By Benjamin Cheneviere
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Shelters SPA of Chateaubourg and of Window call for recruit two relay families in order to take care ofa shepherd type dog and her eight puppies, born October 26, 2022; and D’a beagle cross type female dog and her 10 puppiesborn on October 17.
The objective is “to offer them adequate reception conditions during their weaning (about 10 weeks) before their adoption“, specifies the SPA.
The beagle dog’s puppies will need to be bottle fed twice a day to help the mother.
Being a relay family, what is it?
The volunteer relay family temporarily welcomes the animals to their home. In conjunction with the shelter team, she is responsible for “provide all the necessary material and emotional conditions balance and well-being of the animal” while respecting the food and medical prescriptions formulated by the veterinarian. The SPA remains the owner of the animals.
The family must meet these criteria: have no other preferred animals; have a house with a garden and a secure interior space, quiet and out of sight of others; be able to give bottles if needed; ensure the proper development of the puppies; be available to make trips to the veterinarian if necessary.
Last precision: equipment, food, care… Everything is taken care of by the SPA.
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