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1st Pointer-Friends Rescue Center on Cyprus

We finally have the opportunity to start our 1st Pointer-Friends Rescue Center on Cyprus.

A place where will be able to board dogs already under our care, take in rescued dogs from other charities and continue to take in more abandoned and abused hunting and gun dogs on Cyprus, who are so in need of our help and care!

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EMERGENCY fundraiser for vet expenses, kennels & food

Normally we are trying to avoid starting fundraisers.

This time we have no chanceas we have around 94 dogs under our wingsyoung and old onessmall and big ones, sick and healthy oneswanted and unwanted ones.

We are being challenged with diseases like parvo again and againvet expenses are increasing and so do kennel fees

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Patrick Niederhofer

Castration Program

The helping of pointers in distress in our Association, whether locally or abroad, is very close to our heart. The placement of dogs from abroad into Germany is only a reaction and a short-term and direct help for the individual local dogs.

However with that the situation will not improve abroad. For long-lasting help one must start much earlier and with parallel work on various “fronts”.

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P.A.D.S. Psychologically Affected, Disabled and Senior-Pointers

Daily we are getting pleas of help for Pointers in need. These are often puppies or younger dogs, who have good chances to be rehomed.

But the number of Psychologically Affected, Disabled and Senior-Pointers increases as well.

These Pointers need special care and a lot of understanding, patience and love. Maybe even more love and especially time as any other Pointer in need.

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R.I.P. Jo von den Nieplitzwiesen

Our team and our pack of Pointer-Freunde have lost their mentor, teacher and a very special friend ... JO, as he was always called, was the dog of our colleague Britta H. She is our dog trainer and belongs to the team of Pointer-Freunde e.V.  JO has done a great deal...

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LUCY, Pointer-Lab, born appr. 2014

LUCY was abandoned with her puppies on Cyprus. They were taken to a pound and under high risk. So an animal lover took them out and plead for help. Fortunately we were able to help after we "made some space for them". 🙂 LUCY is fantastic, friendly, sweet, very...

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ARAMIS, Pointer-Terrier-Mix, born 06/2016

ARAMIS was found together with another puppy on the streets of Nicosia / Cyprus and taken to a pound. They were 2-3 months old when found and are with us since they were 3-4 months old. ARAMIS is easy going and he loves to be with humans. He loves to run and play with...

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DARTAGNAN, Terrier-Mix, born 06/2016

DARTAGNAN was found together with another puppy on the streets of Nicosia / Cyprus and taken to a pound. They were 2-3 months old when found and are with us since they were 3-4 months old. DARTAGNAN is a very sweet boy, who loves to run and play. He is good with all...

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Adoption Procedures

Has one of our pointers won your heart? You want to give a new home to one of our dogs? We are happy!

Here you will find all information.

Adoption Procedures

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Mediterranean diseases

If you consider the adoption of a dog from abroad and research about it, you will inevitably repeatedly encounter terms such as ‘Mediterranean diseases’, ‘Leishmaniasis’ or ‘Ehrlichiosis’.

Mediterranean diseases

Protection Fee

A “protection fee” is not a purchase price” – it fulfills rather different purposes: Coverage of accrued costs and also creates a “barrier” not to get a dog thoughtlessly.

Protection Fee

Tasso e.V.

“You can’t protect an animal from running away; however from not coming back.”

(Philip McCreight, head of TASSO’s headquarter)

Tasso e.V.

Pointer-Freunde e.V.

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