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If anyone is around for the summer they desperately need foster homes.
Fostering is taking a dog into your home for a few weeks to give them a break from the kennels. They can return to K9 Friends on a date pre arranged with the shelter.
They have no small dogs available to foster, all of their dogs are medium sized and above and priority for fostering goes to our long timers.
Dogs that have been fostered are much easier to home as they have full reports from their foster homes which makes them more appealing. They will always find a dog that suits your situation and dogs will ALWAYS be taken back if fostered.
Please call our office on +971 4 887 8739 if you are interested in fostering.
During the months of July and August K9 friends is always full to capacity. The world has left Dubai for vacation and a lot of dogs have been kicked out of their homes as the owners made no provision for them whilst they were gone.
Fostering means caring for a dog in your home until a permanent home can be found or until it needs to return to the shelter. Ideally we are looking for foster homes for July and August. The dogs can be returned to K9 in September when our homing’s pick up again, or on any date pre arranged with our office. Be aware if you live in an apartment we will need a letter from the landlord to say its OK to keep a dog in the building. Read more
Found (when and where): Found near Baskin Robins Dubai Silicon Oasis on 3/9/14 evening
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Collar Color: red colar with designs and red bel
Pet’s Description: Seems to be 4-6 months. Friendly and playful
Summer is a tough time of year for all of the animal welfare groups and shelters. However well before many expats and locals alike head out of the country to beat the summer heat, most, if not all of the welfare groups are already posting ‘SORRY WE’RE FULL’ notices on their Facebook Pages.
Emma Creswell, Shelter Manager for the Sharjah Cat & Dog Shelter (SCADS) says that they average 14 abandoned animals every day. In recent years, the summer months show an increase in that number, with 20 or more animals being left at the shelter daily. As a result, SCADS is overloaded.
Having no choice but to house additional animals in their already full shelter, SCADS currently have an additional 28 pups and 22 kittens on top of their capacity to accommodate 40 dogs and 40 cats at any one time.
Extending capacity puts a heavy strain on them, as sadly, budget constraints dictate the number of animals SCADS is able to provide food and medical care for. Additionally, overcrowded enclosures can quickly become unhealthy environments for an animal’s physical health and mental well-being.
SCADS often reach out to other welfare groups (who are also under pressure) and the general public across the country to offer a reprieve for some of the animals they receive – however the reality is when there is no more space, no one to adopt and no one to foster, animals are put to sleep. Read more