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WANT TO ADOPT ME?
Hi, my name is LOLA
I am a Female - spayed Shepherd Blend.

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Last updated on Wednesday, Nov 12 2014
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HAPPY TAIL
Hi, my name is Chloe
I am a Female Persian. I have found my new home.

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Last updated on Wednesday, Nov 12 2014
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HOMED
Hi, my name is Nancy
I am a Female - spayed Boston Terrier. I have been Homed.

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Last updated on Wednesday, Nov 19 2014
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DOGS OF DOGTOWN SA
KANSAS
1 of 15
Last updated on Monday, Jun 09 2014
Ok peepsicles, I don't know why but I have been here since I was a wee puppy and somehow I have been overlooked. My caregiver tells me I'm beautiful and there should be families clamoring to adopt me but they always seem to want a puppy or a mature dog. I seem to be at an age where I'm too young or too old. I'm appealing to you all to look at me and see I am just a girl standing in front of a human asking you to love me. I love walks and to play games, so I'm hoping to be a part of a family that wants a dog to go jogging with and to have fun in the garden. At the moment I live with the crazy that is Tristan and he's a handful, so I'm hoping if there is a furkid in the family that they like to play and also know when to just chill. I'm trying to teach my roomie that at the moment but he seriously does not have an off switch.Soooo if you would like to come and meet me please email adoptions@barkingmad.co.za. To know me is to love me <3 * Unable to adopt Kansas? 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, all SA networks.
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GRACIE
2 of 15
Last updated on Monday, Jun 02 2014
Girl’s just wanna have fun and our Gracie girl is no exception. This shy girl just needs a little time to break the ice and then she’s the life of the party. Gracie and her roomie Bobby-the-kid always have their paws busy with a little bit of fun and mischief here at DogtownSA. Gracie knows that any day now a family with taste for fun will find her and the rest of her days will be one pawsome party. You ready to get the party started with our gorgeous Gracie? <3 * Unable to adopt Gracie? 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.
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TOFFEE & ZENA
3 of 15
Last updated on Monday, Jul 07 2014
Doesn’t that just sound like a really yummy dessert? Well we are told by our wonderful carers that we are very sweet but not for eating (hehehe). All we really want is to be your forever companions and spend our days with you - going on walks, sitting with you when you are relaxing, keeping you warm if you are cold and all the other adventures you may have in mind. I am Toffee and am going to tell you about my very special mature lady-furry Zena and myself and how lucky we were to have come to this suuupppper dooppper hotel DogtownSA to live. Our family moved overseas and could not take us with them. We know they tried to find us another home before they left but our lucky stars were not shining. We then found out that we were going to stay with a family member and needless to say we were thrilled cos we could still stay together and have a family to love us. Then all of a sudden, they changed their minds and didn’t want us - we were in a lot of trouble. I was so scared cos I know there are not many places that can or will take on a charming “old timer” like Zena and I did not want us to be parted. Our ending looked very grim. I started to panic cos I consider myself as the young soldier keeping watch over my special furry. Then, the stars above moved in our favour and hip hip horray we were brought to this special place where “old times” and “young ones” are welcome and cared for. We live in a little house with a small garden and guess what; there is a couch as well. So we either sleep on it or in our big baskets inside and both have lots of blankets keeping us snug and warm in this colder weather. During the day Zena loves to lie in the sun and watch the world go by whilst I run up and down our run sniffing out any lizards or scaring off a mouse or two but really have a great time. We get regular visits from both our caregivers and volunteers and they give us lots of yummy treats and come and sit in with us and give us hugs and cuddles and make us feel very special. They also play lots ball games with me and I really enjoy myself running back and forth fetching the ball and taking it back to them for as long as I can entice them to stay. 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. I have lots of energy and love to be the group leader surging forward at times but I then get a gentle reminder from my carer that this is not a behavior that Zena has taught me and then I get back in line. For that I get a yummy treat which I love so sometimes I just do it to get an extra one hehehe. We have lived with children and other animals and would dearly like to find our forever home where we could stay together and be part of a loving family. Could that be you?
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ZACK
4 of 15
Last updated on Monday, Jun 23 2014
I am Zack. I am. I am also MUCH bigger than I look. Its just a trick of the light. You THINK I am small, but really I am huge. I have no idea why I am always looking at paws and shoes. I think that maybe I need special glasses or something. Plus I have enormous teeth. But I like eating the smallest doggie cubes....I dont get it. I LOVE my treats and really adore some people too. Some I feel just dont deserve my trust. Pfffft. Thats me. But I am learning a little bit every day. Some days I learn really fast. I call those "polony days", cos thats when my trainer sings the Polony song to me and I try hardest on those days. Mostly to stop her singing. But dont tell her that please. Someone hurt me once and I never forgot, so I feel really, really bad when I hurt people and so I try not too. I want to be patted SO MUCH, but sometimes I get a little afraid and the decide I really dont want to be patted after all. Then I change my mind and want it again. I am working on trying to be ok with this. I get along well with my room mates, Pat and George. I think they know that I am bigger than them or something. I am really looking for my special soul mate.......
