Willow & Marlow


WILLOW, Berger X (looks like a whippet), 3 years old, medium build, sterilised, chipped and fully vaccinated against ticks and rabies (up to date). Has a pet passport. FR SN 1 1857810

We adopted Willow when she was three months old from FelisCanis, Murviel-les-Beziers. She and the other puppies in the litter had been left without food, and had been abused. She is a happy dog now, loves everyone and loves other dogs. She is very fast, a bit excitable when she first meets people and jumps up to greet them. She is sweet-tempered and likes to play. Walks well on a long lead, but her joy is to run free and very fast. She has no health problems.


MARLOW, Blue Griffon X, 9 years old, large build, not castrated (told by vet it’s too late). Chipped and fully vaccinated against ticks and rabies (up to date). Has a pet passport. FR SN 1 1857809

We heard about Marlow from a friend who keeps an eye on adoption websites. He had been living half-wild in the Pyrenees, free to roam the village. Then his master died. We were looking for a companion for Willow so took him. They were instant friends. Marlow definitely mourned his master and was sad for a while, but is now very settled. He is a perfect gentleman indoors, quiet, calm, gentle and never demanding in any way. He is a beautiful dog with a thick, soft grey coat and comes for cuddles. He loves water and swimming. Outside he still likes to run away and roam, although he always comes back, so he needs to be in an enclosed garden. He chases cats and can be aggressive towards large male dogs. He needs a firm, loving master or mistress. He has no health problems.

Willow and Marlow are inseparable. It would be wonderful if they could be homed together. They are both high energy dogs and need plenty of exercise.

They are currently in 34800 Cabrières, Hérault. Please contact Lynn Michell on email: lynnmichell0@googlemail.com


Monty is a very handsome eight year old Tibetan Terrier boy who was born on 29 March 2014.

He is looking for a home as his owner has been taken into care and her elderly husband is not capable of looking after him. As you can see he is a very good looking dog. He is very friendly and good at recall and will make a great companion for someone. Please make Monty a happy boy by offering him a new home.

He has been neutered and his vaccinations are up-to-date. He is currently living in 79110 TILLOU. If you would like further details please contact Jack Eagle, tel 05 49 27 21 06, or email: eagle.j@orange.fr



I want to introduce you to Pixel who is an absolutely super boy, handsome, well behaved, highly trained, affectionate and loving.

Pixel is just over 3 years old. He has clearly been very loved, he has no fear of humans. He can be left without any problem at all, is good on the lead and good with children. We have never seen him bother about other males out on a walk; he is amiable and takes no notice. He is much loved by our Lynne and she knows him well. Lynne always walks Pixel and says that when she takes him out he sits calmly for his harness and actually tries to help get it on! He sits on command and gives paw immediately. When a car passes he automatically sits, listens and waits.

He is a happy, gentle boy. So, if you are seeking a ready made almost perfect handsome young male in your life, here he is. He is way too fabulous not to be lighting someone’s life.

Saintes SPA Dept 17 or please contact me on katiebelle776@gmail.com



This absolute little beauty, and she isn’t a big girl, is Armonie, and never a more aptly named dog. A tender, gentle, loving soul … well you can see it can’t you? Good with all the dogs, boys and girls alike, a little timid initially but a bundle of affection. Whoever wins the heart of this little lady will have added a beautiful aura into their every day.

Armonie is about 5 years old and is an Ariégeois, a lovely breed. Please do not be put off by the fact she is a hound; I can give you endless stories and photos of adopted hounds who have all adapted to home life in days. They are the most gentle and loving creatures possible. She would benefit from a buddy of course; at the moment she has Geisha, Dakar and Rally and they are a wonderful little puddle of pooches.

Saintes SPA Dept 17 France or please email me on katiebelle776@gmail.com



Look at this smile, the sun wasn’t shining until Anna went out for a walk and photo-shoot. Anna is an adorable little lady; gentle, curious and friendly. Great with other dogs … a little shy when she doesn’t know you but we do advise our young ones to be careful don’t we? A lovely little girl about 4 years old, easy on the eye, easy on the lead and oh so very easy to love.

Saintes SPA Dept 17 France or please email me on katiebelle776@gmail.com We do want someone to put Anna in the corner … on a big squishy cushion that her loving family have given her.


Calling all Adopters…

The lovely Malda is a cracking girl who just wants to be part of a family. 

Smiley Malda is a cross Anglo-Beagle, only one year old and weighs 21 kilos. She loves hugs, kisses, hanging around with her human and canine friends, playing and going for lovely walks.

Malda has been sterilized, vaccinated, and microchipped and is up to date with her flea and worming treatments.

