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Rj and Linda in new homes 

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Last week, RJ and Linda got the opportunity of a lifetime, to travel to the UK to live with new families!

They began their journey here in Tenerife, but would soon be arriving in a new place ready to live new adventures. It was a complicated goodbye for staff and volunteers at the refuge, as they would miss them very much but are very happy to see them finally living the lives they deserve!

It was a long journey, but they finally arrived. Linda arrived with her new family that she had already met as volunteers at K9. RJ, was lucky enough to be homed with his sister Ruby, who was homed a year earlier. The reunion was amazing and we are sure they both remembered each other. Both Linda and RJ had an action packed first day exploring their new surroundings and finding the perfect place to unwind.

After a few days, we can see that they are both extremely happy. Linda got to play in the snow, something she had never encountered before but absolutely loved it! And RJ got to run around the hills of Wales with his sister Ruby. Their new families tell us they are both good as gold and are extremely happy and grateful to have them in their lives!

Its happy endings like these that motivate K9 to continue doing what they do!

Meet Our Dogs

We have many dogs – in all shapes and sizes – waiting patiently for their loving, safe and secure forever homes. You can see them all – their stories and pictures – on our website at www.k9tenerife.com Go to “K9 dogs/Dogs waiting for homes”.

Why not visit us at K9 Refuge on Calle Chimbesque between Las Chafiras and Las Zocas any day of the week between 10:00 and 14:00. Alternatively, you can get in touch by telephoning us on 667 638 468 or emailing info@k9tenerife.com

You will also find stories of our dogs, their antics and heartwarming re-homings on facebook by following Diary of a K9 Tenerife Dogwalker and also K9 Tenerife. Also, to see daily potos of the walks that take place at K9, like the facebook page Voluntarios del Refugio K9.

Charity Shop

Our charity shop in Alcala is always looking for new items to sell. If you have any unwanted clothes, shoes, books or bric and brac, please pop them into our shop in Alcala or to K9 itself. We welcome all kinds of items and all proceeds go towards helping the dogs at K9 Animal Refuge. Collections can also be arranged through a phone call.

The K9 charity shop is located in the plaza in Alcala and is open from 10am until 2pm Monday to Saturday, pop in or call them on 646561035.

Ways you can help

If you wish to support K9 animal refuge and contribute towards the safe rescue and adoption of abandoned dogs and cats of Tenerife, we would be very appreciative. There are several ways to help: you can buy our merchandise (T shirts, vests, key rings, wristbands and more) at K9, you can sponsor one of our wonderful sponsor dogs via our website, you can donate either money via our website or in cash at our refuge or food and other items which help us look after our dogs and cats. Also, you can become a volunteer dog walker by calling us or simply popping by any day during our opening hours. Remember to keep an eye on our website or Facebook page for any fund raising events which you may like to attend.

K9 are often looking for people travelling to Germany and other locations to accompany dogs which have found new homes outside of Tenerife. We are currently looking for flights to Munich or Stuttgart. If you are able to accompany our dogs during their flights, please contact us ASAP.