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Steffi ID # D56090
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Breed: Jack Russell Terrier Mix
Sex: Female
Age: 1 Year
Colour: White and Brindle
A little about me:
This gorgeous girl came to Animal Aid as a stray back in October. Unfortunately Steffi hasn’t had any luck finding a new family. She does have a couple of challenges that are hindering her search for love; Steffi is deaf and also extremely picky with her doggy friends. Animal Aid dog trainer Michelle has been working with this sweet girl for many months, as Steffi has certain training needs that are a little more involved than with most dogs.  Steffi is very smart and always willing to please. She has coped amazingly well in the shelter environment, her resilience is incredible. Despite being with us for over 6 months Steffi is still the same sweet, spirited dog we first met, but with a few more tricks under her belt, thanks to Michelle! As much as we love her, this is not a life for Steffi. She deserves so much more!

We are looking for a mature family who have owned dogs before to give this beautiful girl a chance. Steffi is very selective about her canine friends, she’s either likes them or she doesn’t, there’s no in-between! But we are willing to undertake dog meets with suitable families, for as long as it takes. Structure and guidance is needed to create a strong bond with Steffi and once this is achieved the possibilities are endless!
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Rocky ID # D56788
  Rocky Web


Breed: Labrador X American Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Sex: Male
Age: 3.5 Years
Colour: Tan
A little about me:
ROCKY IS A ROCK STAR AT ANIMAL AID! He has so many fans among our staff and volunteers! Rocky is a strong and energetic dog, but he is also incredibly smart and he’s one big softie! He is always looking to please and hates to be told off, so does his best to follow the guidance and direction given from the people around him. Rocky is so eager to learn and he has been coming along in leaps and bounds when spending time with our staff and volunteers. Rocky is really responsive and will be great to train and socialise at an obedience class. Rocky has a very playful side and just LOVES playing with his toys, especially balls. He can often be seen playing with our volunteers in the exercise yard and he would happily fetch the ball all day long if he had a friend willing and able! Rocky is seeking a mature family with good fencing at their home. If you are looking for a smart dog that loves a pat and loves to play even more, then Rocky just might be the one for you!
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Kaya ID # D56540
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Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback Mix
Sex: Female
Age: 5 Years
Colour: Tan
A little about me:
Kaya is a mature and sensible girl who is looking for someone who can offer her a quiet home and lots of affection. She has had a lot of ups and downs in her life and now she needs a home with a mature family and no other animals where she can begin to feel stable and secure. In time, Kaya may be able to live with children or other animals but first she would need to head off for some training to help her form a strong bond with her family and build her confidence. Kaya can often be found in the exercise yard here at Animal Aid snoozing in a shell pool and she’ll head over to visitors walking by to lean against the fence for a pat. Kaya loves a bit of affection and is more than partial to a good old belly rub. She just needs someone to give her a chance, someone who can see her for the loving and sweet girl that she is.
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Ariel ID # D56946
Ariel Web
Breed: Bull Arab X Great Dane
Sex: Female
Age: 9 Months
Colour: Tan and White
A little about me:
Ariel is one big goofy girl who keeps everyone amused with her antics.  She may act the clown and be fun loving but there is also such a sweet side to her that is bound to melt your heart. Probably not for the first time dog owner and preferably someone who has experience with large breeds as she is quite a big girl and still has some growing to do yet. Still coming to terms with her size and strength we don't recommend her for a home with small children as they may get bowled over. If you are a fan of the big and the beautiful then pop down and meet this goofy girl.
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Benji ID # D56999
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Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier X Boxer
Sex: Male
Age: 11 Months
Colour: Brindle
A little about me:
Benji is a typical excitable young pup! If you are looking for a best mate and exercise buddy, this boy would be ideal as he really just wants to be part of the action. Benji is seeking a mature family to make him a part of their pack and provide him with training and guidance. He would greatly benefit from socialisation with other dogs as he is very enthusiastic and a bit rude when meeting new doggy friends. Good fencing in your back yard is also a must for Benji, just to make sure he doesn't go on a little adventure without you! If you are looking for a young dog who wants nothing more than to be by your side, then Benji could be for you!
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Macca ID # D57049
  Knackers Web
Breed: American Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix
Sex: Male
Age: 7 Years
Colour: Tan
A little about me:
Macca is a confident happy lad who is in the prime of his life yet acts young for his age. He really enjoys interacting with people but also doesn't mind hanging out by himself now and then. This friendly boy is looking for an active family to include him in all their activities. If you are looking for a fun companion, this boy is for you.
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Jax ID # D56836
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Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier X
Sex: Male
Age: 1.7 Years
Colour: Chocolate and White
A little about me: I'M ON FOSTER
Jax has had a rough start to life and for the past 12 months he has been in the shelter environment. Jax came to Animal Aid in February, transferred from a shelter in New South Wales. After a short time with Animal Aid, we quickly realised that poor Jax just couldn’t cope in the confinement and stressful setting of the shelter kennels. Each time he was left in his pen he became more and more distressed. So Jax is now out on foster and relaxing in a natural home environment. He is just the sweetest dog, who loves affection from people.

