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RWD at Martinborough Fair
We are back at the Martinborough Fair this Saturday 4th March 2023. A shout out and big thank you to South Wairarapa Rotary for the stall. Our volunteers will be on hand to talk to you about what we do … Read More
SPCA Desexing Grant
We are grateful recipients of an SPCA Desexing Grant of a little over $3,000. The grant includes microchips and NZCAR registration all of which will benefit our foster dogs. Thank you to the SPCA and Companion Animals NZ Trust.
Federated Farmers Article: There’s Life in the Old Dog Yet
Federated Farmers article about retired pig dog Eric and Cloud who sustained a career-ending injury
Rural Life features RWD
A North Otago teacher is giving retired working dogs a second chance at life. Read Elizabeth’s story in “Rural Life”
Fieldays Spotlight Success Story: Wag’s new life
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
2021 Calendar now shipping!
They’re here!! Our 2021 calendars are hot off the press and ready to go. With all kinds of retired working dogs, from the one-eyed to the three-legged and everything in between, each month features a different poster dog re-homed through … Read More
RWD on the Wireless
“The Kiwi charity teaching old farm dogs new tricks” James Fyfe Transcript from Newshub Natalie Smith spoke to Rural Today. Credits: Video – Newshub; Image – Retired Working Dogs NZ A Kiwi charity says it can’t keep up with demand … Read More
CopRice is RWD’s new food sponsor
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