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WANT TO ADOPT ME?
Hi, my name is Doofie
I am a Female - spayed Dalmatian.

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Last updated on Tuesday, Oct 21 2014
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HAPPY TAIL
Hi, my name is Isabella
I am a Female Domestic. I have found my new home.

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Last updated on Thursday, Oct 16 2014
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HOMED
Hi, my name is Jet
I am a Male - neutered Labrador X. I have been Homed.

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Last updated on Friday, Oct 24 2014
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DOGS OF DOGTOWN SA
BOLT
1 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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LUCY
2 of 15
Last updated on Monday, Jun 23 2014
Hey Humans! I am Lucy! I love life. I like to play! I like to run! I love learning stuff! I love food! I love swimming! I have learnt to sit, down, and stay. I have SO much to give and show everyone, I keep trying to get my roomie, Flint, to catch up with me. Did I say I LOVE life? Every moment is fun for me, and I'd love to do more stuff - I keep my trainer busy! Soon, I'll be learning some scent work! I'm still very young at heart, super pretty and waiting for a special kiss from my soul human. Could that be you?
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SHANDY
3 of 15
Last updated on Monday, Jun 23 2014
Hello there!!! My name is Sandy and I am hoping that when you have read my story you will want to come and meet me “paw” to “paw”. I consider myself one of the luckiest furkids in town because I was handed over to this very special 5 Star Hotel called DogtownSA. I really thought I had gone over the rainbow and landed in heaven cos suddenly I had a little house and garden of my own and humans came to feed me suuuuper food and had long conversations with me and even cuddled me. So now I want to tell you how this place has helped me to become the cuddly little furkid that you may well fall for. Once I had settled into my little dwelling my carer would come and take me out on a very comfortable harness and lead for a long walk. I had never been out for such a wonderful excursion. I was allowed to smell all the interesting bushes and shrubs en route and could take my time and at certain stages on the walk we would stop, my carer would show me a treat and as soon as I responded with a sit or just a smile and a wriggle of my “cheeky” little behind, I was given a treat. Can you believe it???? Well I couldn’t I really thought I was dreaming. By the time we came back to DogtownSA I was pretty pooped, for the first few times, as I was rather unfit seeing as I had never had so much exercise before but now I am much better. I have built up my fitness by being taken so often by my carer and many super volunteers and I get another wonderful treat and am taken to a large “play area” where my lead is taken off and I can run around and chase birds, lizards, and sniff in and out of the bushes for a lovely long time. I also try and go up and down the agility obstacles but still have difficulty as I do have short legs. But I have great fun and many treats trying. Until very recently I used to also go with another furkid called Trixie but luckily for her, she has found her forever home and we would go together and have great play times together. As much as I love being at DogtownSA my real dream is to be in a forever home where I can snuggle up with my own human and be a loyal companion and devoted best friend and have wonderful walks and playtime together, could that be you?
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TIAGO
4 of 15
Last updated on Monday, May 26 2014
Tiago fancied himself a bit of a rough-ridin gangta when he first arrived at DogtownSA, a bag of skin and bones. “I don’t need no one for nothing!” was what he kept telling us. Growing up on the streets he always had his own back and lived on his wits. But life is more fun when we share it with that special someone and the world was turned upside down when Tiago met our gorgeous go-getter girl Tessa ?. Life with this uptown girl sure will change a man’s tune: henpecked and loving it! Tiago is still a bit of a diamond in the rough, in need of a little DogtownSA polish but any day now he will be ready to show off his street cred in a hood of his very own. Until that day, show a brother some love and sponsor his stay at Dogtown SA (after all it aint cheap impressing the ladies!)
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CHARLIE BROWN
5 of 15
Last updated on Thursday, Jul 31 2014
