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Halfway Home Animal Rescue a foster program and registered charitable organisation. We are not a shelter so do not have a centralised location. All adoptions take place via an adoption application. We match people to animals.

We are an all-breed dog and cat rescue staffed by volunteers and entirely funded by public donations that go straight into helping animals in our care. We rely upon a network of volunteer foster homes that care for the rescue animals while a forever home is being found. All animals that we take in are vaccinated, desexed, micro-chipped, wormed and groomed before being rehomed.

We believe that all breeds of dogs and cats deserve loving and caring homes and any medical care necessary to ensure the best possible quality of life, regardless of their age or condition. Through our endeavours we shall seek to educate the public about responsible pet ownership, as well as the cruelty to animals that exists in our country, and how they can help to end it. We take in the really desperate dogs and cats in need of our help - we cover all veterinary treatment for them when necessary, rehome them in suitable, loving homes and monitor their progress in their new homes, until we are satisfied that all is well and both animal and owner are happy. Read more about Halfway Home


NOTE: We are not a veterinary clinic - we do not provide discounted desexing and other vet work. We are not a kennel or cattery offering temporary care for animals with owners.

We are set up to help dogs and cats facing euthanasia is pounds and shelters find permanent new homes.


There are many different ways you can be a part of saving the lives of orphaned animals...

  • Become a temporary foster carer
  • Volunteer your time and skills
  • Make a once off or regular donation- every dollar given is treasured and carefully and wisely spent
  • Help spread the word about saving the lives of abandoned animals
  • Adopt your next companion from a rescue group instead of a pet shop or breeder

Lola is the perfect next bestfriend. Very loyal and loves company. Can you give her a new home?
Learn more by clicking on 'Adoptions'.