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WANT TO ADOPT ME?
Hi, my name is Connie
I am a Female - spayed Shetland Sheepdog X.

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Last updated on Tuesday, Jul 29 2014
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HAPPY TAIL
Hi, my name is Butch
I am a Male - neutered Min Pin. I have found my new home.

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Last updated on Friday, Jul 18 2014
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HOMED
Hi, my name is Tiki
I am a Female - spayed Labrador X. I have been Homed.

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Last updated on Monday, Jul 28 2014
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DOGS OF DOGTOWN SA
BOBBY
1 of 15
Last updated on Thursday, May 15 2014
“They call me ‘Bobby the Kid’ round these parts: furry outlaw that lives on the fringes of fun *wink wink*. As a graduate of the school of hard knocks, I’ve seen the dark side of life, and after arriving at DogtownSA I sure aint looking back. I may be a little rough round the edges, and walk with a bit of limp, but the humans here say that’s just part of my swagger. I may have started from the bottom, but things sure are looking up. These humans keep reminding me that I’m master of my destiny” After having to fend for himself on the streets and mend a broken leg without veterinary help, Bobby finally found his way to love and support here at DogtownSA. While he has a lifelong limp, joint support supplements and plenty of DogtownSA love and support ensure that this furry doesn’t miss out on any of the fun. With a keen eye for tomfoolery and mischief, Bobby loves woofing around and is always up for a game with the other pooches here at DogtownSA. After a rough start, Bobby is learning everyday just how awesome humans can be (he thinks they are just too easy to con out of yummy treats, all he needs to do is sit ?) With a little patience, love and guidance Bobby is destined for great things. Are you ready for this furry bandit to steal your heart?
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PENNY
2 of 15
Last updated on Monday, Jun 09 2014
Hi everybody, my name is Penny and I would love to be your “Penny from Heaven”. I consider myself such a lucky furry as I joined the DogtownSA family with the help of a kind Samaritan, who took me away from somebody who didn’t know how to look after a fur-kid. When I first arrived I met some other furkids and was able to move in with them and we all lived together in a house with a small garden. This was just amazing cos we played lots of games and had a warm house to sleep in and so many blankets to snuggle into at night. We also were taken out on regular walks together by our carers and volunteers. I just couldn’t believe how lucky I was. Whilst I have been living at DogtownSA I have been able to help other furbabies who were rather unruly and naughty and teach them doggie skills and good behaviour so that they would be lucky enough to find their own forever homes. Quite recently I moved in with a very handsome boy called Chaka who had been homeless for many months. You see he was rather nervous when he arrived and I have been able to help him settle into this very special hotel and steadily teach him all the little things he needs to know so that he will be ready to find his forever home. We go on many interesting walks together with our carers and volunteers and then when we get back I like to cool off and recline on my Hound Sleep in the sun and Chaka lies next to me also taking a little snooze. I still get a little unsure when young children come to meet me, so ideally I would like to find my forever home with a family who have older children who I can romp and play with and go on walks together. It would be my dream to have at least another furkid as well and if my forever family don’t happen to have one then maybe my handsome boyfriend Charka could come too and together we will bring you all many years of fun and happiness.
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JUSTIN
3 of 15
Last updated on Monday, May 26 2014
Justin is one or DogtownSA’s quiet middle-aged gentleman. He can often be seen lying on his verandah observing the comings and goings and all the hectic excitement of the youngsters around him. Justin, like all the dogs at DogtownSA looks forward to going for his regular walks and interacting with all his human friends who constantly remind him just how handsome he is. He enjoys the company of his two fellow younger furries and will generously offer them tips on how to elicit tasty treats from the numerous visitors that come by to see him. Justin has been at DogtownSA for a considerable amount of time and would like nothing better than to find a forever home where he can continue to practice his laid-back casual but wise lifestyle. He would be very willing to show his “forever” family his love and appreciation especially if frequent walks and fun games could also be part of his new way of life lavishing them with many kisses in return. If he could have a fellow furkid or two from DogtownSA to join him it would complete his lifelong dream!
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JENNA
4 of 15
Last updated on Friday, Jul 25 2014
