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New X-ray Machine!

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Geelong Animal Welfare Society (GAWS) would like to sincerely thank the community for their outstanding fundraising efforts, allowing for the...

New CEO Appointed


On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Helen Cocks as our new Chief Executive...

GAWS Twilight Adoption

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Join us at Geelong Animal Welfare Society for a family friendly, fun-filled twilight adoption event on Friday, 5 April from...

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...



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...

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...