Do you really know what is involved in getting a puppy?

Many families with young children choose a puppy believing they're easier to train and handle than older dogs.

But this is not necessarily the case, as puppies still play very much in a 'wolf-way', meaning they use their teeth a lot and puppies' teeth are very sharp.

And of course, they chew anything in sight. More than anything, housebreaking a puppy takes tremendous structure because every two hours you have to take them out. It's tedious, tiring and you're definitely going to be sleep deprived. And guess what - kids are not going to do it. Mom and Dad are going to be stuck with it!


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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Needs Home With Garden
Kid Friendly
Suit Part-Time Worker

NAME: Junior MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 10 months / M CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Bull Arab X Dalmation NUMBER: 9486 3133

Junior is a friendly boy who is good with kids and suits 7+yo. He loves the ball and shows good self control. Junior is very keen to walk and even more eager to run. Volunteers say "very energetic and strong". He loves pats and sits on command. Junior is social with other dogs and is sweet and affectionate with people. He has a short coat and weighs 26kg. 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.

 5 Steps to Adopt!

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Needs Home With Garden
Suit Home-Based Worker or Needing Doggy Pal

NAME: Martini MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 6 months / F CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Staffy X Lab NUMBER: 9486 3133

Martini is a happy bouncy young girl who is super affectionate with people and social with other dogs. She is still learning to walk on lead and does pull a bit and is scared of vehicles. It might explain her injury. She came from the pound with a shortened right elbow joint. Unfortunately specialist consultation recommended we leave it alone. She is still able to run and jump and play with other dogs but you can notice a limp. She has a soft short coat and weighs 15.0kg. 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.

 5 Steps to Adopt!

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Needs Rescue Experience
Needs Adult Home
Suit Part-Time Worker

NAME: Missy MEET AT: Ingleside (by appointment)
AGE/SEX: 6 months / F CONTACT: Monika
BREED: Bull Terrier X Shepherd NUMBER: 9486 3133

Missy is a sweet girl with people but can be possessive of toys or food so needs an adult family who are experienced in managing these behaviours. She is social with other dogs. she walks on lead with encouragement but is scared of cars and trucks. She ignores dogs. She walks at a good pace and likes to jog. She likes cuddles and belly rubs and sits on command. Comments “Love her”, “Interested in other dogs, very scared of cars and trucks” She has a short coat and weighs 19kg. 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.

 5 Steps to Adopt!