Howdy Doody. I’m the newest cheerful red-head that has been very lucky to have found a place at this 5 star hotel called DogtownSA. My name is Jenna and I was rescued with my brother Channing. We were next to the roadside waiting to be sold by some very unscrupulous people but we were rescued in the nick of time by a really kind human. I’m full of beans and get really excited when people come to visit me but I will settle down very very quickly for a tummy rub. We are really lucky as we go regularly on walks together with our carers and volunteers and often to the play area where we run around off lead and spend time running and chasing the balls. One of my bestest games is going on and off the agility equipment. At times I think I am dreaming cos I am having so much fun and am scared to wake up but quickly I realize I am awake and this is my life now. I can’t wait for the times I get to have on my own with my carer cos she gives me such interesting puzzles to figure out and when I solve them I get really special treats and lots of cuddles. I have learnt how to walk at heel already and sit for my food and there is just one thing that I would really love to happen to me still. You see I really do love being at DogtownSA but I would really love to have my own forever family. We could all go to doggy school together and continue to learn more obedience skills. I will promise to make you very proud of me and be your forever special redhead to lavish all my love and affection on you every single minute of every single day.
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TAM
5 of 15
Last updated on Monday, May 12 2014
Tam or as we affectionately call her Bam Bam, because all you hear when you head towards her house is her tail bam bam against the floor. Tam has alot of male suitors at the centre and they all love to go on play dates with her, following her around and admiring her beauty.She's more interested in a bit of rough and tumble and races around the play park. She loves the open space and keeping her body and mind in tune. She gets bored easily so she needs humans who are adventurous and enjoy outdoor life. Don't get me wrong, she wouldn't turn down a cuddle on the couch but she likes a life of variety and fun.She would be better as an only dog but who would get to go on supervised play dates as she can be a bit much sometimes. Could that be with YOU?
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ZIMBI
6 of 15
Last updated on Wednesday, Jul 09 2014
Hello my name is Zimbi, the humans sometimes call me Zimbi Zim Zim which sounds really cool too, I am currently living with a really kind foster family. You see when I was surrendered to Dogtown way back when,I had a bit of a big tummy which just kept growing and growing so the humans took me to the doggy-doctor who said I was going to be a mommy. I must admit I was very scared when I heard the news but I was quickly taken to this 5 star foster home where I could relax and prepare for the lil ones. When I arrived I met some other dogs and made plenty new friends but I didn’t really know how to play with anybody yet and just ended up lying on top of everybody as soon as the game started, but I figured it out quickly ;) One afternoon it all happened and I had 7 little puppies, somehow they all looked different, yikes! It was awesome to watch them grow up but they eventually grew up into little terrorists and started chasing me every time I came to say hello. When they grew up and got too big for the house they went to Hotel Dogtown where they were all adopted into loving homes, I am indeed a proud momma! Somehow I just ended up staying in my foster home (sneaky sneaky heheh) I do miss my babbas but the other dogs do keep me busy by teaching me how to play games and chase them around. I can be a little bit nervous sometimes but my awesome foster dad has started taking me along on rides in a little green beetle (which I think is pretty cool) and sometimes we visit Hotel Dogtown and everybody comes to say hello and give me lots of delicious treats. I must admit, the more we go on car rides... the more I enjoy it. One time we went to a shopping centre which at first was really scary but after a very nice lady came to say hello to me, I felt much better :) Soon I'll be able to go to my very own forever home (which I really look forward to). If you think you have what it takes to give me a perfect, calm, happy home, why not contact the humans at Dogtown and arrange to meet me, you wont be disappointed :)
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KANSAS
7 of 15
Last updated on Monday, Jun 09 2014
Ok peepsicles, I don't know why but I have been here since I was a wee puppy and somehow I have been overlooked. My caregiver tells me I'm beautiful and there should be families clamoring to adopt me but they always seem to want a puppy or a mature dog. I seem to be at an age where I'm too young or too old. I'm appealing to you all to look at me and see I am just a girl standing in front of a human asking you to love me. I love walks and to play games, so I'm hoping to be a part of a family that wants a dog to go jogging with and to have fun in the garden. At the moment I live with the crazy that is Tristan and he's a handful, so I'm hoping if there is a furkid in the family that they like to play and also know when to just chill. I'm trying to teach my roomie that at the moment but he seriously does not have an off switch.Soooo if you would like to come and meet me please email adoptions@barkingmad.co.za. To know me is to love me <3 * Unable to adopt Kansas? Then please show your love and support by SMS’ing DOG to 38919. Your donation will go towards caring for the dogs of Barking Mad’s DogtownSA. SMS costs R10, all SA networks.
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SCARLETT
8 of 15
Last updated on Tuesday, May 20 2014
