If you’ve been thinking about getting a four-legged friend, fall in love with these little guys
April 23, 2018 8:12 AM
NAME: Alice AGE: Four years BREED: Collie cross SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: A naturally lovely personality, this gorgeous collie cross has been in a foster home for the past few months so she knows how to behave. She’s ready for a forever home, and would be a great addition to a family ready to take on a house-trained four-legged friend.
NAME: Almond AGE: Four years, six months BREED: Ginger cross SIZE: Small/medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: A quiet little pup, Almond is as chilled out as they come. She’s a bit lazy, a little bit pudgy and full of love. She loves a good walk, but needs a bit of motivation to get her out and about. Get her playing and build on her joie de vivre.
NAME: Aswad AGE: Seven years BREED: Pharaoh hound SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: Aswad is ready for his permanent home, and considering his age and height, he’s perfect for an apartment-based owner or family. He’s well-behaved, sensible and was previously owned, so he’s perfectly happy as long as he gets some love.
NAME: Bambi AGE: One year BREED: German shepherd SIZE: Large AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: Bambi is a really bright dog, but hasn’t had a huge amount of training, so will need someone able to show her the ropes a bit. She’s super-sweet, loves people and other dogs, and would be best suited to a home with a garden.
NAME: Bauble AGE: Seven years BREED: Labrador cross SIZE: AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: Bauble has been fostered before and is a quiet and slightly timid girl. She’s not overly used to the outside world, so may need some encouragement and patience from an experienced dog-owner who can show her the great outdoors.
NAME: Bear Beu AGE: Five months BREED: Desert dog SIZE: Medium AT: 38 Smiles DESCRIPTION: Bear Beu is just five months old and has already been a model for some of Dubai’s pet food brands. She has a great personality, is loving, full of life and happy to play with other dogs and pretty much anyone.
NAME: Benji AGE: One year BREED: Fox pomeranian SIZE: Small AT: 38 Smiles DESCRIPTION: Benji has just one of the loveliest little personalities. He can be a bit timid and generally fares better with female company than male. He’s bouncy, lively and would be best in a family home with a garden. He’s good with kids, as long as they’re gentle with him.
NAME: Buddy AGE: 13 months BREED: Whippet cross SIZE: Small AT: 38 Smiles DESCRIPTION: A super-friendly dog who’s good with other dogs, humans and kids. Buddy is a happy go lucky sort of pet, so you’re bound to have a great little addition to your home. He loves company, and will lap up attention.
NAME: Buddy AGE: Two years, six months BREED: Miniature shiba inu SIZE: Small AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: Little Buddy is as happy-go-lucky as they come. He’s always grinning (yes, dogs can smile), full of beans and just a lovely little budster. He loves playing ball, so keep chucking it out there and he’ll play the day away with you.
NAME: Candy AGE: Three years BREED: German shepherd SIZE: Large AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: Having had a rough start to life, Candy is just after an easy time of things, and she’s earned it. She and her pups were rescued by K9 Friends, and ideally she’ll find an owner who’s used to having a larger dog.
NAME: Carlton AGE: Two years BREED: Hound SIZE: Large AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: A massive bundle of energy who will play all day long. He’s already picked up basic commands and is absolutely full of love. If you’re an affectionate, attentive owner, you’ll be rewarded with a loyal, playful and loving companion with Carlton.
NAME: Corbett AGE: Three years BREED: Labrador SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: K9 call him the “most home-able dog in the shelter”, and just look at those big brown eyes. He’s great with other pets and kids, and he’s so eager to please. Get him into your home and you’ll instantly fall in love with him, we’re sure.
NAME: Cornelius AGE: Seven years BREED: Yorkshire terrier SIZE: Small AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: He might have a touch of small dog syndrome, but Cornelius is a little bundle of feisty energy, so experienced dog-lovers will have a whale of a time with him. He’s a bit set in his ways, and isn’t great with children, but he’ll be great for owners who live in either an apartment or a villa.
