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Zebis a good old country boy! He is full of energy, happy to play with anyone and everyone and easily amuses himself. He's great with children and is very trainable, affectionate and full of life.




Zeke is a fun loving, very energetic wee man who fits the characteristics of a typical border collie. He's looking for an active, fun loving family where he has room to grow and play.

Thank you for considering adoption! 
We have some amazing dogs looking for a forever home.


Your newest family member is waiting for you...

All Ruakaka Dog Rescue dogs must go to homes that are owner-occupied (unless in exceptional circumstances) and they must sleep inside and be family pets.

A donation of $300 applies which covers vaccinations, de-sexing, micro-chipping (registered with the NZ Companion Animal Database), flea and worm treatment, and current council registration.


Our process

We have a process to help ensure our pups go to the right homes for them.

If you are interested in adopting a dog from us, please click on their profile to find out more. 


  • You will need to complete an Expression of Interest Form. We do NOT accept applications via text, Facebook or phone. 

  • If you are the successful applicant, we will be in touch to arrange a property inspection and a meet and greet to ensure it's the right fit for you and your family as well as for the dog.

  • If that all goes well, then you can take the dog on a two-week trial period.

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