Whippy the retired pig dog
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Due to his work and living circumstances, Whippy’s old owner was unable to keep her. His kids said “Good bye” to her and he took her on the one-way trip to the vet. Luckily for Whippy, the vet nurse knew … Read More

Rotary write-up in Martinborough Star
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Last month we were privileged to be invited to present to South Wairarapa Rotary. The gathering of over 100 members in Greytown was entertained with stories about the charity and some of the dogs we have worked with. Following the … Read More

Great RWD article in Wairarapa Times-Age
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We’re so pleased to see that RWD has made it to the top of Grant’s in-tray! Grant has written a lovely piece in this week’s Wairarapa Times-Age about the charity and our forthcoming Big Rail Trail Dog Walk. We hope … Read More

New logo for Retired Working Dogs
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We are very proud to announce the unveiling of our new logo!  The new logo draws upon the popularity of our new lettering introduced last year, and the “paw” emblem – which emphasises that we support ALL working breeds, and … Read More

2019 Calendar now available!
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We are very proud to announce that the Retired Working Dog Adoption 2019 Calendar is now available for available for order! It features stunning pictures of 12 of the dogs we have worked with and their stories. Remember: all proceeds … Read More

Daisy
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I would like to introduce you to Daisy. A big old gentle high country Huntaway who is living out her remaining years with love and comfort in permanent foster with the help of Retired Working Dogs NZ. In June 2016 … Read More

Country Calendar success!
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Well, what a show TVNZ broadcast on Sunday! “Country Calendar” gave a great perspective on the work that Tania does for the charity. The photography was stunning and showed-off how Tania and Peter have created a space that works for … Read More

Tania’s on Country Calendar
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We are so excited to announce that one of our amazing foster ladies, Tania, will be on “Country Calendar” this weekend! Tania and her family live on a drystock farm in Ohakune, and have the perfect set-up to look after … Read More

New Lease of Life
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Here’s a lovely feature put together by Denise Gunn and published in Taranaki Farming Lifestyles and Manawatu Farming Lifestyles.  

New life for retired dogs
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Toni Bingley of the Carterton Crier kindly did a piece on RWD in the June 2018 issue. When I saw the name ‘retired working dogs’, I imagined elderly, arthritic heading-dogs, curled on a bed in the lounge, waiting until heaven … Read More

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