Dogs

CONTACT: adoptions@faw.za.org or WhatsApp 078 892 7892

Adoption feeR600 INCLUDES Microchipping + Deworming and vaccinations up to date of adoption + Sterilisation

All adoptions subject to a home check. Dogs also need fosters and it does not cost a fee to foster. You look after them temporarily until a forever home is found. 

Find ADVICE on adopting, house training, integrating new pets, preparing for your new dog, and more!

MAMACITA – small-medium size

Mamacita is a darling little lady with the adorable habit of rolling onto her back and paddling her front legs in the air to encourage tummy rubs. She’s small but mighty – she looks very quiet but she’s got a big personality. She will be ideal for an older person or couple as their special doggy companion.  Mamacita is friendly, outgoing, and LOVES tummy rubs, cuddles, and biscuits (which she quickly carries into her ‘lair’ (kennel).

  • Sex: Female
  • Size: Small-Medium (approx 12kg, below knee height)
  • Breed: Unknown – possibly Jack Russell mix
  • Born: +- 2012
  • Energy: Medium
  • Other dogs: Larger males only, meet n greet needed
  • Children: Over 10s (likes kids but can be jealous)
  • Cats:No
  • LOCATION: Uitsig ARC, Melkbos

FANCY – Medium-large. In foster care.

This gorgeous girl is only 1 year old and is really just a big puppy! She is goofy and loving and so eager to please. She will be a great family dog.

  • Sex: Female
  • Size: Medium-Large
  • Breed: Unknown – possibly Labrador / Great Dane / Mastiff
  • Born: Mid-2019
  • Energy: High
  • Other dogs: Yes
  • Children: Over 10s (loves kids but may be too boisterous for little ones)
  • Cats:Unknown
  • LOCATION: De Bron, Bellville

BANDA & SISI – Medium size – In foster care

Banda & Sisi are a gorgeous brother-and-sister team looking for a fab forever home ASAP, preferably together as they adore each other.

They are VERY well-socialised, house-trained, have good basic training, walk on AND off lead, and know how to behave well in a home setting. They like other dogs and children. Ready to fit right into your life! Sisi is the more outgoing one and loves to be centre of attention. Banda is an easy-going, happy-go-lucky lad.

They’ve walked in forests, beaches, parks, and mountainsides and are perfect for an outdoorsy, active family. Super-duper dogs!

Sex: Banda – boy ; Sisi – girl
Breed: your guess is as good as ours!
Size: Medium
Energy: Medium-high
Other dogs: Yes
Children: Yes
Cats: Unknown

LOCATION: Durbanville

Note: Banda is very low-maintenance.
However, Sisi has had a preliminary diagnosis of a mild auto-immune condition that causes the skin to sometimes peel from her nose and he gums to get ‘spots’. Further testing required. This means that she may sometimes need cortisone treatment, and she will need to get a healthy diet and have a stress-free life. Please don’t let this put you off – she will still live a very happy life for many years!

MARLEY Medium size Kindly sponsored by [anonymous]. 

Handsome, confident Marley is a strong, energetic, intelligent dog.He craves activity, exercise and stimulation, and is the perfect dog for an outdoorsy, active person. 

  • Sex: Male
  • Size: Medium (+- 20kg)
  • Breed: Labrador-mix
  • Born: mid-2015
  • Energy: High
  • Other dogs: Some – prefers females
  • Children: Over 12s
  • Cats:No
  • LOCATION: Melkbos (Uitsig ARC)

MADAME Medium size  Kindly sponsored by Marinda de Waal. 

This is a friendly girl who thrives on attention. She has an affectionate nature but is independent too. She is alert and an excellent watchdog. 

Madame is low-maintenance, with a short, easy-to-care-for coat, and isn’t very big (+- 17kg). Ideal as an only dog for an older family/person. 

  • Sex: Female
  • Size: Small-Medium (+- 17 – 18kg)
  • Breed: Fisantekraal Special
  • Description: Cream short coat, upright ears, slender build
  • Born: +- 2012
  • Energy: Medium
  • Other dogs: Only her son, Dusty (see below)
  • Children: Over 12s
  • Cats: No
  • LOCATION: Melkbos (Uitsig ARC)

JIMMY Medium size 

Friendly, non-fussy, easy-going dog. Your typical Township Special/Africanis type dog: GREAT WITH PEOPLE, tough, low-maintenance, eager to please and alert. A nice all-rounder. 

  • Sex: Male
  • Size: Medium
  • Breed: Township Special
  • Description: Brown with black markings.
  • Born: 2015
  • Energy: Medium
  • Other dogs: Yes
  • Children: Yes
  • Cats: No
  • LOCATION: Melkbos (Uitsig ARC)

BILLY Medium size Kindly sponsored by Marinda de Waal.  

Billy is friendly, alert (excellent watchdog), and independent. He is not used to lots of attention and is quite an independent guy, but he does enjoy tummy rubs and time spent with people on his own terms.

Needs an experienced dog owner. 

  • Sex: Male
  • Size: Medium (Labrador size)
  • Description:Cream short fur, stocky build, docked tail.
  • Breed: Mixed
  • Born: 2013
  • Energy: High
  • Other dogs: Some
  • Children: Over 12s
  • Cats: No
  • LOCATION: Melkbos (Uitsig ARC)

TAG  Medium-large size  

Super-confident, strong-willed, intelligent dog! Tag would like an active home as an only dog. He is quite a show-off and would benefit from training. He is a strong, energetic boy and loves to go walkabout so experienced owner is needed. 

  • Sex: Male
  • Size: Medium
  • Breed: Mixed (possibly some husky)
  • Description: Gold & black short coat, strong black facial markings, floppy ears, strong build
  • Born: 2014
  • Energy: Medium
  • Other dogs: Yes
  • Children: Yes
  • Cats: No
  • LOCATION: Melkbos (Uitsig ARC)

DUSTY Medium size

Dusty is intelligent, friendly, and likes people but has never really had the chance to be loved. He isn’t fond of being photographed but, as soon as you drop the camera, he’s all over you for attention! Needs an experienced owner, calm home, and training.

  • Sex: Male
  • Size: Medium (+- 18 – 20kg)
  • Description:Black short fur with cream markings, a long nose, and a short tail.
  • Breed: Mixed
  • Born: 2013
  • Energy: Medium
  • Other dogs: Only Madame or be an only dog
  • Children: Over 12s
  • Cats: No
  • LOCATION: Melkbos (Uitsig ARC)

CODY  – Medium size, stocky build IN FOSTER CARE

Cody is a youngster and a very friendly boy.

He would love a fun-filled family to take him for walks and keep him busy.  

Cody particularly gets on with female dogs, preferably one that can match him in size and energy so they can have loads of fun playing!

Watch Cody in action here: CODY VIDEO

  • Sex:  Male
  • Size: Medium, strong build
  • Breed: Jack Russell-Staffie-mix
  • Description: White-and-tan with a brown patch over his left eye
  • Born: end-2017
  • Energy: High
  • Other dogs: Prefers females
  • Children: Over 12s
  • Cats: No
  • LOCATION: Brackenfell