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Meet Penny

Penny came into care after her elderly owner had to move and could no longer care for her. She lived with Ricky (also available to adopt) on 5 acres. We think she and Ricky would be best rehomed together.

Penny’s a sweet, quiet girl who's happy to hang out with you inside, or catch some sun by herself in the yard. She knows basic commands like: 'come', ‘wait’, ‘on your bed’.

Penny can be shy meeting new people, but warms to you once she knows you. She's strong on lead walks and would benefit from further lead training.

OK around other dogs? Yes, controlled greetings have gone well

House trained? Yes

Exercise routine: 2 walks a day

Living arrangements: mostly inside, with regular access to outside. She's used to someone being home most of the day.

OK with kids? Would suggest older kids

OK with other animals? Sometimes reacts to cats on street walks but seems fine with birds that visit the yard.

Food Routine: A mix of dry food and tinned salmon for breakfast. Dry food and raw meat or wet food for dinner.

Penny has been in foster care since 25 April 2021, for 2 weeks

  • Kelpie x Dachshund
  • female
  • 6 years and 3 months
  • Brown
  • Medium: 19kg
  • $400
  • St Peters
  • 25 April 2021

Would you like to adopt Penny?

NSW Rehoming Organisation Number: R251000023

To find out more information about Penny, or to organise to see her, please contact her foster carer above. Alternatively use our contact form

Our animals are rescued from various pounds and shelters and placed in Foster Care until a permanent home can be found. Our Foster Carers are located throughout Sydney, Australia.

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: 10 May 2021