Sometimes there are reasons why we have to part with a pet. If you have tried finding a good home for your pet and have been unable to you can make an appointment to come to the shelter to see about surrendering your pet to us. There is a surrender fee and we will ask you to complete a form to give us all the background we will need about your pet’s preferences and behaviour. We will do all that we can to find a perfect home for your pet.
Veterinary and behavioural checks will be conducted to make sure your pet is suitable for adoption to a permanent home.
If you plan to surrender your pet please speak to us over the phone before you come in to the shelter.
Dogs that are desexed, vaccinated and microchipped are normally $100 to surrender, if a welfare case $50.
Dogs not desexed, vaccinated or microchipped are normally $150 to surrender, $75 in a welfare situation.
Cats that are desexed, vaccinated and microchipped are normally $80 to surrender, if a welfare case $30.
Cats not desexed, vaccinated or microchipped are normally $100 to surrender, $55 in a welfare situation.
Dog and cat breeders wishing to surrender animals must cover costs of all treatment required.
Surrender of animals such as guinea pigs, rabbits, poultry and so on will cost between $15 and $50.
Call the shelter on 5472 5277 to enquire about the surrender of your animal.