Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge


Date and Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm, 28th September Location: Sippy Creek Animal Refuge, Sippy Downs Cost: Free entry Our garage sale is our biggest fund raising event of the year! Thank you Sunshine Coast for supporting us!! We are accepting items now!!! This year we are aiming to raise over $30,000. We are also celebrating our 35th year as a refuge - come along and eat cake with us and ta.. read more

Desex in the City Campaign Wrap

So as you know we have finished our third Desex in the City campaign. This means that over the last 3 years we have desexed 1600 of the Sunshine Coast's cats in partnership with the participating vets. The unwanted cat and kitten problem seems to have been worse than usual this year. At times we have had over 100 cats and kittens under the care of the refuge at one time! This is unsustainable .. read more

New Directions to the Refuge!!

Very soon, Sippy Creek Rd will no longer be accessed directly from the Bruce Highway. Please see information below on accessing the refuge once 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. This will meet the new road that will meet t.. read more

TALKING TAILS - September Holidays

Talking Tails Club activities is running again in the September school holidays in 2014. When: Monday 22nd & 29th September. Where: At the refuge. Time: 1pm - 4pm Age group: 6 - 14 years Spaces will be limited so please call us if you would like to attend (5494 5275). Activities will be varied, hands on interaction with the dogs, including teaching your dog tricks, chatting with.. read more


We are open Tuesday to Saturday from 9am to 4pm and Sunday trading hours are 9 am – 12 MD. 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 strictly regulated non-euthanasia policy. We.. read more
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