Surrendering a Dog ...

We understand that circumstances change and sometimes things don't go according to plan. If you need to re-home your dog, please follow the steps below and we will assist you as best we can.


Download and complete the Surrender Request Form here


Email this completed form with current photos of the dog and applicable vet certificates to – please note that there will be significant delays if information is missing and available spots may become filled. 


Please be patient while we process your request. We will do our very best to get back to you within 24 hours. If you have not had a response within 48 hours, please check-in as emails do sometimes go missing. Whether your request is successful or not, you will receive communication from us.


If we are able to take the dog into our care, we will send you the relevant paperwork and explain the next steps in the surrender process.

Please note we are a working breed rescue and will therefore only consider surrenders that fall into this category. 

Working Paws Dog Rescue Incorporated
ABN: 34 570 484 317