The ACE/Shin English Blog

April 26, 2015

Messages from Emanuel, Lisashenka and Plumita

My name is Emanuel...

I emigrated to Belgium nearly two years ago and don't regret it. I have great playmates and my bosses look after me as if I were a king. They are very proud of me and consider me a big boy now. I also like playing with the cats - when I'm not chasing a ball or a ring. I also enjoy lying in the sun but I also like to lie inside, in the office or on a blanket. My bosses also like to take me in the car. I think car rides are great.

 It's very nice here. I think I'll stay. 

Click here for pictures that my boss made of me, handsome hunk huh ??


 I am Lisashenka

When I came here in early March, conditions were less than favourable. The day before I arrived, a colleague of my bosses had passed away after a short illnes. 

My name is now Lisa because my bosses thought that a Russian name does not really fit a Scottish sheepdog. Besides, their neighbour is Russian and they don't want her to think they are always calling her, rather than me. Personally, I don't know what my name sounds like, because I am deaf.

My bosses found that a bit difficult in the beginning, but I do my best and it's starting to improve.They also have cats that I want to round up as if they were sheep, but my bosses don't allow me to do that. The cats scratch me and then get petted. Cats hey! 

What I find so brilliant here is that the owners take me out in the car. It's fun. I'm really good on the lead, as if I'd already been to the dog school. My boss is so proud. 

Here they also have a Spaniard, Emanuel, and recently they've adopted a small thing called Plumita. She's even more energetic than I am. But I adopted her as my puppy, so now the others accept her. 

The boss also made beautiful pictures of me. To see them click here.


I am Plumita

I sometimes get into trouble with my dad, because I am so small and frisky. Sadly on March 29th at the airport I had to say goodbye to my brother George. But I have been told that he has also had a happy ending, so I feel bettter.

It's fine here in this cozy nest with all these other playmates, but I think I'm the star. I have fallen on my feet and feel I've always lived here. I steal everyone's heart with my playfulness. It's always great when you can make people happy, right?Where you can make great people all happy with it right?

I'm still not quite housebroken, but I'm working on it ;-). Actually, my bosses are very curious to see what I will look like when I grow up. I can definitely say that we have a real dog's life here. What a life! With our paws in the butter ! I send greetings to Spain, but I'm not coming back!!!!

Now for my pictures, they are obviously great !! Click here to see them.

More arrivals - Eindhoven

22nd April

Another four ACE dogs arrived in the Netherlands. This time the lucky sweethearts were: Nina, Bongo, Abelina and Kim. We wish them good luck in their new homes and hope they will enjoy a long and a good life.

More arrivals - this time it's Rotterdam

22nd April, 2015

Today four more dogs arrived to meet their new owners. Days, Teresa, Helena and Mexicana flew into Rotterdam. We want to thank the adopters for adopting a dog from ACE. And for bringing food for the other dogs.

Looking a bit apprehensive.

That's better. With my new mum!

Theresa meets her new family.

Treats! I think I'll like it here.

Helena has arrived.

Mexicana will soon be home.

April 25, 2015

That's one way to do it .... !!!

Joyful arrivals at Schipol ...

As always, we've been busy preparing the lucky ones for their new lives. We do a last helath check, wash them, hug them and take them to the airport. A last hug or three and we wave goodbye, always a little sad to see them go but overwhelmingly happy to know how much love they will get in their new homes, just as it should be.

Here are just two groups recently landed at Schipol Airport, Amsterdam.

April 22nd

On this flight there were four dogs, on their way to their new homes!

Fabri and Fabiola will stay together !! Furthermore Perla and Tomasso also landed to be welcomed by the safe arms of their new owners! We wish the dogs and the adoptive parents a very long life and a lot of fun together.
Thank you for rescuing a dog from Spain.

April 23rd

Once again there were four dogs united with their new owners. This time the lucky ones were Foxyfox, Aika, Sienna and Centie Bakkie. It can be a bit strange at first, but we hope that you will have very good life and that you can leave your bad experiences in Spain behind you.

Thank you all for rescuing these dogs from Spain

More Happy Endings - Ivy

Another story from the Dutch blog

Ivy on the sofa

Just a quick note about my sponsor dog, Ineke, now called Ivy. No respect to your name, Ineke, 
but we called her Ivy. Everything's going very wel. We go hiking, biking and running a lot with her. At the beginning she took a while to get used to things, she didn't eat very well but fortunately that's over now. She's very active and very playful. 

She doesn't find it much fun to be left alone, so we try as much as we can not to let that happen. She enjoys playing with other dogs but can be dominant. She does do anything but she sometiems growls and not all dogs like that. 

We absolutely love her and are really happy with the choice we made. We also go to a dog school with her and there she is doing extremely well and she likes it. She can be a bit stubborn but that's also a charanteristic of the breed.

Greetings from Yollin

Out and about.

Happy Endings!