Jax has never had anyone treat him as family, pay attention to his needs or provide the most basic training and guidance that every dog should receive. It’s about time this sweet boy received the care and love he deserves from a family he can call his own. Jax is seeking a mature family who have had experience with larger dogs and can give him lots of guidance and training.

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Bruce ID # D56998
  Bruce Web
Breed: Bull Terrier Mix
Sex: Male
Age: 3 Years
Colour: Sable
A little about me:
Bruce is a happy go lucky boy who is full of life yet also has a bit of an independent streak. He enjoys a good rumble and tumble now and then whilst also likes going off to do his own thing. He does need some training and firm guidance, so an experienced owner will be more beneficial. So why don't you come down and meet this lively boy. 
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Ruben ID # D56850
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Breed: English Pointer
Sex: Male
Age: 9 Years
Colour: White and Brindle
A little about me:
Ruben is a goofy and happy older boy, who doesn't act his age! Ruben is looking for a home where he can be by your side most days and be out and about with you as much as possible.  This darling dog is an absolute joy and he just loves spending time with people, as well as being friendly with other dogs.

Ruben is a real couch potato, so a daily walk and a comfy bed near his family is what he is after. He also requires someone who is knowledgeable about larger dogs and who understands what type of activities they enjoy. Ruben has spent quite a bit of time out on foster as he doesn’t cope very well in the shelter kennels environment. However, he is currently at the shelter and spending lots of time in the office, so why not pop down to Coldstream and pay him a visit!
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Diego
ID #D57129

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Breed: Kelpie X Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Sex: Male
Age: 11 Weeks
Colour: Black and White
A little about me:
Meet the Terrific Boy!
This bundle of fun is running around like a little jellybean and he has his own little personality. This little darling is looking for his forever home and would love to come and be a big part of your life. So if you are looking for a new cute member of the family, this bundle of energy would be the best addition ever. 
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Rex ID # D57113
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Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Sex: Male
Age: 4 Years
Colour: Brindle
A little about me:
Rex is as handsome as they come! he came to Animal Aid through no fault of his own and is now looking for a new family to love and care for him. During Rex’s health check we noticed that he couldn’t flex one of his elbows.  X-rays revealed an old injury where his elbow had been dislocated. It had been left untreated and the joint had then fused back together abnormally. This was causing a fair bit of pain and discomfort for poor Rex. After seeking specialist advice, Rex underwent amputation surgery at Animal Aid’s Vet Clinic.

Having only three legs hasn't diminished Rex’s enthusiasm for life one little bit and he still loves nothing more than a nice cuddle with our staff and volunteers. He is quite strong willed, so we are looking for a family that can provide him with firm guidance. Rex is okay with other dogs and would be happy to meet your existing pooch here at the shelter.

