Dog Rescue Newcastle operates within a network of other rescue groups and related organisations. We all work together to rehome companion pets who have unfairly ended up in the pound. Please scroll down to see our Thanks links.

Pet Rescue Organisations

Dog Rescue Newcastle - Mudgee Branch (Facebook) Dog Rescue Newcastle has a branch in Mudgee, NSW, saving lives from Mudgee Pound. Please contact them if you live in the area and would like to volunteer or be a foster carer or adopt a dog. Email
PetRescue PetrescueAustralia's largest national database of rescued pets available for adoption all over the country. It brings together pets available from hundreds of rescue organisation into a single source which you can search. Find a rescue pet or rescue group in your area!
Cat Rescue Port Stephens A small, non profit, rescue group dedicated to taking care of kittens and cats abandoned in the local area, and the local pound. We are working towards educating people to desex their cats and take responsiblity for their pets.
Critter Rescue Hunter Valley Critter Rescue Hunter ValleyCritter Rescue rescues and rehomes all types of animals such as donkeys, calves, pigs, dogs, cats, goats, lambs, horses, alpacas, chickens, ducks and other birds of all kinds.
German Shepherd Rescue NSW Rescues and rehomes German Shepherd Dogs and German Shepherd crosses. NSW based.
German Shepherd Dog Rescue (GSDs in Need) Rescues and rehomes German Shepherd Dogs and German Shepherd crosses. NSW, QLD and VIC.
Rabbit Rescue Sanctuary Rabbit SanctuaryWhere time never runs out for rabbits... Beautiful bunnies awaiting good homes.
Seniors and Silky Rescue Seniors and Silky RescueAn Australia wide site especially for Older Dogs and Silky Terriers, their crosses, and their cousins the Yorkie and Aussie Terriers — all available for adoption.

Animal Welfare Related Links

Animal Liberation Animal LiberationAnimal Liberation works for all non-human animals so they can live lives of their choosing, free from intervention, use and abuse by humans. They campaign against the abuse of animals on farms, used as entertainment and for chemical testing.
Animals Australia Animals AustraliaA voice for the voiceless, including farm animals, racing greyhounds, dogs in puppy farms, live export, etc. Sign a petition or write a letter to help end the suffering.
Canine Cancer Death Row Pets
Information for dog owners about this disease which affects one in three dogs.
Death Row Pets Death Row Pets
250,000 healthy, but unwanted cats and dogs are killed in Australian pounds each year. Found out why and how you can help.
Hunter Animal Watch Hunter Animal WatchNewcastle organisation providing subsidised pet desexing in Newcastle and Hunter region. Contact them if you are on a pension and need help with the cost of desexing your pet. Visit or make a donation to their Op-Shop in Beaumont St., Hamilton, NSW.
Oscar's Law I Want Oscar's LawJoin the campaign to abolish puppy mills and ban sale of farmed puppies in pet shops and online. There are several puppy mills right here in Lake Macquarie, and the Hunter. Never buy from backyard breeders (newspaper ads) or pet shops. Whenever a profit is made from the sale of pets, more and more will be bred. When so many pets are killed in pounds, we don't need deliberate breeding.


Thank You To

Anipet Pet Shop anipetThank you to Anipet in Redhead NSW for supporting DRN, being a responsible, ethical shop and not selling puppies and kittens.
40-42 Kallaroo Road, Redhead, NSW 2290.
Phone (02) 4944 8844
Bannerbuzz BannerbuzzThank you to Bannerbuzz for donating a free 1.5m x 0.6m banner to use at our fundraising events. If your registered charity, school, college, university or non-profit organization would also like a free banner, please contact Bannerbuzz.
Hamilton Heritage B&B Hamilton Heritage B&BThank you to Hamilton Heritage B & B for donating a Champagne Weekend in their B&B for our fundraising efforts.They are a pet friendly Bed and Breakfast in the Newcastle suburb of of Hamilton . Please mention Dog Rescue Newcastle when you make a booking and they will make a donation. Thank you.
Hunter Valley Chicken & Game Hunter Valley Chicken and GameThank you for regular donations of chicken mince to feed our dogs and puppies in foster care. Located at 2/126 Bridges Road, New Lambton NSW 2305. Phone (02) 4952 3644
Achieve Financial Group Achieve Financial GroupThank you to our accountants Greg Lawrence and the team at Achieve Financial Group for their invaluable assistance with our business reporting and tax reporting obligations. They have offices in Carrington, Maitland and Dungog for all your business and personal accounting and tax needs. Phone (02) 4969 6266.
Macquarie Vetz Animal Centre VetzThank you to vets Cathy and Tracy and to the rest of the dedicated team at Macquarie Ve. They desex, vaccinate and look after the health of our rescued dogs and cats. We couldn't do what we do without them.
MDRE Property Advantage MDREMDRE Property Advantage are supporters of Dog Rescue Newcastle and specialize in helping people find pet-friendly rental accommodation. They provide an outstanding level of service for all buying, selling and leasing residential property in the Newcastle area including areas such as, Mayfield, Mayfield East, Mayfield West, Waratah, Waratah West, Tighes Hill, Georgetown, Islington, Wickham, Carrington, Maryville, and Warabrook. Please contact Fatima on 02 4967 2004. 151a Maitland Road, Mayfield NSW 2304.
Love 'em Treats Love 'em TreatsOur thanks to Love 'em Treats for donating sample packs of their wholesome, natural dog treats, including their famous liver treats.
Oakwood Pet Care Oakwood Pet CareThank you to Oakwood Pet Care for supporting DRN. Oakwood are a Newcastle based company making a wide range of unique, superior quality dog and cat shampoos and conditioners.

Available from Woolworths and Pet Barn.
PetStock in Adamstown and Warners Bay PetstockThank you to PetStock in Adamstown and Warners Bay, 2 family run stores, for all their support and donations. They care about not supporting puppy farms so they don't sell live animals. There is a donation bin in each store where you can deposit donations to Dog Rescue Newcastle.
Sticky Tickets StickyTickets sell tickets online Sticky Tickets supports our cause

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