A soulful girl with a winning personality who is missing out on a home to call her own. She is currently living with dogs, cat and children.

An adoption fee and home check apply. Malda is currently in Thouars 79.

Please email asso.orfee@laposte.net or tel 09 77 48 71 43




This handsome little guy is Max. Max is about 5 years old and in nice condition with a very cool dude hairstyle. He was found abandoned in a garden with his little poodle buddy and they arrived together a little while ago.

Max is good on the lead although I don’t think he is really used to being on one. He is bright and curious about the world and will need a little education I think. Not that he has done anything wild and crazy but he doesn’t seem to know basic commands so I am guessing you are going to have to work on those with him.

Very intelligent boy so learns quickly. He is a confident boy, no cringing or obvious fears, although he is missing his little pal at the moment. Max is spaniel size. Please contact Saintes SPA, Dept 17, or email me on katiebelle776@gmail.com. Thank you from Max for helping him.



Sally is a friendly and loving 7 year old griffon x who has lived with dogs and cats and will just need careful introductions with both.

She has a typical hunters nose so loves sniffing walkies and being with her people, is pretty confident, easy going and clean in the home.

Sally would like a home with a well enclosed garden for her to enjoy, preferably with a resident squirrel to add some interest and someone who is home most of the time, although she is currently left for short periods.

Sally is currently being fostered in the north of dept 16 if you’re interested in meeting her. Please get in touch through the website www.Assoenroute.com or email henri@assoenroute.com if you’re interested in adopting Sally.



Back in September 2021 we introduced you to two old dogs who were living alone as their mum was very ill and hospitalised. We moved Dora and Maisie to kennels where they have had time to decompress and settle in. From being completely closed down Maisie has become braver and a little more sociable. Whilst Dora enjoys living in her new home, Maisie is showing signs that the environment is too busy for her, there are too many different dogs and noises. She is giving clear messages that she would like a quieter life.

Maisie needs a life-long foster home where she can do her own thing and is not worried by too much activity. She’s an independent dog and doesn’t like too much fuss. If you think you can offer Maisie a home please contact us for a chat. We’d like to settle Maisie for the last years of her life.

Please get in touch through the website www.Assoenroute.com or email henri@assoenroute.com if you’re interested in fostering Maisie.



FLORIA x Labrador / Shepherd

My name is Floria. I’m a very gentle girl but I’ve spent many years with no love and it’s very been tough, but that’s behind me now.

I’m quiet and placid, just an older girl looking for a cuddle, a quiet life, a warm bed, short walks and a family to call my own. I’m fine with other dogs, in fact a canine friend would be lovely. I’ve no problem with cats and I’m very laid back.

If you’re looking for a gentle dog that likes a quieter pace of life then let me come home with you and answer my prayers. I don’t like being in a kennel to be honest.

I’m in dept 72 near St Calais, identified, vaccinated with my rabies passport, sterilized, dewormed, and treated for flea and ticks.

Please email asso.orfee@laposte.net or tel 09 77 48 71 43.



Brett is an adorable young lad and at 14 months old is ready and waiting for his forever home. All that he needs is a family who will take him for long walks, which he loves, and who will love him for the rest of his life. He weighs 24kg.

He is very affectionate and loving therefore company for at least part of the day would be preferable. Brett has lived with cats and is sociable with other dogs, but would be happier and more fulfilled as the only dog in the family.

He is such a happy boy who cannot wait to find a home with a comfy bed, a few tennis balls to play with and plenty of cuddles to give!

He is neutered. His passport, health checks and vaccinations are all in order and will be provided at adoption. Adoption fee: 280 euros. He is currently in Mauleon 79. If you would like to offer Brett that comfy sofa we would love to hear from you.

If you would like more information on him, please contact us on 09 77 48 71 43 or email: asso.orfee@laposte.net


I’m Oli and I’ve been at the shelter for over two years waiting for a home. I don’t understand why because I’m a great dog, cheerful and very friendly. I’m three years old and quite big, bigger than I seem in my photos.

I have lots of energy so need regular walks. I’m very good on the lead, although at the start of a walk I’m quite excited through being locked up all day. I’m good at recall; know how to sit and I love canicross. I’m good with other dogs but not with cats. 

A well fenced garden is essential for me to play and run around and to keep me from escaping as I can jump very high!

If you can give me a home please contact spa87@hotmail.fr   Website: www.spa87.fr



Shetan is a gorgeous seven year old male cross Belgian Shepherd Tervueren. He is currently at the refuge SPA de la Haute-Vienne, 87270 Couzeix.

