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1st Pointer-Friends Rescue Center on Cyprus

A dream finally came true!

We have long dreamed of having our own Rescue Center where we can practice exemplary animal welfare.

In May 2018 the time had finally come and we opened the 1st Pointer-Friends Rescue Center in Cyprus!

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“Pledge A Brick“: Sponsorship Scheme for Dog Rescue Centre

Our charity “Pointer-Freunde / Pointer-Friends” has been working in Cyprus for almost four years now.

To date we have helped more than 150 dogs; not only by rehoming abroad, we are also trying to help on Cyprus with spaying programs and helping other charities and organisations; this is one of our main focuses.

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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...

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PARIS, Pointer-Shar-Pei-Mix, born 2017

PARIS was found wandering around on Cyprus and we were asked by colleagues to help him. They managed to catch him. He had deep wounds on his front legs, but These healed perfectly in the meantime.  PARIS is ok with other dogs, both females and males, but...

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LEA, Pointer-Mix, born 2016

LEA was found by a colleague in Cyprus wandering around in a village. She was skin and bones, but very friendly. She has been with our colleague since she was found in 11/2017 in foster care and is getting better and better.LEA is very playful, wants to please her...

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JACK, German Shorthaired Pointer, born 2011/2012

JACK was owned by a cypriot hunter, who loved his dog very much and had him as a companion for almost 7 years. When his owner passed away with 84, JACK was by his side. JACK is a very loyal companion to his humans. He is very good with other dogs and still playful. He...

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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.

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