Here at the shelter we put the dogs through a series of tests to determine the dogs temperament.
Our testing is controlled & the situations are deliberate & set up. There are many dogs who have a very high thresh hold when it comes to kids & dogs who actually prefer kids than adults! However, every dog no matter how perfect their temperament, has the ability to bite.
In our evaluation process we look at the dogs responses to thresh holds to normal everyday circumstances for example receiving pats, being approached while eating, tolerance of body handling, being hugged for longer periods than normal, being restrained, excitement levels, stimulation & arousal, play, gentleness, affection & more.
Bare in mind we are trying to evaluate how the dog may behave in a home WHILE HE LIVES IN A KENNEL. The ability to accurately predict future home-environment behavior is unproven.
While temperament testing helps us learn more about the dog, it by no means guarantees against the dogs ability to bite.


The age of the dogs has been estimated by veterinarians based on their general health and particularly from their teeth status. It is an informed estimate made by veterinarians and should be used only as a guide.

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NAME: Albie MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 12 months / M CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Bull Arab X NUMBER: 9486 3133

Albie is a gentle affectionate boy who loves people and loves to give you kisses. He has that calm placid manner and is a pleasure to be with. Albie sits for treats. He learns very quickly. He is clever and eager to please. He loves being around kids and would cope with a bit of overexcited play and overpatting by kids. Albie is keen for his walks but pulls on lead and can lunge at some dogs. He loves to run and jog. Albie has a smooth coat and weighs 29.9kg. He comes desexed, C5 vaccinated, heartworm free and microchipped. Also included for the love and health of our dogs is a free Health and Wellness Voucher with our DR Vet. His adoption cost is $400. For further details email monika@doggierescue.com.

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NAME: Athena MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 4 years / F CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Staffy X Ridgeback NUMBER: 9486 3133

Athena is a happy friendly girl. The pound said she lived with kids in the past and loves them. She is very child friendly but best with kids 12+yo due to rough play with toys. She is a very attentive, relaxed, very stable dog. She has a short coat and weighs 26.7kg. She comes desexed, C5 vaccinated, heartworm free and microchipped. Also included for the love and health of our dogs is a free Health and Wellness Voucher with our DR Vet. Her adoption cost is $450. For further details email monika@doggierescue.com.

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NAME: Brandy MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 6 years / F CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Staffy X Beagle NUMBER: 9486 3133

Brandy is a gentle easy to handle girl. She has been social with the dogs she has met. She came from the pound with a mammary tumour which we have removed. Brandy is CHILD TOLERANT but not really interested in kids. She is not that interested in treats. Her main focus is squeakies. She walks nicely on loose lead ignoring cars bu can bark at some dogs. She loves to jog or run. Volunteers say "excellent walker, calm dog". She has a short coat and weighs about 16kg. She comes desexed, C5 vaccinated, heartworm free and microchipped. Also included for the love and health of our dogs is a free Health and Wellness Voucher with our DR Vet. Her adoption cost is $450. For further details email monika@doggierescue.com.

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NAME: Carrie MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 7 years / F CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Foxy x NUMBER: 9486 3133

Carrie is a very sweet affectionate girl who is very social with other dogs however people are her main focus. She is keen for a walk and walks on loose lead, ignoring cars and other dogs. She likes to jog and run as well as lick your face! She sits on command. She has lived with a 12yo child. Volunteers say "Very friendly dog, love her!" She has a short coat and longish legs and weighs 10.7kg. She comes desexed, C5 vaccinated, heartworm free and microchipped. Also included for the love and health of our dogs is a free Health and Wellness Voucher with our DR Vet. Her adoption cost is $450. For further details email monika@doggierescue.com.

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NAME: Cosmo MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 1-2 years / M CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Bull Arab X Cattle NUMBER: 9486 3133

Cosmo is a happy bouncy boy. He is friendly with other dogs and loves people. He is easy to walk on loose lead, ignoring other dogs and cars and knows "sit". He loves a jog too! He has a very playful puppy like manner. He is a nice dog with children if trained. He jumps up and gets excited. He has a short coat and weighs around 17kg. He comes desexed, C5 vaccinated, heartworm free and microchipped. Also included for the love and health of our dogs is a free Health and Wellness Voucher with our DR Vet. His adoption cost is $400. For further details email monika@doggierescue.com.

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NAME: Harper MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 12 months / F CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Cattle X NUMBER: 9486 3133

Harper is a bright friendly girl who is very social with other dogs and loves to play with other active dogs and would do best in a household with another dog. She has loads of energy and would suit an active family. Harper is very clever and would do well at obedience training. She does have a preference for women over men. She has a short coat and weighs about 15kg. She comes desexed, C5 vaccinated, heartworm free and microchipped. Also included for the love and health of our dogs is a free Health and Wellness Voucher with our DR Vet. Her adoption cost is $450. For further details email monika@doggierescue.com.

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NAME: Hazel MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 3-4 years / F CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Shepherd X Cattle NUMBER: 9486 3133

Hazel is an affectionate girl who loves her walks and loves being around kids. She is SUPER KID FRIENDLY. She is social with dogs but can be choosy about her friends. Out walking she walks on loose lead, ignoring cars but gets stressed with lots of other dogs around and will lunge at passing dogs. She loves a jog and really enjoys being patted. She sits on command. She has a short coat and weighs 22kg. She comes desexed, C5 vaccinated, heartworm free and microchipped. Also included for the love and health of our dogs is a free Health and Wellness Voucher with our DR Vet. Her adoption cost is $450. For further details email monika@doggierescue.com.

