paws Inc.

Westleigh

 

Diamond in the Ruff Rescue

Bardwell Valley

 

Dingo Den Animal Rescue

Penrith

 

Dog Rescue Newcastle

Warners Bay

 

Dogue de Bordeaux Rescue

Sydney

 

Fetching Dogs

Razorback

 

Firefly animal rescue

Campbelltown

 

Forgotten Souls Dog Rescue

Waratah

 

Friendly K9 Rescue

Werrington Downs

 

Friends of Kempsey Pound Inc

West Kempsey

 

Friends of the Pound (Tweed) Inc

South Tweed Heads

 

Furry Friends Forever Rescue

Narellan

 

Gilgandra Shire Council Pound

Gilgandra

 

Golden Oldies Animal Rescue

Blacktown

 

Greyhound Rescue

Sydney

Heaven Can Wait Animal Shelter Inc

Tamworth

 

Helping Hearts Animal Rescue

Newcastle

 

Hunter Animal Rescue

Newcastle

 

Iron Dog Rescue

Bethungra

 

Jack Russell Rescue

Londonderry

Liberty Foundation

Ourimbah

 

Maggie's Rescue

Marrickville

 

Making Waves Animal Rescue

Avoca Beach

 

Maremma Sheepdogs in Rescue

Portland

 

Mini's Bulldog Rescue Club

Bondi Junction

 

Monika's Doggie Rescue

Ingleside

 

NSW Bull Terrier Rescue

Neath

 

Paws a Moment & Rescue

Glenning Valley

 

Peggy’s Promise

Killarney vale

 

Pound Patrol

Luddenham

 

Pound Rescue Inc.

Windsor Downs

 

Pug Patrol Rescue Australia

Sydney

 

Rescue Hub

Leppington

 

Safe And Sound Animal Rescue

Oran Park

 

Saving Staffies

Castlereagh

 

SCARI

Tomerong

 

Seniors and Silky Rescue

Sydney and Mid North Coast

 

Shoalhaven Animal Shelter

Nowra

 

SMART Animal Sanctuary

Batlow

 

SoCares Animal Care Facility

Charmhaven

 

Sydney Animal Second-chance Inc.

San Souci

 

Sydney Dingo Rescue

Goulburn

 

Tiki Animal Rescue

Torryburn

 

Willow Tree Sanctuary

Byron Bay

 

Working Paws Dog Rescue

Wyee

Western Australia

 

Albany Animal Welfare

Albany

 

Animal Protection Society of WA

Southern River

 

BARRC

Bunbury

 

Best Friends Animal Rescue

Swan Valley

 

Canine Welfare Australia

Perth

 

CJ Animal Rescue

Midland

 

Desperate For Love Dog Pound Rescue

Perth

 

Dogs Behind Bars Rescue Inc.

Perth

 

Dogs' Refuge Home

Shenton Park

 

Don't Go Astray Inc.

Bertram

 

Everything Beagle WA Inc Rescue

Perth

 

Gerldton Dog Rescue

Geraldton

 

Great Southern Animal Protection

Albany

 

Greyhound Angels of WA

Perth

 

HAART - Homeless and Abused Animal Rescue Team

Victoria Park

 

Husky And Malamute Rescue Inc.

Port Kennedy

 

Husky Rescue WA

Perth

 

K9 Rescue Group

Nambeelup

 

Kalgoorlie Dog Adoptions Inc

Kalgoorlie

 

No Pup Cleft Behind

Mandurah

 

Perth Chihuahua Rescue Ic

Oakford

 

SAFE Perth

Bullsbrook

 

Saving Animals Matters

Kingsley

 

Staffy and Bully Breed Rescue Inc.

Perth

 

WA Pet Project

Parkwood

 

WA Shar Pei Protection Inc

Koondoola

 

West Coast Maremma Rescue

Highbury

Queensland

 

AdoptADane Rescue Qld Inc

Brisbane

 

All Breeds Canine Rescue Inc.

Jimboomba

 

Angel-Paws Inc.

