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 $375.00 for dogs 12 months and over
  • from $395.00 for dogs 6 to 12 months
  • from $475.00 for puppies up to 6 months of age

For Your Adoption Fee Your Pet Will Be:

* Vet Checked * Vaccinated * Wormed * Desexed * Microchipped
* Adult Dogs Heartworm tested

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 you would like to meet any of the dogs please complete the pre adoption questionnaire below their picture and submit along with a copy of your rates notice if you own or if renting a copy of your rental agreement stating you are allowed to have a pet/s

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 $46.00 to the end of June 2023

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

Hours for Animal Viewing

Please complete the pre adoption questionnaire below the animal you are interested in meeting, once received we will set up a viewing time for you which will be between 10 am and 2 pm Monday to Sunday

 

Dogs for Adoption

 

Name: Tiny

Breed: Jack Russell X
Born: 24th November 20220
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  $450.00
BIN: 00002921982635

About: Tiny in stature but not in nature!
Tiny is a Jack Russell mix who is certainly a fiery young lad when he gets going, but this is reserved towards other dogs only; he is extremely loving and gentle towards people though he is wary at first and would prefer to meet you on his own terms.
We have also been told that Tiny is not good with kids, so for this reason we are seeking a home with no children or other dogs.
Judging by all this we believe Tiny may not have had the best start to his short life, and think this sweet, smoochy, affectionate boy really deserves a home that he can just thrive and be shown the love and adventures that adored pooches are used to receiving. 

If you are interested in meeting  Tiny
please complete this Pre Adoption Questionnaire

Please note on the application, for owners with a rates notice we only need to see the top part with your name and address of the property you reside at.
For rental agreements please ensure that we receive the part where it has your name and the address you reside at and the area where it says pets approved.


Name: Melanie

Breed: Whippet X
Born: 26th November 2021
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  $375.00
BIN: 00002921982635

About:  Melanie made her way to us from Innisfail pound, who informed us that the information they have is that Melanie is very friendly with kids and other dogs. From what we have seen in her time with us, Melanie is very sweet and very much whippet-like in her temperament, which would make sense due to having whippet mixed in.
She stands on the smaller side of medium, is quiet, attentive, and loves a zoomie!
Melanie would make a great addition to those who are keen on sighthounds as she very much lives up to the classic whippet description of being gentle, patient, and sleek.

If you are interested in meeting  Melanie
please complete this Pre Adoption Questionnaire

Please note on the application, for owners with a rates notice we only need to see the top part with your name and address of the property you reside at.
For rental agreements please ensure that we receive the part where it has your name and the address you reside at and the area where it says pets approved.

 

Name: Lovey

Breed: Staffy xBull Arab 
Born: 28th September 2022
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  $475.00
BIN: 00002921982635

About:  This little “pocket rocket” was a pound rescue and now that she has completed her quarantine time and had her vaccination and health check she is ready to take on the world!!
Lovey has a tail that never stops wagging while she is exploring everything around her.
Check out the love heart on her side…just proving she has plenty if love to offer

If you are interested in meeting  Lovey
please complete this Pre Adoption Questionnaire

Please note on the application, for owners with a rates notice we only need to see the top part with your name and address of the property you reside at.
For rental agreements please ensure that we receive the part where it has your name and the address you reside at and the area where it says pets approved.

 

 

Name:  Zed

Breed: Mastiff X
Born: 20th May 2020
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  $375.00
BIN: 0000292198263

About:  Food motivated, loving, and family friendly, Zed has a lot going for him!
He is always happy, wagging his tail with vigour every time you pass by his kennel or yard. He has been described as a “family friendly dog with a calm and chilled nature” due to his life with a baby and 2 teens, and love of kicking back with the family.
While Zed loves playing in the yard with his toys and his people, he is not the type to seek out other dogs to play with, he really has a preference for his own space. He is not aggressive with other dogs, would just rather not play.
To add to his family friendly repertoire, in his previous home Zed has graduated obedience class and is very food motivated.
His ideal home would be with people who just want a laid back dog to spend a lot of time with…couch snuggles are a bonus!

If you are interested in meeting  Zed
please complete this Pre Adoption Questionnaire

Please note on the application, for owners with a rates notice we only need to see the top part with your name and address of the property you reside at.
For rental agreements please ensure that we receive the part where it has your name and the address you reside at and the area where it says pets approved.

 

Name:  Bea  

Breed: Shar Pei X Staffy
Born: 13th November 2019
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  $375.00
BIN: 0000292198263

About:This beautiful little girl was found as a stray, so while we have no background information on her, what we can say is she has been such a pleasant young lady to have in the shelter.
Bea is quiet, and patiently waits by her kennel door for someone to walk past and give her some love, she offers the sweetest puppy-dog eyes and is so gentle and polite we just can’t resist! During her stay here, Bea has been described by the staff and ‘gorgeous’ ‘great on a leash’ ‘affectionate’ and ‘attentive’. Bea is approximately 3 years old and stands just below knee height, her intake weight being just over 17kg she is not a large girl.

 

 

Name: Kimmy

Breed: Bull Arab X X
Born: 28th September 2022
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  $475.00
BIN: 00002921982635

About:  Kimmy and Kelly (below) came into Yaps care as tiny little pups.  They have been in foster care and have just powered ahead.
They are both happy well mannered girls (well most of the time!!) and are ready to move on to the next chapter of their life with a new loving family.

If you are interested in meeting  Kimmy
please complete this Pre Adoption Questionnaire

Please note on the application, for owners with a rates notice we only need to see the top part with your name and address of the property you reside at.
For rental agreements please ensure that we receive the part where it has your name and the address you reside at and the area where it says pets approved.

