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A Message from the CEO

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Winter is upon us and we feel for and acknowledge the wonderful staff and volunteers who are braving the freezing...

Community Engagement

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Website - It's finally here! Announcing the launch of our newly redesigned website

Welcome to the new GAWS website...

From the Vet Clinic


Willy’s woes

Meet Willy the Basset Hound who came into our care. Willy was checked by our shelter vet...



You might be surprised to learn the breadth of the volunteer program at GAWS. Not only do we have permanent...

Dog Tales


Greyhound adoption day

We have partnered up with PETstock Waurn Ponds to hold a greyhound adoption day. With...

GAWS Graduates


’Hi GAWS, I am pleased to report that Mumma Sammy (now called Penny) is doing well!

Since we...

It’s International Hug Your Cat Day June 4th 2017


IF you’re feline like you need a hug, Sunday is the day for you. As if celebration days of...

Cats v Bulldogs prepare for epic showdown at Simonds Stadium


THEY should be mortal enemies but this cat and canine were more than happy to lie down together ahead...

Brownless helps Geelong Animal Welfare Society raise funds

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Billy GEELONG Cats legend Billy Brownless is getting in touch with his softer side, helping raise money for the...