Dogs for Adoption

Looking for Love!! You will find it on this page!

If you are in need of a special companion, a mate or a work buddy – YAPS will have them here waiting for you.

  • from $300 for dogs 6 months and over
  • from $375 for puppies up to 6 months of age

For Your Adoption Fee Your Pet Will Be:

* Vet Checked * Vaccinated * Wormed * Desexed * Microchipped

If the puppy is too young to be desexed, the appointment is made by YAPS and paid for before you leave with your new pet.

If Renting

A COPY OF YOUR RENTAL AGREEMENT MUST BE SIGHTED BY YAPS STATING THAT YOU ARE ALLOWED TO HAVE A DOG, SPECIFYING WHAT SIZE/WEIGHT

Council Registration

Cairns Regional Council annual Dog Registration begins each year on the 1st July and ends on the 30th June.  Registration is compulsory and costs $40.00 to the end of June 2017

If you live in the Cairns Regional Council area you must register your new dog at the time of adoption.

Hours for Animal Viewing

9:30am to 4:00pm 7 days a Week

 

 

Dog of the Month

Name: Roxanne

Breed:  Wolfhound X
Born: 
19 June 2015
Sex:
 Female
Adoption Fee:
$300.00

About:  Roxy is a soft hearted girl who loves to lay her head on your lap and just be your constant companion.
She would thrive in a home where someone is home allot and their is another dog for her to play with as she just loves interaction with other dogs.
Secure fencing for this girl is a must.

Roxy went out on foster for Christmas and her foster family said she was such a great girl to have around and spent hours and hours playing with their dog.

 

Dogs for Adoption

 

Name:  Wylie

Breed: Cattle X Staffy
Born: 6th January 2017
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  375.00

 

Name:  Lola Bunny

Breed: Cattle X Staffy
Born: 6th January 2017
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  375.00

 

Name:  Porky

Breed: Cattle X Staffy
Born: 6th January 2017
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  375.00

 

Name:  Tweetie

Breed: Cattle X Staffy
Born: 6th January 2017
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  375.00

 

Name:  Bugs

Breed: Cattle X Staffy
Born: 6th January 2017
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  375.00

 

Name:  Darko

Breed: Kelpie x Lab
Born: 30th December 2016
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  375.00

 

Name:  Bruw

Breed: Jack Russell X
Born: 15th February 2013
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  300.00

 

Name:  Romeo

Breed: Kelpie X Bull Terrier
Born: 10th September 2016
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  375.00

 

Name:  Piper

Breed:  Rotti
Born: 13th April 2015
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  400.00

 

Name:  Oprah

Breed: American Bull Dog X Cattle Dog
Born: 15th June 2016
Sex: Female
Adoption Fee: $300.00

 

Name:  Popeye

Breed:  Staffy
Born: 16th February 2015
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  400.00

About:  Our silly boy! English Staffy Popeye is your typical Staffy, his life revolves around people and his favourite pastime is playing tug of war!!
He is great with other dogs but prefers human company and needs someone who understands this breed and willing to do some much needed training. He will need secure 1800 high fencing.

 

 

Name:  Beauty

Breed: Gt Dane X
Born: 13th February 2007
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  100.00

About:  What else can we say, she is definitely a Beauty! This absolute darling would suit a home who will give her a giant mattress and plenty of nap time.
A definite favourite among staff this girl is easy as pie and would brighten up your life.
We hope she gets a loving home soon so she doesn’t have to spend retirement in a shelter. 

 

Name:  Koda

Breed:  Bull Arab x Greyhound
Born: 9th February 2016
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  300.00

About:  A friendly outgoing guy with a lust for life.
Koda is Mr Playful… loves his time rumbling with his Yaps mates and just enjoying life.
He would excel at dog obedience as he is a willing learner and loves to please

 

Name:  Qiana

Breed:  Mastiff X
Born: 30th May 2016
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  300.00

About:  Looking for a bigger girl who is playful… outgoing and friendly, then look no further then Qiana.
She just wants a chance to prove how loving and loyal she can be.

 

Name:  Ulysses

Breed:  Boxer X Bull Arab
Born: 25th January 2013
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  300.00

About: My name is Ulysses and I am just about the friendliest happiest beautiful girl that you are ever going to meet!!!  Oh and I am a bit modest too….
I will be your friend, your protector and your companion, but in return you need to provide me with a loving home which has secure 1800 high timber or colourbond fencing.

 

Name:  Russell

Breed: Wolfhound X
Born: 5th November 2013
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  300.00

About:  Russell our longest tenant!! at Yaps
He is charming, handsome and loving so you may ask why is he still at Yaps and why has he been there so long?  Well our Russell is an ” Explorer”  
He needs a loving home where if no one is around he can be kept in a secure area so that the “exploring” nature does not take over.
He would be very happy to relax on the lounge room floor or a secure patio area while you are away but when you are home he will be at your side providing you with the love and companionship that you deserve.

