Kika - Rescue #77 - Puglia Pooches

Kika – Rescue #77

In September 2019 we had another desperate plea from some people on holiday. Kika had become very friendly with this couple, who were feeding her. She was completely alone and so tiny, I doubt she would have lasted the winter, which is very cold here. They dreaded leaving her when their holiday was up. The…

Chuck - Rescue #68 - Puglia Pooches

Chuck – Rescue #68

Mino was approached by the young man that washes and grooms our dogs, his father had recently passed away and left two dogs, one German Shepherd and one Miniature Pinscher. He had successfully rehomed the German Shepherd but was still looking for a home for the min pin. He couldn’t take him himself as he…

Reuben - Rescue #67 - Puglia Pooches

Reuben – Rescue #67

Reuben belonged to our neighbours. Back in January 2018, the neighbours came to Mino saying they thought there was something wrong with him because he was unable to move hardly at all. Mino took him to the vet and after an x-ray, it was discovered he had a broken pelvis. It was thought he had…

Zeb - Rescue #65 - Puglia Pooches

Zeb – Rescue #65

In April 2015, Mino took our car to the mechanics and was approached by one of the chaps that worked there. Knowing our involvement with dogs, he asked if we would take his miniature pinscher, as it was kept in an apartment all day and never went out. The family didn’t want him. Poor little…

Lilly - Rescue #64 - Puglia Pooches

Lilly – Rescue #64

In April 2015, a beautiful young yellow labrador arrived here, she was to become a very firm favourite with Mino, he adored her. We called her Lilly, had her spayed and she settled in like she had lived here all her life. She became best friends with Skinny. As most of them do 🙂 I…

Rocco - Rescue #63 - Puglia Pooches

Rocco – Rescue #63

This dear little chap was abandoned, in October 2014. Thrown out like some worthless piece of trash. The reason? We think the reason was that he had Cherry Eye. The medical term for ‘cherry eye’ is nictitans gland prolapse or prolapse of the gland of the third eyelid. Unlike people, dogs have a ‘third eyelid’…