Nothing like a little karaoke to get everyone in the mood, everyone sing along now (Don’t be shy you know how it goes :) Scarlett you light up our world like nobody else They way that you skip and hop makes us smile and cheer But when you smile at the ground it ain't hard to tell, You don't know, oh, oh, You don't know you're beautiful, If only you saw what we can see, You'd understand why we love you desperately, Right now we’re looking at you and we can't believe, You don't know,oh, oh. You don't know you're beautiful We can’t get enough of telling our demure Scarlett how awesome she is (though Scarlett has commented that we shouldn’t quit our day jobs and leave the crooning to lads of One Direction, cheeky bum). While Scarlett takes a little while to warm up to new humans and four legged friends, beneath her coy exterior is a playful soul that loves to cuddle. While we all keep singing Scarlett’s praises here at DogtownSA we hope somewhere out there is a patient furry friend and a warm human lap looking for the perfect lady to share in new life of cuddles, kisses and companionship. Could that be with you?
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ELIZABETH
9 of 15
Last updated on Monday, Jun 23 2014
Hi there. My name is Elizabeth and I would love to meet you so that I can show off my talents to you and sing my favorite song!! You see I know my name is really rather regal and you might well think of Queen Elizabeth but I am much more fun! I am just like the Beatles song from the old days called “Dizzy Miss Lizzy” hehehehe. Yes, sireé, honestly the words from the song realllllllyyyy do describe me very well. So rather than just imagining that I am singing them to you why not come and meet me at DogtownSA and I will try my best to “sing” to you, even though it might be a little out of tune!!! Here I go “You make me dizzy, Miss Lizzy, The way you rock and roll, you make me dizzy, Miss Lizzy, when we do the stroll. Come on, Miss Lizzy, Love me before I grow too old.” I must admit that whilst I sing I run around in my garden with my boyfriend Hawkey and because he is paralysed from the middle of his spine, I have devised a type of rock and roll dance that we can do together. At times I do make him a little too dizzy cos I have so much energy whilst I am dancing but he doesn’t mind, he tells me that he loves to see me so happy and showing off. You see when I first arrived I was very frightened of people as I had come from a very scary place and just wanted to hide away. This amazing hotel DogtownSA has, with the aid of very super carers and volunteers helped me to learn to trust again and realize that I do not have to hide from anything. Now I am full of energy and smile all the time. I also know I need to make up for my “fur-man” not being able to do the moves so easily and he has told me he just loves watching me wriggle my body around and giving him lots of big grins. At times I tend to get a little too excited and jump up and down trying to get the moves spot on. My dream is to find a forever home with humans who would take great delight in dancing with me and training and teaching me groovy “lady like “moves and I will always try my best to make you very proud of taking me into your home.
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BOLT
10 of 15
Last updated on Monday, Jun 09 2014
Howdy doody my name is Bolt and I would love to find a forever home where I can show off my incredible skills with a ball and we could all play lots of games together. I just love games where I can dribble my ball and then I throw it up in the air and catch it again. But it would be much more fun to have a family to play with me and show me even more tricks to play. I joined the DogtownSA family after being left by my owner who rented a property and moved without taking me with them. There were a number of tenants who came and went but luckily a Good Samaritan saw me living in the courtyard with my Pizza box for warmth and brought me to a loving place called DogtownSA. I must say, initially I was rather wary even suspicious of all the attention I received but my pizza box came with me to keep me company and I very soon I learnt that the human affection was sooooo cool and I loved being cuddled and played with. I also had great tasting food so regularly – I couldn’t believe my luck. I have a huge amount of energy, in fact I have heard my name compared to a Pocket Rocket but you know, when you are such a sporty little fellow like me you need energy cos there are just so many games to play and things to do. I also have a little skip and jump when I run which gives me the edge if I am on your team to catch the ball. I recently had to have an eye removed but my DogtownSA family were so good to me and helped me immediately they saw there was a problem. I was taken to a very special eye hospital to see if they could save my eye but this was not to be. Still, I consider myself extremely lucky cos I just have suuper duuper vision in my one eye and I think that is why I am so good at keeping “my eye in on the ball”!!!! My dream would be to find my forever family who may also have a lady furkid who is pretty easy going, like my current fur-lady who helps to keep me under control when I start getting a little too excited. She is very clever really, even though I won’t tell her, cos when I am getting too “silly” she gives me a look and I know I am pushing my luck. Her name is Princess and “for a girl” she is pretty good at playing games with me. Maybe, if you don’t have a fur-lady she could come too and we would bring you and your family lots of fun and happiness.
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GRACE
11 of 15
Last updated on Thursday, Jun 12 2014
