Big Adopt Out returns on Saturday September 14 from 9am to 2pm at the Brisbane Showgrounds! Over 300 cats, dogs, puppies and kittens will be looking for their new homes with RSPCA Queensland working alongside a variety of other animal rescue groups under the one roof! 

Now in its 7th year, the Big Adopt Out showcases how rescue groups and the RSPCA work together to save more lives every year. If you're interested in adopting on the day, you can also pre-register your details to save time on the day, if you find a paw-fect match!

Some of the Rescue Groups attending alongside RSPCA:
  • All Breeds Canine Rescue Inc
  • Happy Furever After Animal Rescue Inc
  • Happy Tails Animal Rescue
  • Kitten Kapers Rescue Inc
  • Lucky Paws Dog Rescue Inc
  • Precious Paws Animal Rescue Inc
  • Qld Staffy & Amstaff Rescue
  • Red Collar Rescue Inc
  • Safe Haven Animal Rescue
  • SEQ K9 Rescue Inc
  • Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge Society
  • Friends of the Hound
There will be veterinary advice, pet services and pet products available to get your new family member started on the right paw. Plus of course there will be a variety of food and drink vendors.

“This will be the largest variety of dogs and cats in one place at one time,” said RSPCA Queensland spokesperson Michael Beatty. “At the Big Adopt Out you’ll get the very best information from people who understand the breeds and their needs. So if you’re thinking about adopting a new pet then this is the place to start.” 

RSPCA Queensland works with over 100 different rescue groups year-round, right across Australia and scores of animals are rehomed through this vital partnership.

“Rescue groups are so important when it comes to dogs that need one-on-one attention,” continued Mr Beatty. “They can give individual care and training until the dog is ready to be adopted. This Big Adopt Out will showcase how this partnership works and why it works so well.”

If you are looking for a companion for your pre-existing dog, you can bring your dog along to the event. There will be a dog minding area where Paws and Relax will take care of your pooch while you browse for another canine companion. Then you can all have a meet and greet together to see if they are a match!

When you rescue an animal, you are giving them the second chance they always deserved and in return, you receive a lifetime of love, happiness and laughs.

For more information, head to the Big Adopt Out website to see event details, FAQs and parking, rescue groups attending and more! 

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