2020 RWD Calendar now available

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We are very proud to announce that the Retired Working Dog Adoption 2020 Calendar is now available! It features stunning pictures (most by professional photographers who have donated their time to us) of 12 of the dogs we have worked … Read More

Hunterville Huntaway Festival 2nd November 2019

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Come and visit the RWD stand at the Schemozzle 2nd November 2019. We will have some dogs for you to meet and pat and lots of information about what we do. There are many dogs looking for adoption so come … Read More

“The Secret Lives of Sheepdogs: The Mangakuri Sketches” by Anneleise Hall

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We are really excited to announce that we are now selling copies of “The Secret Lives of Sheepdogs: The Mangakuri Sketches” an illustrated book of poems about working dogs. The author, Anneleise Hall, will donate 50% of the profits to … Read More

Kate

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It’s exactly a year since we found our beautiful Kate via your FB page. We had been devastated when our treasured Border Collie died after 15 years, but realised we still had love to give and a work colleague suggested … Read More

“Better Together: Simba and Brody”

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What happens when the Council tells an owner of six dogs that he has too many for his suburban section?  In this case, the owner turned to Retired Working Dogs NZ. What happens when you are getting ready to move … Read More

Beautiful prints available

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(10 Jan 2019: We regret these prints are no longer available. Please contact Vicky directly with any enquiries). The very talented and kind Vicky Taylor (a pyrographic artist) has given permission for Retired Working Dogs to sell two of her … Read More

Jake

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“Jake” retired off the hill country after 12 years of hard work. He has chronic eye issues that require twice daily eye drops. He is so tolerant of all the medication and having his eyes wiped. We are monitoring him … Read More

Jake

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Jake went to his forever home in November 2017. His birth was unexpected and he was well cared for by his owner until he was old enough to be taken into foster care with Retired Working Dogs. He is a … Read More

Daisy

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Daisy is a 13(?) year old female huntaway who came to us from the Pound. We don’t know much about this old girl’s life, but she has improved so much in the care of her wonderful foster mum and the … Read More

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