Contact Us

We operate in New South Wales, Australia: in Newcastle, Hunter Valley, Central Coast, Port Stephens, Taree and Mudgee.

Issue Contact
You see a cat or dog on our website that you would like to adopt Contact the foster carer on the phone number or email address provided at the bottom of each animal's description.
You're interested in becoming a DOG foster carer Email: Please include your phone number and suburb.
You're already a DOG foster carer and have a question Ask your Area Coordinator or send an email to or post on our private Foster Carer's Facebook Group.
You want to volunteer in ways other than fostering Please send an email to and include your phone number and suburb.
Find out ways you can help us save lives.
You want to surrender your DOG Please send an email to and include your phone number and a photo of the dog and details about them (name, age, breed, sex, desexed or not, good with other dogs and children, etc).
All other DOG inquiries Email:
DOG EMERGENCIES For genuine DRN dog emergencies only concerning one our dogs in foster care or adopted from DRN you may ring Sue on 0415 367 144 or Donna on 0466 099 426. This number is not to be used for lost and found dogs unless the dog is in foster care with DRN. This is not to be used if you want to surrender your dog. For non life threatening emergencies please send email to:
All CAT inquiries (adopting, fostering, volunteering, donating etc) Email:
You have lost or found any animal Ring your local council to report a lost or found animal.

Newcastle City Council: 4974 2000
Lake Macquarie City Council: 4921 0333
Maitland City Council: 4934 9700
Cessnock City Council: 4993 4300, AH: 4940 7816
Port Stephens Council: 4980 0255
Singleton Council: 6578 7290, AH: 6572 1400
Muswellbrook Shire Council: 6549 3700
Wyong Shire Council: 4350 5555

RSPCA Rutherford: 4939 1555
RSPCA Tighes Hill: 4961 4852

For wild and native animals contact Native Animal Trust 24 hour hotline: 0418 628 483

Joey has been rehomedPlease be patient if you don't receive an immediate reply. We are all volunteers, so it can sometimes take us a day or two to respond.

Thank you very much.


We look forward to hearing from you!


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