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Am I home now?

When we bring a dog home from a shelter, it is quite an adjustment they have to make.  New smells, sights, sounds, people, animals, new rules, new boundaries, new everything. For a puppy, the adjustment should generally be easier, because their little brains are clean slates, they do not have much to compare this new […]

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Merry Woofmas from Chance

Hellooo Readers, it’s ME Chance. Shoo wee I cannot believe it’s almost that time of the year again…CHRISTMAS. I absolutely love Christmas, all the fairy lights, decorated trees, Christmas carols and the Christmas spirit. A lot of people don’t really care about Christmas but for me it is really special because I have cancer, so […]

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Digit’s journey – A happy Ending

Sometimes a rough start in life can still lead to a second chance for a deserving dog. Digit is for sure one of those worthy dogs. I am constantly reminded of the cruelty that people put dogs, and other animals, through. This is probably the most challenging thing about working at Dogtown or any other […]

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Copper @ DogtownSA

Good morning! Copper here. Ive been told by my caregiver that you want a letter about my life here at Dogtown? Well I was more than happy when they asked. See here at Dogtown us dogs don’t consider this an ‘animal shelter’, we consider it a home. We get walked every day, we get to […]

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Come meet Adelle

Hi to you out there. My name is Adelle. I am a 4 year old female looking for a forever home. I love to go on long walks and sniff everything around as much as I can, it’s like you love reading your newspaper in the morning with coffee, just with less politics. I’m super […]

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Near drowning in dogs can be fatal

Near-Drowning in Dogs and Cats can be Fatal With the summer holidays just around the corner and the onset of the incredibly hot temperatures we have recently been experiencing, many families have pets who love water and will be going in and out of the swimming pool. Your pets may be jumping in the pool […]

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Tis the Season

While most people are excited for the holidays, this time of year exhumes dread and desperation for shelters around the world. You’re probably wondering why? Believe it or not it’s our worst time of the year for dogs being dumped. This time of celebration for most families is also a time that brings out the […]

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Virtually adopt a Dogtown dog this Christmas

Dear Friends Christmas is just around the corner, and all our Dogs really want is a loving home of their own.  But if you can’t adopt for real, PLEASE Virtually Adopt one or more of our beautiful FurKids. Receive a gorgeous picture of your Virtual Dog to keep, or send to someone for Christmas. Just […]

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A perfect Match

Montego Gives Back

  What can we say except that the partnership between Montego Pet Nutrition & Dogtown SA is a perfect match! Throughout the 10 year’s Montego have supported Dogtown SA, they have helped us rebuild their rescue centre and relocate 150 misunderstood dogs to a brand-new, custom-built home by building several Octagons on our new premises […]

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Sometimes in a shelter a special girl comes along. One that you cannot fathom how they ended up there. Now if you meet Jayda this will immediately go through your head. Hers however, is a story of sibling rivalry and a chance at a new home was her best option. To be honest we thought […]

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