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We have lost our way

We have lost our way

We need to go back to basics. I recently read an article where they were discussing the lives of the modern pet dog and how we are seeing increased illnesses and behaviour problems and I suddenly realized as our lives have become more busy and more technology focused I think we have unintentionally changed our […]

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Lola & Roscoe's romance

Crazy Little Thing Called LOVE

“This thing called love I just can’t handle it, this thing called love, I must get round to it I ain’t ready, Crazy little thing called love” … Have you ever watched the movie Mr. & Mrs. Smith? Hehe, when I think of Lola and Rosco they kind of remind me of Mr. & Mrs. […]

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Saving Major

Saving Major

One evening after work, I was minding my own business when I received a message from my colleague. Marna told us about this dog who was living on the pavement next to a busy road. On 9 May 2017, Lemaine who works with Chantal, who is one of our awesome volunteers, informed Chantal about this […]

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Tommy, from Zero to Hero

Hi ya! Tommy here again. You might remember me from my last story about how Dogtown has really helped me come out of my shell and build up my confidence. But if you don’t, heres a short recap. My self and my brother, Sky, were saved by Dogtown when they saw us running around a […]

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Who is Liddie?

Hello Dogtown readers, I am Liddie girl. I always hear that the caregivers and other Dogtown dogs write stories that is published on the Dogtown website, so I decided that I also want to write a story and tell the world who I am”. So, who is Liddie really? Do you want to know? …. […]

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Moby

As a caregiver, I meet so many new furbabies, and each of them has something different to teach me. Some taught me about patience, others taught me about trust, but all of them teach me about unconditional love. Moby had gone through a LOT before he came to Dogtown. He came to us as a […]

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Our URGENT Deadline to Move ...

Fear Factor – our URGENT deadline to move

Calling All Dog Lovers to Our Rescue Our hopes to move our remaining 42 Dogs from the old centre to the new have been dashed by our insanely high monthly expenditure. And now we’ve been given until November to move out.  If we don’t raise sufficient funds to finish building, we will be in seriously […]

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Ronel’s Peanut Butter Prize

Every month Dogtown has a furry fundraising competition. How it works is that every day, a dogtown doggy gets to take charge of the sms line and rally for votes. They are the furry fundraiser of the day. At the end of the month, the furkid with the most votes, is the furry fundraising champion. […]

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Blade

The ABC’s of learning

There are many, many ways of learning, but when you are teaching your dog something (and sometimes when you are not even trying) there is one concept you always have to keep in mind and that is “Consequences drive behaviour” All animals and hoomans will continue to do things when they are rewarded for doing […]

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Oh Micky you’re so fine….

“Oh Mickey, you’re so fine You’re so fine you blow my mind, Hey Mickey, Hey Mickey.” Such lovely words from this famous song by Toni Basil, hey peeps! You guessed right; I’m the “Mickey” mentioned in the song, and I’m just as fine! My caregiver sings the song to me every day, and she called […]

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