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A Better Life Dog Rescue - Saving dogs and puppies in Romania

We rescue dogs and puppies from Romania and find loving forever homes for them in the UK. Who we are? We are A Better Life Dog Rescue Ltd located in the UK. We travel to Romania taking food and


Contact Info

Contact Information

Our postal address is: A Better Life Dog Rescue Ltd 137 Picasso Way Shoeburyness, Essex SS3 9UY Or please use the form below to contact us by email. Please Note: If your enquiry


Dogs and Puppies for adoption

Dogs waiting for new homes

Here are a few of our dogs and puppies ready for adoption. Their name is listed below each photo.  If the dog is in the UK then "UK" will also be written by their name. Otherwise the dog


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Any events we have going on will be posted below.


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Volunteer

Volunteer for us

Volunteering for a rescue can be a very rewarding experience. To know you have done your part in helping a homeless dog go from the street into a loving home is probably the best feeling in the world.


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Donations

Every year thousands of stray dogs in Romania are killed, captured and beaten or just left to starve to death. Take for instance Sky (pictured left). She was found living under a haystack in a field a


Ways To Help

Ways You Can Help

The Romanian winter is very harsh. Temperatures can drop to -20c in some places. This obviously has a serious impact on which dogs survive and which dogs perish. Younger or Elderly dogs stand virtuall


About Us

About Us

Meet the team This is Jason, one of the three co-founders for A Better Life Dog Rescue. Jason is responsible for the day to day running of the website aswell as organising transport of the



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2014 Puppies Calendar


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2014 ABLDR Puppies Calendar

ABLDR Puppies 2014 Calendar. A mixture of many of the puppies we have rescued and rehomed from Romania. A4 sized one puppy per month. £4.99 including P&P Qua


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2014 Oldies Calendar

ABLDR Oldies 2014 Calendar. A mixture of many of the adult dogs we have rescued and rehomed from Romania. A4 sized one dog per month. £4.99 including P&P Qua


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Our Friends

Our Sponsors

Please take a moment to visit one of our sponsors who support our rescue. Thank you. Love Underdogs - Rescuing and Re-homing vulnerable and injured dogs from Romania into the UK  


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Videos

Videos of the 12 pups in our kennels in Timisoara

                   


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FAQ

FAQ's

Many times we get asked "Why are you helping dogs in another country whilst there are many dogs in rescue here that need homes. Well, the answer to that is quite simple really.....because their ne


Success Stories

Faith - Rehomed in November 2012

Beautiful Faith came to the UK at the end of October having spent the best part of her life running around on the streets in Romania. She was caught by a lady who placed her into a yard with many othe


Success Stories

Edgar - Re-homed in the UK 5th Nov 2012

Meet Edgar who has now been adopted by Jennie Davis, the very same person who nursed him back to health and also the very same lady that adopted Jessy. Both Edgar, now called Eddie and Jessy have form


Success Stories

Skip - Re-homed in the UK 2nd Nov 2012

This is Skip who was re-homed in the UK on 2nd November 2012. As you can see he is very contented and loves his new big bed!! Skip travelled to the UK with the other dogs on 28th October and after bei


Success Stories

Hope/Frankie - Re-homed in the UK 28th Oct 2012

This little lad is called Frankie, previously called Hope. This is one of the 13 other pups found in a basement in Timisoara, Romania. He was rescued by a volunteer in Romania and A Better Life Dog Re


Success Stories

Ari - Rehomed November 2012

Ari was brought over into the UK at the end of October along with 9 other dogs. Having spent some time in foster he was adopted by a lovely family in Southend On Sea, Essex. Ari has thrived since bein


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Chase rehomed December 2012

Say hello to adorable Chase. Chase was found along with 10 other pups at a large shopping centre in Timisoara at just 7 weeks old. He, along with his siblings, were in constant danger of being run ove


Success Stories

King - Rehomed January 2013

This is King who originally came over to the UK in October 2012. He was rehomed in January 2013 after spending a couple of months in foster care in Aylesbury. King is a funny guy, loves to play and ad


Success Stories

Archie - Rehomed December 2012

This is little Archie rehomed in Wales in December 2012. Originally found at a large shopping centre in Timisoara, along with his 10 siblings. Our volunteers in Romania saw that the pups were in immed


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News

Rescues working together

As from December 2012 A Better Life Dog Rescue and Romanian Underdogs will be helping each other to rescue and re-home the countless puppies that languish in the shelters in Romania. This joint


Zorro Appeal

Zorro desperately needs Vet Treatment

  Zorro desperately needs vet treatment. He was found living in appalling conditions amongst rubbish and his own faeces. His skin condition is treatable but we need your help to pay what wil


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You are now one step closer to having a new family member in your wonderful life.


