General Adoption Information - Animal Rights and Rescue
New local council microchip registration policy:
When you adopt from Animal Rights & Rescue Group Inc (a clause 16(d) organisation) you are entitled to a discount when you register your pet with your local Council.
You will need to show your ARRG Interim Receipt as well as the sterilisation certificate as proof.
ARRG Cat Adoption fee of $180.00 includes vaccination, desexing and microchip. All cats are litter and indoor trained. If adopting a kitten under 5 months a prepaid desex voucher is included in the Adoption fee to be used at 5 months no later by a participating vet clinic in this area.
All potential owners are screened thoroughly to ensure the suitability of the home. ARRG cats are placed into their new home on a two week trial.
Cats—$180.00 includes the 1st Vaccination, worming, desexing and microchipping.
Cats that have died in care — 'In memory' page.
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ARRG Dog Adoption fee is $250.00 includes vaccination, desexing, heartworm treatment & microchip. If adopting a puppy under 5 months a prepaid desex voucher is included in the Adoption fee to be used at 5 months no later by a participating vet clinic in this area.
All potential owners are screened thoroughly to ensure the suitability of the home. ARRG dogs are placed into their new home on a two week trial.
Dogs—$250.00 includes the 1st Vaccination, worming, desexing and microchipping.
Dogs that have died in care —'In memory' page.
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Cats and Dogs marked are on 'death row' in the Ballina or Lismore Pound. To see any 'Pound' animals, please call Lismore pound on 6627 4100, or Casino pound 6660 0290.
ARRG urges — all animals from pounds be purchased through our purchase scheme this will ensure they are veterinary checked, desexed, vaccinated and chipped at our discount price.
All referred buyers are to advise the pound if they want a pound dog or cat that they are buying through ARRG.
Many more animals are available even though they are not shown on the website, please contact us to see if we have that friend you're looking for!
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Monty dumped in severe pain aged 3 mths
Monty a collie x puppy was dumped at 3 months of age by heartless people and was taken to the pound who called ARRG for help.
He was severely neglected and had one of the worse skin conditions we have seen and this little puppy was in severe pain with red and hot swollen limbs. More info »
TESSIE a 1 year old foxie x was dumped
TESSIE a 1 year old foxie x was dumped in Kyogle and taken to the pound... More info »
'RONNIE' a mature rooster dumped
'RONNIE' a mature rooster in very poor condition was dumped in Nimbin and seen wandering around town for days... More info »
PEPPIE a 10 year old and blind terrier dumped.
PEPPIE a 10 year old and blind terrier was dumped at our centre at night. More info »
3 Kittens dumped at Power Stn
Three tiny kittens were dumped at the Toowoomba power station... More info »
ARRG NEWS & EVENTS
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**A MASSIVE THANK-YOU**
We would like to say a big thank you to Steve and Karen from Lions Club of Tweed Coast South who made a generous donation of $1500. More info »
Richmond Sand and Gravel
A big thank you to Richmond Sand and Gravel, Lismore, for their very generous donation of sand and metal dust for our Centre. More info »
Buy a TShirt and support ARRG
Buy one of these products with our logo and slogan and ARRG receive 20% of profits. More info »
ANIMAL RIGHTS THRIFTY OP SHOP
Come and visit us at our new Thrifty Op Shop, located 91 Magellan Street, Lismore. More info »
Recently Lismore suffered from floods they hadn't seen for 40 years. More info »