You can expect a rescue dog that:

  • has been socialised with people
  • has interacted with dogs, age permitted
  • is learning dog manners (sit, wait, no jumping)
  • has all vet work (desexed, vaccination, microchip) completed
  • has lived in a family setting, usually indoor/outdoors
  • has been flea treated and intestinal wormed


Friendly K9 Rescue is only a phone call away should you have any questions. You can expect:

  • Co-operation
  • Courtesy
  • Honesty
  • Non judgemental
  • Prompt reply to enquiries
  • Flexible times to meet dog
  • General knowledge on dog
  • A positive experience
  • A family friendly environment


  • Complete Adoption Application
  • Provide pictures through email, messenger or phone – of yard, including fences, shade, sleeping arrangements
  • A representative from FK9R will call you

NOTE: Applications are approved at Friendly K9 Rescue’s discretion


  • Family and current dog will need to meet the dog you are wishing to adopt.


  • All paperwork is completed at time of adoption, but will not be submitted to council until confirm intent to proceed with adoption.
  • The adoption fee is payable into FK9R bank account prior to commencement of trial.


  • There is a 2 week trial period with dogs over the age of 6 months to ensure compatibility for humans and dogs.
  • We ask that the dog comes into your home when you have 2 days to settle him/her into a new environment.


  • Each rescue dog is microchipped in the name of Friendly K9 Rescue and will be transferred after 2 weeks, when adoption is official.