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Brandy

Brandy

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Brandy

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This lovely girl is Brandy, she is 11 months old (01/01/2014) and was found in a parking lot all alone at the age of just 5 months and had clearly been dumped by someone. Brandy has the most sweet lov


Brandy

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Cassie

Cassie

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Cassie

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Meet Cassie, we think she is only between 2 and 3 years of age. Cassie was found on the streets with her pup wet and hungry. God knows how long this poor girl has been living on the streets, but she s


Cassie

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Max

Max

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Max

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This handsome boy is Max, he's around 5 years of age. Max recently came over from Romania into foster care. He is great with other dogs large and small. Clean in the home, walks well on the lead.


Max

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Vasy

Vasy

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Vasy

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This sweet little chap is Vasy....don't be fooled by his grey muzzle, as we think he is only aged between 3 and 4 years. He is a very sweet boy, very loving and eager to please. Fine with other do


Vasy

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Shelley

Shelley

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Shelley

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This little lady is Shelley. She is around 12 weeks of age 1/4/15 and can travel at around 16 weeks of age. Shelley was found like so many with her siblings on wasteland. She is a lovely little girl,


Shelley

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Ruth

Ruth

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Ruth

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This little lady is Ruth she is one of 7 girls. They have all been named after the film seven brides for seven brothers. Ruth is a Mioritic Shepherd and aged 6 weeks 1/4/15. Her owners wanted to dump


Ruth

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Ross

Ross

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Ross

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This adorable little boy is Ross, he was found alone on the street looking for food. He was very underweight and full of fleas. He has started his vaccinations and can be in the UK at the end of July.


Ross

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Ace

Ace

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Ace

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Meet Ace. He is around 5 1/2 months of age. He was found on the streets with his sister, they were both very hungry and soaked to the skin. Ace is a typical lively playful pup wanting to please. We th


Ace

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Abbey

Abbey

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Abbey

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This little sweetie is Abbey. she is around 5 1/2 months of age. She was found on the streets with her brother, they were both very hungry and soaked to the skin. Abby is a typical lively playful pup


Abbey

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Katie

Katie

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Katie

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Meet lovely Katie. She is around 4 years old, Microchipped, vaccinated and spayed. A very pleasant nature and great with all other dogs and also cats. Katie was originally abandoned on the road and wa


Katie

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Juno

Juno

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Juno

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This lovely little girl is Juno. This little girl was adopted when she just 4 months old, but due to personal circumstances her owner had to let her go. She came back into rescue and placed into a fos


Juno

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Alexis

Alexis

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Alexis

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This lovely girl is Alexis, she is around 4 months of age. She was found along with mum and her siblings who we think all had recently been dumped. They were all cold and very hungry. Alexis isn't


Alexis

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Mina

Mina

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Mina

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This tiny little girl is Mina, she was found along with her siblings dumped in a box, sadly not all of them made it. She is around 10 weeks of age and can travel to the UK at 15 1/2 weeks upwards. She


Mina

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Kirsty

Kirsty

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Kirsty

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This beautiful girl is Kirsty. She is around 2-3 years of age. Kirsty was found along with her babies alone on the streets, believed to have just been dumped. They were very cold and hungry. Once in t


Kirsty

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Afro

Afro

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Afro

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This tiny little boy is Afro, he was found along with his siblings dumped in a box, they were so young all of them have been hand reared. He is around 4 months old. He is a very small sized dog. He is


Afro

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Transport

Our transport vehicles


Transport

How we operate

A Better Life Dog Rescue also operate an animal transport for other rescues from Romania to the UK. Although this is a paid service it is designed so that we can support more dogs in Romania. At any g


Transport

How the dogs are transported

All animals on our transport are secured into a crate for transport. This is also a legal requirement as no animal should be transported in a vehicle unsecured by one means or another.  All of


Lorelay

Lorelay

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Lorelay

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This stunning lady is Lorelay. She is around 16 months old (15/07/2015) and was found with a group of dogs alone in the forest. Sadly Lorelay was the only one who was happy to be caught by the volunte


Lorelay

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Xena

Xena

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Xena

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This is Xena she is around 8 weeks of age 8/7/15. She was found on a main road along with her mum. Xena is a typical lively playful pup, and will be a medium to large sized girl when fully grown. She