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SASHA
5 of 15
Last updated on Tuesday, Jun 10 2014
Sasha is my name and glamour is my game. I am such a special princess, that I dont need any other dogs around to dim my light. I may one day decide to tolerate some, but I am quite convinced that its just not part of who I am. Humans however........oh yeah - i love you lot! And couches. And soft blankets, and all the things a princess deserves. I love my chews and toys and i adore adore adore bones. Keeps me happy for ages. I love being groomed of course, and I have to have special eye drops every day to keep my eyes sparkling. I don't mind at all - that's the price of beauty. I am happy to live indoors as the outdoor dust messes with my appearance, and dust just messes up my mascara. I am very willing to do all sorts of things for a treat too, because - oh! I do love the fine things in life! Finely chopped bits of chicken work so well (and are low fat - a girls gotta watch her waist line.......) I am very clean and tidy. I don't mess up my blankets like SOME of the other residents here.....tch tch. I don't really need a lot.....just love and some peace. If you don't pay attention to me, I may remind you that I am there......after all, all of us need some reminding to pass along a hug and a kiss don't we?
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ROZZIE
6 of 15
Last updated on Monday, Jun 23 2014
My name is Rozzie and I was brought to DogtownSA after a major tragedy in my life when my then loving family were taken away from me in a fatal motor vehicle accident. Arriving at DogtownSA I had no idea of what to expect and was very nervous and apprehensive of what the future might hold for me and how I was going to get over this tragic event in my life. At first I was teamed up with a lovely old fellow called Drex who had also had his own fair share of bad luck and in fact only had 3 legs. He soon warmed to me and in spite of his slight incapacity, we spent many hours romping around our garden. He, along with the humans at DogtownSA, helped me get over my grief. Sadly Drex, due to his age and ill health, also crossed the Rainbow Bridge and I was left alone again. Luckily for me this was very short lived as the DogtownSA family soon found me a new friend named Zeus and together we have invigorating walks with the caregivers and volunteers. Unfortunately I am still learning that pulling is not a desirable behavior while walking but with all the lovely smells and things to see it is quite difficult to contain my excitement. I am sure with their good instruction I am receiving, I will soon be happily trotting along at my walker’s side. My dream is to once again live in a forever home with a family on which I can lavish all my love and show them the new found skills I have learnt at DogtownSA. If they have any other fur babies, preferably a nice young man, I will gladly fit in.
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BUTCH
7 of 15
Last updated on Monday, Jun 02 2014
“Bark out loud Barking Madders, Butch is the name and if your party has food I’m game! If you’re looking for a life filled with licks, love and loyalty you’ve come to the right place! Go on call my agent on adoptions@barkingmad.co.za” Relax, take it eeeeeeeeaaasy is Butch’s mantra here at DogtownSA! This goofball tends to get a little caught up in the moment: he tries experiencing everything life has to offer all at once! After a life of neglect we can hardly blame his enthusiasm. Here at DogtownSA Butch has been learning to take a more laidback approach to life: long walks, laughs with friends and leisurely meals are the order of the day. This handsome fella would make an awesome addition to a furry family (without any felines) you ready to live the good life with our main man Butch?
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MICAH
8 of 15
Last updated on Monday, May 26 2014
“I feel pretty, oh so pretty. I feel pretty and witty and bright. And I pity any girl that isn’t me tonight! Micah’s my name and aren’t I just oh so pretty *blush*. After being abandoned, I’m finally living it up here at Hotel DogtownSA with my boo Leo. Room service, personal trainers and gourmet treats, the only way life could get any better was if my forever family finally found me and whisked away to that fairytale land called home sweet home.” Micah is our bouncy beautiful little Miss Sunshine: shy at first but of oh-so-loving once she gets to know you. This little Miss isn’t crazy about other dogs outshining her, though she does have a soft spot for strong handsome four-legged men that take a backseat and indulge her whims and fancies. While her DogtownSA family loves her to bits, Micah fantasizes about a forever family of her own to fawn and fuss over her everyday of the week. Could you make pretty Miss Micah’s dreams come true?
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TARZAN
9 of 15
Last updated on Tuesday, Jul 22 2014
Tarzan is king of our little Jozi jungle at DogtownSA. There is never a dull moment with this eager adventurer, he is always ready to swing into action: either for a long walk, some fun tricks to impress his humans or even some cuddles and tummy rubs on his beanbag. After a slightly manic start, Tarzan is learning to take life a little slower and take time to sniff and lick the liver spread so to speak. At DogtownSA, Tarzan is a gastronomic guru; he always has his nose out to sniff out the best treats. Ever the ladies man, Tarzan also enjoys strutting his stuff for the pretty four-legged ladies. This urban explorer is looking for a family that understands how to have some fun and not get too caught up in the rat race. Are you ready to get into the swing of things with Tarzan?
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JERSEY
10 of 15
Last updated on Monday, Jul 07 2014
