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Handsome Harry – homeless again :(

Who is this handsome lad you see before you? Surely he is waaay to handsome to be homeless! I bet that’s what you’re thinking hey? Well to answer your question, my name is Harry and yes, I am too handsome to be homeless but somehow I am. That’s all about to change though, because YOU […]

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I'm a shy guy with a heart of gold

Sawyer, a shy guy with a heart of gold

Hi everyone. My name is Sawyer. My sister and I were found as strays close to Dogtown. We were really in desperate need of saving, I don’t think our other humans cared about us all that much. We had lots of ticks and we were very hungry. Although being picked up and brought to Dogtown […]

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May’19 Adoptions

There is literally nothing that makes us happier than seeing our special furkids joining their, new forever families and starting their new lives. Please take a few minutes to read all about our happy homings in May 2019. Who remember’s Summer (now called Whiskey), the little kitten that was a few weeks ago? Well his […]

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We were Robbed

I don’t really know where to start with my rambling today. I’m still in shock from the events of last week and it has us all rattled to our core here at Dogtown. I’m not oblivious to the crime in our country, its the reason why we spent so much money on security before we […]

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By Sierra

Can I be part of your family? – Sierra

Hello world! Let me introduce you to the cutesness that is me …. ta-daaaa! Believe it or not but the cuteness that is me, needs a forever home. I got lost somehow but my guarding angels were looking out for me and they literally led me to Dogtown. The humans at Dogtown found me wondering around […]

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Aggression

The most calls for help we receive for behaviour problems is for dog aggression. Now dog aggression is a description used loosely and not always the correct diagnosis. Most of the time when we are called on for help, the dog is actually displaying fear. As humans, we don’t always understand why something is making […]

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Learn to Speak Dog

So how many times have you looked at your dog and wondered what they are thinking? I know I do on a daily basis. So what if there was a way to help you understand the subtle language that your dog uses, you would want to know, right? Well, there is we just haven’t taken […]

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Starting Retirement On The Right Foot (Or Paw)

Starting Retirement On The Right Foot (Or Paw) By Mary-Jane Gallagher It turns out, it’s not just rescue dogs who can find life a little too quiet at times; recent research has highlighted that around 10% of South African seniors feel lonely.  For those adjusting to life after retirement, a rescue dog could provide so much love […]

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Meet Marna

Hi, my name is Marna Bennett and I have been with Dogtown since 2014. Prior to working with Dogtown, I was working in imports and exports which is a specialized field and quite an involved career.   I worked in this field for 38 years for different companies, and was with the last company for 20 […]

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Meet Robbie

Hi everyone my name is Robson, I am working as a  caregiver at DogtownSA.  I have loved animals all my life, since I was little boy, because i grown up with them. To work with dogs  you need to be strong and calm because you spend the whole day walking around and teaching them good […]

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