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Large Dogs For Adoption

Name
Alicent
Breed
Mastin X
5013A
Sex
Female
DoB
2020
Colour
Brown
Arrived
20/10/22
ID#
5013A

Alicent is a Spanish Mastine cross, who was found near the shelter tied to a tree. There were puppies with her as well. But they have now all been adopted
She is a very quiet lady, who is still pretty shy, but she will come to you for a gentle stroke, She will let you take her out for a walk, but she prefers it when one of her pen mates come with her as well. Otherwise your walk will be cut short with her wanting to come back home pretty quickly.

Alicent fue encontrada atada a un árbol en el parque Los Pedregales con sus cachorros a sus pies.
Ella es un alma tan gentil y una buena madre.
Le encantan sus paseos y los abrazos.
Ella será una maravillosa adición a cualquier hogar.

5013A
5013A
Name
Angelo
Breed
Podenco cross
5027
Sex
Male
DoB
Colour
Brown
Arrived
9/12/22
ID#
5027

Angelo is a friendly, little hunter who spends his walks checking every bush and shrub for anything he can potentially chase. Regardless of his high energy, his lead manners are quite good and he is friendly towards people and other dogs. He has shared his pen with both anxious, ill-socialised dogs, and robust, confident dogs, alike, easily able to find his place in any pack.

Angelo es un pequeño cazador amigable que pasa sus caminatas revisando cada arbusto y arbusto en busca de algo que pueda perseguir. Independientemente de su gran energía, sus modales son bastante buenos y es amigable con las personas y otros perros. Ha compartido su corral tanto con perros ansiosos y poco socializados como con perros robustos y confiados, capaces de encontrar fácilmente su lugar en cualquier manada.

5027
5027
Name
Boots
Breed
German Shepherd Cross
4194B
Sex
Male
DoB
2018
Colour
Brown / White
Arrived
29/1/23
ID#
4194B

A young German shepherd cross, Boots was adopted from ADANA, as a puppy, only a year ago. The original adopters moved and passed on Boots to others, who did the same …and so on, until we found him, running about in the road, as we drove to the shelter, one January morning.



It was instantly obvious that, during his year away, he had become exceptionally affectionate. His go-to move is the ‘rub-my-tummy’ which he can execute at considerable speed, bounding across the carpark and landing on his back, paws in the air, at the feet of any approaching volunteer. Attempt to stop petting him and you will trigger his second special move, which is to immediately jump up, reminding you that, before you leave, you might wish to consider the very important ears that still require scratching. Continue your attempts to leave and you will find that you now have the beginnings of a conga line.



He walks very well but does not seem to have been socialised with other dogs, and becomes a little insecure, around them. However, we have already noticed that this reduces as his walks progress, and the excited energy diminishes.

Boots, un cruce de pastor alemán joven, fue adoptado de ADANA, cuando era un cachorro, hace solo un año. Los adoptantes originales se mudaron y pasaron Boots a otros, quienes hicieron lo mismo… y así sucesivamente, hasta que lo encontramos, corriendo por la carretera, mientras conducíamos hacia el refugio, una mañana de enero.



Al instante se hizo evidente que, durante su año fuera, se había vuelto excepcionalmente cariñoso. Su movimiento favorito es "frote mi barriga", que puede ejecutar a una velocidad considerable, saltando por el estacionamiento y aterrizando de espaldas, con las patas en el aire, a los pies de cualquier voluntario que se acerque. Intenta dejar de acariciarlo y activarás su segundo movimiento especial, que es saltar de inmediato, recordándote que, antes de irte, es posible que desees considerar las orejas muy importantes que aún requieren rascarse. Continúe con sus intentos de irse y encontrará que ahora tiene el comienzo de una línea de conga.



Camina muy bien pero no parece haber sido socializado con otros perros, y se vuelve un poco inseguro, alrededor de ellos. Sin embargo, ya hemos notado que esto se reduce a medida que avanzan sus caminatas, y la energía excitada disminuye.

4194B
4194B
Name
Brenny
Breed
podenco x pastor belg
4918
Sex
Male
DoB
2020
Colour
Brown
Arrived
30/3/22
ID#
4918

Brenny is a young Podence /Belgium Shepherd cross who was found in El Padron.

He is a little wary and very skinny which makes us think he has been alone for a while. However he walks very well on a lead so could have had some training in the past.
With a little patience as he gets used to you he will be a loving and loyal companion.

Brenny es un joven cruce de Podence /Belgium Shepherd que fue encontrado en El Padron.

Es un poco cauteloso y muy flaco lo que nos hace pensar que ha estado solo por un tiempo. Sin embargo, camina muy bien con correa, por lo que podría haber tenido algo de entrenamiento en el pasado.
Con un poco de paciencia, a medida que se acostumbre a ti, será un compañero cariñoso y leal.

4918
4918
Name
Bule
Breed
Cruzado
4719
Sex
Female
DoB
2016
Colour
Tricolour
Arrived
29/5/21
ID#
4719

Bulé is ADANA's most reformed character. Release your inner calm, with Bulé's path to Zen.

Once upon a time, Bulé was the scourge of all that went on four legs. As gentle and affectionate as she was with people, she was a charging, snarling composite of tooth, claw and muscle to other dogs. Affectionately dubbed 'The Bulldozer' by ADANA volunteers, nothing would stand in Bulé's path!

