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Almost all of our followers and volunteers know Mago, a paraplegic dog who arrived at the shelter over a year ago and has won many hearts. The dog who always loved going to do the awareness sessions in schools. Mago was beaten by his former tutor who left him paraplegic, yet he never stopped being…

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After more than a year and a half with us our girls Estrela and Dora finally found families as perfect as they are! Estrela came to us after the ADOTA association in Tavira closed, she had several health problems and has exclusively hypoallergenic food. She never tolerated the presence of other dogs but was always…

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This is Salvador. 20 days apart for these 2 photos… and to see this difference were only necessary: food; water and lots of love! There are things we take for granted and we think we will never miss. But for Salvador this didn’t happen, he was deprived of all that is essential to life and…

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In the first photo it just looks like another dog trying to survive a miserable life that someone has imposed on him. She carried the weight of a chain around her neck, the cold in her body and the fear in her eyes. Blind of one eye, sleeping on their own waste and growling at…

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When we are asked what we are looking for for our dogs and cats the answer is very easy: that they are part of the family. A house is not just a roof with food and water. A house is a home, where everyone is respected and loved equally. A house is where they feel…

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Happy endings that give us the courage to keep going❤ Almost two years ago a dog has been left behind, wandering the streets of bitterness, fed by some, avoided by others. Frightened, she fed herself in the garbage bins and lived for some months in a field next to the bus terminal in Loulé. She…

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After months of perseverance, we are happy to announce the news that Sophy and Tétis have finally been adopted together! There are some bonds so strong that we do not feel able to separate particular animals from each other, and Sophy and Tétis are an example of this. Having spent their whole lives together before…

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We are celebrating a very special adoption, Donald! Many people fell for Donald’s charm but none had the courage to adopt him. With 14 years of age and a diagnosis of Leishmaniose, Donald watched families choose other young dogs for 2 years. But none of that mattered to the Venter family. They saw Donald for…

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From the streets of bitterness to a municipal kennel. From a municipal kennel to our shelter. More than a year and a half has passed. A volunteer fell in love with her earlier this year. She returned home with her still in mind. She came back and two lives changed. Estrelinha, now “Linha” is no…

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Soul mates exist, as do happy endings. 💙 He’s Tyson, our adventurer Tyson! He was born in the wrong place in the wrong hands and at 3 months old he came to the shelter. Tyson won the love of the entire team but never won a family. He went to almost every event, but nothing……

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