Annie

Oct 19, 2017

Thank you for considering an ARF dog. Most dogs receive several enquiries, and we aim to match the right dog to the right home so that they can enjoy a happy life together. If your enquiry is unsuccessful, rest assured that the foster carer has carefully based their decision on a thorough knowledge and understanding of the dog’s needs.

Annie is assessed as being in the Silver category in our Perfect Match system and will be desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, wormed and available for $350 (incl GST) once her quarantine and vet work are completed.

Annie in Pound

Annie in Pound

Annie has been in foster care for a couple of weeks now and to say she is an easy girl to live with is an understatement.

Annie arrives in the land of plenty

Annie arrives in the land of plenty

She enjoys the indoor life, lounging around on her bed. She is always up for a cuddle and has lovely indoor manners, appears toilet trained, gets on well with my dogs and cats and doesn’t bark.

Annie chilling with some of the foster family

Annie chilling with some of the foster family

Annie is not quite ready for adoption while we sort out a lameness she has in her front leg and once we get to the bottom of that she would love nothing more than to be a lounge lizard in some one’s house being pampered and having lots of cuddles.

Annie in the pound

Annie in the pound

Keep an eye out in the next few weeks for Annie to be up for adoption

Sena

Oct 14, 2017

Thank you for considering an ARF dog. Most dogs receive several enquiries, and we aim to match the right dog to the right home so that they can enjoy a happy life together. If your enquiry is unsuccessful, rest assured that the foster carer has carefully based their decision on a thorough knowledge and understanding of the dog’s needs.

Sena is assessed as being in the Silver category in our Perfect Match system and will be desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, wormed and available for $350 (incl GST) once her quarantine and vet work are completed.

At that stage, her carer’s contact details will be displayed.

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Sena has just come into care and will be in quarantine for another week. I am still learning about her but so far can report that she is both sunny in name and nature! Sena is a happy and affectionate girl and very eager to please.

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She’s had some life experience, but this has resulted in one smart lady! She likes to be the boss with other dogs, so may be better as a single dog, but as she is food driven she learnt her basic manners quite quickly. She also has some gorgeous Dobby ears that are very expressive!

Dobby?

Did someone say Dobby?

Once Sena has settled more and been desexed, a more complete profile and her carer’s contact details will be made available.

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Panda

Oct 13, 2017


Breed: Mini Foxie Chihuahua mix Size: Small Age: 5 to 6 years  
Activity: Low

 

Thank you for considering an ARF dog. Most dogs receive several enquiries, and we aim to match the right dog to the right home so that they can enjoy a happy life together. If your enquiry is unsuccessful, rest assured that the foster carer has carefully based their decision on a thorough knowledge and understanding of the dog’s needs.

Panda is assessed as being in the Bronze category in our Perfect Match system and is desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, wormed and available for $350 (incl GST).

Panda puts his best foot forward

Panda puts his best foot forward

Panda is a gentle, soft-natured and affectionate boy with oodles of love to give! He’s also quiet and sensitive but once he gets to know you, will shower you with love and affection. Panda does lack confidence so tends to worry about new things and any change in routine. He particularly struggles with visitors so we have put some strategies in place to help him cope and lessen his anxiety. He’s doing much better now but this still needs to be managed and worked on. When out walking he’s shy of strangers and tends to avoid but if they encourage him he’ll happily accept a pat and any treats on offer!

Panda wondering...

Panda wondering…

We’re looking for an experienced, caring and compassionate home with another dog, and a home that will help build his confidence and understand his uneasiness and apprehension with visitors.
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Although Panda worries about new people coming into the home, in daily life he’s one of the easiest dogs to have around, happy and relaxed, responsive, affectionate and tuned into his people. He also has basic obedience and is very well behaved. The best home for Panda would be a quiet home with another dog, where he’d be allowed to live inside with his family. No children as he’s only small and a bit nervous so finds children a little intimidating.

