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Our adoption process...

To learn more about our new process click here. 

If you're interested in adopting a new furry family member, please complete the Dog Adoptions Application form via the button below. One of our friendly staff members will be in touch. 

Dogs available for adoption can be viewed online below or onsite. 


All dogs are checked over by a vet, vaccinated, desexed, microchipped and given any treatments they may need. Our shelter team are experts at supporting you to make the right choice for your lifestyle.


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Spring into Summer Adoption Drive Prices:

Adult med & large breeds - $360

Adult small & toy breeds - $460

Puppies med & large breeds (under 6 months old) - $795

Puppies small & toy breeds (under 6 months old) - $895

Senior (any dog over 7 years old) - $100

Sponsor a pen &

become a Pen Pal

GAWS receives thousands of animals into care each year and has over 200 animal pens onsite.  Your annual sponsorship supports the animals in your pen by helping cover the costs of veterinary treatment, rehabilitation and all of the care they need during their stay. Annual Pen Pal sponsorship starts at as little as $50 per month.

Find out more

dog adoption application

Please only complete the application if you are applying for a specific dog. Unfortunately, we cannot refer back to general applications. Keep an eye on this page as it changes daily and if you see a dog that you think might be a good fit for your lifestyle, then submit your application.