We are always on the look-out for folk to provide homes for our dogs. The people listed on this page have applied to adopt by completing our form on “Application to Home a Dog“. They have all agreed to share their details so please don’t abuse the privilege.

Adopter details

Hi, I’d like to adopt a retired working dog.

About me

My name is Rachel Tomlinson.  You can reach me on: 0272133914 or email at tomlinsonzoo128@gmail.com.

I live in Hokitika in our own property.

I can walk/exercise a dog and I already have 1 other dogs.

The dog would not be left alone.The dog is likely to be left alone for 0 hours per day.


I have 1 children 6 and above.

At our property, we have 4 cats, 0 chooks, 0 rabbits and 0 sheep.

Details of other animals:


We are interested in adopting the following dogs:
A few words about our property:

We live in lovely Hokitika. Fenced and very dog friendly.

Here is why I think we can provide a good home:

We have always had various animals in the last 28 years. Have also adopted from this page before. We are keen to get a dog that would love to retire in comfort. Looking forward to hearing from you. Rachel