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So, you're looking for a cat or dog to adopt? Maybe you're looking for a rabbit, chicken, goat, rat, sheep, horse, bird, guinea pig, cow, goose, mouse or turkey to adopt? Great! You have come to the right place.

COMPANION RESCUERS

The Companion Rescuers page lists nearly 1,500 companion animal rescuers and rehoming organisations from all around Australia. Use the Google map rescue locator to find pets in your area to adopt.

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WILDLIFE RESCUERS

The Wildlife Rescuers page is similar to the Companion Rescuers page, containing a Google map of wildlife rescuers across Australia in the event you come across injured wildlife that needs emergency assistance.

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LOST AND FOUND

If you have a lost a pet visit the Council Pounds page for contact details of all councils around Australia, and visit the Lost and Found page for other places you can look for and list a lost or found pet and for advice on what you can do.

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CHEAP DESEXING

If you are looking for subsidised or cheap desexing, the Cheap Desexing page has links to over 100 rescue groups, councils and other organisations around the country that can help you with cheaper desexing fees.

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PET SHOP ANIMALS

The Pet Shop Animals page has some information about the perils of puppy farms or puppy mills, information on how you can avoid buying a puppy from one, and what you can do to avoid supporting puppy farms altogether.

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FREE TO A GOOD HOME

It is never a good idea to advertise an animal as free to a good home. Why? The Free to a Good Home page gives some examples of the terrible situations your "free to a good home" pet could end up in.

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YOU CAN HELP

There are many ways that anybody at all can help support animal rescuers and help the animals that need it most. Visit the You Can Help page for 100 ideas on how you can participate in helping out those who can't help themselves.

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STATE LAWS

The State Laws page has links to the various animal welfare legislation for each Australian state. The legislation regarding the minimum holding times for animals taken to a council pound in your state has been highlighted at the top of each page.

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HEALTH AND WELL BEING

Links to 24 hour pet emergency services, pet transport services, Australian microchip registries and information about cat and dog vaccinations are listed on the Health and Well Being page.

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