Santa will be returning to the RSPCA Wacol Animal Care Campus this November! This is a great opportunity to book in your PAW-fect 2017 Christmas photo with your four-legged friends. 


Santa Paws is a great way to add a memorable happy snap to your family photo collection while also supporting the animals in RSPCA's care! Enter our Santa Paws Raffle which will be run on the day, tickets will be sold for $5 for 1 ticket, 3 tickets for $10, 6 tickets for $20 all ticket sales will be going towards RSPCA Qld animals in care. Prizes include; Family pass to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Behind the scenes tour of the Wacol Animal Care Campus, ‘Pawtraits’ – Coffee table book by Zoo Studio, Dog Pamper Pack (includes shampoo, conditioner and a grooming tool) and lots more.

Bookings for Santa Paws 2017 are now open so get in quick - this event will sell out! With three themed rooms available, we're sure this Santa Paws will be one to remember. You can choose from Traditional Christmas, Aussie Christmas & Winter Wonderland. There are a variety of Photo Packs available to purchase...

  • Pack 1 - 1 x 8"x10" photo + digital image - $55.00 +booking fee
  • Pack 2 - 1 x 8"x10" photo - $45.00 +booking fee
  • Pack 3 - 1 x 5"x7" photo - $35.00 +booking fee

Award winning pet photography experts, Zoo Studio, generously donate all of their time over the Santa Paws weekend so 100% of all funds from the event go directly to RSPCA Queensland and helps the animals currently in our care. The festive season is the busiest period of the year for all Queensland shelters so getting involved in Santa Paws will assist us to provide the best quality care to all animals great and small year round. 

All the fun doesn't stop at the Christmas photos either! Visit our World for Pets store to pamper your pooch, find a bargain at the Op Shop or even adopt a new furry family member from our Adoption Centre!

Book in now, see below options:

Saturday 11th November

Room 1   |  Room 2  | Room 3

Sunday 12th November

Room 1   |  Room 2  | Room 3

** Room 1 - Traditional Christmas , Room 2 - Aussie Christmas, Room 3 - Winter Wonderland

** Room 1 is the most suitable option if you're looking to have 3 or more humans in the photo, larger &/or anxious dog/s.


Car parking will be available at the Wacol Animal Care Campus outside the World for Pets store. Additional parking is available in the Vesco Foods facility located diagonally across from the shelter. For safety reasons, please ensure that you do not go anywhere near the Vesco building.


  • Pre-payment is mandatory to attending your photo session. No refunds will be given.
  • One photo available per pack (i.e. Pack 1 would include one 8”x10” print and an electronic version of the same image).
  • The photographers will choose the best image for print.
  • Please only select one session time. Session times run for 5 minutes.
  • Photos will be available for pick up from the RSPCA Wacol Animal Care Campus (if Pick Up option is selected) from Monday 27th November.
  • Please keep all animals restrained at all times, either on a lead or in a crate, unless otherwise approved by an RSPCA staff member or volunteer.
  • All dogs are to be on lead during their photo session.
  • Under no circumstances will you be permitted to take your own photos in the photo booth room.