Our 2023 calendars are now available for pre-order

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The 2023 calendars have gone to the printers and will be available in the second week of November. Harvey is the cover boy this year.

Federated Farmers Article: There’s Life in the Old Dog Yet

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Federated Farmers article about retired pig dog Eric and Cloud who sustained a career-ending injury

Fieldays Spotlight Success Story: Wag’s new life

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Natalie and partner Steve re-homed their 8 year old working dog, Wag. In this video, Natalie goes to visit Wag and his new owners. What a great success story! We have many dogs available for adoption

CopRice is RWD’s new food sponsor

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In January of this year, Retired Working Dog NZ (RWD) signed a food sponsorship  agreement with CopRice to feed the foster dogs that come into their care.  RWD aims to find homes for farm and hunting dogs that either have no interest … 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

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