Animals for Adoption


Adopting an animal can be very rewarding and there are many things to consider when deciding if an animal is suitable for you, including

  • The exercise needs of certain breed of dogs
  • How often you are home and how often you will leave the animal alone
  • Other animals and children in your home
  • Costs related to veterinary care

For more information about pet selection, visit the Animal Welfare Victoria ‘Choosing a pet’ page.

To express interest in an animal listed for adoption please complete the Animal Adoption Questionnaire.

Alternatively, download the printable version(DOCX, 70KB) and submit the completed questionnaire via email to a Customer Service Centre. 

COVID-19 restrictions: Residents are still able to access animal adoption viewing sessions, by appointment only. COVID-19 hygiene practices, including the wearing of face masks and social distancing must be adhered to at all times during appointments.

If you or any member of your household is unwell (fever, sore throat, runny nose, cough, shortness of breath), or has been in contact with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19, please contact us on 5624 2411 to reschedule your viewing appointment.

Hours of operation

By appointment only

  • Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm
  • Please call 5624 2411 to book an appointment.

Adoption Fees 

Animal Adoption Fee





All animals adopted from Baw Baw Shire Council are:

  • Desexed
  • Microchipped
  • Vaccinated
  • Wormed
  • Health checked
  • Registered with Council

Council's source number is: BR105522

Animals for Adoption Register

3 Result(s) Found

Jukes - C1508

Found on 07 September 2022

  • Council Reference Number : C1508
  • Location Found : Princes Way, Longwarry Nth
  • Breed : Domestic Short Hair
  • Colour : Black
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : Yes
  • Microchip Number : 956000010913929
  • Additional Info : Jukes is a delightful, 1 year old boy looking for his forever home.

    Jukes is super affectionate and just loves to be with you at all times, he enjoys the company of other cats and may do well with a calm dog.

    Being a year old Jukes is still an active boy that likes to have a play, he would make a loving and social companion and would fit well into most homes.
  • Available for Adoption : Yes

Tagged as : Cat

Jessie- Q31855

Found on 02 September 2022

  • Council Reference Number : Q31855
  • Location Found : Yarragon
  • Breed : Kelpie
  • Colour : Black with White chest
  • Sex : Female
  • Desexed : Yes
  • Microchip Number : 956000014853725
  • Additional Info : Jessie is a beautiful, approx. 1 year old girl looking for her forever home.
    Jessie is such a sweet and loving dog, and is looking forward to the next chapter of her life where she will be cherished and treated like a member of the family.
    Jessie is a typical, energetic and smart Kelpie and needs an owner with an active lifestyle to keep her stimulated.
    She also has a cheeky, playful side to her!
  • Available for Adoption : Yes

Tagged as : Dog

Tilly - Q30141

Found on 01 July 2022

  • Council Reference Number : Q30141
  • Location Found : Princes Way, Longwarry Nth
  • Breed : Harrier x Bloodhound
  • Colour : Black and Tan
  • Sex : Female
  • Desexed : Yes
  • Microchip Number : 956000012132837
  • Additional Info : Tilly is a 2 year old girl looking for her loving forever home.
    Tilly was previously used as a hunting dog, and being a hunting breed means that she has loads of energy. Tilly's new family will need to be dedicated to providing her with plenty of exercise and mental simulation to keep her happy and healthy.
    She is a vocal girl that loves to play.
    Experienced Hound owners preferred.
  • Available for Adoption : Yes

Tagged as : Dog

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