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    Author: DJR - 26 April 2012. Updated 2018.
    Source: Refuge
    Tribute to our Army Dogs. Click though to read the amazing stories of our brave Australian army dogs, some of who came from our refuge, the story of Sharne from the refuge who received the Defence Canine Operational Medal in 2017, and the story of Sarbi, the Purple Cross recipient.


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We always have something coming up to help with fundraising or to promote animal ownership education, and it is often a business or community group holding a fundraiser for us.

  • SCARS Santa Paws & Christmas Markets 2019

    Date and Time: 9am - 1pm, Sunday the 24th November
    Location: SCARS - 28 Sippy Creek rd, Tanawha
    Cost: TBA

    DATE CLAIMER: Santa Paws is stopping by the Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge again this year. Our favourite time of the year is upon us again and we love to do our Santa Paws Photo's.

    This year we are having a Christmas Market as well! We will have our sizzle crew on hand with bacon & egg burgers and cold drinks available as well as a coffee van and cakes and sweets to choose.

    We'll have market stalls to suit all your Christmas gift needs - with everything under $20!! Cute Xmas Plants, linen, pet packs, wrapped gifts, cat and dog knick knacks. Everything will be under $20!

    We will make sure we have lots of chairs and shade available for you and your furry friends!

    Bookings will be required - more information to follow soon:)
    Bring along your dog or cat and have their photo taken with Santa Paws.

    When: Sunday 24th November Time: 9am til 1pm Cost: TBA

    Come along for a little fun and get a great pic with Santa Paws knowing your donation is going to a great cause
  • Cat Lovers High Tea

    Date and Time: 10am-12, 23rd November 2019
    Location: The Cat Retreat Cafe - Hobbits Knob Chevallum
    Cost: $49

    Calling all cat lovers! It’s the cat event of the year!
    Join us at the Cat Retreat Cafe for all things Cats!

    All money raised will go towards the care of the SCARS cats whilst they wait for forever homes.
    Tickets will be limited so mark your calendar and get your tickets now!πŸ˜‰πŸ±πŸΎ


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