 


Name: Kelly

Breed: Bull Arab X X
Born: 28th September 2022
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  $475.00
BIN: 00002921982635

If you are interested in meeting  Kelly
please complete this Pre Adoption Questionnaire

Please note on the application, for owners with a rates notice we only need to see the top part with your name and address of the property you reside at.
For rental agreements please ensure that we receive the part where it has your name and the address you reside at and the area where it says pets approved.

Name: Rafi

Breed: Bull Arab X Staffy
Born: 24th April 2022
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  $395.00
BIN: 0000292198263

About: Rafi looks just like Rike, and they both came from the council pound together…but they entered the pound separately! There is a high chance that they could be related, however Rafi may not have been so fortunate as Rike as he has needed a bit more training with us on the leash and around being handled, so will need someone who understands this. Aside from this though, he is on the smaller side of medium, and is fun-loving, happy, and excitable. A typical puppy indeed!

If you are interested in meeting  Rafi
please complete this Pre Adoption Questionnaire

Please note on the application, for owners with a rates notice we only need to see the top part with your name and address of the property you reside at.
For rental agreements please ensure that we receive the part where it has your name and the address you reside at and the area where it says pets approved.

 

 

Name: Rike

Breed: Shar Pei X
Born: 24th April 2022
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  $395.00
BIN: 0000292198263

About:  Rike is a fun-loving young lad who is full of life and spirit. He loves to run and tussle, rambunctious would be one word to describe him!
He has the SharPei look, but without wrinkles that need cleaning, and doesn’t have the classic aloofness; he is very outgoing. Still being under a year old, Rike would fit well into most homes.

If you are interested in meeting  Rike
please complete this Pre Adoption Questionnaire

Please note on the application, for owners with a rates notice we only need to see the top part with your name and address of the property you reside at.
For rental agreements please ensure that we receive the part where it has your name and the address you reside at and the area where it says pets approved.

 


Name:
Kale

Breed: Mum was Border Collie X, Dad unknown
Born: 21st October 2022
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  $475.00
BIN: 0000292198263

If you are interested in meeting  Kale
please complete this Pre Adoption Questionnaire

Please note on the application, for owners with a rates notice we only need to see the top part with your name and address of the property you reside at.
For rental agreements please ensure that we receive the part where it has your name and the address you reside at and the area where it says pets approved.

 


Name:
Buster

Breed: Bull Arab X Staffy
Born: 28th October 2021
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  $375.00
BIN: 0000292198263

About:  Buster is a handsome, entertaining young lad who is best described as sweet, strong, and playful.
He will need some training on a leash, but has the absolute time of his life chasing a hose and playing in the shell pool, and delights in bringing you a tug toy to play tug-of-war and then fetch!
Buster is good with other dogs, though is certainly more of a rough-and-tumble type player so if going to a home with another dog, would be best suited to another boisterous dog.

 


Name:
Cairo

Breed: Border Collie X Catahoula
Born: 22nd May 2022
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  $475.00
BIN: 0000292198263

About:  Cairo and Rio (below) were born in Yaps care along with their 9 siblings.  9 have found their furever homes while Cairo and Rio are still waiting to be discovered!!!
They were a pretty rowdy bunch at Yaps as a group!!! but the reports we have back on the ones adopted have been amazing… chilled and great companions….

If you are interested in meeting  Cairo
please complete this Pre Adoption Questionnaire

Please note on the application, for owners with a rates notice we only need to see the top part with your name and address of the property you reside at.
For rental agreements please ensure that we receive the part where it has your name and the address you reside at and the area where it says pets approved.

 


Name:
Rio

Breed: Border Collie X Catahoula 
Born: 22nd May 2022
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  $475.00
BIN: 0000292198263

If you are interested in meeting  Rio
please complete this Pre Adoption Questionnaire

Please note on the application, for owners with a rates notice we only need to see the top part with your name and address of the property you reside at.
For rental agreements please ensure that we receive the part where it has your name and the address you reside at and the area where it says pets approved.

 

 

Name:  Pearl

Breed:  Kelpie
Born: 9th June 2019
Sex:  Female
Adoption Fee:  $375.00
BIN: 0000292198263

About:  This girl is a ball of muscle so will need plenty of activity in her life.  She can jump fences when bored and this is why she has ended up at Yaps.  
Pearl was moved to the owners friends house where there were other dogs and because she had other dogs to play with she did not try to jump the fence.
Her new home will need to have at least 1800 high fencing and another dog to keep her company.
She has also previously lived with children

If you are interested in meeting  Pearl
please complete this Pre Adoption Questionnaire

Please note on the application, for owners with a rates notice we only need to see the top part with your name and address of the property you reside at.
For rental agreements please ensure that we receive the part where it has your name and the address you reside at and the area where it says pets approved.

 

Name:  Brodie

Breed: Cattle Dog X Catahoula
Born:  2nd April 2021
Sex:  Male
Adoption Fee:  $375.00
BIN: 0000292198263

About:  This boy was found in the Goldsborough Valley, the people that found him did an amazing job of trying to find the owner but to no avail. They took him home with them for the night before bringing to Yaps the next day.  They said he was great with their small child and good with their dog.  At Yaps he is truly enjoying the company of some of the Yaps dog, spending his day playing playing playing 

If you are interested in meeting  Brodie
please complete this Pre Adoption Questionnaire

Please note on the application, for owners with a rates notice we only need to see the top part with your name and address of the property you reside at.
For rental agreements please ensure that we receive the part where it has your name and the address you reside at and the area where it says pets approved.