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Shelter Sunday: Yara / Island Pacific Dog Rescue Society / Qualicum Beach, BC

Yara BC

Meet Yara! This Australian Cattle Dog mix is a beauty. Here’s what her rescuers have to say about her: This beautiful girl is a sweetheart and will love you unconditionally! She absolutely adores people, is good with kids and is looking for an understanding family to make her own. Yara is a 45lbs Australian cattle dog, spayed, housetrained and estimated to be 2 years old.

She is almost completely deaf. She does respond well to visual cues, so with training, her lack of hearing could be easily managed. A home where she can be the center of attention would be ideal! She does like playing with well matched dogs, so one 4-legged companion might work (she can get overwhelmed around too many dogs and get defensive). She has no known history with cats, but is probably best suited to a home with no small animals. Continue reading Shelter Sunday: Yara / Island Pacific Dog Rescue Society / Qualicum Beach, BC

Dog Overboard!

Remember the Tom Hanks movie where he survived a plane crash, only to be stranded on a deserted island? How about Gilligan and his friends, stuck perpetually on an uncharted desert isle after what was supposed to only be a three-hour tour (a three-hour tour). How many of you have wished to spend some time on a deserted island when life gets to be too much? Keep reading for a story about Sophie Tucker, an Australian Cattle Dog who fell overboard from her family’s boat and swam over five miles to an island. Continue reading Dog Overboard!