Dogs

Dogs

adoptions@faw.za.org /062 258 3547 (office hours)

Adoption fee: R550 INCLUDES: microchipping + deworming + vaccinations up to date + sterilisation 

Important: Adoptable animals are NOT at our Fisantekraal premises! Most stay at Uitsig ARC, while some are in private foster care. Please contact us to arrange a meeting. Thank you! All adoptions are subject to a basic home check and adoption fee.

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


 

 CHLOE – small size

An adorable little cundlemunchkin! Chloe is friendly and has a lovely nature. She gets on with people of all ages. She is 3 years old and small in size, but has plenty of energy. Chloe does not like cats and needs to be an only dog or be with a well-socialised, stable pack.

Sex:  Female – Size: Small – Breed: Maltese-mix – Description: Fluffy black coat with a white blaze. – Born: +-2016 – Energy: Medium-High – Other dogs: Some – Children: Yes – Cats: No


 

 CARLOS – Medium size. 

Carlos is a beautiful young dog who gets on with children, dogs and cats! He’s the perfect family dog and has the loveliest silky, mid-length coat. He’s about the size of a smallish border collie.

Lovely, lovely dog!

Sex: Male – Size: Medium (Border Collie size +- 18 – 20kg) – Breed: Collie-x – Description: Silky mid-length gold coat with black markings. – Born: +-2016 – Energy: Medium – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes – Cats: Yes

 


 

  RUPERT Small size    Kindly sponsored by Vanessa Visser while awaiting adoption.

Rupert is one of our FAVOURITES  – he has a fantastic nature. Balanced, gentle, loving, friendly. He likes attention and ear scratches, and would be very happy if he could have a doggy girlfriend to keep  him company when his people aren’t there.

Sex: Male – Size: Small (Jack Russel size +- 11kg) – Breed: Terrier-x – Description: Small tan-and-black short-haired dog with amber eyes, and short legs. – Born: mid-2014 – Energy: Couch potato – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes – Cats: No

 

 


 

BLISS

Wonderful dog! Bliss adores attention. She likes to lie on your lap and cuddle. Sweet, gentle, friendly little dog (mid-calf height) who is looking for a happy home which will build her confidence. Awesome pet and only around 8 – 9 months old. 

Watch Bliss’ lapdog impression here: BLISS LOVES CUDDLES

Sex: Female – Size: Small (+- 7kg) – Breed: Mixed – Description: Gold and dark brown/black short coat, floppy ears. – Born: mid-2017 Energy: Medium-High – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes – Cats: Unknown – seems ok

 


 

 LIEZEL

Liezel is a real little lady – gentle and loving. She’s small (below mid-calf) and low-maintenance too as she doesn’t need loads of exercise. She’s quite scared at the shelter but is a friendly soul who just wants a calm, loving home and people to adore. Liezel is approximately 4 – 5 years old. She is fine with children and gets on with dogs. A lovely family doggy or companion for anyone!

Sex: Female – Size: Small (+- 8 – 9kg) – Breed: Mixed  – Description: Black short-haired small dog with a white blaze and chin.  – Born: 2013 – 2014 – Energy: Medium-Low – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes – Cats: Unknown


 

 THOMAS

FANTASTIC dog! Thomas is a Greyhound-Border collie who is highly intelligent (he picked up hurdles, sitting on command, and retrieving in no time at all) and good with other dogs. He’s also good with kids and grew up with a cat in the home. Thomas needs a very active home. 

Sex: Male – Size: Medium-large – Breed: Greyound-Border Collie – Description: Tall, elegant build with white-and-black short coat and a long nose; golden eyes – Born: mid-2017 Energy: HIGH – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes – Cats: Used to a cat but needs introduction

 


 

 HOLLY Slender medium size – ONLY 8 MONTHS OLD! Looking for a sponsor – R250/month

Holly is a very gentle soul, not pushy at all, and adores attention. A bit shy and needs confidence-building. A wonderful dog who will fit into any type of home (but will thrive with training and walks as she’s a really intelligent dog).

She has the softest feathered coat with a beautiful plumed tail and fluffy ears (which she loves having stroked).

