If you truly commit yourself with these principles, then you can’t ask for a more loyal, dedicated, and loving friend than an Australian Cattle Dog.Learn More
We are always in need of foster homes!Learn More
We have many volunteer opportunities. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, all we need you to do is read over our Volunteer Guidelines, fill out our Volunteer Application and sign our Volunteer WaiverLearn More
New Hope Cattle Dogs' mission is helping discarded, stray and unwanted Australian Cattle Dogs (blue heelers, red heelers, queensland heelers) that need a second chance at finding a forever home and providing education and training to the public.
We believe that there is a special place out there for all unwanted and abandoned cattle dogs. We run a rescue group that strongly believes in spaying and neutering. All New Hope Cattle Dogs will be spayed or neutered, microchipped, vetted and up to date on all appropriate vaccinations.
It is our duty to match your lifestyle with the dog's personality for a "perfect" fit. It is important to us to place the dog that is right for you and your family in your home. Therefore, there are strict guidelines and qualifications that all potential adoptive homes must meet before we place a dog in their home. We rescue most of our dogs from the euthanasia lists of local pounds and shelters.
We do take owner surrenders when we have room (there is an intake fee), although we frown upon owners who dispose of their pets because they are no longer convenient. Dogs are like children and should not be thrown away like old furniture. Please take the time to try to work through behavioral problems before deciding to give your pet up, and take the time to find a good home for your pet.
Australian Cattle Dogs are an active breed and the New Hope Volunteers have been trying to keep up!
The 2014 Round-up was overwhelmingly successful! Let’s hear from NHCD President Megan McKelvey, “ First, I want to sincerely thank everyone for their efforts at the RoundUp. It was a huge success for several reasons. We received many compliments from...Learn More