Hi my name is Jersey and my dream is to find my forever family who maybe already have one or two furries of their own and would like to add another one. I currently live with two boys and we play all sorts of games together for most of the day. Some are quite robust and even rather noisy but it is because we love running around our garden and letting off steam and of course we have to tell all the other furkids at DogtownSA just what fun there is to have when you have fur-buddies and I do like showing off just a little bit. I think it is really because I know how lucky I am. You see I was rescued from Alexandra township and I am sure my life would have been very different if I had not been lucky enough to have been brought to DogtownSA. I have to admit I can get a little bit too excited but Justin, one of my current furries is very good at stopping me from getting too silly and I really respect his maturity so quickly stop before there are tears. We all go on walks together with our carers and volunteers and often we are able to go to the play area where we all run around off lead and spend time running and chasing the balls and on and off the agility equipment and having more fun than I ever thought would be possible. Whilst I have been at this wonderful “town” I have learnt some basic obedience skills and enjoy getting lots of yummy treats for doing my exercises which my carers have taught me. I would love to be able to continue learning and training with my forever family and make you very proud of taking me into your home.
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Xavier & Zillia
11 of 15
Last updated on Tuesday, Jun 10 2014
Xavier and Zillia, two 6 year olds, brother and sister, pedigree German Shepherds need a home. These two well trained dogs are kept in a tiny enclosure and have no human contact or stimulation due to the owner relocating overseas. They desperately need a home with an owner who will give them space to roam, and some TLC. It is preferable that they go together. The female, a long hair (the photo attached however is short hair as she was recently shaved), has been sterilized, the male, short hair, is unsterilized but will be neutered upon adoption.
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CHARLIE BROWN
12 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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PATRICK
13 of 15
Last updated on Tuesday, Jul 15 2014
I am adorable. So I have been told. I have the cutest little wrinkles on my forehead and my nutty trainer kisses them and tells me she just can’t help herself because I am SO cute! I am compact and cute – you can’t beat that!!! I have to say that I have two names, as Patrick is SO formal, so I am also known as “Pudding”. I live with “Porgie” and “Pie”, aka George and Zack – and us three “dogskasteers” rule our run. I have absolute faith that out there is a special person who will see that I am indeed as sweet as Pudding and as noble as my name Patrick suggests. I am both loving and strong you know – like all guys should be. I may be a little short, buy I am taller than some dogs, so I don’t let that get me down. Come by and kiss me soon.
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SUZIE-Q
14 of 15
Last updated on Monday, May 26 2014
Suzie-Q is a great favourite at DogtownSA with her carers and volunteers as she is always happy and smiling ready for your company and affection. She loves to be the centre of attention and is ever ready, at the drop of a “lead” to go on walks with you and, even better, to the play area where you can spend even more time with her. She makes the most of her morning “brekkie” showing off just how clever she is manoevering her food wobbler, which is a food puzzle in the shape of a Faberge egg and rolling it around to get every last morsel of kibble out. She is such a clever “girl” and will outshine many a young “furkid” at the speed she can do this. Being slightly more mature her age gives her that special edge that the “older” generation has! She loooves to be groomed and will snuggle happily with you whilst you sit on her balcony and wriggle with delight as you brush all her cares away. She is quite happy to be with older children and play ball and join in the fun without any hesitation. She also enjoys relaxing on her “stoep” or lying on her blanket in the sun and recharging her “batteries” ready for the next adventure. Suzie-Q’s dream is to live in a forever home with a family who will lavish all their love and attention on her and in return she will bring you endless days of complete happiness.
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MICHAEL
15 of 15
Last updated on Friday, Jun 27 2014
“Sup Barking Madders, Michael’s my name! Life has thrown me all kinds of curveballs but I reckon we should all just turn our frowns upside down and keep smiling! In the poetic words of my comedic colleagues Monty Python: If life seems jolly rotten. There's something you've forgotten, And that's to laugh and smile and dance and sing. When you're feeling in the dumps. Don't be silly chumps. Just purse your lips and whistle - that's the thing. And...always look on the bright side of life... Always look on the light side of life...” Mike always has a smile ready to brighten up our days at Dogtown SA, he has so much love to share with his Dogtown SA humans. Mike just needs a little Dogtown SA help to be a more social fella with his four legged canine compadres before he is ready to set off into the sunset with his forever family. Keep a smile on Michael’s dial and sponsor his stay at Dogtown SA ?
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DAILY STATUS
URGENT HOME NEEDED
Last updated on Wednesday, Nov 19 2014
Dog Town
LOCATION - CAPE TOWN, Gorgeous adult dogs waiting for quite some time at Animal Anti-Cruelty League in Bellville, Cape Town. Please network & share far and wide !!!!! These gorgeous dogs deserve a loving FUREVER home !!!! They are friendly dogs and would love to be part of a family. Please contact Helen/Alma 021-9513010 or 0745757737 or email adoptb@aacl-ct.co.za for more info or if you would like to meet/adopt a homeless dog. Home check apply & adoption fee incl. sterilization, micro-chip, vaccination, deworming + id tag.
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LOST AND FOUND
Last updated on Saturday, Nov 08 2014
Dog Town
LOCATION - PRETORIA, Max went missing Monday 3 November from 4191 Andries van Coller Street, Orchards ext 21. Should anyone know of his where about please contact Suzanne 072 8000 295
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URGENT APPEAL - Benoni SPCA Open Day - ongoing
Last updated on Wednesday, Jan 22 2014
Dog Town
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BARKING NEWS - theres an amy on my stoep
Last updated on Thursday, Dec 05 2013
Dog Town
There’s an Amy on my stoep!
by Luke