Sex: Female – Size: Medium, slender (+- 20kg) – Breed: Collie-x – Description: Golden mid-length coat, fluffy ears, fluffy tail. – Born: end-February 2017 Energy: Medium – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes – Cats: Unknown -looks ok


 

 LISHKA Small-Medium size  – Kindly sponsored by Jaco Myburgh while awaiting adoption.

Lishka is polite, gentle, affectionate and intelligent – pretty much everything you’d want in a dog PLUS she is gorgeous and she’s not too big (below knee-height).

The full package! Loves children and fine with other dogs. 

Sex: Female – Size: Small-Medium (+- 10kg) – Description: Short wiry coat, German Shepherd colouring, upright ears – Born: +- end-2016 – Energy: Medium – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes – Cats: Unknown

 


 

 JACK Medium size. Looking for a sponsor – R250/month

Jack doesn’t have one mean bone in his body. He is a chilled dude who is becoming depressed at the shelter because he so badly wants to be in a loving home. He loves snoozing in the sun! He is a fantastic family dog, housetrained (will need a ‘refresher course’ as he’s been at the shelter for a few months now) and walks well on lead.

Sex: Male – Size: Medium (+- 18 – 20kg) – Description: Smooth golden-brown coat, amber eyes, waggy tail – Born: +- end-February 2017 – Energy: Medium – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes – Cats: Unknown

 


 
 

 POPPY small/medium – Looking for a sponsor while she waits – R250/month

Poppy is a bright, cheerful little lady of small-medium size. She has a smooth, low-maintenance coat and oodles of love to share. She is good with children and gets along well with other dogs. Eager to please, a fast learner and very alert. High energy.

Sex: Female – Size: Small-Medium (+- 10kg) – Description: Short, blonde coat, large upright ears and a nice size- Born: +- 2015 – 2016 – Energy: Medium – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes – Cats: Unknown

 

 

 


 

 FIONA – Medium size   Kindly sponsored by Christiane while awaiting adoption

Fiona is an independent, intelligent, loving girl who takes a little bit of time to get to know you but, once she does, she will be your most faithful friend forever. She is a Husky-Shepherd mix of medium size. Would love an active but very calm home.

She is around 2 years old. Good with children. Will be happy as an only dog or with a laid-back dog friend.

Sex: Female – Size: Medium (around 20kg) – Breed: Husky-Shepherd-mix – Born: 2015 – Energy: Medium-High – Other dogs: Some – Children: Yes – Cats: Unknown


 

 

 CHIKITA Medium-large size   Kindly sponsored by Christiane while awaiting adoption

Chikita is a highly intelligent, energetic and very affcetionate medium-large dog who enjoys attention but can also be independent.

She LOVES going for walks/runs and exploring; she also likes having her ears stroked. She is a little bit nervous of large groups of people and new situations but quickly comes out of her shell, especially if treats are up for grabs! She is +- 2 years old and medium-large size. Prefers male doggy friends. Good with children (but may be a bit boisterous for very small kids).

Sex: Female – Size: Medium-Large (+- 25kg) – Description: Black smooth coat with white blaze, fine features, elegant build – Born: +- 2015 – Energy: High – Other dogs: Yes, pref males – Children: Over 8s – Cats: Unknown


 

 

  NIKITA Large size Kindly sponsored by Frances Barratt while awaiting adoption.

Nikita is a lovely dog – friendly, affectionate and very confident. Watching her run is sheer poetry in motion: she’s elegant and agile. 

She is great with people,  including kids, and would prefer a male dog friend, or to be your one and only.

Sex: Female – Size: Medium-Large (+- 30kg) –  Breed: Africanis – Born: mid-2012 – Energy: High – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes – Cats: No

 

 


 

  MATISSE Medium-Large size Kindly sponsored by Analia Kuyler while awaiting adoption. 

Handsome Matisse is an exuberant, affectionate guy. He absolutely adores attention, will do anything to get it, and responds very well to commands. 

Perfect for an older family (teens and up). He was abused so he needs a stable, understanding home.

