Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge

Desex in the City - DOGS

Its here - Desex your dog for only $119. SCARS is offering subsidised desexing vouchers for dog owners with genuine financial hardship. If you have a concession card or pensioner card please bring it along. As with the Cat program please come to the Refuge to purchase your voucher and then contact one of the following vets to arrange for your dog's procedure. The voucher only covers simple.. read more

DESEX in the CITY 2014/15

Exciting News - DeSex in the City IV is here. We have decided to make this an ongoing campaign available every year all year round! (As long as we have funds to commit) Sunshine Coast residents can purchase a $69.00 cat de-sexing voucher at the refuge. Our "Desex" campaigns are means tested - so you must present a pension card and / or healthcare card. You need to visit the refuge to purchase .. read more

New Directions to the Refuge!!

Sippy Creek Rd is no longer accessible directly from the Bruce Highway. Please see information below on accessing the refuge now the road is closed from the Bruce highway! To visit us from: Northbound – take the Glenview Exit off the Bruce Highway and follow the service road along the front of Aussie World. Follow the signs to Frizzo Rd - this will meet the new road.. read more

Novembers Needy Nine 2015

November's "NEEDY" Nine are some of our favourite dogs who have been patiently waiting for forever homes for between 3 - 9 months! For the rest of November the following beautiful dogs are only $179, all desexed, microchipped, registered, health checked and ready to go. - Jay - this darling has a wonderful boisterous nature and would love an active family. - Homer - is a deligh.. read more

Santa Paws Photo's 2015

Our favourite time of the year is upon us again and we love to do our Santa Paws Photo's. After last year being such a success we have decided to ramp the day up a bit! We will have our sizzle crew on hand with food and cold drinks available and we will make sure we have lots of chairs and shade available for you and your furry friends! Bring along your dog or cat and have their photo taken wi.. read more


We are open Tuesday to Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm and Sunday trading hours are 10 am – 1 pm. Find us at 28 Sippy Creek Rd Tanawha... read more

What We Do

About Us The Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge (Sippy Creek Animal Refuge Society Inc) was established in 1979. Our Mission statement is 'Giving refuge to abandoned and surrendered cats and dogs until permanently rehomed and educating the community on responsible pet ownership". The Refuge is an independent, non-profit, charitable organisation and has a non-euthanasia policy. We also run education.. read more
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