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: Toto

Breed: Jack Russell
Born: 1st June 2013
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  350.00

 

Name:  Cooper

Breed: Kelpie X Border Collie
Born: 19th April 2016
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  300.00

 

Name:  Subwoofer

Breed: American Bull Dog X
Born: 18th April 2016
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  300.00

 

Name:  Bunny

Breed: Cattle X 
Born: 18th December 2016
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  375.00

 

Name:  Envy

Breed: Mastiff X
Born: 12th December 2015
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  300.00

About:  OMG just look at the smile on this girls face….what an absolute sweetheart and yes if you would like me to be a lap dog I am quite happy to accommodate you!!

 

 

Name:  Indra

Breed: Border Collie X
Born: 2nd Janury 2017
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  375.00… 

About:  At only 3 months of age this girl has experienced way to much abuse..  she has an old fracture of the jaw which is now ok (will always have a lump there but otherwise no problems)  she has had chemical burn down her back but once again the hair is growing back and will have no long term effect.
Now you may say that this previous abuse will have an effect on her but that is so far from the truth… she is a happy outgoing normal little girl who is just enjoying life playing with all her mates at Yaps…But she will excel in a loving family home.

 

Name:  Lacey

Breed: Staffy X
Born: 3rd October 2016
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  300.00

About: Looking for one of the best girls around.. well then look no further then this awesome girl.
Kind… caring…gentle and adorable…………..
What more can we say!!

 

Name:  Mutley

Breed: Staffy X
Born: 1st February 2017
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  375.00

 

Name:  Andy

Breed: Cattle X Shar Pei
Born: 1st December 2016
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  375.00

 

Name:  Hannah

Breed: Kelpie X
Born: 1st December 2016
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  375.00

 

Name:  Hamish

Breed: Kelpie X
Born: 1st December 2016
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  375.00

 

Name:  Kalamity Jane

Breed: Staffy X 
Born: 17th March 2016
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  300.00

About:  Check out the cheeky smile on this girls face!!
She is such a happy outgoing girl who will light up your life with her antics.
KJ is also good with other dogs.

 

Name:  Wyatt

Breed: Wolfhound X Greyhound
Born: 24th July 2016
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  300.00

 

Name:  Juanita

Breed: Bull Arab X Cattle Dog
Born: 2nd October 2016
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  300.00

About:  Hi I’m Junita! I have a friendly and happy nature.
I absolutely love going for walks and playing with the other dogs here at Yaps but I really do long for a home and family to call my own.

 

Name:  Ted

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

About:  Well our Ted is a bit of a character with his happy friendly nature.
This boy really needs room to move, a job so that he can direct his energy into something positive.
He is not the type of dog to sit around in a small back yard, he needs busy busy busy……keeping that active mind of his stimulated.

 

Name:  Jessie

Breed:  Cattle X Kelpie
Born  7th October 2016
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  375.00

 

Name:  Penny

Breed: Cattle X Bull Arab
Born: 1st June 2016
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  300.00

About:  If you are after a cheeky.. outgoing and active girl to be part of your family then Penny is the girl for you.
She just wants to be part of everything going on around her.

 

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:  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: Rebel 

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

About: Rebel and her sisters (below) Aretha and Oprah are our beautiful big girls.  Gentle..Kind and Loving
They have spent most of their lives at Yaps and it now time for them to find their very own home so they can experience what life is really like with a loving family

 

Name: Aretha

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

 

Name: Oprah

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

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

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