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

2 Result(s) Found

Chippy - C1150

Found on 05 October 2021

  • Council Reference Number : C1150
  • Location Found : Princes Way, Longwarry North (orig. Trafalgar)
  • Breed : DSH
  • Colour : Tabby and White
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : Yes
  • Microchip Number : 956000014493225
  • Additional Info : Meet Chippy. This big boy seems like he has been living on the streets for a while but has a unique personality with SO much love to give. He loves a good chat, sitting on shoulder and loves to eat! Our vets have estimated him around 5 years of age. Due to his size and sitting on your shoulder, he would need a home without children or other cats.
  • Available for Adoption : Yes

Tagged as : Cat

Cheddar - C1149

Found on 04 October 2021

  • Council Reference Number : C1149
  • Location Found : Princes Hwy, Warragul (Orig found Bourke St, Warragul)
  • Breed : DMH
  • Colour : Ginger and White
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : Yes
  • Microchip Number : 956000014491916
  • Additional Info : Meet Cheddar. This boy came to us as a shy stray who our vets have estimated around 2 years of age. He is blossoming into a confident gentle boy who loves pats and spending time with you. His ideal owner would be a patient owner who will give him time to adjust to his new quiet household and ensure his coat doesn't get matted being a medium hair cat. He doesn't seem bothered by other feline pals.
  • Available for Adoption : Yes

Tagged as : Cat

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