I grew up on a super farm with my mom, dad and two brothers! We all had so much fun… and I used to go and play with the dogs next door too… I am a really friendly furry! My humans couldn’t keep me because we had some differing ideas on how to manage the chickens and geese on the farm. I liked to chase them and bite them. My mom didn’t want to make fences on the farm and so she sent me to DogTown to find a new home without chickens… geese… ducks… or anything like that. Its not my fault, I am not a bad chap, and love dogs, children and even kittens and cats! I used to play with the kittens on the farm… I miss them quite a lot… but I love life! I really am a positive guy … if I could, I would have my own motivational speaking company and make all the dogs with low self images feel better about themselves! Everyone tells me how special I am and I like to have a bit of a kind chat to my neighbour Rusty… we like each other. I love bones… they make me happy. So do hooves. So does food… and of course walkies, lovies and just life. I am really a very special boy with SO MUCH love to give and I always have a huge smile on my face. Do you have space in your life for a happy go-lucky fella like me?
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ROSCO
6 of 15
Last updated on Thursday, Jul 31 2014
I started out life thinking people were mean, because the man that lived next door to my first mum wasn’t very nice to me. He hit me with a pole and hurt my leg. My best friend in the whole world, Yvette, kept me company when I was sore, and I growled at people to keep them away. When my mum’s boss heard about me, she came to rescue me. I was fixed up and the pain in my leg went away and I started to learn to trust my caregiver, Picane, because he was so nice to me. Soon, my bestie was to join me and I realised that I can be happy again! I am so handsome, I look like those famous “Fox Hounds” you see in paintings or running with the horses. I love treats and I am so easy to please. I enjoy people now, and like playing and being touched. Sometimes I get so excited that I jump up, but I am trying really hard to be a good boy and not mess up anyone's clothes and stuff. My trainer says that is important, so I try quite hard. I don’t get cross with other dogs ever, because I am just so grateful to have a second chance at having a loving life. I can wait. I am patient.
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MISHKA
7 of 15
Last updated on Tuesday, Sep 16 2014
Mishka is a very special gal who loves to be cuddled and made a fuss of. When it is bedtime you must make sure she is comfortable in her house with her blankets and give her lots of kisses to send her off to sleep. In return she will give you such a big smile and return your affection double fold with her special kisses. Her previous family fell on hard times and had to rehome her nevertheless she has settled in very well but every night when she snuggles down to sleep she does send out her wishes for a forever family to come along and meet her. She enjoys her walks with her caregiver and on certain days they go and sit under a shady tree just catching the breeze and chilling together * Unable to adopt Mishka? 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, SA networks only.
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SHEENA
8 of 15
Last updated on Friday, Jul 25 2014
Sheena’s my name and I’m the style and sass of Dogtown SA. Sing it with me: What you want. Baby I got it. What you need. Do you know I got it? All I’m askin’ is for a little respect! R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Find out what it means to me!” Sheena is our glamazon wonder woman: intelligence, agility and stylish swag on four legs! This single momma raised a litter a beautiful puppies and bounced back ready to take on the world. Sheena has learnt to be a bit discerning about the company she keeps (you need to be pretty special to be part of her inner circle), but the loyalty and love she shares with those she trusts is well worth earning. Sheena strives to please and adores showing off her smarts on the training field. Sensational Sheena longs to be the only four-legged family member in your life. So if you’re ready to share your life with this tenacious beauty don’t delay, email adoptions@barkingmad.co.za today!
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ANGEL
9 of 15
Last updated on Tuesday, Jul 22 2014
Hello all you wonderful peeps out there, my name is Angel and I believe that my name has brought me incredible luck. You see, just when I thought my life as a stray, having to scavenge for food and be careful of where I laid my furhead down to sleep was not going to change, my very own special Angel must have seen my plight and sent a caring human to help me. Yes sireeee, this human managed to get me a booking at Hotel DogtownSA which is an amazing “dog guesthouse” for furries like me. I honestly know I am one of the luckiest furries in the world! In fact, every day I give myself a shake to make sure I am not dreaming. I have awesome carers who look after me and spoil me every day. They come and see me very often and give me really yummy food and talk to me and play with me. I also have