Dogs in our Care

These dogs and puppies have been rescued from various pounds and shelters by volunteer foster carers who provide the dog with a safe haven until they can be permanently rehomed. Dogs are located throughout Sydney, Australia.

Please note that descriptions of a dog's breed, age and size are given in good faith and are based on assessment of the dog's features, together with veterinary opinion. We cannot guarantee the age and breed of any dogs listed.

All dogs listed come desexed, vaccinated, wormed, microchipped and over 6 months of age heartworm tested.

Please note the age of each animal listed below updates daily.

Foster Carers Wanted

DCH is looking for volunteers to become foster carers for dogs in need.

Can you open up your home and yard to a needy dog to help give them a second chance?

Become a foster carer today. For more information on foster care and to apply for foster care, please click here.

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Staffy x - female - 6 years and 6 months

Ellie was rescued from the pound when she was heavily pregnant. All of her puppies found fantastic new homes and now Ellie is looking for her new home as well. Due to her previous situation, she is scared of new people and new environments but once she has settled, she is extremely affectionate and loves to sit on your lap. Ellie is good with other dogs and loves to go for walks in quiet areas. Ellie requires a fully fenced backyard and is not suitable for a unit or apartment

Ellie has been in foster care since 25 September 2021, for 1.4 years



Husky x - female - 1 year and 1 month

Holly is an energetic, busy, fun loving girl who would be suited to an active family who could commit to twice daily exercise
Although Holly is a little pocket rocket, she is quite small, weighing in at about 12-15kgs
As she is only young, Holly would benefit from some obedience training and would only be suitable for older kids due to her level of activity
She loves playing with her toys, going for walks and she definitely loves her food

Holly has been in foster care since 13 February 2023, for 1 month



AmStaff - male - 3 years and 7 months

Hi my name is Storm and I'm an American Staffy with a sunny disposition and a love of people and cuddles.

I am very well trained and know what to do when told to sit and wait. I even know what to do if you say "paw".

I love going for walks and making friends with humans. My previous owner never walked me off-lead and did not desex me so my recall isn't great but I'm desexed now and learning how to come when called.

I love playing in my dog pool back home and I'm fine being left on my own if you have to go to work. I am definitely and indoor/outdoor dog and must be part of the family.

I would suit a family with older children or a couple or individual who loves exercise.

Storm has been in foster care since 22 February 2023, for 1 month



Chihuahua x foxie - female - 5 months and 3 weeks

Introducing Gracie, the spunky, friendly and full of character chihuahua x foxie
Gracie was found as a stray however could not be rehomed through the pound system and came into care of DCH
She was born with one hindleg shorter than the other and therefore she walks with a limp. This however does not stop her from joining in for playtime with her mates
Gracie also suffers from sight problems. She is able to see long distance however has trouble seeing things up close
She loves people and other dogs and is always up for lots of cuddles
Gracie is available for adoption now and if you are a special person who would love to adopt a fantastic puppy then please contact us

Gracie has been in foster care since 28 February 2023, for 3 weeks



Mastiff X - male - 9 years

Doug came into care with DCH after being found as a stray and taken to the local pound.

Doug has a HUGE dangling tumor as you can see in his photo that needs to be removed. Despite this being so long and large it gets in the way of his every move you would not find a sweeter more loving dog.

Doug sits, shakes and has an amazing gentle personality. He has been assessed by one of our lovely vets and will be having surgery to remove his tumor.

Doug has been in foster care since 08 March 2023, for 2 weeks



Beagle - male - 5 years and 2 months

Banjo is a sweet middle aged guy that would love to find his Forever Home with a family that has the time and love to give him. Banjo has been well behaved with other dogs however if you have a dog please bring them along to meet banjo.

If you can offer Banjo a home with a daily stroll, good food, and of course lots of love and a daily snuggle then please contact us today!

Banjo has been in foster care since 09 March 2023, for 2 weeks



Fox Terrier - female - 2 years

Hi I'm Lexie, an affectionate and loving 11kg girl. Due to family circumstances I had to separate from my sister and other fur sibling and move to an apartment. The apartment didn't suit me and I was so lonely during the day. I have been having fun at my foster house with another fur friend and we play tug-of-war and I'm so much happier in a yard. I can use the doggy door and I am up to date with my vaccinations. I absolutely love toys and anything to do with water and am happy meeting new friends in a dog park. I am desexed and ready to find my furever home. I crave human company. and need a home with someone who is home more often than not. Another fur companion would be nice. Please note I molt a little. If you would like to meet me, please contact my foster carer by email as she works funny hours and may not always be able to answer the phone when you call. I hope to meet you soon!!

Lexie has been in foster care since 18 March 2023, for 5 days