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 $350 for dogs 6 months and over
  • from $450 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 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

IF YOU OWN YOUR OWN HOME PLEASE BRING ALONG A COPY OF YOUR RATES NOTICE.

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 $21.00 to the end of June 2021

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

 

Due to the current situation we have cut our hours of operation and our phones will not be manned at all times.
Please leave a message as we will will get back to you ASAP or better yet send an email to pets@yaps.org.au as emails will be checked regularly 
We are still OPEN for boarding, there is a boarding form on our website and this can be filled in online and submitted www.yaps.org.au 
If you would like to meet any of the dogs please complete the pre adoption questionnaire below the picture of the dog and submit, once received you will be contacted to set up a viewing time.     
Thank You

 

 

Dogs for Adoption

 

Name:  Patch

Breed:  Cattle Dog x Bull Arab
Born: 20th March 2020
Sex:  Male
Weight: approx 28kg
Adoption Fee:  $350.00
BIN: 0000292198263

About  Meet Mr Happy!! and that smile says it all
Patch is a real social guy who will fit into any family fold. Despite his exuberance Patch does suffer from a form of arthritis in his shoulder so unfortunately he can not be your running partner or spend all playing as much he would like to, because he does not realise to much play will make him sore the next day. 
But on saying all of this he loves to go for walks and playing with other dogs but does need to have rest days.  Swimming would be great exercise for him. 

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

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Name:  Henry

Breed: Kelpie X Bull Arab
Born: 10th April 2020
Sex: Male
Weight:  approx 31kg
Adoption Fee:  350.00
BIN: 0000292198263

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

 

Name:  Bronte

Breed: Bull Arab X
Born: 3rd January 2020
Sex: Female
Weight:  approx 28kg
Adoption Fee:  350.00
BIN: 0000292198263

 

Name:  Flynn

Breed: Bull Arab x Gt Dane
Born: 17th January 2020
Sex: Male
Weight:  approx 37kg
Adoption Fee:  350.00
BIN: 0000292198263

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

 

Name:  Amelia

Breed: Mastiff X
Born: 22nd February 2019
Sex: Female
Weight:  approx 29kg
Adoption Fee:  350.00
BIN: 0000292198263

About:  Amelia  is an absolute beautiful girl who has not always had the best life. Because of this she needs a home where she is the only dog so she can lap up all the love and attention she has missed out on.

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

 

Name:  Quinny-o

Breed: Neo Mastiff
Born: 22nd February 2019
Sex: Female
Weight:  approx 39kg
Adoption Fee:  400.00
BIN: 0000292198263

About: This girl would love to be your lap dog!!  well she would if she was allowed.
Quinny-o is a real sweetheart who is an affectionate happy girl.
She has not mixed with other dogs at Yaps yet as she was just recently spayed so still has stitches but shows no reaction to other dogs going past her. 
Quinny-o will need a home where someone is around most of the time and when they are not she will have to be left someplace secure as she has proved how adaptable she is by getting over a 1800 plus high fence.

If you are interested in meeting Quinny-o
please complete this Pre Adoption Questionnaire

 

Name:  Pretty

Breed: Gt Dane X
Born: 15th November 2019
Sex: Female
Weight:  approx 38kg
Adoption Fee:  $350.00
BIN: 0000292198263

About:  Big Bold and Beautiful pretty much describes our Pretty.
She is an outgoing girl who has now socialized with some of the dogs at Yaps and loves spending time with them. She will need a bit of training on walking on a lead.
We do know she loves us humans and would probably be a lap dog if she could!!!

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

 

Name:  Dash

Breed: Bull Arab X
Born: 23rd December 2019
Sex: Male
Weight:  approx 27.5kg
Adoption Fee:  $350.00
BIN: 0000292198263

About:  Meet the handsome Mr Dash who is the new kid at Yaps and is busy checking the place out.
Because he is new to Yaps we do not know much about him yet except he loves his humans  and as a young gentleman he has lots of love and energy on offer to his new family.  
Update…..We have now discovered that Dash will need to go to a home where he is the only animal in the family.  He will make a loving loyal companion and friend if he is just given the chance

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


Name:  Quinn

Breed: Australian Kelpie X
Born: 15th September 2017
Sex:  Female
Weight:  aprrox 18 kg
Adoption Fee:  $350.00
BIN: 0000292198263

About:  Little Ms Quinn is a real sweetheart but a sweetheart who needs a special person as her owner, one that understand that she will become protective of her person and place.
If you are a single person living alone that wants some furry companionship as well as a protector , Quinn might just be the girl for you.
Quinn is a one person girl so because of this she is not suitable to be homed with children or other dogs.
It will take time to get to know Quinn so that she trusts you and feels comfortable with you.
If interested please do not hesitate to contact by completing the pre adoption questionnaire below so that we can arrange a time to meet Quinn and have a talk to us about this girl.

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