A Little About Us

Pet Calendar

The 2016 Calendar will be available in the Fall. The Pet of the Month Contest is now open for the 2016 Calendar.

Photo Gallery

We have a beautiful, spotless facility with full time staff, full of amazing animals ready to go to their forever homes. Please have a look!

In The News

Jul 30, 2015
By BideAwhile
Watch for us in the Natal Day Parade this year. We'... Read More
Jul 16, 2015
By BideAwhile
When Bide Awhile supporters arrived at Montes... Read More

Chase the Ace Jackpot was won on Aug 6 - $11,429.50 total!
Jim Power won the Jackpot - click the graphic for details.











At the very heart of Bide Awhile is the respect we have for our animal friends, and the value we put on our relationships with them. We believe that both human and animal lives are enhanced when they come together and because of this, we work hard to place animals in loving home environments.


Our mission:

  • Rescuing and caring for unwanted and abandoned animals.
  • Placing all our animals in suitable and caring homes.
  • Providing an environment free from the threat of unwarranted euthanasia.
  • Cultivating awareness, respect and appreciation for the animals whose world we share.
  • Vigorously promoting spaying and neutering.
  • Managing all our resources and contributions in a responsible manner       Read more


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