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Kanga ID # D57112
  Kanga Web
Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Sex: Male
Age: 4 Years
Colour: White and Black
A little about me:
Kanga is a little cutie with unique white and black markings that really make him stand out. He is fun loving and loves to be the class clown but also likes to be the boss, so training will benefit this enthusiastic boy.  As he can be a little strong willed, hanging out with children might not suit. So why don't you jump in your car and come and meet this darling boy.
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Roxy ID # D56960
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Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback Mix
Sex: Female
Age: 1 Year
Colour: Tan
A little about me:
Roxy is a very playful and cheeky girl once she gets to know you. As she hasn't had much experience in the big wide world, Roxy is a lacking in confidence. She is seeking a family who can give her guidance and take her out and about to experience the world around her.  Roxy would love to be part of a mature household where she can be the one and only pet. She is a really lovely, beautiful dog who enjoys a game or two with her ball and is also partial to a soft toy or two to play with. Roxy loves cuddles and lots of affection and will return your love with a nice sloppy kiss! If you would like to know more about this beautiful dog, please contact Animal Aid's Shelter Kennels team.
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Hemi ID # D57034
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Breed: Kelpie X Pointer
Sex: Male
Age: 3 Years
Colour: Black and Tan
A little about me:
Hemi is an energetic boy who really loves to play ball and would also suit doing some agility work. He is looking for a calm and quiet home where he can be the only pet in the house, as he doesn't often warm to other dogs. Hemi absolutely adores people and just wants to be by your side. A family that is home a lot of the time would be great for this sweet dog. An experienced dog owner would also be beneficial for Hemi and he would really do well in training that can build his confidence. This handsome dog just LOVES a squeaky toy and will happily and politely play all day! If you would like to know more about Hemi please call us today.
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Angus ID # D57023
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Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback X Heeler
Sex: Male
Age: 1 Year
Colour: Tan and White
A little about me:
Angus is full of life and a very enthusiastic young man looking for a home where he can be an active part of the family. Angus absolutely loves toys and would be happy to play all day, although he is a bit of a toy hog! An experienced dog owner would suit this handsome boy. He would greatly benefit from some obedience training and further socialisation with other dogs. Angus would like to get out and about and explore the world, as he hasn't had much opportunity to see things outside of his own backyard before. If you would like to know more about Angus please contact our shelter kennels team.
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Rusty ID # D57212
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Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Sex: Male
Age: 10 Years
Colour: Tan
A little about me:
Rusty suits his name, colour wise but he certainly isn't rusty in nature or age. This boy just loves to hang out with people and would happily spend the day cuddling up to you. He is a real snuggler and smoocher so he is looking for a home where he can hang out on your couch all day long.  Pop into the shelter today and meet this darling boy.
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Malibu ID # D57293
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Breed: Boxer Mix
Sex: Female
Age: 1 Year
Colour: Brindle
A little about me:
Malibu, or Mal for short, is a sociable and playful young girl who really loves hanging out with other dogs, and also enjoys the company of people. When out and about she is a little unsure and can be a bit overwhelmed so a confident and patient family will be beneficial for Mal. This friendly girl would love some obedience work and it should be a breeze to train due to her love of food! If you are looking for a happy, cuddly young dog whose confidence is growing every day, then Malibu could be the one for you!
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Bronx ID # D57301
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Breed: Boxer X Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Sex: Male
Age: 1 Year
Colour: Brindle
A little about me:
Bronx is a little nervous on first approach, but he warms up to you quite quickly once he gets to know you. Bronx was surrendered recently and he is seeking a mature family that are willing to put the time and effort into teaching him the ways of the world. Bronx will blossom once his confidence with people and dogs improves. At the moment he is a little unsure around everyone and about everything, but we know he will be a wonderful companion to a family who will make him a real part of their lives. This handsome boy deserves a chance. Like all the dogs here at Animal Aid he deserves so much more than being in a shelter. If you can give this beautiful boy the love, care and time he needs to shine, please contact Animal Aid.
