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It’s our 25th anniversary! 

This year 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of K9 Animal Refuge! This is a tremendous achievement for everyone at k9, from the people who started us to the people involved today. During the years we have had our ups and downs and almost ‘time is up’.

We weathered the years and now here in the 25th year we are strong, stable and ever-growing. Our second hand shop in Alcala came to our rescue a few years ago and we want to thank everyone who got the shop up and running, plus the people who keep it running. We have seen many wonderful stories of our dogs and cats over the years. We would like to say a massive thank you to all our supporters and those that have given our dogs a second chance. When we get follow up news after adoptions it warms our hearts to know that they are in warm, safe and happy homes. To commemorate our ex-k9 pupsters, next year we are printing our very own K9 success stories calendar. We are asking our supporters to send us photos of your K9 dog or cat over the last 25 years. Please send us a photo plus the name of the dog or cat and the year he/she was adopted. An independent judge will pick the best 12 photos to appear in our 2019 calendar. We are also asking for 12 companies to sponsor our calendar and have their details appear on a month of their choosing (first come basis). Details and costs for sponsoring will follow over the next couple of months. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for our calendar and would like to help support our refuge, please send an email to info@k9tenerife.com. We are also planning a special summer ball this year to celebrate our 25th anniversary, so if you are interested in attending please keep an eye on our website for more details. THANK YOU for supporting our refuge and allowing us to continue to help dogs and cats in need!

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 photos 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.