July 01, 2022

Summer in the Refugio

 Friday 1st July 2022

Mochilla, dumped in a dumpster as a puppy, and raised by the bottle.

Friday 1st July, 2022 

Now a teenager of 5 months old, just arrived in Belgium and welcomed with open arms by her owners.

Sweet Jacques has all the wonderful characteristics of his breed!

July 1st 2022 

In general, Border Collies are energetic, even-tempered and eager to please, making them a good choice for a family pet. They get along well with children and other pets provided they are introduced properly. This of course is subject to the particular character of the dog in question and the circumstances of the home.

Our beautiful Jacques is a typical Collie. We get very few dogs of this breed, so it's somewhat surprising that he has already been with us for over a year, so becomes a long stayer - just. Perhaps people are not familiar with the breed. Perhaps they imagine that because many Collies are used as working dogs that they can't be pets too. 

For more information about our lovely Jacques, please click on his name. There you'll also find the details for contacting the adoption team in your country with any questions you may have and with no obligation.

Rhaegal arrived at his foster home, which will greatly increase his chances of adoption!

 Friday, July 1, 2022

He is an incredible sweetheart, a bundle of energy, for whom the education was a bit forgotten. You can clearly see that they had little time for him, and he still does not know what he can and cannot do. Fortunately, he learns quickly, and only a small correction is needed to correct him. Rhaegal has a lot of potential, and with the right people it will certainly come into his own! A loyal friend, a companion for life. that is what he would like to be for you! 

For more information about Rhaegal, please click on his name.

If you are interested or have any questions, please send an e-mail to adopties@ace-charity.org without any obligation.

June 30, 2022

Fabienne's Diary - An ode to Staffords and Pitbulls!

 Wednesday, june 29, 2022

We know they are not the easiest dogs, but they are born pure. None of them comes into this world aggressive or overexcited; people do that to them. We ourselves have a lot of Staffords and Pitbulls sitting around, and many shelters are full of them, because they have often, wrongfully, a bad reputation. But people who once had a Stafford or Pitbull never want another breed, and that is because they are actually, if properly trained and supervised, genuinely good dogs.  

We would like to make an appeal to share, promote them as well, because every day in the shelter is one day too many, and they are dogs that really have a lot to offer!

I come back to this just today because yesterday our Lupita left for home, a Staffordje inherited from a good friend who unfortunately passed away much too soon, and left her cat and dog to me as an inheritance. Both are older animals but now, after almost a year they are finally home. Lupita left yesterday on the same day that her owner died, day after day on the same day, that can't be a coincidence. She can now look down from above on her two most important treasures, who have a boss again and can come home somewhere after they had so much grief for their deceased owner.

Lupita and Tutu are saved.

June 27, 2022

EUR 2,500 in the piggy bank for Amber!!!

Monday 27th June 2022

Last week we started a savings campaign for Amber, one of our care dogs who needs an operation and a lot of (medical) care. Within 24 hours the money for the surgery was already saved! And the meter was still running afterwards! Until yesterday, people were still paying in so we now have over EUR 2,500 in our piggy bank. Money that we can certainly use to help Amber on her way up.

Thank you everyone!

Updates on her recovery will follow in her profile & in the Facebook Savings Group urgent medical assistance

June 18, 2022

Pif has been with us for four years ...

 Saturday 18th June 2022

Our Pif

Pif - another long stayer. Another Mastin. Another gentle fellow who just happens to be a bigger dog, rather than a small, dainty, carry-in-your-rucksack type of dog. Not all Mastins are enormous - because of cross breeding there are bigger ones and smaller ones. 

One thing is certain, Mastins are sweet characters. Each of course has its unique and individual characteristics but the breed was raised originally as livestock guardians so they are vigilant and independent. They are also known for their loyalty and affectionate nature. 

We love our Pif but four years is too long for a dog to be in a shelter. So please take a look at his page by clicking on his name below his photo. He would reward you with so much love.