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Bree
ID # D57202
  Bree Web
Breed: Silky Terrier
Sex: Female
Age: 8 Years
Colour: Grey
A little about me:
Meet darling Bree, she may be a little dog but she is a big sweetie who is breaking all of our hearts. As a result of some medical issues she is looking for a very special home. A mature home where she can totter around to her hearts content or just curl up on the couch beside you. We won't go into all the technical jargon but she has an issue with her heart and her knees that we can discuss with you if you are interested in adopting her. So why don't you give the shelter a ring to have a chat about this cutie.
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Danni
ID # D57270
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Breed: Kelpie Mix
Sex: Female
Age: 9 Months
Colour: Black and White
A little about me:
Meet Danni, a spunky and smart young lady who needs a home where she can experience the big wide world through lots of training, learning and interacting with other dogs. She would benefit from socialising with more mature dogs who can act as role models to her and teach her the ways of the world.  So contact the shelter to learn a little more about her.
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Skyla
ID # D57231
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Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix
Sex: Female
Age: 8 Months
Colour: Brindle
A little about me:
Skyla is a lovely young pup who is looking for a caring, committed family to show her the love and care she deserve. Skyla can initially be a little shy but warms up into an enthusiastic young girl. This sweet dog is seeking a home where she can either be the one and only in the house, or perhaps live with a more mature dog whom she can learn from. As she lacks a bit of confidence, her new owner needs to provide an environment where she can blossom into a more confident girl. Lots of training, guidance, socialisation and affection are what darling Skyla needs. If you would like to find out more about Skyla, please contact Animal Aid.
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Wags
ID # D57209
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Breed: German Shepherd
Sex: Male
Age: 3 Years
Colour: Black and Tan
A little about me:
Wags is a handsome boy who is very enthusiastic and loves playing. He's quite partial to a squeaky ball or soft toy! He is also very smart and learns tricks very easily. This lovely boy is looking for a home where he can be involved in the daily activities of the family and he would benefit from a strong 'pack leader' to offer him both guidance and socialisation with other dogs. Wags will also need a home with secure fencing and he would really to have someone home with him regularly. If Wags sounds like your kind of dog, please phone the team at Animal Aid to have a chat about him, or pop down to Coldstream to meet this handsome lad!
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Jett
ID # D57320
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Breed: German Shepherd X Labrador Retriever
Sex: Male
Age: 1 Year
Colour: Black
A little about me:
Meet young Jett, a sweet fellow with a very busy personality who has lots of potential. He needs a family that will give him ongoing training so it will bring out the best of him and he can blossom into a lovely young boy. So if you think you can offer this boy a forever home, come down and meet him.
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Sol
ID # D57143
  Sol Web
Breed: Bassett Hound Mix
Sex: Male
Age: 2.6 Years
Colour: Tan
A little about me:
Sol is a very sweet and gentle boy who is looking for a calm and relaxed home where someone is going to be home regularly. This smoochy and cuddly boy is good with other dogs and just loves being with people but he does require good fencing. This darling is looking for a forever home, so come down and say Hi.
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Lizzy
ID # D57367
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Breed: Pomeranian
Sex: Female
Age: 3.6 Years
Colour: Tan
A little about me:
Meet little Lizzy, a cute and adorable little girl who is just happy and excited to see you. This girl is a boisterous ball of fun, who is looking for a family or an owner with whom she can hang out with and join in the with the activities. So if you are looking for a great little companion, this girl is for you.
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Jasmine
ID # D57299
 Jasmine Web
Breed: Jack Russell Terrier
Sex: Female
Age: 5 Years
Colour: White and Tan
A little about me:
Jasmine comes across as a bit of a tough cookie but once she gets to know you, she is a sweet and happy girl. This youngster is looking for a mature home, where she can be one on one and be content to hang out out with you regularly and have a snuggle or two. So if you are looking for a companion, no need to look any further than this little girl.
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