Good day, my name is Grace. Some time ago, my brother Will and I took off on an adventure. We left our previous humans to find a better life "out there". For some days we wandered the back streets and fields and some rather shady areas, avoiding traffic and finding our own snacks. This was somewhat tiresome and stressful, so we hung around a nice man's boarding kennels until he decided we had better go to Dogtown (for finishing school). We like it here, as we get loads of food and snacks! I enjoy that part a LOT! I am what my trainer calls "easy going". She told me I am beautiful too, and I have learnt to sit and down. I keep my house very neat, and I have good manners too! I never try to escape, or run out of the gate, and I always sit gracefully (that's my name and my game!)for my food. I play nicely with my brother and I love being brushed and loved. I'm really deep, and I often just take some time out to lie in the sun and think about life, and the meaning of all that is. I am currently in a "training programme" to refine some of my skills, like "stay", "heel" and so on. I hope to be able to attend the classes here soon, and holding paws that my new humans (I know you're coming soon!) Will keep training me, as I really like learning new stuff.
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ZEUS
12 of 15
Last updated on Monday, Jun 23 2014
I am Zeus and extremely proud to have been named after such a distinguished Greek god protecting and watching over the welfare of the whole community. I must say I would willingly protect DogtownSA as it was because of this very special 5 star hotel and the wonderful people who care for me and all the other furkids there that I was given a new lease on life. They found me wondering on the main road in Blue Hills suffering from severe skin tumours on my body and private parts. They arranged to have surgery and radiation to treat my skin cancer and now I can swagger around and show off my beautifully remodeled body in a specially fitted tailor made sun jacket. My carers also arranged to have my little house and garden set up in a very shady part of DogtownSA. Shade net blinds have been put up around my garden fence to keep out all the bad UV rays of the daily sun but that does not stop me having lots of visitors. My carers and all the volunteers that come to DogtownSA never miss an opportunity to come and see me and my furkid girlfriend, Rozzie and make a huge fuss of us both. After I have had a yummy breakfast in the morning, I have sun block smeared all over my tummy and private parts. When my carer comes to do this she gives me lots of cuddles and kisses so that she can get the cream all over the areas which are so sensitive to the sun and I must admit that I looooooove all the attention. She then puts on my special sun jacket and makes sure that it is securely zipped up and attached to my collar. Sometimes, during the day when Rozzie and I are playing running around our garden and playing chase in and out of the house, we manage to get the zip undone and even though I know it is naughty, it is great fun doing it as it means that my career has to come back and kiss and cuddle me to put it back on again. Rozzie and I go on very invigorating walks together with our caregivers and volunteers, which is great fun. Unfortunately I am still learning that pulling is not really the best behavior while walking but with all the lovely smells and things to see it is quite difficult to contain my excitement. However I am getting good obedience instruction from my carers and can honestly say I will soon be happily trotting along by my walker’s side. My dream is to once again live in a forever home with a family on which I can lavish all my love and show them the new found skills I have learnt at DogtownSA. If they have any other fur kids, preferably a nice young lady, like my current furry, I will happily fit in. If not I am sure Rozzie would love to come with me.
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SAMMY
13 of 15
Last updated on Monday, Jun 02 2014
“Sheriff Sammy, reporting for duty. Chuck Norris step aside, I’m the law round these parts! It’s a tough job but someone’s gotta do it. I’m keeping the streets of Dogtown SA safe so every dog can have their play.” Our sweet boy Sammy has a bit of a chip on his shoulder and takes a little while to trust newcomers. He is the self-appointment Sheriff of the rehab section here at DogtownSA. When he’s not out patrolling the streets of DogtownSA he’s stretching out on the couch with his lady Scarlett. Sammy still needs a DogtownSA helping hand learning to trust and accept the big world before he is ready to find his home-sweet-home, but in the meantime this lawman sure would appreciate you sponsoring his stay at DogtownSA.
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PHIL
14 of 15
Last updated on Friday, Aug 01 2014
Well hello out there, I have a story to tell about my life at Dogtown at this very special hotel. So sit and take a moment even have a sip of wine and you can get to know me and maybe you’ll want to be mine!!! As you can see I am not very good with rhymes but I would love to be your forever four-legged furry and make you very proud of taking me into your home. I think I am one of the luckiest little guys ever. My name is Phil and I was rescued from a person trying to sell my 2 sisters and I at the roadside and lucky for us, our rescuer took us all to this greeeeaaat hotel DogtownSA. We were treated so well right from the start and have very loving carers who are so kind and gentle with us and gave us time to learn to trust humans again. We get great food and a small house to sleep in at night with lots of big warm blankets and we snuggle up inside them all and feel really safe and secure. My sisters were very lucky and were adopted so went to live in their forever homes. I then changed houses and went to live with two older furries called Jersey and Justin. They are pretty