ADOPT FROM AAPS

HELP US HELP YOU FIND THE PERFECT PET FOR LIFE!

Click the links below to see the animals currently available for adoption.

Adoption pricelist:

CATS
KITTENS (under 6 months) - $200
ADULT CATS (6 months-7 years) - $110
SENIOR CATS (7 years plus) - adoption fee will vary, depending on age & health.

DOGS
PUPPIES (under 6 months) - $400
ADULT DOGS (6 months-7 years) - $330
SENIOR DOGS (7 years plus) - adoption fee will vary, depending on age & health.

RABBITS AND GUINEA PIGS
RABBITS - $90
GUINEA PIGS - $65

All prices for adoptions include the following:
De-sexing
Microchip with lifetime membership
1st vaccination
Collar and tag
Carry box for cats and kittens
2 week health check

For all other adoption enquiries, please contact the shelter directly by phone on (03) 9798-8415 or (03) 9798-8044, thank you.

adoption Opening hours:

Monday to Saturday: 10.00am-3.30pm
Sunday and most public holidays: 11.00am-3.00pm

The shelter is open everyday apart from Good Friday, Anzac Day and Christmas Day.

ADOPTION ENQUIRIES: (03) 9798-8415

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FOSTER FOR AAPS

WE ARE IN DESPERATE NEED OF FOSTER CARERS!

Due to the reduced capacity at our temporary site, there is an increased urgency to enlist as many dedicated foster care volunteers as possible. 

We are always in need of new volunteer foster carers who can provide temporary accommodation for cats, kittens, dogs, puppies, rabbits, and guinea pigs.

Each individual foster case will vary and may range from two weeks up to three months.

Please fill in the form below to register your interest in fostering.

HOW DO I BECOME A FOSTER CARER?

YOU’LL NEED:

  • enthusiasm

  • experience with animals – especially kittens, puppies, etc

  • compassion and an appreciation that every animal is individual

  • time - to care for needs, socialisation, and feeding

  • a secure spare room

  • to live within close proximity our shelter

  • own transport and able to travel to pick up a foster animal or seek veterinary attention if required

  • a stable home environment

  • own pets (if any) are de-sexed, vaccinated, and proven to be social with other animals

  • long-term commitment is ideal but we understand that a trial may be required before committing

YOU'LL DO:

  • feed, groom, socialise, and provide all round care for the animal

  • follow our guidance on training and handling

  • play a positive role in the rehoming process by providing photos, videos, and regular email updates

  • attend the shelter for clinic or rehoming appointments, which may be last minute

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

All food, equipment, support, and training is provided before taking the animal home, as well as, throughout the foster period.

YOU’LL GET:

  • regular contact and support from our Animal Welfare and Foster team

  • veterinary support

  • to help our animals find their forever homes

  • pride and satisfaction that you have made a difference

SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION:

Fill in the application form, the more information provided the better. We will get back to you to conduct an informal telephone interview.

You can apply to foster both cats, dogs, rabbits, and guinea pigs, however, it's highly unlikely that you will have them at the same time.   

THE RIGHT HOME:

Ideally, we look for homes that will provide a calm environment for the animals. A spare room, to accomodate a cat or kitten, is essential.