 

Name:  Ripley

Breed:  German Shepherd X
Born: 28th January 2011
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  300.00

About:  This beautiful girl is just waiting for you to come and adopt her.
Ripley will be your best friend and protector ever if just given a chance, she just loves human companionship
A home with no cats or small dogs and an 1800 high fence is required for this lovely lady

 

Name:  Polly

Breed: Staffy X Bull Arab
Born: 17th August 2016
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  375.00

About:  I am your typical puppy who loves life and is ready for any game that may come my way.  I love lots of cuddles and will guarantee to put a smile on your face.

 

Name:  Clint

Breed: Staffy X 
Born:  1st January 2014
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  300.00

About:  Here we have a real character and has also been referred to as a Boof Head (all said with love!!).
He is a strong boy and will make a great mate and protector.

 

Name:  Dexy

Breed: Kelpie X Cattle Dog
Born: 7th July 2009
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  150.00

About: Do not let this grey face put you off… it is a face of experience, loyalty and love which Dexy has plenty of each to offer.
She is a well mannered girl who loves her walks and just being around people.
A 1800 high fence is a must to keep her safe and secure.

 

Name: Hurley

Breed: Ridgeback X Kelpie
Born: 10th June 2014
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  300.00

About:  A gorgeous looking girl with plenty of get up and go.
Hurley will put a smile on your face and love in your heart if you make her part of your life.

 

 

 

Name:  Buster

Breed: Bull Arab X
Born: 6th December 2013
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  300.00

About:  A somewhat timid boy when you first meet him but comes around very quickly.
Buster will play with some other dogs but needs to go to a home where he is the only canine in home as he does like to be the center of attention.

 

Name:  Ted

Breed: Staffy X Cattle
Born: 24th December 2015
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  300.00

About:  Well I am a bit of a character and a guy who needs stimulation and exercise other wise I get bored!
This boy would be fantastic on a farm where he has lots of area and new experiences to explore.

shikira

 

Name: Shakira

Breed:  Staffy X Kelpie
Born:
 20th November 2014
Sex:
 Female
Adoption Fee:
$300.00

About: So who wants to go for a walk, who wants to play, who wants to hang out with me??  
Shakira is always ready for whatever you have to offer.
She will be a loyal friend and the best companion you could ask for.

 

Name: Rebel 

Breed: American Bull Dog X Cattle Dog
Born:
 15th June 2016
Sex:
 Female
Adoption Fee:
$300.00

About: Rebel and her sister (below) Aretha are our beautiful big girls.  Gentle..Kind and Loving

 

Name: Aretha

Breed: American Bull Dog X Cattle Dog
Born:
 15th June 2016
Sex:
 Female
Adoption Fee:
$300.00

abigail

 

Name: Abigail

Breed: Bull Arab X
Born:
 6th August 2013
Sex:
 Female
Adoption Fee:
$300.00

About:  Abby is such a sweetheart, loves just spending time with you, hanging out.. going for a walk or whatever is on the agenda for the day she will happily be by your side.
Abby would like to be the only fur child in the family.

sir-reg

 

Name: Sir Reginald

Breed:  Mastiff X
Born:
22nd September 2015
Sex:
 Male
Adoption Fee:
$300.00

About:  Meet Sir Reginald.. Sir Reginald is looking to become someone’s much loved family member.  
He’s smart, playful, loves to please and loyal.  Training Sir Reginald should be easy, being such a clever boy.
He would love to have a playmate to hang out with during the day, if not he will need you to take him for a daily run to help him keep fit and mentally stimulated.  

 

 

Name: Jayda

Breed:  Bull Terrier X Staffy
Born:
 1st March 2016
Sex:
 Female
Adoption Fee:
$300.00

About: A special girl who will be your constant loyal companion if just given the chance.
Jayda was a very shy girl when she first arrived at Yaps but with lots of TLC she is forging ahead in leaps and bounds with a new confidence that is beautiful to see

 

Name: Ruby 

Breed:  American Staffy x Mastiff
Born:
 21st January 2015
Sex:
 Female
Adoption Fee:
$300.00

About:  Ruby is super strong when taking for a walk so would benefit greatly from an owner who is will to spend time taking her to obedience classes.
She is super sweet who really does enjoy getting out for a walk and play but knows how to chill out as well.
Good with children.

 

 


Norma Jean

 

Name: Norma Jean

Breed:  
Bull Arab X Border Collie
Born: 15th April
 2013
Sex: 
Female
Adoption Fee: 
$300.00

About: A loving natured girl with a happy disposition.
Norma Jean does enjoy playing with the other dogs at Yaps but she will need to go to a home where there are no other dogs as she just wants to be the center of attention and not share her human family with another dog in a home situation.
Also no felines either for our Norma Jean..

Trouble

 

Name:  Trouble

Breed:  Cattle X
Born:  5th December 2014
Sex: Male
Adoption Fee:  $300.00

About:  This boy acquired this name because he was spotted running around the dump area near Yaps, with so many people trying to catch him. He was scared and unsure what was going on but once at Yaps he realized that people were his friend and wanted to help him.
He is an energetic boy and will need daily exercise to keep him happy and healthy. 
Dog obedience would suit this boy perfectly as he is smart and so willing to learn