cool furries and we get to play all sorts of games together for most of the day. Some are quite robust and even rather noisy but it is because we love running around our garden and letting off steam and of course we have to tell all the other furkids at DogtownSA just what fun there is to have when you have fur-buddies and I do like showing off just a little bit. I have to admit I can get a little bit too excited but my fur-pals are quick to stop me from getting too silly and I really respect their maturity so quickly I stop before there are tears. We all go on walks together with our carers and volunteers and often we are able to go to the play area where we all run around off lead and spend time running and chasing the balls and on and off the agility equipment and having more fun than I ever thought would be possible. Whilst I have been at this wonderful “town” I have learnt some basic obedience skills and enjoy getting lots of yummy treats for doing my exercises which my carers have taught me. I would love to be able to continue learning and training with my forever family and make you very proud of taking me into your home :)
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MANDY
15 of 15
Last updated on Tuesday, Jul 22 2014
Oh Mandy well, you came and you gave without taking. But they sent you away. Oh, Mandy well, you kissed us and we stopped you from shaking. And you need a home today. Oh, Mandy! Did you see what I did there I tweaked the Barry Manilow song Mandy to tell you my story. I'm really talented like that. I'm also really good at these good manners everyone keeps talking about around here. When I see that bowl of food approaching or one of those live treat dispensers, my bum hits the floor quicker than you can say sit :) I’ve had to put up with some shady humans before I found my way to Dogtown SA, so I can be a little aloof when I first meet you. Don’t worry; once I trust you I’m all love <3. I’m also a little nervous around other furkids, but my DogtownSA family is all about helping me find new friends and boosting my confidence. If you would like to audition to be my new family you can contact my agent at adoptions@barkingmad.co.za and hopefully they will think you are a good match for me and we can live happily ever after :) So what you waiting for send them an email now :)
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DAILY STATUS
URGENT HOME NEEDED
Last updated on Thursday, Jul 31 2014
Dog Town
LOCATION - CAPE TOWN, A good looking - "Muttigree" Africanis....who was born without kneecaps.. but has adapted well and can run like the wind.. and play just like any other 1.5 / 2yr doggie! we have had him checked over by the Vet and X-rayed to establish if he requires an operation to rectify and advised, that the operation is high-risk and could work or be unsuccessful, and would only require good food and a mobility supplement. He is currently at AACL - Bellville and need to rehome him asap, as they are short of space. Here is what the great review they have given for Jack...... "Well from what I can see.... he is low/medium energy. He seems fine with other dogs, especially females, and he tries to play with them. He needs some social skills but he is doing well. He is not a barker and he walks nice on a lead. He is calm and good with people and I think (have no kids to test him on) that he would be ok with kids (recommend no kids under age of 6 just in case). I think he is a well rounded dog." If you can give Jack the loving forever home he deserves... Please contact Helen or Alma on 021 - 9513010 or email adoptb@aacl-ct.co.za to adopt or if you would like to meet JACK:) Adoption fee: R550 (incl. sterilization, micro-chip, 1st vaccination, deworming + id tag) * Strict home check apply - must be allowed to sleep inside at night and be an integral part of the family" PS - Jack can be flown free of charge to JHB, Durban, PE subject to approval of home-check! Please, please, urgently network, far and wide... as Jack is still looking for his forever home and this is becoming urgent. Alma of AACL, Bellville has confirmed that he will really struggle at the kennels in Winter as already a bit stiff getting up and with the cold of Winter coming, he will struggle with the cold at the kennels. He is a fantastic dog, approximately 1.5 to 2yrs young. He has a birth defect, with his kneecaps located on the side of his knees, instead of in his knee sockets. So he is just a little stiff getting up, but once up, can run, jump and play, just like any other doggie!! However, we have had him X-Rayed (thank you kindly to AACL, Bellville for your assistance) and they have confirmed that he doesn't require an operation as he was born like this and therefore adapted. Please, please spread the world.. and help JACK find his FOREVER home... before Winter... :) I know there is an Angel out there.. who can give him a new lease on life. He gets on well with all dogs.. especially the ladies :) YOU CAN HELP YOU CAN CALL EITHER ALMA SCHAAP AT AACL BELLVILLE ON 021 951 3010 OR LORRAINE RABIE ON 083 3672826.
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LOST AND FOUND
Last updated on Thursday, Jul 31 2014
Dog Town
LOCATION - CAPE TOWN, Found on Jul 29, 2014 FOUND FEMALE JACK RUSSELL STELLENBOSCH Found female Jack Russell Found in Piet Retief Street – area between Paul Roos Gymnasium and Bloemhof. Contact me on 0790219245 or 0218879454 to collect.
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URGENT APPEAL - Benoni SPCA Open Day - ongoing
Last updated on Wednesday, Jan 22 2014
Dog Town
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BARKING NEWS - Miss Dynamite ee ee
Last updated on Thursday, Dec 05 2013
Dog Town

