This is an appeal for a foster or, even better, a forever home for Podenco Passe in Fuengirola, Spain. Maybe his name doesn't help, he is 'passed' over in favour of other dogs in the shelter. Here's his story.
He is in a kennel in Fuengarola, Costa Del Sol, Spain. Stacey from 4forpaws adoption took him in as he was being attacked by a Boxer Dog and got badly injured. But that was over 2 years ago and he has been in the kennel now ever since then. He is a lovely looking dog.
It is a small shelter and he keeps getting overlooked. No one seems to want him. He is a stunning tan and white 55cms tall Podenco, weights 18 kilos. A quiet boy with a gentle nature who loves nothing more than being out, nose down a lot picking up smells and enjoys a cuddle. It is sad that no one wants him. He is only 5 years old, so almost half his life has been in a shelter. The lady who is helping him , Stacey, is desperate for him to find a home, even if it is just a foster home, so that he can get out of the kennel and have a life.
In the next couple of weeks Jackie is planning on taking him once a fortnight for dog training classes as I feel that will make him easier for someone to foster him or give him a forever home, which he needs urgently. Having been in this kennel for such a long time, he does not know many commands.
Stacey says, Passe & Cats...... as I enter the kennels there are about 7/8 loose cats which I feed on my way in so they are there as I then come in and out. Passe doesn't bat an eye lid, BUT THEN there is not a lot he is interested in; podencos are normally alert whereas PASSE hardly lifts his head from the ground.
HE is quite clever as he has learnt to open the door, the ones where the handle presses down and then can pull it or push it open. He isn't interested in toys, throwing a stick or a ball, one day he can take a treat another day no, 1 day would take sausage another day no, 1 day will take cheese another no, etc. I have just found it so difficult to get him interested. So sad, as he is a very regal looking dog (when he eventually lifts his head) and really doesn't seem to be perturbed by anything or anyone. He is microchipped, vaccinated and blood tested negative for Mediterraneau diseases.
Please, however much Stacey tries, she hasn't time to stimulate this lovely boy and he shouldn't spend the rest of his life in a shelter. Please contact Jackie if you can help in any way. firstname.lastname@example.org