Sex: Male – Size: Medium-Large (+- 25kg) – Description: Tall, well-balanced dog with large hound-like ears; unusual coat markings. – Breed: Hound-mix – Born: end-2015 – Energy: High – Other dogs: Most – Children: Teens and up – Cats: No


 

 JIMMY Medium size  – Looking for a sponsor while he waits! (R250/month)

This boy is your typical Township Special: great with people of all ages, tough, low-maintenance, and healthy. He’s alert and intelligent and will make an awesome companion. 

Sex: Male – Size: Medium – Breed: Township Special – Description: Brown with black markings. Born: 2015 – Energy: Medium – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes – Cats: No

 


 

 TAG Medium-large size  – Looking for a sponsor while he waits! (R250/month)

If Tag had a song, it would be: ‘I’m sexy and I know it’. He merrily parades around showing off and then bounds up to you, full of joy, wanting attention and cuddles.

Tag doesn’t mind where he is – he adjusts quickly to any situation. He’s looking for an active home which will take him out for plenty of walks where he can show off and make friends with every person he meets.

Sex: Male – Size: Medium – Breed: Township Special – Description: : Fawn, gold & black short coat, strong black facial markings, floppy ears, strong jaw . Born: 2014 – Energy: Medium – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes – Cats: No

 

 

 


 

 ROLEX Medium size  – Looking for a sponsor while she waits! (R250/month)

Yes, we know that Rolex is a rather ambitious name for this very unfancy-looking girl but she really has a heart of gold and, despite her lack of exotic looks she makes up for it with a lovely nature!

Rolex is submissive, low-key girl who likes the quiet life.

Sex: Female – Size: Medium (+- 18 – 20kg) – Breed: Township Special – Description: Cream short coat, semi-upright ears, black facial markings  – Born: 2015 – Energy: Medium – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes – Cats: Unknown

 

 

 


 

 VALIANT Medium size  – Looking for a sponsor while he waits! (R250/month)

Valiant is a friendly guy – a confident and outgoing middle-aged gentleman who just wants to be part of a family. He’s around 6 years old and is medium-sized with a soft, snowy coat.

He is also very alert and a fantastic protector and watchdog.

Sex: Male – Size: Medium (+- 20kg) – Breed: Shepherd-mix  – Description: Snow-white short coat with large upright ears – Born: 2012 – Energy: Medium – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes –Cats: Unknown

 


 

    COURAGE – small size    Kindly sponsored by Gerda Schoeman-Weyers while awaiting adoption.

Courage is a bouncy, energetic dog who absolutely craves affection. He enjoys sitting on laps and going for walks.

He is also alert and highly intelligent and will protect you and be your loyal companion no matter what. 

Sex: Male – Size: Small (Jack Russel size +- 15kg) – Breed: Terrier-x – Description: Small cream s hort-haired dog with half-upright ears, 1 lop ear. – Born: early-2016 – Energy: Medium-High – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Over 12s – Cats: No

 


 

 

  HARVEY – large size    Kindly sponsored by Yacine Jacobs while awaiting adoption.

Harvey-31Oct15-3 wHarvey is a gentle giant – strong, healthy, and very loving.

He may look a little intimidating, but he has the softest heart. He does need plenty of exercise as he’s a strong, energetic guy; an experienced owner is best as he will thrive with training. 

Sex: Male – Size: Large (+- 35kg) – Breed: German Shepherd-x-Staffie/Boerboel – Description: Well-built, strong dog, long tail, and upright ears.  – Born: September/October 2013 – Energy: Medium-High (very strong) – Other dogs: Yes  – Children: Over 8s Cats: No

 


 

  CURLY – medium size    Kindly sponsored by Priscilla Edmondson while awaiting adoption.

Curly-25May16-1Curly always has a smile and has a tail wag for everyone! He’s a happy guy by nature, and just wants to be with people. A real ‘man’s best friend’.

He’s alert and intelligent. He likes children and gets on with other dogs (particularly females).

Sex: Male – Size: Medium (Border Collie size) – Description:Black and tan smooth coat, with a friendly face and curly tail – Breed: Mixed – Born: 2013 – Energy: Medium-Low – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes – Cats: No

 

 

 


 

 PATCHES – small-medium size, stocky    Kindly sponsored by Elizna Albertse while awaiting adoption.

