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Meet Gertie

Gertie is a Staffy x Kelpie. Which is not as high maintenance as it might sound. She does need lots of walking, and enjoys sniffing around in the garden. For some bizarre non-doglike reason, she's not all that into chasing balls - but we're working on it! Mainly, though, she is just the biggest softie you'll ever meet. She loves a cuddle and a scratch and would spend all day curled up in her carers lap given half a chance. A softer natured girl she'll do best in a home where she will be included as part of the family and involved with everyday family activities. She is great indoors, very chilled out and seems happy to hang around and sleep alot but when you're up for an outing and a walk she's ready and excited to go. She is still learning manners on lead but she is responding very well to training so far.

See Gertie’s success story »

Gertie was adopted on 24 April 2011 after 3 months in foster care

  • Kelpie x Staffy
  • female
  • 01 January 2007
  • $300
  • 11 January 2011
  • 24 April 2011

Animals in our Care

These animals have been rescued from various pounds and shelters by volunteer Foster Carers who provide the animal with a safe haven until they can be permanently rehomed. They are located throughout Sydney, Australia.

Please note that descriptions of breed, age and size are given in good faith and are based on assessment of the animal's features, together with veterinary opinion. We cannot guarantee the age and breed of any animal listed.

All dogs and cats listed come desexed, vaccinated, wormed, microchipped and heartworm tested.

Also have a look at our Dogs in Care pages for more dogs available for adoption.

Last updated: 11 January 2011