NAME: Crash B AGE: 15 months BREED: Desert dog SIZE: Medium AT: 38 Smiles DESCRIPTION: His foster family call him a desert dog that’s actually more of a gazelle. He’ll leap around as he has bundles of energy, he’ll play and run, but he’s gentle, elegant and loving. He’s plenty of fun, can be silly, but he’s fully loving at heart.
NAME: Daisy AGE: One year BREED: German shepherd cross AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: Just look at this beautiful little girl. One-year-old Daisy is an absolutely a stunning dog who is super-popular with K9’s dog-walkers, and just needs a permanent home with a garden so she can run around. She’s a really amiable animal, who loves everyone and everything.
NAME: Diego AGE: 15 months BREED: Husky-German shepherd cross SIZE: Medium AT: 38 Smiles DESCRIPTION: Diego is one of those dogs you can’t walk past in the street and not want a second look. He’s a stunner, and his different coloured eyes add to his unique charm. Diego is good with other dogs, but can get a bit alpha, so he needs to keep active, and needs regular exercise to keep him happy. At least you’ll get fit, too.
NAME: Digby AGE: Seven years BREED: Cross SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: He’s an older gent, and Digby is just after a quiet life. He spent most of his life in the shelter, so he just wants to kick back, take it easy, go for walks and just be loved. He’s house-trained, he doesn’t chew, and he’s just after a cuddle from time-to-time.
NAME: Esme AGE: Nine months BREED: German shepherd and malinois cross SIZE: Medium/large AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: Just look at her little fox-like face. This puppy has had a hard start to life, and is ready for a loving, permanent home where she can be trained and taken care of. One for a more experienced dog-owner but she’s intelligent and full of potential.
NAME: Finn AGE: Five months BREED: Crossbreed SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: If you can keep up with him, Finn is a perfect family puppy. Less than half a year old at the moment, he’ll run, bounce and play for hours. He’s had basic training so needs a bit of an experienced hand to train him completely. He needs a family and a garden around him.
NAME: Floyd AGE: 18 months BREED: Labrador cross SIZE: Medium/large AT: 38 Smiles DESCRIPTION: A gentle soul, Floyd was initially shy and withdrawn when rescued. This gentle giant has now got a big personality, and he can be plenty goofy when it’s play time. He loves to play, but he’s also kind, sympathetic and caring.
NAME: Fraser AGE: Two years BREED: Labrador cross SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: Now this guy loves a good cuddle, so if you’re after some a bit of affection you’ll get it in spades. He can, be a bit of a couch potato so, while he’s definitely well suited to life in an apartment, he could do with getting out, too.
NAME: Herrera AGE: Two years BREED: Collie SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: She’s a bit of an attention-seeker, but she’s got an absolutely lovely nature, and needs a permanent home with an owner who’ll give her bags of time and love. She needs a garden so she can stretch her legs and have a bit of a play.
NAME: Kali AGE: Two years BREED: Cross SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: A big sweet lump that loves nothing better than a long old game of ball. She’s an affectionate, smart little girl who followed a K9 volunteer home one day, so you’re in for a loyal companion.
NAME: Kipper AGE: One year BREED: Saluki SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: This kid is an absolute goofball, and he’s so much fun to be around. He’s lively and great on the lead, he’s also house-trained, outgoing and friendly. He’s been fostered before, so he’s got all the basics down, and just needs lots of love.
NAME: Kylo AGE: Five months BREED: Canaan SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: A gorgeous little pup, Kylo is an independent little guy, but loves a bit of attention. He’s intelligent and has huge potential, so a family with a villa and a garden for him to run around in will be great for his dog training.
NAME: Lavendar AGE: Four years BREED: Labrador-saluki cross SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: Having spent most of her life in a shelter, Lavendar is in need of some human companionship and a bit of training, but mainly someone who’ll give her a massive pile of love.
