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How to Adopt

Read this section carefully to find out how our adoption process works.



If you have read the 5 Steps to Adoption and think you are ready to adopt one of our pets, please continue by filling in the appropriate Adoption Questionnaire below.

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See our dogs and cats available for adoption and foster.

A pet is for life

Adopting, choosing and walking your dog

What happens to your dog’s brain when you’re not there?

Reproduced from the Sydney Morning Herald, November 22, 2021 By Louise Glazebrook If you’ve ever wondered what your pet gets up to when you leave the house, then you aren’t alone. In recent years, the market for pet technology, such as smart cameras, has rapidly expanded, allowing pet owners to observe their pets’ antics from anywhere,…

Before you decide to adopt a dog

OWNING A DOG IS NOT FOR EVERYONE Deciding to get a dog is a truly exciting moment in the life of a person or family. It is also one of the most significant. Unfortunately, some people make the mistake of confusing a dog with a toy, and they get a dog as an impulse purchase…

Tips for Settling in your new dog

It’s important to understand that many of these dogs have been at DoggieRescue for some months or even longer. They may not have been toilet trained, and some have never even seen the inside of a house before! Most of been used to living in kennel conditions with little one-on-one attention. Some have come directly…

Overcoming Separation Anxiety

There’s some great information here from the ASPCA if you have a dog with separation anxiety. Also information about some common dog behaviour issues to help you and your pup address some of their behaviours and habits. Click here to find out more.

About Foster Caring

As a foster parent you commit to care for the cat or dog in a loving and safe environment until a permanent home is found. Fostering duration can vary from a few months to up to a year or so. Please note that puppies and highly desired dogs are not placed in foster care. Even…


Our Pet Adoption and Foster Carer Application forms are online

You can either complete and submit the forms on-line, or download the forms in Microsoft Word or pdf format.

If you complete a Word or pdf form, you will need to scan and email the forms to us.

doggie rescue forms