Celebrate companion animal rescue in Australia

Exciting news! Entries are now open for the Jetpets Companion Animal Rescue Awards 2018.   These awards are an Australian first.

Australia has over 900 rescue and animal shelters supported by thousands of volunteers. (Source: PetRescue)

“Companion animal rescue and sheltering has come a long way and it’s time to celebrate their achievements!” said Cathy Beer of Pets4Life, Founder of the Companion Animal Rescue Awards.

SIX award categories for Rehoming organisations

Jetpets Rescue Awards 2018 now open for entries! Photo: Jo Lyons Photography

Jetpets Rescue Awards 2018 now open for entries! Photo: Jo Lyons Photography

Encourage your favourite Rescue Group or Animal Shelter to submit a nomination.  Entry is by Rehoming organisation self-nomination. The panel of 7 judges will assess each submission on its own merits. There is NO public voting.

The categories for Rehoming organisations are:

  1.  Outstanding Rescue Group
  2. Outstanding Animal Shelter
  3. Outstanding Council Animal Shelter
  4. Innovation in Rescue
  5. Community Education and Outreach Program
  6. Volunteer of the Year

More information about each category.

A special award for pet guardians/foster carers

You won’t miss out on the celebration of rescue!  Thanks to you, a companion animal has a loving home.

There is a 7th award category ‘Advocate® People’s Rescue Story’ for Aussie pet guardians who have adopted or fostered a companion animal (pet), which includes but not limited to dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets and other companion animals.

Share your pet adoption story to WIN ‘pawsome’ prizes for yourself and your favourite rehoming organisation.



Entries close at midnight on 31st August 2018

You’d be barking or purring mad not to enter!

To find out more, visit www.rescueawards.com.au.