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NAME: Jellybean MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 12 months / F CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Chihuahua X Foxy NUMBER: 9486 3133

Jellybean is a very happy friendly girl. She jumps up for attention. She has lived with children in the past. She is very social with other dogs and has an easy nature. She can be picked up and cuddled by strangers. She is fast through doorways and everything she does. She has a short coat and weighs about 6kg. She comes desexed, C5 vaccinated, heartworm free and microchipped. Also included for the love and health of our dogs is a free Health and Wellness Voucher with our DR Vet. Her adoption cost is $450. For further details email monika@doggierescue.com.

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NAME: Marley MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 5-6 years / M CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Staffy X Lab NUMBER: 9486 3133

Marley is a gentle calm dog who came as a stray and was saved from a vet clinic. He is a very friendly boy, who is crate trained, and is very polite on a lead. He is a little scared of cars and needs encouragement on lead. He has been fine around other dogs in a busy clinic environment. He is also good with kids and would suit a family with older children. He is social with other dogs and jumps up and licks volunteers on the face. Marley has calluses on his elbows and hocks suggesting he was had a life of living on concrete. He has occasional partial seizures, more facial twitching and head shaking than your conventional seizuring. He is on inexpensive medication for this which is working well. He has a smooth coat and weighs 26.2kg. He comes desexed, C5 vaccinated, heartworm free and microchipped. Also included for the love and health of our dogs is a free Health and Wellness Voucher with our DR Vet. His adoption cost is $400. For further details email monika@doggierescue.com.

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NAME: Pudding MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 11 years / F CONTACT: Cynthia F
BREED: Staffy X JRT NUMBER: 9427 4161

Pudding is a sweet friendly girl. She walks on loose lead ignoring cars and dogs. She walks at a good pace. She enjoys being patted and jumps up to lick your face. She can be picked up by strangers. Volunteers say: “Extremely well behaved. Excellent walker. Very affectionate, beautiful dog”. She has a short coat and weighs a tiny 9.6kg. She comes desexed, C5 vaccinated, heartworm free and microchipped. Also included for the love and health of our dogs is a free Health and Wellness Voucher with our DR Vet. Her adoption cost is $450. For further details email monika@doggierescue.com.

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NAME: Ranger MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 2 years / M CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Staffy X NUMBER: 9486 3133

Ranger is a very friendly happy boy. Out walking he walks on loose lead, walks at a good pace and likes to run. He ignores passing cars and most dogs. If he does lunge he is easily corrected with treats and verbal reinforcement. As a typical staffy, Ranger is very people oriented and also wants to be the only dog in the household. He enjoys being cuddled and patted and jumps up to lick your face. He has excellent interactions with with kids. He has a smooth coat and weighs 23kg. He comes desexed, C5 vaccinated, heartworm free and microchipped. Also included for the love and health of our dogs is a free Health and Wellness Voucher with our DR Vet. His adoption cost is $400. For further details email monika@doggierescue.com.

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NAME: Ruby MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 18 months / F CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Kelpie x Shar Pei NUMBER: 9486 3133

Tanami and Rudy appear to be sisters and they are bonded. Ruby is particularly dependant upon her sister. They are sweet affectionate girls. They walk nicely on loose lead and ignore passing cars and other dogs. They jump up to lick your face! Ruby sits on command and vols say "she was the best!".

They come desexed, heartworm free, chipped and vaccinated. The adoption fee for the 2 dogs is $900.

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NAME: Sergeant MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 12 months / M CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Bull Arab X NUMBER: 9486 3133

Sergeant is a happy very friendly boy. He gets excited and keen to go for walk and walks on loose lead, ignoring cars and passing dogs. He walks at good pace and likes to run. He is child tolerant with 10+yo but not that child orientated. He is very stable with sudden movement and noise. He sits on command. He has a short coat and weighs 34kg. He comes desexed, C5 vaccinated, heartworm free and microchipped. Also included for the love and health of our dogs is a free Health and Wellness Voucher with our DR Vet. His adoption cost is $400. For further details email monika@doggierescue.com.

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NAME: Sirius MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 9 years / M CONTACT: Cynthia F
BREED: Sharpei X NUMBER: 9427 4161

Sirius is a lovely gentle boy who even enjoys the company of kids. He has been severely neglected in the past. His coat and ears have improved dramatically. He is easy to handle and is calm around other dogs. With people he is so affectionate and loving. He walks well on loose lead ignoring other dogs and cars. He has a short coat and weighs 25kg. He comes desexed, C5 vaccinated, heartworm free and microchipped. Also included for the love and health of our dogs is a free Health and Wellness Voucher with our DR Vet. His adoption cost is $400. For further details email monika@doggierescue.com.

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NAME: Tanami MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 18 months / F CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Kelpie x Shepherd NUMBER: 9486 3133

Tanami and Rudy appear to be sisters and they are bonded. Ruby is particularly dependant upon her sister. They are sweet affectionate girls. They walk nicely on loose lead and ignore passing cars but can lunge at some dogs. They jump up to lick your face! Volunteers comment how nice Tanami is with children.

They come desexed, heartworm free, chipped and vaccinated. The adoption fee for the 2 dogs is $900.

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NAME: Xena MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 8-9 years / F CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Staffy x NUMBER: 9486 3133

Xena is a beautiful gentle girl who wags her tail at every possibility. She has had a hard life. Her incisors are worn away from chronic chewing. She has had lots of puppies in her life! She is currently under treatment for her skin. Xena needs encouragement to walk but ignores passing dogs or cars. She loves pats, cuddles and lots of affection! She adores kids, even very young ones. She knows "sit". She has a smooth coat and weighs 20.1kg. She comes desexed, C5 vaccinated, heartworm free and microchipped. Also included for the love and health of our dogs is a free Health and Wellness Voucher with our DR Vet. Her adoption cost is $450. For further details email monika@doggierescue.com.

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