Townsville

 

Angels Rescue

Wilsonton heights

 

Animal Rehoming Cairns and Tablelands District

Millaa Millaa

 

Animal Rescue Tablelands Inc

Mareeba

 

Animals In Need Brisbane Inc.

Ashgrove

 

BCDR Brave Companion Dog Rescue Inc.

Laidley

 

Beagle Rescue Qld

Strathpine

 

Belle Vie Animal Rescue

Westbrook

 

Best Friend Fur Ever Rescue

Tara, QLD

 

Big Pawz Dog Rescue

Petrie

 

Boxer Rescue Network Australia

Brendale

 

Bull Arab Rescue Australia Ltd

Zillmere

 

Bull Terrier Rescue Australia Inc.

Berrigan

 

Cairns Animal Rescue Inc

Cairns

 

Cape Animal Protection Shelter Inc - CAPS

Weipa

 

Central Queensland Animal Society Inc

Rockhampton

 

Chihuahua Rescue QLD

Regents Park

 

CKs Paws (Paws Are Worth Saving) Inc.

Clontarf

 

CQ Animal Army Inc.

Gladstone

 

CQ Pet Rescue Inc.

Emerald

 

D.A.R.E Inc

gold coast

 

Devoted 2 Dachshunds Rescue

Fig Tree Pocket

 

Eavings Rescue

Brisbane

 

Forever Safe Pet Rescue Inc

Takura

 

Found Hearts

Apple Tree Creek

 

Fresh Start Rescue Incorporated

Brisbane City

 

Friday's Legacy

Brisbane

 

Gladstone Animal Rescue Group Inc.

Gladstone

 

Gladstone PAWS

Gladstone

 

Golden Paws Rescue Inc.

Hervey Bay

 

Happy Furever After Animal Rescue

Warner

 

Happy Tails Animal Rescue

Brisbane

 

Hear No Evil

Townsville

 

Helping Paws Adoption Program

Park Ridge

 

IWaG

Warner

 

Karma's Place Rescue

Kingaroy

Labrador Retriever Rescue Australia

Redbank Plains

 

Little Legs Dog & Cat Rescue QLD Inc

Coominya

 

Love A Greyhound Inc

Brisbane

 

Lucky Paws Dog Rescue Inc

Worongary

 

Mackay Animal Rescue Society inc (MARS)

Mackay

 

Maryborough Animal Refuge and Pet Boarding

Maryborough

 

North Qld Animal Rescue Inc

Cairns

 

Off The Chain K9 Rescue Qld

Toowoomba

 

Paw Prints Canine Rescue

Brisbane

 

Paws Hoofs and Claws

Mount Isa

Precious Paws Animal Rescue

Labrador

 

Qld Staffy & Amstaff Rescue (QSAR)

Brisbane

 

Red Collar Rescue

Biggenden

 

Rescues4Pets Inc

The Gap

 

Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue and Rehoming QLD

Helensvale

 

Safe Haven Animal Rescue Inc.

Brisbane

 

SEQ K9 Rescue Inc

Cedar Vale

 

SHAMROQ

Brisbane

 

Silver Lining Pet Rescue

Nanango

 

Small Paws Animal Rescue QLD

Bray Park

 

Southern Downs ARK

Warwick

 

Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge

Tanawha

 

Tails of the Forgotten

Nerang

Thursday Island Animal Support Group Inc

Thursday Island

 

Townsville Foster and Rehoming Animals

Townsville

 

Wyld Hearts Sanctuary

Majors Creek

 

Tasmania

 

Brightside Farm Sanctuary

Cradoc

 

North East Animal Sanctuary Tasmania

Herrick

 

Tasmanian Animal Rescue and Sanctuary TARS

Crabtree

 

 

Victoria

 

Adoptable Pet Rescue

Stawell

 

All 4 Paws Dog Rescue

ALTONA MEADOWS

 

All Over Staffy Rescue

Mernda

 

Amazing Greys

Mount Dandenong

Animal Aid

Coldstream

 

Arctic Rescue Victoria Inc.