NAME: Margot AGE: Four months BREED: Cross SIZE: Small AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: She’s cuteness overload. Just look at those big eyes. She’s bouncy, playful, loving and so ready to be picked by an owner who’ll adore her, look after her and give her the best life possible. Ideal for a family in a villa with someone around to train her and see her grow up.
NAME: Mason AGE: Three years BREED: Pointer cross SIZE: Large AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: He’s a bit of a lanky dog, Mason has, apparently, the longest legs out of any dog at the K9 Friends shelter. He can be a bit silly, and maybe lacks a little bit of common sense at times, but he’s a kind-natured, lovely little boy.
NAME: McCoy AGE: Three years BREED: Spitz cross SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: A spitz cross, McCoy is striking thanks to his pure white coat, tonnes of fluff and big brown eyes. He loves people, but doesn’t do quite so well with other dogs, so would suit a family where he’s the only pet.
NAME: Orchid AGE: Four years BREED: German shepherd mix SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: Orchid is totally made for a family home, and with bags of love to give, she just needs a forever family who can make her feel safe, stable and loved. She’s been homed once before, but had to return to K9 owing to her owner’s ill health, so she’s house trained and ready for a permanent home.
NAME: Paddington AGE: Five months BREED: Saluki cross SIZE: medium AT: SNIFF DESCRIPTION: He’s just a pup, but look at the size of those ears. His personality is almost as big as them, and he’s absolutely adorable. He’s happy-go-lucky, bags of fun, and gets on well with other dogs.
NAME: Pepper AGE: Four months BREED: Husky-labrador cross SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: A chipper little fella who’s as playful as he is loving. He’s a big favourite with the team at K9 Friends, and will play ball with you until the sun goes down. He has lived with a family before, so he’s house-trained and used to company. Ideal for either an apartment or a villa, as long as there are people around to keep him company.
NAME: Phasma AGE: Five months BREED: Canaan cross SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: She’ll be knee-height when she’s fully grown, and Phasma just loves the company of other dogs. Make her the second or third dog in the family, with a garden to run around in, and she’ll absolutely love it.
NAME: Poe AGE: Five months BREED: Canaan cross SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: She’s sweet, she’s a bit quiet, and is a beautiful puppy who is empathetic and bonds well with humans. She absolutely loves attention and tries hard with training, so having a bit of space to play around in the garden will help her come on leaps and bounds.
NAME: Rey AGE: Five months BREED: Collie cross SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: A fluffy little collie cross pup who’ll be knee-height when fully grown. Bags of fun, Rey is a little ball of energy who loves running around and will play until the cows come home. Great around kids and other dogs, she’d be the perfect family addition. Needs lots of space and interaction to see her mature properly.
NAME: Spotty AGE: Three years BREED: Pointer SIZE: Medium/large AT: SNIFF DESCRIPTION: Spotty is an energetic and very loving dog. She should be the only dog in the house, and while she doesn’t do too well with cats and medium-sized dogs, she’s great with humans and, interestingly, larger dogs. She’s well-trained, so you’ve had all the hard work already done for you with Spotty.
NAME: Sprout AGE: Three years, six months BREED: Canaan cross SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: Rescued as a lonely pup, and previously homed, Sprout is a lovely little dog who just deserves a loving family that will care for him, play with him, and provide him with a stable forever home.
NAME: Thyme AGE: Two years BREED: Pomeranian cross SIZE: Small AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: Thyme is in need of a forever home, having been given to K9 Friends by Dubai Municipality when he was a pup. He’s a fluffy little dude who looks like an absolute ball of energy. Proof that good things come in small packages, this Pomeranian mix is quite a character.
NAME: Topaz AGE: Five months BREED: Labrador cross SIZE: Medium AT: K9 Friends DESCRIPTION: Rescued in Sharjah, this lovely little puppy who is a mere five months old is looking for a permanent home now that she’s back to full health. Her siblings have found homes, and she’s ready to move into an easy-going family abode.