About Turbo:

Turbo is a medium-sized, male pig-dog, aged 8 years old.

Description:

Turbo is originally from Perth, Australia. When he was young he was bitten by a snake there, & was put on anti-venom for four days. He survived his ordeal & eventually moved to NZ where he ended up in Kaikoura where he worked on a Station in the Hunter Lees mountain range. I acquired Turbo from there as his owner was leaving farming & parting with all his dogs & equipment. I’ve had Turbo for about five years & though I’ve enjoyed his company but my time to walk him & spend time with him is dissolving away very quickly.

Turbo has very bad arthritis. He doesn’t let it get him down. He still runs, chases rabbits, everything. He sometimes needs the odd painkiller but over all he has done amazing with this set back. With this being said, Turbo’s working days are over. He wouldn’t be much help in the paddock despite wanting to.

Turbo despite looking a little aggressive is a sook at heart & a very friendly sociable dog. He’d be perfect for a retired person or keeping someone company who has more time on their hands & who would like a loveable companion.

Turbo is just happy to hang out, wander the country side, & spend time with others, both dogs & people.

If you are interested in Turbo, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Pig dog
Is Turbo used to children? Yes.
Is Turbo used to cats? Yes.
Is Turbo toilet-trained? No.
Is Turbo used to stock? Yes.
Is Turbo used to chickens? No.
How well does Turbo get on with other dogs? OK.
Turbo lives in Wanaka, South Island.
A bit about Turbo’s personality:

Easy going, not too excitable but not too depressive as well. Will strive ahead on walks & do his own thing. Also can be left alone for periods of time if needed be.

About me:

My name: Will.
My e-mail address: maungati@live.com.
My phone number: 0279248500

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