Panda the snuggle bunny

Panda the snuggle bunny

Panda is listed as a Bronze dog – Bronze dogs may be dogs that have had a difficult start in life as they may have never received any training, been neglected, under socialised or even abused. Bronze dogs can also be some of the most rewarding dogs to adopt. In Panda’s case he came from a home where he wasn’t socialised with new people or exposed much to the outside world. We’ve worked on this and are happy to see that he is much more confident going out and about. He gets very excited when the lead comes out jumping with joy at the anticipation of a walk!

Looking this way...

Looking this way…

Panda is very good with other dogs and although not playful loves to be in their company. He’s living with my own two terriers and they get along exceptionally well, often partners in crime chasing the birds and possums away! Panda doesn’t do well if left alone so this is another need for a doggy companion.

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and that way…

Panda loves sleeping in his crate at night and laying with the other dogs out in the sun. He has great recall (will come the minute you call his name), walks well on lead and travels very well in the car.

To summarise, Panda is a dog with specific needs. He’s a nervous little guy who lacks confidence. For these reasons, another dog is a must and an experienced understanding owner who can help him with his issues. Panda’s steady improvement so far has been heart-warming. You can’t help but love the little guy, he’s an absolute sweetheart!

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If you have the experience and another dog to give him confidence and feel you can offer Panda a home I’d love to hear from you.

Bolt

Sep 30, 2017


Breed: Kelpie x Size: Medium Age: 12 months approx  
Contact: Georgina, gfunkmcgrath@bigpond.com
Activity: High

Thank you for considering an ARF dog. Most dogs receive several enquiries, and we aim to match the right dog to the right home so that they can enjoy a happy life together. If your enquiry is unsuccessful, rest assured that the foster carer has carefully based their decision on a thorough knowledge and understanding of the dog’s needs.

Bolt is assessed as being in the Silver category in our Perfect Match system, desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, wormed and  available for $350 (incl GST).

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Bolt is a very confident and very friendly little boy with a lot of energy.

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He is great with other dogs and people and would benefit from being with a family that can spend the time playing with him and allowing him plenty of time for exercise. Bolt is still very much a puppy and needs some guidance to get him through his puppy chewing phase.

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He loves his squeaker, chew toys and his own tail! Bolt brings a lot of joy to the young children he currently resides with and would fit in well with a young family.

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Freddy

Sep 20, 2017


Breed: Whippet Size: Medium Age: 4 to 6 years  
Contact: Raelene, raelene.stewart@activ8.net.au, 0421 871 041 After hours only
Activity: Moderate

Thank you for considering an ARF dog. Most dogs receive several enquiries, and we aim to match the right dog to the right home so that they can enjoy a happy life together. If your enquiry is unsuccessful, rest assured that the foster carer has carefully based their decision on a thorough knowledge and understanding of the dog’s needs.

Freddy is assessed as being in the Silver category in our Perfect Match system and is desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, wormed and available for $350 (incl GST).

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Freddy is a sweet, loveable whippet who thrives on being a true part of the family. He adores his pats and cuddles and to feel like he is a centre of your world. Fred loves to camp up next to you on the couch to take in the latest TV shows or sleep close by overnight.

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Fred is lots of fun too – he loves to show off his lithe body with ground covering zoomies and then to come back when you call him. After a run he is happy to chill out for a while or play a bit of fetch with his favourite soft toy. Freddy loves to go for drives in the car and out for walks. He still needs some work on his onlead walking as he needs to build confidence after recent bad experiences; sometimes he will pull on the lead a bit. He is easy to take out and about but is unsure.

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Freddy came into care as he had been savagely attacked by roaming dogs and suffered life-threatening injuries. With the help of West Queanbeyan Vet, he has healed well in ARF and apart from some scarring, and being unsure of other dogs (especially off-lead ones) until he gets to know them, you would never know the ordeal he has been through.

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Freddy LOVES his foster pooch buddies and uses them for confidence and cuddles. A confident canine companion is a MUST for Freddy in his new home.

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Freddy has fitted in perfectly into his foster home and is so easy and pleasurable to have as part of the foster family.

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Fred looks forward to sharing his love with a new family. One thing for sure, you would never feel lonely with a pal like Fred.

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