Category Archives: Senior Dog Adoption

Catching up with Old Friends

We love catching up and hearing from the people who have adopted animals from Aanifeira.  It can be from Portugal or in a foreign country and one person who constantly keeps us updated on her dog is Betty from France.  … Continue reading

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Fairytale Ending for Senior Shelter Dog

This is Pa a senior girl who came into the care of Aanifeira many years ago. Unfortunately we know very little of Pa’s past.  Where she came from? Was she stray? Where she was found?  Who owned her?  All a … Continue reading

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Catching Up with Old Friends

Today is ‘Happy 2nd Gotcha Day’ at the Dj-Imba household in France. Our favourite old podenga, Sonia, is celebrating two years of a relaxed and loving life at this wonderful animal rescue sanctuary and she and her family have been … Continue reading

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It’s Moments Like These ….

It’s moments like these that make us just so happy!   Aanifeira’s volunteers not only willingly come and offer their help and services to the shelter but sometimes there is an added bonus! Mascha with an Aanifeira dog Mascha, a Dutch vet, who … Continue reading

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Seniors’ Week at Aanifeira

It was a busy week at Aanifeira this week along with the normal day-to-day running of the shelter and veterinary clinic, there were several adoptions plus one new canine member to the shelter. Last Tuesday vet Claudia arrived at the shelter to open up, … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Lady May, Sadly Missed – Never Forgotten

Yesterday, we at Aanifeira, received the very sad news that Lady May had passed away at her home in Switzerland. To refresh your memory, little Lady May came into all our lives in early 2010 when she was found dumped in … Continue reading

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Four Great Success Stories to “Bark” About

We are always pleased to have news of Aanifeira animals that have been adopted and would like to share four beautiful success stories that are really worth BARKING about! LADY MAY – Senior dog found abandoned in miserable state on a rubbish … Continue reading

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Senior Day at Aanifeira

Guria Goes to a New Home Today at Aanifeira, one of our older dogs had the good fortune to get adopted by a wonderful lady called Sandra who came to the shelter, with her small son Antonio, looking for a … Continue reading

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Update Sonia, the Portuguese Podengo

Aanifeira recently received an email from Betty of the Animal Medical Care Foundation (AMCF) giving us an update on our dear podenga Sonia who now lives in France at the Dj-imba Foundation.    According to Betty she is doing well just loving lying in … Continue reading

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President of the Animal Medical Care Foundation (AMCF) visits Aanifeira

This week Aanifeira had the great pleasure of receiving Betty Heideman, President of the Animal Medical Care Foundation (AMCF) at the shelter.  The AMCF is a foundation whose goal it is to support more than 80 animal refuges and shelters in over 30 … Continue reading

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A Special Story – Rags to Riches

One cold Saturday morning in early 2010, Aanifeira member and fosterer Ana Célia, was driving down to the entrance of the shelter when, out of the corner of her eye, she spotted something furry lying in a pile of rubbish by the side … Continue reading

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