Adopted Dogs Abroad

Bamzi becomes Canadian

In 2018, a father imports a Labrador puppy from outside of Iran for his son, and signs the puppy up for training at a training school. But living at these schools is too early for a puppy that young, and as a result, the puppy got Distemper. It was a hard battle, and...

Hoppy, from Astara to Los Angles

In March 2017, a family who had lost their terrier dog and had reached out to the community to find their missing dog, went to Astara in response to a call that claimed their dog was seen in that neighbourhood. It turned out that it wasn’t their dog but since the dog...

Robin Hood in USA

Why was he named Robin Hood? No, it was not because he was helping the poor. Only because the colors on his face looked like Robin Hood cartoon character. When he came to the shelter in 2016, he was less than a year old. A happy and well-behaved boy. He was a little...

Belfido in Canada

In Spring 2018, a family bought a puppy from a puppy mill website. A few days later, the puppy fell ill with Parvo disease which needs constant care, IV and medications. To care for the ill puppy, the family had to visit the clinic every day or do all the work from...

Happy Gotchaday to my lovely brat!

This date... May 27th... 6 years ago…It was May 27th, 2015 when my life changed for the much better. I always wanted to have a dog…  I was volunteering at an animal shelter in Montreal and was seriously looking to adopt a dog from that shelter. One day, I saw a post...

Alp

 Adopted, in Ontario, Canada- December 2019 Alp was full of feelings and love. If someone touched his head he would give out a howling noise to show his gratitude and his craving for more attention. The question was who would want him with that defected skull? ...

Sasha

Shirazi family, Spain, January 2020 Mr. Morteza Shirazi and his wife have been financial sponsors of Vafa's dogs for a long time now. While on vacation from Spain to Iran, they decided to visit the shelter to pick a young male puppy to bring back home with them to...

Romina

April 2019- United State, Connecticut- Megan & Adrien Romina is 2 1/2-year-old, blind female dog. I was asked to help find a Passenger to bring her from Tehran to the USA. VAFA Animal Shelter had secured a permanent home for Romina in Minnesota, so I contacted my...

Marlowe

Winter 2019- Toronto, Canada- Shaghayegh & Amir When we opened a box full of orphan puppies, we did not imagine that the first dog who poked his head out first was going to be the first one to get adopted. Just only a few weeks after these little puppies came to the...

Booboo

Taniya, Guelph, Canada- February 2019 When one of friend of Vafa in Guelph, a very small city in Ontario Canada, was talking passionately about Vafa and its dogs with her co-worker, she did not realize that she simply was matchmaking! On that very same day, her...

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