 Amy was found abandoned in August 2010, aimlessly wandering around with no clue where she was or how to find her way home. It is presumed her previous owners no longer wanted and dumped her on the side of the road. Amy was picked up by a kind samaritan and brought to DogtownSA; she was very wary of people and snapped and growled when she was approached or touched – this lady needed to be rehabilitated and her trust in humanity restored.
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FUNDRAISING - Play Tag - ongoing
Last updated on Thursday, Nov 20 2014
Dog Town

HOW IT WORKS:

1. Go to spcadogtag.co.za
2. Register/log in
3. Pick a virtual dog
4. Donate to the SPCA by SMS’ng Dog Tag to 41409 (SMS’s cost R25)
5. Wait to receive your PIN CODE which you then enter to proceed to the next stage
6. Then nominate/dogtag a friend (via email / share on Facebook)
7. Your virtual dog will appear in their email/ Facebook timeline with a personalised message
8. They then donate and nominate more friends.

You’re it! So get dogtagging.

FOR COMPANIES WHO WISH TO DONATE AND HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE,
HERE ARE THE SPCA’S BANKING DETAILS:

ACCOUNT NAME:

SPCA NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SA

ACCOUNT TYPE:

CURRENT

ACCOUNT NUMBER:

220 639 744

BANK:

STANDARD BANK

BRANCH:

ALBERTON

BRANCH CODE:

102 342

BENEFICIARY REFERENCE:

DOG TAG


THANKS! HAPPY TAILS FROM THE NSPCA TEAM

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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:
Saints Charity shop
Event Details
Last updated on Monday, Mar 18 2013

Remember to pop on down to the SAINTS charity shop with any of your good quality 2nd hand stuff and help us raise much needed funds. Also a great place to shop for some awesome gifts at fantastic prices.
The type of items in demand are good quality 2nd hand clothing and shoes, household goods (linen, towels, plates, decor items) working pc’s, radios, TV’s, 2nd hand cell phones etc..

And DVD'S they are currently the best sellers so if you have dvds in your cupboards gathering dust, get them on down to the shop :)

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SPONSOR A PET
Hi, my name is COURAGE
I am a Male - neutered Shepherd, Ridgeback Blend. Would you like to sponsor me?

Click here to find out more
Last updated on Monday, May 05 2014
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Show your support
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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