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Meet the Team – Elanza’s story

My name is Elanza and without question, I have the best job in the world. I get to place our beautiful furkids into loving, forever, second chance homes My path with Dogtown started in December 2011 when a friend asked me to join them to volunteer. I have never looked back. I volunteered most of […]

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Elizabeth & Phillip

Volunteers are Priceless – Meet Elizabeth & Phillip

Elizabeth & Phillip We love dogtown… Its our happy place! As avid animal lovers we have been visiting Dogtown for a number of years now and love the time that we get to spend there. We try and volunteer at least one Saturday a month.  We enjoy meeting the new arrivals, sometimes the new arrivals just […]

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Volunteers are Priceless – Meet Shivani

Shivani When I started volunteering, I wanted to give back and make a difference, no matter how small. It’s now four years later and I am a much stronger, happier and fulfilled person than I would have been if not for the time I spend at Dogtown SA. Seeing the breakthroughs, the love and the […]

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I’ve been adopted – but what about my friends?

My name is David and my story started when my so called family moved to a new place and left me and my sister behind They simply packed up and moved on, not a thought in the world about what would happen to us. Somebody was looking out for us though because the local AWS […]

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Activating dogs’ listening devices.

Does your dogs also have those cute accessories on the sides of their heads? Some of them stand up, some are floppy, different sizes and colours.   Intended for listening, but seem to only work occasionally? Obviously, you can’t send your dog back to the factory to repair or reset their ears, but I will share […]

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Perfectly aged – Meet Jacques

Perfectly Aged – Meet Jacques What is better than a perfectly aged, handsome, fluffy and cute boy? Well, in my opinion nothing is better than that. It’s the one and the only Mr. Jacques….! Jacques is a very busy boy here at Dogtown, he is regularly used as a demo dog in training classes because […]

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Help – my dog eats his own poop!

Dear Jennifer I need some serious help! I have a problem of a very personal nature and I’m quite embarrassed about it…. but if anybody can help me, you can! I seem to have developed this very gross habit of eating my own poop…. I don’t know what its about but it freaks my mom […]

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Thank you

Have some lemonade

You helped us make Lemonade   Remember when I said yesterday that when life gives you Lemons you need to focus on the good stuff. Well I’ve been doing my best to make sure I practice what I preach and you know what?  YOU GUYS came through for us again and when I went into […]

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Welcome to Dogtown Newbies – April 2018

These beautiful furkids have all made their way to Dogtown for their 2nd Chance at being loved and understood. Please consider sponsoring these newbies for only R600, this is their Beginners sponsorship which will help us to make sure they arrive with us safe, get a full vet check up straight away and get them […]

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Ramblings of a Crazy Dog Lady

When Life Gives You Lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons When things start to get overwhelming for us, like the current financial situation I always try and bring a little positive light into the situation to help us over the dark times. When rescuing furry ones there are always so many beautiful beams of light. They are always so forgiving […]

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