lots of toys that I can chew and not get scolded as well as peanut hooves and furry ice lollies to lick during the day. When my carers and volunteers come and sit with me I roll over and manage to coax them into giving me lots of tummy rubs which I loooovvve so much. It makes me feel so warm and content and I know they are very busy, but I try and get them to stay as long as possible so persuade them with lots of licks and kisses. Another one of my treats is being taken out on regular walks. My carer puts a comfortable harness and lead on me and off we go and at certain stages en route we stop and have treats and cuddles. I get lots of really yummy treats as well cos at these times I am asked to do sits and downs and the quicker I managed to do the exercises, the more treats I am given . On the walk I love smelling all the interesting scents along the way and at times get so involved that I want to get to the next one rather too quickly and pull on the lead. So I am still learning that this is not the most desirable behavior but with the special training I am receiving from my gentle carer I am slowing down my pace a tad or two and learning to walk much more calmly at my carer’s side. I must say that whilst learning these new skills we also get days when we go to the large play area where I can run around without my lead, play and jump up and down on lots of jumps and agility equipment and let off steam until I am really exhausted. I have had times in this play area where I have met some of the other furries who also stay at this hotel and we have great times together. I have heard it said that one of them may soon become my roomy as I do so love playing games. So all you awesome peeps out there if you are a family who would like to adopt me and maybe have a furkid who loves to play and romp who is looking for a pretty furkid, we could get together. We could all go to doggy school and continue to learn more obedience skills . I will promise to make you very proud of me and be your forever special angel to lavish all my love and affection on you every single minute of every single day.
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ZIMBI
10 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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ELIZABETH
11 of 15
Last updated on Tuesday, Sep 16 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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ANNIE
12 of 15
Last updated on Tuesday, May 13 2014
Annie is a feisty “little lady” who knows what she wants and who she likes. When it comes to making new friends she will only be happy in the company of males as she has to be the centre of attraction and be Queen Bee! Being a modern-day thinking lady she thrives on taking the lead and prefers her male partner to toe the line and fall in with her choices of the day. Her current “beau” Spartacus has learnt how to handle this strong-willed lady and another male with a similar outlook would be ideal for her. When you arrive at DogtownSA she goes out of her way to make sure she is noticed and that you will come to see her. She is always ready for you to give her treats and, with a bit of persuasion, come in to meet her and shower her with cuddles. Best of all, she is hoping that you will let her sit on your lap and give her all your attention. She would be best suited to a more mature family, preferably with somebody who is home all day. She loves going on her walks with Spartacus, and she will be only too delighted to go with you on as many outings as she can to keep you company.
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DUKE
13 of 15
Last updated on Monday, May 19 2014
My name is Duke and when you arrive at DogtownSA you will hear a lot about me and my “special lady – Ebony”. You see, the meaning of my name is “Leader” and that is what I am. I am a very charismatic kind of guy and the ladies warm to me because I am just too handsome to resist and I love to take care of my “gal” giving her my undivided attention. I am willing to romp and play many games in our run and will even let my lady win some of them. All the other DogtownSA furkids can see us and wish they were playing too. The others looking on make such a noise cos they are so jealous of our antics and of us tearing around playing tag. I know they would love to swop places but I only have eyes for my one lady and make sure she knows it. When we are lying down next to each other chilling after one of our walks with our carers or cooling off after a very strenuous game of tag, I tell her lots of tales of my past and she just wags her tail and smiles. I still get very excited going on walks and of course, like any leader sometimes want to get too far ahead too quickly, but my carer just gives me a gentle reminder and then I slow down. You see my start in life was not great, as I was left to fend for myself and found it difficult to get decent food and met various unfriendly people so needed to get out of their way fast. But, my luck changed when a lady saw me and brought me to DogtownSA. Luckily for me she must have realized that with a bit of care and attention, at the “best place” in town, DogtownSA that is, my rather unkempt appearance and un-trusting attitude would change; and my true personality shine out once more for some lucky family to see and come to take me to their forever home. So all you awesome peeps out there, if you have a female furkid who loves to play and romp and looking for a great partner, please let’s get together and make that special date. For those of you who don’t have a furkid friend, Ebony and I together would love to join you.