Patches is a friendly soul who loves attention and is always eager to throw himself onto his back for a nice tummy rub.

Patches is around 5 years old and medium size. Needs an experienced dog owner.

Sex: Male – Size: Medium (+- 16 – 20kg) – Born: 2011 – 2013 – Energy: Medium-Low – Other dogs: Some, pref females – Children: Over 12s – Cats: No

 

 


 

 MARLEY – medium size   Kindly sponsored by Christiane while awaiting adoption

MarleyMarley is loving, affectionate, and wonderful all-rounder. Not only that, but he’s a very handsome young guy! He LOVES kids and is an eager-to-please, playful dog. 

(Note: Marley needs a full-enclosed property with high walls.)

Sex: Male – Size: Medium (+- 20kg) – Breed: Labrador-mix – Born: mid-2015 – Energy: High – Other dogs: Yes – Children: LOVES kids – Cats: Unknown

 

 

 


 

 TEDDY – large size   Kindly sponsored by Denise & Jan-Paul Barnard while awaiting adoption.

Teddy-27Jul16-3wSUPER DUPER DOG! 

He is a gentle giant – polite, walks beautifully on lead, and super friendly. The kind of dog who will be loyal to a fault and your best friend. Teddy is a lovable guy and his life revolves around being part of the action; around people! Fantastic, loving, gentle companion.

Sex: Male – Size: Large (+- 25 – 30kg) – Breed: Africanis – Born: 2013 – Energy: Medium – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Loves kids – Cats: No

 


 

 MADAME – medium size     Kindly sponsored by Marinda de Waal while awaiting adoption.

Madame-31Dec15-2pccThis 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)

Sex: Female – Size: Small-Medium (+- 17 – 18kg) – Breed: Fisantekraal Special – Description: Cream short coat, upright ears, slender build – Born: +- 2012 – Energy: Medium-High – Other dogs: Some – Children: Over 12s – Cats: No

Kindly sponsored by Marinda de Waal while awaiting adoption. 


 

 BILLY – medium size   Kindly sponsored by Denise & Jan-Paul Barnard while awaiting adoption.

Billy-06May15-1wBilly is friendly, energetic, and alert (excellent watchdog). He is not used to lots of attention and is quite an independent guy, but he does enjoy affection and time spent with people on his own terms.

Needs an experienced dog owner.

Sex: Male – Size: Medium (+- 20 – 25kg) – Description:Cream short fur, stocky build, docked tail. – Breed: Mixed – Born: 2013 – Energy: High – Other dogs: Only Dusty and Madame – Children: Over 12s – Cats: No

 


 

 DUSTY Medium size   Kindly sponsored by Denise & Jan-Paul Barnard while awaiting adoption.

Dusty-06May15-1 wDusty is a friendly guy who’s discovered attention and love. He’d would love a home where he can be the free spirit he always should have been, with plenty of walks and fun. He’s an energetic boy and very intelligent.

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: High
Other dogs: Only Billy & Madame – Children: Over 12s – Cats: No


 

  STORM  Medium-Large – In private foster care

Friendly, outgoing, well-balanced dog who is good with other dogs and with cats, and lovely with kids. He is in private foster care and has learnt excellent manners. He is fully housetrained, sits and rolls over when asked, gives paw, and walks beautifully on lead. 

Storm is around 5 years old.

Sex: Male – Size: Medium  – Breed: Husky-German Shepherd – Born: 2012 – 2013 – Energy: Med – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes – Cats: Yes

 

 


 

 YAGATI – small-medium size  Kindly sponsored by Analia Kuyler while awaiting adoption. 

Yagati-04July15-3 w Yagati is a loving, lovable little dog with big pointy ears and a dainty little ‘mouse face’. She has a ‘head for heights’ as she enjoys finding a high vantage point to sit on top of so she can survey her surroundings. 

Sex: Female – Size: Small-Medium (+- 15 – 17kg) – Breed: Unknown – Born: Mid-2014 – Energy: Medium-High – Other dogs: Yes – Children: Yes – Cats: No – Note: Needs high walls.