Are you a dog-lover looking for a new four-legged friend? As part of our ongoing bid to help homeless pets in Dubai to find loving owners, we bring you 10 pooches desperate for an owner to love them. All are being looked after by pet charity Animal Action. Whenever a dog is adopted from Animal Action, the owner gets a coupon for a free training session at Paws Pet Planet Training Centre. Melanie Stones, of the charity, describes the 10 loving dogs for us. For adoption enquiries, call Animal Action on (050 296 0950).
Name Aldo Age Four months Gender Male Breed Canaan-retriever mix ”Aldo is quite divine with a fluffy head of fur. An amazing pup who is sweet, loving, naughty, playful, obedient and intelligent. His foster mum can only speak of him in superlatives! Oh - he also walks well on the leash and is amazing with babies! Aldo is a fluffy fluffster who will change his adopters' lives for the best. He will grow to about Knee-height. He has been vaccinated and chipped.”
Name Bob Age Two years Gender Male Breed Sight hound “What to say about the charismatic, enigmatic heart-throb we call Bob? He is adorned in a glamorous red coat and he has fawn coloured eyes. Bob is above knee-height and has been vaccinated, chipped and neutered. Bob's attributes cannot be down-played. He is an agile and stunning dog who requires a family, ready to test him on his athletic prowess. Bob also loves his cuddles!”
Name Charlie Age Four months Gender Male Breed Terrier cross "Ah, Charlie pup! Charlie (left) is currently with his best friend, four-month old saluki cross puppette Princess (right). It is truly hoped they can be homed together, and what a beautiful pairing they are, but if the right home comes along, Charlie will be there like a shot! Charlie is excellent with other dogs. He is a no-fuss puppy, people-loving, playful and smart. Charlie is a real delight; a real doll who would make a great companion and addition to a dog loving family. Charlie is vaccinated and will grow to knee-height.”
Name Chester Age One year Gender Male Breed Mixed breed “Chester was rescued from living in a boarded up crate so it came as a lovely surprise to see how well-behaved and easy to train he was in just a few days. He has been vaccinated, chipped, and neutered. He likes other dogs but is not a fan of cats so a home without them is necessary. His foster family have all good things to say. He is a sensible and loving dog looking for the same type of family. He is a beautiful mixed breed of knee-height and will not grow any bigger.”
Name Dobby Age One year Gender Male Breed Saluki cross “Dashing Dobby has smiled in his usual charismatic way as the second-longest serving fostered dog. This, and his best behaviour and his ability to network with cats and children over the age of six and his absolute adoration of other dogs has earned him legions of admirers. Dobby is above knee-height and has been vaccinated, chipped and neutered. He is wise and well behaved; an excellent dog and an asset to any home.”
Name Hatchi Age One year Gender Male Breed Canaan cross “Oooh Hatchi! Hatchi has been assessed by a dog expert who opined that as well as his amazing and positive personality, he would make an ideal and excellent pet due to his sweet nature. Hatchi loves loves loves other dogs and he even likes cats. Like Miss World, he also likes kids! He has been praised until he blushed, by his foster families. Hatchi has been vaccinated, chipped and neutered.”
Update: Fi has found a new home! Name Fi Age Four months Gender Female Breed Saluki cross “Fi is a gorgeous rescued puppy. She is sweet, quiet and well-behaved. Fi is a joyous treat to have around. Amongst her many attributes are that she is crate-trained and happy with other dogs, she is a quick learner and frankly adorable. It’s not expected that Fi will grow above knee-height. She is vaccinated and chipped.”
Name Joey Age Six months Gender Male Breed Saluki cross “Joey is a model of the dog world. He will grow to be above knee-height, with a slender build. He stops all the 'parents' of the dogs who also attend the dog park in their tracks with his innocent charm. He is very well-behaved and was the calmest of his litter, rescued from a construction site. He is excellent with babies and children, having grown up around them. He also loves other dogs and is fine with cats. Joey is another one of those dogs whom you meet, and if you already have too many pets at home, leave a piece of your heart behind with. A splendid dog. He has been vaccinated and chipped and will soon be neutered.”
Name Madeleine Age One year Gender Female Breed Whippet cross “Friendly and sociable, Madeleine is great with children and looking for a loving, permanent home. Though she does like to jump, this can be solved with a little bit of training. She may be wary of strangers at first as she is short-sighted. Madeleine has been vaccinated and microchipped, and will be spayed before adoption.”
Name Teddy Age One year Gender Male Breed Saluki cross “Porcelain-featured Teddy is a glossy cream colour, very similar to an Egyptian statue. He is a real sweetheart, grateful for all of life's promises and has a beautiful regal air. Besides being so handsome, Teddy is patient and pointy eared. And did we mention how glossy he is? He is below knee-height, house trained and is vaccinated, chipped and neutered.”
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zeyad Mohammed Jan 21, 2014 03:15 pm
I feel like playing with him. It would be a great pleasure to adopt Dobby
Olivia Jun 29, 2012 07:47 am
Please can you call me on 0501921644 if Chester is still up for adoption, thank you.
sevda May 19, 2012 05:04 am
kindly please call me about Chester,
i love dogs and want one to keep,
Rebecca May 17, 2012 07:17 am
Paws Pet Planet's Dog Adoption Day takes place on Friday 18 May -- come and find your perfect four legged friend.
I have two rescue saluki dogs who, I can honestly say, have changed my life for the better. Their love, affection and ability to make me laugh every day -- no matter how bad a day it's been -- is something I cannot imagine living without.