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BULLIE & BOKKIE
14 of 15
Last updated on Tuesday, Oct 14 2014
I am Bully and am going to tell you about my lady-furkid companion called Bokkie and myself and how lucky we were to have come to this suuupppper dooppper hotel DogtownSA to live. Our family moved from their house into a small retirement village and unfortunately for us, were not allowed to take us with them. When we realized there was going to be a huge change I got very scared cos I know there are not many places that can or will take on a charismatic couple like us!! You see we Jack Russells love to have space to run around in and we both have been used to playing and romping around together for quite a few years now and the idea of moving was rather unnerving. Then, luckily our prayers were answered and we were brought to this special place where we were both made to feel so welcome and cared for. We live in a little house with a small garden and guess what; there is a huge big igloo as well for each of us in case we want our own space. We get lots of visits from both our caregivers and volunteers and they give us so many yummy treats and come and sit in with us and give us hugs and cuddles and make us feel very special. But best of all they take us on great walks and visits to the play area where we can romp around and experience sooooooooo many different smells and scents. Just like the old days. Bokkie has lots of energy and loves to be in front surging forward at times but then gets a gentle reminder from our carer that this is not the best behavior for little furgals and then quickly she gets back in line. I have had the “pleasure” of meeting some of the other residents at this great place and must say they are pretty cool considering they are not “Jackies”. We would dearly like to find our forever home where we could stay together and be part of a loving family. We would give you endless days of fun and happiness and go on as many walks and outings as you want to go on.
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KARMA
15 of 15
Last updated on Tuesday, Jun 03 2014
“Oh I wish I was a punk rocker with flowers in my hair… Licks and love Barking Madders, spunky punk princess Karma rocking out with ya! I may hail from the Mother City, but since making the trek up to Jozi, I’m loving the buzz of the big City of Gold. Life is for living and I just love jamming with my roomie Clawd or showing-off some mad skills with my ball in the DogtownSA play-area. The only way life could get any more epic, was if I found a forever family to sign me up and love me for life.” Our Karma chameleon has been on a roller-coaster rescue journey: from severe neglect and abuse to the kick-ass lovable chicka she is today. This little rocker adores the rough and tumble with the four-legged boys of DogtownSA almost as much as she does belly rubs and cuddles. Karma’s all the woman you’ll ever need and she dreams of being only four-legged ladylove in her new pimped out pad. Karma’s ready to rock and roll are you?
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DAILY STATUS
URGENT HOME NEEDED
Last updated on Tuesday, Oct 21 2014
Dog Town
LOCATION - CAPE TOWN, Loki is a seriously cute young boy that has been surrendered to our kennels. He is a friendly, gentle natured, affectionate and very loving little guy! He gets on well with other dogs and loves to be around people. He shows great excitement when we enter his camp to spend time with him, and while he is around people he always has a smile on his face and a wagging tail. He is quite an easy going and happy-go-lucky boy with a heart of gold! He will make a really special family pet because he is a real little treasure! The adoption fee of R550 includes sterilization, vaccinations and de-worming. Please call Clare on 0836974759 or e-mail clarebez@gmail.com to adopt Loki.
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LOST AND FOUND
Last updated on Monday, Oct 20 2014
Dog Town
LOCATION - JOHANNESBURG, My male staffie Dre of 9 months is missing in the bryanston area since yesterday at 1300. Pls help me find him.
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URGENT APPEAL - PAWS R US Foster Home Appeal
Last updated on Tuesday, Aug 07 2012
Dog Town