Miss Dynamite ee ee

By Joanna

I am sure you have heard of the phrase “Dynamite comes in small packages” well this is the best way to describe “Little Ellen”,   who has more oomph and energy than the proverbial “Duracell bunny”!!!!!!

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FUNDRAISING - Bull Terrier Rescue Kennels - ongoing
Last updated on Monday, Jun 30 2014
Dog Town
Bull Terrier Rescue is in desperate need of help in order to complete the planned 16 kennels to help the many bull terriers currently in need of our help. Sadly our builder (who had said he would donate the labour) let us down, and we have already paid out over r20,000 in labour costs just to complete the first 8 kennels. We now have no funds to purchase the extra materials needed to complete the final 8 kennels or to pay for the labour and are appealing for financial help as we have bull terriers waiting to come to us. If anyone can help by making a financial donation, no matter how small, our banking details are as follows: NFS Bull Terrier Club Nedbank Vanderbijl Park 18913700 Account No 1076442218 Reference RESCUE Alternatively if you are able to help with a donation of materials such as bricks, cement, plaster sand, crushed stone, building sand, welded mesh etc then please contact Dania on 0721837850. Many thanks Dania Skone Bull Terrier Rescue 134785 NPO Contact hannes@falconll.co.za for any queries.
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EXPOSED - SCAM TEACUP
Last updated on Wednesday, Nov 04 2009
NEW SCAM - BE ALERT!!!
Please can you put on your web site the current scam on teacup terriers, they say that they have moved to Botswana and just need the airfare to ship the puppy over. Once you have dep the money, they need more money for quarantine, This is big, I lost R3000.00, and found another three operators on gum tree, all basically saying the same thing.

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Last updated on Friday, Mar 15 2013
SMS DOG to 38919
By sending an sms you help us take care of a rescue dog for a day. Not bad for just R10. If each of our South African supporters could SMS DOG to 38919 once a month our monthly bills would be covered :) Please share and ask all you friends to help us take care of our beautiful doggies :)
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SPONSOR A PET
Hi, my name is RUSTY
I am a Male - neutered Shepherd Blend. Would you like to sponsor me?

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Last updated on Friday, Jul 25 2014
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PET TIP
JUMPING UP
The best way to stop puppy jumping is to simply ignore him when he does.  Turn your back to him fold your arms and stand still until he has fours paws on the ground. Then quickly get down to his level and give him lots of praise and rewards if he jumps up again, stand up and turn away until he stops jumping, and repeat. We are rewarding the desired behaviour and ignoring the bad behaviour. We also need to make sure that all people who come into contact with pup know this is what is to be done when pup jumps otherwise some unsuspecting visitor could unknowingly be undoing all your hard work by patting the dog or telling him to get off, both of these are rewarding the dog as he is getting the attention he seeks

The following exercises are also very effective for the jumping dog:
Put your puppy on a lead and tie the end securely to a doorknob.  
Make sure you have yummy treats with you and from a short distance move towards the puppy with excitement.  As soon as he jumps up, stop moving towards him and take a step backwards away from the pup.  As soon as he stops jumping move towards him again. Continue this approach until you can get all the way to the pup and give him a cuddle without jumping lots of praise and rewards from that position, moving back again if he jumps up in excitement.   
You could also do this exercise but you are the door know and you have another person approach the dog, as above once the person gets all the way to your dog without him jumping give him lots of praise and rewards.
This method will also teach him how to greet people, and to pay attention to you rather than them.
If you can catch your dog before he is about to launch himself off the ground give him something else to do like sit. But only if it’s before his paws have left the floor.
Happy Training.

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