Dog Rescue Newcastle is a group of volunteers dedicated to the rescue of abandoned, neglected or abused companion animals. We rescue dogs and cats from death row at local pounds and put them into loving foster homes until we can find permanent homes for them.

We are self-funded and rely solely upon animal loving people like you to help where they can.
Please learn how you can donate, volunteer, become a foster carer or help in many other ways.

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Get 10% Discount on Pet Insurance and help DRN

Worried about vet bills? Have you been considering pet insurance? You can get a 10% discount off Petsecure pet insurance and support Dog Rescue Newcastle when you quote promo code RESC14 when your insure your pet.

Being a responsible pet owner means taking care of all our pet’s needs; and most importantly, their health.   You can now have the security of knowing that your vet bills can be taken of, so you can give your dog the care he deserves throughout his life. Chronic conditions are covered, and there’s no excess to pay.

Visit for more information. Ring 1300 855 160 for more info, get a quote, or sign up. If you order by phone you get a FREE custom engraved designer pet tag. So call 1300 855 160 to get your pet covered. Remember to quote promo code RESC14 to get your 10% discount.

Thank you for supporting Dog Rescue Newcastle!


Our vet bills are thousands of dollars each month so we always need funds to meet this expense. Any contribution you can make, large or small, will be very much appreciated.
Donations are tax deductible!
There are 4 ways to donate:

(1) Make a deposit to our Newcastle Permanent bank account at any branch or use internet banking to to do an online funds transfer to: BSB: 650 000       Account: 986245302
     (please include "donation" as a reference and send us an email if you'd like a tax receipt)

(2) Use PayPal to donate securely online using your credit card or bank account. You don't need to have a PayPal account. Just click on the Donate button below:

(3) Use GiveNow to make a one-off or monthly donation using your credit card or bank account.

Donate to DRN using GiveNow

(4) Mail a cheque written to "Dog Rescue Newcastle" to P. O. Box 7061, Redhead NSW 2290.

(5) Make a weekly, fortnightly or monthly donation. Instructions on our Donate page.

There are also many ways you can help which don't involve money. Please read our Help Us page for suggestions.

Thank you for the free banner

Thank you to Bannerbuzz for donating a free 1.5m x 0.6m banner to use at our fundraising events. If your registered charity, school, college, university or non-profit organization would also like a free banner, please contact Bannerbuzz.

Find Us on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook

YouTube  Dog Rescue Newcastle on YouTube videos of some of our available pets.

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Join our Facebook group  Like us on Facebook. Just go to our FB page and click on the "Like" button.

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