He is a friendly, sociable and loving dog who is good on the lead and very bright. He’s energetic and playful so needs regular walks and as he’s a climber he needs a secure, fenced garden and needs lots of attention as he gets lonely if left alone. He’s had the benefit of basic training and will sit, lie down and give his paw. This boy has lots of love to give.

He is fine with female dogs but not with other male dogs or cats.

If you would like to meet Shetan please complete the questionnaire on our website: www.spa87.fr and email it to: spa87@hotmail.fr



This handsome lad is Oscar, one of the remaining two from a gang of 14 that arrived, all in good condition.  

He is about 3 years old and his life was turned upside down in January when they were all brought in; it was a shock for them all.   One by one he has seen his siblings disappear.  Amongst the dogs, Oscar was the strong boy, the leader of the pack I guess.  He is in a box now, which is making him sad, but we have to try and get him onto a lead and out for walks then he can go to his new home which he so deserves. All the others, well except for one who was super cocky, have been very similar, scared of the lead and the change .. but they have gone on to adapt beautifully in a loving home.  For some it took a couple of weeks and others put their paws up in days.  

Please think about him. Saintes SPA Dept 17 or contact me on katepotter47@hotmail.com.  He is okay with other dogs, clearly, but as yet we don’t know about cats, none of the others have had a problem but nothing is written in stone of course.  



A breed that so many love and understand and as you can see this one is Fabulous.  Brigand is a GSP born August 2015, so coming up to 6 years old.

He is a lovely dog, castrated, educated, obedient and very, very lively.  He is a big strong lad and will need a secure garden or he will be up and over when he gets bored.  This lad is used to being ‘one man and his dog’ so he would love to be with a family, couple or singleton who spends a lot of time with him . You can see how smashing he is and he loves his water play … look at that smile.  

He was finally captured January 2020 near St Aigulin where he had been wandering alone since christmas and has never been claimed.  He has been with us 18 months now so he deserves to be noticed and he deserves to be loved.   Saintes SPA Dept 17 or please contact me on: katepotter47@hotmail.com



Attention big chunky Bulldog lovers.   This is Narco born Feb 2017, 4 years old. 

Nacro is castrated and good with children and females, a bit dominant with other males.  He pulls like a train on the lead but I don’t think he is used to a lot of lead walking. He would soon learn and of course with a garden to run in he won’t be quite so excited about a half hour out in the sun.  He is clean in the house, can be left alone without any trouble and is good in the car.  He needs a secure garden, as they all do, but allegedly if it is not secure he quite enjoys going walkabout .. a bit like all teenage boys. 

Narco is currently adapting to life in a refuge at the Saintes SPA, Dept 17, and would be very chuffed to find his new family.   Please contact me on: katepotter47@hotmail.com



Anyone out there with experience of the glorious Chow Chow ?   We have a corker for you, Panache, only a youngster and typical Chow characteristics.  He walks beautifully on the lead, is fine with cats, not so keen on other male dogs but only 2 years old so as always, training could be the answer.   Panache likes the company of his human, loves a good walk, a sniff and a snort,  stimulation for that young and active mind and body. He responds to attention, sits, gives paw and takes a treat like a whisper but also needs a firm hand, typical youngster, give him an inch and he will take a mile.    

If you know and love this super breed please email me at katepotter47@hotmail.com  He currently has a ‘singles’ pad at the Saintes SPA, Dept 17.

Justine & Juge

Justine & Juge

Justine and Juge – a bonded pair of absolute PURE JOY, no more, no less.

No cats and a nice secure garden. They need a space to run, they do pull with real excitement at being out of the box, but with space to run they are like greyhounds – 20 minutes full speed then sleep for hours. They LOVE humans. They will adore you and fill your life and house with a charming yet manic surge of the kind of affection only a bouncy dog can give you.

Their chances are limited as we want them to stay together, but if you have a secure garden and can imagine how much fun these two would bring you please think about it. Life in refuge is giving them big bottoms; they do look adorable as they swing along, but they need to run some of it off. They are full of life and happiness packed onto paws.  Juge is castrated and they are about 6 years old.

Saintes SPA Dept 17 or email katepotter47@hotmail.com.  Thank you. 
PLEASE NOTE : they are not small dogs – they are a good chunky medium size.



Following the death of his French lady owner, Edy finds himself without a home. He’s an 11 year old German Short-Haired Pointer, clean and well-socialised. He is a friendly dog and used to living indoors. He has not been sterilised.

He’s currently in the Confolens area. Fingers crossed for this handsome lad.

If you would like to offer Edy a retirement home for his golden years, please call Valeria (French) on 07 82 85 47 40.