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Billy|R38

Billy border collieMale, Young, Medium

Billy is a wonderful looking border collie who is looking for a new home because he does not get on with the female dog of a family who tried to save him from coming to the SPA. On the other hand he was fine with their cats, and also fine with children, so he has a lot going for him. Plus he is house-trained, of course. Billy was born in January 2011, so is middle aged as border collies go. He is full of energy, but not as lively as younger dogs of his breed. Billy would like an active family, as like all border collies he needs to keep busy both mentally and physically. Who can offer this lovely boy a home?
 

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  • Likes cats and children
  • Needs to be an only dog
  • Needs an active family like all border collies

Artigo|RD30

ArtigoMale, Young, Medium

What a wonderful looking dog! Hound lovers are bound to fall for this fabulous lad, who is just a year old. We have no idea why Artigo is at the SPA; he was found as a stray in mid January and no one has come to collect him. Like all our recent arrivals, Artigo is living alone, but once his pound time is up, we will mix him and find out more about him. For now all we know is that he is a blue de Gascogne who was born in January 2016, and as a scent hound, he will need an enclosed garden and probably an owner who is either extremely patient or prepared to keep their dog on a lead during walks!
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  • A lovely breed
  • Will need to be walked on the lead
  • Needs an enclosed garden

Porto|PP129

PortoMale, Young, Small

By now you should all be aware of the dogs who arrived at the SPA following a case of dog-hoarding in the local village of Ste Eulalie. Several of the dogs have now been adopted, and Porto too, is ready for his new home. He is a small dog, 5 kg or so, still a bit timid, but gaining in confidence all the time. After a lot of work, Porto is now able to walk on a lead and allows people to stroke him, although he is still a bit nervous with people he does not know. Porto was born in March 2007 and and has been at the SPA since March 2016. It is time he left the SPA and had a family of his own. As a senior dog, Porto will benefit from a reduced adoption fee of just €80, for which he is castrated, vaccinated and microchipped. And make no mistake, small dogs like this can live for a very long time!
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  • Still a little timid
  • Walks well on lead
  • Needs a loving family

Flurry|PP267

Flurry female shepherd crossFemale, Young, Medium

Flurry has been at the SPA since June 2016, and although she was a bit difficult at first, she soon settled down and is now a great young girl. She has stunning looks, primarily black but with brown highlights, and not only is she fine with male dogs, but she is also wonderful on a lead. Don’t let her near cats, though. Flurry was born in June 2015, so is young and full of energy. She would be a great guard dog, as she will be devoted to her family. If you like long walks and would like some canine companionship, Flurry may be the girl for you.

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  • Young and full of energy
  • Good with male dogs but not cats
  • Needs a loving family

Tao|PP497

TaoMale, Young, Medium

Border collie Tao has not had the easiest of lives so far. He was brought to the SPA in summer in an emaciated state, so weak he could hardly stand. He was taken home by a volunteer who nurtured him until he was ready to be adopted. His new family loved him, but he kept herding their children and the nipping was a problem. We tried to keep him out of the SPA by finding him another foster, but that did not work out and Tao is now in a kennel. Understandably he has lost a lot of confidence, and we are looking for a family without other dogs. Tao is okay with other dogs, but he is so affectionate that he needs a lot of attention and for now it is best if he doesn’t have to share his master’s love. He is beautifully trained and was born in April 2014. He is vaccinated, castrated and identified.

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  • Well trained
  • Needs an active home
  • Does not want to share his home with other dogs

Flavien| PP451

Flavian beauceron bouvier bernois crossMale, Young, Large

Flavien was brought to the SPA by the police municipal in Esperaza, who found him straying. His owners recognised him thanks to Facebook and told us that they would collect him, but not if it meant spending any money. Well, of course we had no plans to charge them anything, but they needed to pay the vet to have their dog identified, and this they simply refused to do. Sadly we have no choice than to put Flavien up for adoption. He is a beauceron crossed with a bouvier bernois, and was born in October 2011. He is fine with dogs, cats and children. What a shame that a dog who appears to be perfect should be left at the SPA because his owners do not have the money to make him “legal”. Still, as he used to spend his days tied up, perhaps it is for the best.

 

 

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  • Fine with children
  • Fine with cats and other dogs
  • Will make a fine family pet

Lutine| PP341

Lutine Female, Young, Medium

Here is one for the soft hearted. Lutine is a spaniel who arrived in early August 2016. At the time she had no fur and was emaciated. It didn’t take much time (seconds, in fact) for us the SPA to realise that she has leishmaniasis, and since then she has been receiving treatment. She now has fur and has put on weight and is ready for her new home. With regular medication her illness will not progress, but due to the advanced stage at which it was treated, the drugs are quite costly. For this reason the SPA is looking for a long term foster family, so that we can continue to pay for her ongoing vet bills. In this way we hope to find a home for lovely Lutine so that she does not spend her life at the SPA. She was born in 2010 and is very lively and you would never know that she is ill!

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  • Lively and affectionate
  • Long term foster
  • Needs ongoing medical treatment

Nesquick| PP429

Nesquick  french spaniel crossMale, Young, Medium

Nesquick is a French spaniel cross who was brought to the SPA in late September. At the time of going to press he has not seen the vet, but he looks to be young and in good health. He is quite a stunner, too, and for people who like long walks and exercise, he will make a great dog.
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  • Shepard Cross
  • Good family pet
  • Friendly

Caillou | PP309

CaillouCaillou is an incredible dog and is without doubt my favourite dog at the SPA. He arrived in July 2016 aged 6 months and  for several weeks after his arrival he hid in the back of his kennel. We later found out he had been beaten with a shovel on a regular basis; no surprise that he did not trust people. With patience and love he has come out of his shell and has turned into a happy lad, who is buy soaking up everything around him. New things scare him, but he is getting better all the time. I take him to dog school every week, where he is fine with other dogs and loves to play. He walks off the lead, has good obedience skills and is quick to learn. He plays “fetch” (which he mastered in 10 minutes) and would probably excel at agility. Caillou is looking for a training minded family with plenty of love. In return he will be the best dog ever!

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  • Very bright, easy to train
  • Good on the lead
  • Happy personality

Chippeur |PP340

ChippeurChippeur is good with cats. We know that for sure, because he was brought in after having been found in a car with three cats; they had been locked in there for 2 days, and the fact that no fur was flying tells you all you need to know about this boy. Chippeur was born in August 2010 and is a dark and cream coloured shepherd cross. Lovely boy and very forgiving of humans. Luckily.
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  • Really good with cats