New homes wanted for loving dogs

HANDSOME FELLA: Buzz is up for it Photo: Rachel Bryant Photography

Cherie Baker runs DC Rescue Dogs in Gordonton. Number 8 Network showcases a special canine star in need of a new home.

Meet Buzz the latest pound rescue at DC Rescue Dogs.

Buzz is very well behaved and knows basic commands. One look at the photo and you can see this is a super smart dog, and very eager to please.

This handsome fella is great with kids, stock friendly and fine with other dogs. He even likes chickens as well.

Buzz is medium level energy so will need daily exercise – he likes to run beside the quad bike.

Breed: Border Collie mix
Age: Approx 1

Buzz is currently in Hamilton.


Then there is the adorable Abby, pictured left.

Abby was a DC dog nearly two years ago and her owners need to find a new home for her.

Originally rescued after found living under an abandoned house in Papkaura, she is an absolute sweetie and is well behaved.

Abby is a shar-pei/lab mix and is about 2 1/2 years. She is desexed, vaccinated, chipped, registered and up to date with flea/worm treatment.

Currently in Glen Eden, West Auckland.



  • If you would like to meet Buzz or Abby, or find out more, email Cherie or phone her on 021 041 4108.

DC Rescue Dog logo

DC Rescue Dogs are just over half way towards reaching their fundraising goal for this year – selling popular entertainment books.

Every book is packed with vouchers for huge savings at local businesses and attractions, and at the same time a percentage of that purchase price goes to help more dogs in need of help.

To find out more, click here.

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Number 8 Network - a community website for the rural areas northeast of Hamilton, NZ, is run by Gordonton journalist/editor Annette Taylor.

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