Xena

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Mickey

Mickey

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Mickey

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This adorable little man is Mickey. He is around 11 weeks of age 29/6/15 and can travel to the UK at around 15 1/2 weeks of age. Mickey was found along with mum and his siblings in a local cemetery. O


Mickey

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Bolan

Bolan

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Bolan

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This adorable little man is Bolan. He is around 11 weeks of age 29/6/15 and can travel to the UK at around 15 1/2 weeks of age. Boaln was found along with mum and his siblings in a local cemetery. One


Bolan

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Bowie

Bowie

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Bowie

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This adorable little man is Bowie. He is around 11 weeks of age 29/6/15 and can travel to the UK at around 15 1/2 weeks of age. Bowie was found along with mum and his siblings in a local cemetery. One


Bowie

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Nati

Nati

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Nati

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This sweet little lady i Nati. She is around 11 weeks of age 29/6/15 and can travel to the UK at around 15 1/2 weeks of age. Nati was found along with mum and her siblings in a local cemetery. One of


Nati

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Robyn

Robyn

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Robyn

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This sweet little lady is Robyn. She is around 11 weeks of age 29/6/15 and can travel to the UK at around 15 1/2 weeks of age. Robyn was found along with mum and her siblings in a local cemetery. One


Robyn

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Lusa

Lusa

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Lusa

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This sweet lady is Lusa. We think she's aged between 2 and 4. Lusa was found along with her 5 pups in a local cemetery. One of the villagers had made them a make shift dog house, but other people


Lusa

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Louie

Louie

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Louie

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This gorgeous little man is Louie. Like so many others he was found along with mum and his siblings alone on the streets. Not all of his siblings survived, they were all very cold and hungry and clear


Louie

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Macey

Macey

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Macey

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This lovely girl is Macey, she is around 10 weeks of age and will be a medium sized girl when fully grown. Like so many she was found dumped along with her siblings. They were all very scared and conf


Macey

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Duffy

Duffy

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Duffy

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This delightful little man is Duffy. The volunteer was asked to take Duffy and his siblings as they weren't wanted. He is around 10 weeks of age 25/7/15 and will be a small medium sized boy once f


Duffy

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Dennis

Dennis

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Dennis

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This delightful little man is Dennis. The volunteer was asked to take Dennis and his siblings as they weren't wanted. He is around 10 weeks of age 25/7/15 and will be a small medium sized boy once


Dennis

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Smiler

Smiler

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Smiler

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This lovely little boy is called Smiler I'm sure you can all see why. He is ready to travel as he is nearly 15 weeks of age 25/7/15. Smiler was found along with his siblings and mum along the road


Smiler

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Ollie

Ollie

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Ollie

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This lovely little boy is called Ollie. He is ready to travel as he is nearly 15 weeks of age 25/7/15. Ollie was found along with his siblings and mum along the roadside. They were just a few weeks ol


Ollie

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Tzumpy

Tzumpy

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Tzumpy

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This little chap is Tzumpy. He is around 1 year old. He had been living near a subway for sometime, so once the volunteers had space she decided to take him home. It was clear Tzumpy had a problem wit


Tzumpy

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Ellie

Ellie

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Ellie

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Meet Ellie, this adorable little lady is around 5 1/2 months of age 25/7/15 she will be a small sized dog, she currently weighs around 8 kilo's. Ellie was found along with mum and her siblings goi


Ellie

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Mickey

Mickey

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Mickey

Profile

Meet Mickey he is around 5 months of age 29/7/15 and will be a medium sized dog once fully grown. Mickey was one of 5 pups found along with mum abandoned in a forest. He recently came over to the UK a


Mickey

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Spike

Spike

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Spike

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This very handsome boy is Spike, he is around 13 1/2 months of age 29/7/15 and can travel over within the next couple of weeks. Spike is one of 7 pups who were found along with mum on the street looki


Spike

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Evita

Evita

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Evita

Profile

This very pretty girl is Evita, she is around 14 weeks of age 29/7/15 and can travel over within the next couple of weeks. Evita is one of 7 pups who were found along with mum on the street looking fo


Evita

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Life

Life

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Life

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This beautiful girl is Life. She is aged between 2 and 3 years of age. Life was found on the street with her 12 pups. She had managed to keep them all alive all on her own whilst nearly starving herse


Life

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Buddy

Buddy

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Buddy

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This little boy is Buddy, he is around 14 weeks of age 29/7/15 and can travel over within the next couple of weeks. Buddy is one of 12 pups who were found along with mum on the street looking for food


Buddy

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR