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Dogs & Puppies

We have dogs and puppies big and small, all breeds and personalities. Your new dog will require lots of company, exercise, time and training to ensure a long and happy life. Please choose well to ensure the right dog for you, and that you are right for the dog, as it will always need to be part of your family and suit your lifestyle. We reserve the right to sell any animal in the refuge to you, and terms and conditions of sale are in place to ensure the long term welfare of the animals.


If you are renting through a real estate agent, we will ask to see the formal rental agreement stating “dog allowed” from your landlord or real estate agent (or an email if your lease is not up to date). If you are renting privately, we ask for a letter from the landlord giving permission for a dog, plus a copy of their rates notice to show proof of ownership.  If you are a home owner, please bring a copy of your current rates notice to show proof of ownership. If you live in a unit or townhouse, we will also ask to see approval from the body corp to own a dog - this applies even if you own your own home.

This might sound like a lot of paperwork to provide to adopt a dog, but we want to ensure that once a dog is adopted, it is adopted for life and we want to try to reduce the circumstances that may result in a dog having to be returned to us. We thank you for understanding this.

If you own another dog we will ask you to bring your dog in to do a 'match up' with the dog you are interested in to ensure they get along. Also, all the family should meet and greet your potential new pet.


Make sure you know your local council regulations on dog ownership. We refer you to Local Law No 2 (Animal Management) 2011 in particular to fencing. "Dog owners are responsible for preventing their dogs from roaming and causing a nuisance. Suitable fenced enclosures are required to contain dogs on properties. The enclosure must be suitably constructed to prevent the animal from escaping".

https://www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/Living-and-Community/Animals-and-Pets/Keeping-and-Exercising-Dogs 

We may need to do a check on your fences, and an interview process may be required for some of our animals.

Prices begin at around $200 which includes vaccination, micro-chipping, worming and de-sexing for grown-up dogs. A bond of $200 is required for a puppy which will be refunded to you when you bring the puppy back for de-sexing. Ownership will not legally transfer to you until the puppy is returned for de-sexing.  
All the dogs and puppies you see below are currently staying with us at the Refuge.  Please note that although our website is updated as soon as we adopt, there is a chance that the animal you may be interested in may have been adopted by the time you visit them on site, so the sooner you visit us, the sooner you may have a wonderful friend to take home with you.




  • Name: Alphie 💯+ Club
    Breed: Staffy x Kelpie
    Age: 3 yrs 2 mths
    Sex: Male
    Adoption Fee: $300
    Summary: Alphie is one of the volunteers favourites and no one can understand why he is still here looking for his perfect home. He takes after the working breed part of him in terms of his energy levels a..
  • Alphie 💯+ Club

  • Name: Bella
    Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback x Greyhound
    Age: 5 years 11 months
    Sex: Female
    Adoption Fee: $350
    Summary: Bella has been a much loved family member who was giving up reluctantly. She has lead an inside/outside lifestyle and just adores being around people and being included in the families day to day..
  • Bella

  • Name: Bruce
    Breed: Sharpei x
    Age: 6 years 1 month
    Sex: Male
    Adoption Fee: $350
    Summary: Bruce has come to us from our local pound, so we really don't have much information on this lovely boy at all. We do know he loves to get out and about for walks once he has that connection to hi..
  • Bruce

  • Name: Buddy & Daisy
    Breed: Maltese x Shih Tzu
    Age: 9 years
    Sex: Male
    Adoption Fee: $450 for the pair
    Summary: IN FOSTER CARE - Please call 5494 5275 to arrange a time to meet them. Meet Buddy and Daisy - a bonded pair of older small dogs who very much need each other. These guys look after each other, k..
  • Buddy & Daisy

  • Name: Dakota
    Breed: Bull Arab
    Age: 1 year
    Sex: Female
    Adoption Fee: $300
    Summary: CURRENTLY IN FOSTER - Please call us to arrange a time to meet her 5494 5275 Sweet Dakota has been sent her out to foster for some TLC. She is absolutely besotted with her foster mate Henry an..
  • Dakota

  • Name: Kaos & Leia
    Breed: BA x Masttif & AM Staffy x Mastiff
    Age: 3 yrs 5mths
    Sex: Male
    Adoption Fee: $350 for the pair
    Summary: CURRENTLY IN FOSTER - Please call us to arrange a time to meet him 5494 5275 Meet the newest pair on the Refuge Block! Kaos & Leia!! Two big adorable dogs with so much personality and lov..
  • Kaos & Leia

  • Name: Milly
    Breed: Bull Arab
    Age: 3 years 9 months
    Sex: Female
    Adoption Fee: $350
    Summary: Milly is an absolute sweetheart who thinks she is a very big lapdog! Milly loves to be around people, giving her paw for attention and hanging out with you during the day inside, she finds couche..
  • Milly

  • Name: Nina
    Breed: Kelpie x Staffy
    Age: 9 years 1 month
    Sex: Female
    Adoption Fee: $300
    Summary: IN FOSTER CARE, please contact the Refuge on 5494 5275 to meet her. Compact Nina is still an energetic girl for her nearly 9 years! She loves to go for walks and will need a physically fit owner ..
  • Nina

  • Name: Tirrian
    Breed: Great Dane x
    Age: 7 months
    Sex: Male
    Adoption Fee: $350
    Summary: How handsome is our big boy Tirrian?? 42 kgs at 7 months means Tirrian is going to be a very big boy once fully grown, which means, there will just be more of him to love! Tirrian's new family m..
  • Tirrian

  • Name: Maisy
    Breed: Australian Bull Dog
    Age: 8 years
    Sex: Female
    Adoption Fee: Price on Application
    Summary: ADOPTION PENDING Introducing the beautiful Maisy... this gorgeous girl has come to us through no fault if her own and is looking for a loving home to see out her retirement. Maisy really loves to..
  • Maisy

  • Name: Ella
    Breed: Kelpie x Cattle
    Age: 9 years 2 months
    Sex: Female
    Adoption Fee: $300
    Summary: Meet the beautiful Ella!! This gorgeous girl is a firm favourite with our volunteers and would have been snapped up quickly if they didn't already have dogs of their own. Ella is a very friendly..
  • Ella

  • Name: Thor
    Breed: Neo Mastiff x Bull Mastiff
    Age: 7 months
    Sex: Male
    Adoption Fee: $450
    Summary: This gorgeous hunky pup is Thor, he almost rivals the looks of the man of thunder himself, in the doggie world he's up there with the best looking dogs around! Thor has a lovely easy going person..
  • Thor