URGENT APPEAL FOR FOSTER HOMES in GAUTENG!

Paws R Us

 

We have a few new furry orphans coming our way over the next 2 weeks. For various reasons, we have made a decision NOT to use kennels any longer, but to only use loving foster homes. To enable us to continue our rescue work and to offer furry orphans a space of shelter, safety, love and care, we must have a pool of foster homes available.

 

We therefore ask all animal lovers to consider opening their homes and their hearts to a little spirit who only has love to give.

Foster homes are so important – they are the BRIDGE BETWEEN RESCUE AND REHOMING…

Foster homes are where orphans again experience love, and learn to trust again. Foster homes are where orphans learn to socialise with other dogs and to get used to cats. Foster homes are where orphans learn what walks are, and how much fun playing ball can be. Foster homes are where orphans remember again how it feels to have gentle hands stroke them to sleep, and to know that when they awake, they will be protected and loved.

 

If you are interested in finding out more about fostering a rescue dog in need, please email us on pawsrus@gmail.co.za

PLEASE HELP US TO HELP THEM.

We would appreciate it if you would circulate this post so that it can travel far and wide :-)

 

With our gratitude,

PAWS R US


(visit our page on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Paws-R-Us/148998991839716 )

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BARKING NEWS - leo learns to sit
Last updated on Wednesday, Aug 28 2013
Dog Town

Leo learns to sit

 

Puppy class at DogtownSA is always fun. The eager enthusiasm of puppies to learn is an absolute pleasure to train. Under the able guidance of puppy trainer extraordinaire James, our clever puppies at DogtownSA learned to sit on command in just a few short lessons.

 

If only all things in life were learned so easily. Meet Leo, he is our big teddy bear in the rehab section of DogtownSA. Leo is ever patient with the moods of his lady friend Micah and is always ready to brighten your day with a wagging tail and smile. Leo however was confounded by the idea of sitting on command. No matter how we tried to teach him (bribery is perhaps a more fitting term, we used all kinds of yummy treats), Leo failed to comprehend the concept of sitting for a treat and his bottom remained very firmly up in the air, tail wagging in blissful ignorance.

 

Our inability to concede defeat is a recurrent theme at DogtownSA. So each day we continued our attempts to teach Leo to sit. Each day, Micah (Leo’s lady friend) happily sat for her biscuit and Leo continued tail wagging, oblivious to our educational aspirations. One blustery winter morning however, things changed. After finishing his breakfast, Leo suddenly sat in front of me. Gobsmacked I froze for a second, luckily I had a biscuit handy to reward Leo. I pushed my luck a little further, and tried to lure Leo into a sit a second time. You could almost see the cogs in his brain turning as he stared up at the biscuit in my hand; and to my amazement, he sat down in front me again.

 

Leo is now besotted with his newly acquired skill and eagerly follows you around to show off his perfect sit.  Leo is testament to the reward of patience and consistency. He reminds us that while some things in life may take a little longer to learn, it is never too late to learn and grow.

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FUNDRAISING - PACT Raffle - 31/10
Last updated on Friday, Sep 26 2014
Dog Town
Hi All,

An extra R500 could go a long way when doing your shopping. Purchase a ticket for only R25 and you could win a R500 SPAR shopping voucher. 
All proceeds go to our furbabies in the kennels/catteries.
Winners will be announced on the 31st of October 2014.

Let us know if you would like a Raffle sheet or you could purchase a ticket by doing an direct deposit.

Spread the news and Good luck!

Banking Details:
Account Name: Phoenix Animal Care and Treatment
Acc No:62451227815
Branch Code: 220529
Ref: (YOUR NAME+SPAR RAFFLE)

Please send POP to pact4068@gmail.com so that we can track, else your entry may not be counted. 
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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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EVENTS & FUNDRAISING
 
Featured Event:
SMS DOG to 38919
Event Details
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 CHARLIE BROWN
I am a Male - neutered Labrador Blend. Would you like to sponsor me?

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Last updated on Thursday, Jul 31 2014
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PET TIP
TTOUCH
 I adopted my little girl Stella from the spca a month ago. She has not been exposed to much and has been quite weary of all new things. This is primarily due to her not experiencing a wide variety of things during her early learning period.
Today she came with me to my tellington touch course and we have both had the honour of working with Linda Tellington Jones herself today aswell as all the wonderful t touch practioners in training. All I can say is that today my little girl experienced so much and for the first time I feel she is happy in her own body :) This is wonderful work and I encourage you all to experience it with your dog. Contact the t touch office and see when they are holding their next workshops or call one of the many caring and loving t touch practioners we are blessed to have here in our country. You can get a list of the T touch practioners in your area through the t touch office. Please visit their website and explore this wonderful work :)
www.ttouch.co.za
Tellington TTouch is a gentle method of bodywork and movement exercises that positively influences behavior, performance and well-being. It increases communication skills and deepens the relationship between animals and their people.  It is used in over 30 countries around the world to influence both behavioral and health problems.

Tellington TTouch was created by International Animal Expert Linda Tellington-Jonescircles, slides and lifts used to reduce stress and relax tension. It also incorporates body wraps and many leading & groundwork exercises for confidence building. You'll find more detailed info on our What is TTouch page. and includes TTouch bodywork which is a combination of

Eugénie Chopin, an American who has lived in South Africa since 1975, studied Tellington TTouch in the USA and brought it to South Africa several years ago. Hundreds of people here have experienced and found Tellington TTouch to be useful for both problems and the general well-being of their pets.

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