Melbourne

 

Australian Animal Protection Society

Dandenong South

 

Australian K9 Rescue Vic

Whittlesea

 

Beagle Rescue Victoria

Victoria

 

Bendigo Animal Welfare & Community Services

Huntly North

 

Blue Cross Animals Society of Victoria

Wonga Park

 

CARMAR

Echuca

 

Chally Rescue Inc.

Bendigo

 

Chihuahua Rescue Australia

Airly

 

Colliewobbles Rescue and Rehoming Australia Incorporated

Te Basin

 

Dindi Dog Rescue Inc

Yarra Glen

 

Forever Friends Animal Rescue

Pakenham

Geelong Animal Rescue

Geelong

 

Geelong Animal Welfare Society

Moolap

 

Goulburn Valley Pet Adoption & Rehoming

Shepparton

 

Greyt Greys Rescue Inc.

Melbourne

 

Gumtree Greys

Melbourne

 

Hair of the Dog Rescue

Warragul

 

Happy Hearts Animal Rescue

Melton

 

Homeless hounds animal rescue

Blackburn

 

Homes For Huskies Rescue Inc

Melbourne

 

Little Paws and Big Paws Animal Rescue Inc

Kyabram

 

Melbourne Animal Rescue Inc.

Victoria

 

New Beginnings Animal Rescue Inc

Nyora

 

No Hairs Ark Chinese Crested Rescue

The Patch

 

Noah’s Bark Dog Rescue Inc.

Rowville

 

One At A Time Pet Rescue

Lang Lang

 

Pawfect Pals Animal Rescue

Cranbourne North

 

Pawsome Friends Inc.

Pheasant Creek

 

Pets Haven

Woodend

 

Phoenix Animal Rescue Horsham Ltd

Horsham

 

Project Underdog Rescue

Rosanna

 

Pugs SOS Australia

Mornington

 

Puppy Tales Rescue

Merrimu

 

Pyrenees Animal Rescue

Ferntree Gully

 

Racing 2 Rehome Greyhound Adoption

Melbourne

Rescued With Love

Balwyn

 

Save-a-Dog Scheme Inc

Glen Iris

 

Second Chance Animal Rescue

Craigieburn

 

Shepparton Animal Rescue and Rehoming (SARR)

Toolamba

 

Squishies Animal Rescue

Wantirna South

 

Stafford Rescue Victoria

Woodend

 

Sweet Shepherd Rescue Australia Inc

Wattle Bank

 

The Animal Rehoming Service

Brighton

 

The Inbetweeners Animal Rescue Inc

Healesville

 

The Mark's Ark Inc

Knoxfield

 

TLC Rescue Inc.

Hoppers Crossing

 

Unforgettable Creatures Inc

Footscray

 

Victorian Bull Terrier Rescue Inc

Mooroolbark

 

Victorian Dog Rescue and Resource Group Inc

Elsternwick

Canberra

 

ACT Rescue & Foster (ARF)

Oxley, ACT

 

Labrador Rescue

Yass, ACT

 

Northern Territory

 

Alice Springs Animal Shelter

Alice Springs

PAWS Darwin

Winnellie

 

Top End Rehoming Group Inc

Woolner

 

South Australia

 

Be The Change Animal Shelter Incorporated

Southern Adelaide

 

Dusty Paws Dog Rescue

Adelaide

 

English Cocker Spaniel Rescue Australia

Glenunga

 

German Shepherd Dog Rescue South Australia

Adelaide

 

Guardian Angel Animal Rescue Inc

Two Wells

 

Holly's Rescue for Senior Dogs Inc.

South Kilkerran

 

Homeward Bound Australia Rescue And Rehome

Yongala

 

Hope for Life Animal Rescue

Kapunda

 

Hope Springs Eternal Dog Rescue

Mount Barker

 

Jenny's Angels Dog Rescue - Faith, Hope & Charity

Stirling North

 

Paws and Claws Adoptions Inc

Adelaide

 

Rescue Me Whiskers & Paws

Greenwith

 

Scruffer Lovers Inc.

Adelaide

 

SEAWL

Mount Gambier

 

Tiny Tails Rescue Adelaide Inc

Port Noarlunga South

 

YP Puppy Rescu

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