But she chose to bend, like the willow, and there followed a period when she would calmly appraise even the most agitated dog, visibly daring it to approach her. Invariably, it would not, evolution having furnished it with impressive survival instincts.

These days, Bulé has ascended to a new plane; comfortable enough to ignore even the largest and most threatening beast, she has chosen the ways of peace and co-existence.

If your aura requires repair, or your chakras aligning, come and learn the wisdom of Bulé.

Scientists say, she is more effective than homeopathy, crystals or acupuncture.

Libera tu calma interior, con el camino al Zen de Bulé.

Érase una vez, Bulé fue el azote de todo lo que andaba en cuatro patas. A pesar de lo gentil y afectuosa que era con las personas, era un compuesto agresivo y gruñidor de dientes, garras y músculos para otros perros. Cariñosamente apodado 'El Bulldozer' por los voluntarios de ADANA, ¡nada se interpondría en el camino de Bulé!

Pero ella optó por inclinarse, como el sauce, y siguió un período en el que tranquilamente apreciaba incluso al perro más agitado, desafiándolo visiblemente a acercarse a ella. Invariablemente, no lo haría, ya que la evolución lo dotó de impresionantes instintos de supervivencia.

Estos días, Bulé ha ascendido a un nuevo plano; lo suficientemente cómoda como para ignorar incluso a la bestia más grande y amenazante, ha elegido los caminos de la paz y la coexistencia.

Si tu aura requiere reparación, o alineamiento de tus chakras, ven y aprende la sabiduría de Bulé.

Los científicos dicen que es más eficaz que la homeopatía, los cristales o la acupuntura.

4719
4719
Name
Cloud
Breed
Mastin
4934C
Sex
Female
DoB
2018
Colour
Grey
Arrived
30/4/22
ID#
4934C

Cloud is a Mastin found at Yedra.
She was in a sorry state when she arrived, with grass and leaves struck to her ears. She was very timid and wary.
She has become a lot more confident over the months, but still wont steal the limelight. She is such a gentle girl, she walks up to us slowly and will put her head against us every morning, a gentle, loving nuzzle, from a gentle girl.

2 images are very recent and the third shows how poor cloud's ears were infected before coming to us.
https://www.youtube.com/shorts/vHI_HdiK7P8

Cloud es un mastín encontrado en Yedra.
Estaba en un estado lamentable cuando llegó, con hierba y hojas pegadas a los oídos. Era muy tímida y cautelosa.
Está ganando confianza y con un poco de paciencia será una gran amiga.

4934C
4934C
Name
Dixon
Breed
German Shepherd Cross
5039
Sex
Male
DoB
2019
Colour
Tricolour
Arrived
7/1/23
ID#
5039

Dixon is a big softie.
He was found wandering near the motorway and brought to ADANA by the polce.
He loves attention, and is very energetic, a trait of his breed. He enjoys his walks, and cuddles.

Dixon es un gran blandengue.
Lo encontraron deambulando cerca de la autopista y la policía lo llevó a ADANA.
Le encanta la atención y es muy enérgico, un rasgo de su raza. Disfruta de sus paseos y mimos.

5039
5039
Name
Hank
Breed
Mastin
5177
Sex
Male
DoB
2023
Colour
Gold
Arrived
18/01/2024
ID#
5177

Meet Hank, Hank is a about 1 year old a very handsome Mastin who is fairly well behaved pulls a little on the lead but that's down to excitement. Loves getting his tummy rubbed and going for walks. Hank is a little reactive with the other dogs and would need a little training to sort this. No aggression just he's a big boy who wants to play. Hank is going to be a great addition to any family. We can't understand why anyone would give such an wonderful dog up? Please come and visit him at Adana Rescue Centre Estepona.

See Hank on Youtube: https://youtu.be/g3x43AVcNtI

5177
5177
Name
Hector
Breed
Podenco Cross
5053
Sex
Male
DoB
2022
Colour
Blonde / White
Arrived
30/1/23
ID#
5053

Hector is a lovely boy. He was found running along the motorway, but fortunately was rescued and brought to Adana.
He is very friendly and loves attention. But his charecter is as soft as his lovely golden fur. He is very fun loving with all of his furry friends, but takes his time getting to know us humans. But we think he will make a wonderful adittion to any home

Héctor es un chico encantador. Fue encontrado corriendo por la autopista, pero afortunadamente fue rescatado y traído a Adana.
Es muy amable y ama la atención. Se encuentra bien con los voluntarios, así como sus compañeros de correspondencia.
Será un gran compañero.

5053
5053
Name
Jason
Breed
Pointer Ingles
5067
Sex
Male
DoB
2020
Colour
White/Brown
Arrived
17/02/2023
ID#
5067

Jason arrived in dreadful condition, the scarring around his neck testifying to a life spent chained up and a gaping hole where his previous owner seemed to have cut out his microchip. He cowered when approached but even then, would immediately cuddle in at the first, gentle touch.

It did not take long for Jason to realised that he was safe and loved, and he's made friends among dogs and volunteers, alike. He's a soft and gentle guy, utterly adoring of affection and always ready for a treat, which he'll take very gently. He's a strong lad, but walks well, on a loose lead, once the initial excitement has dissipated, and is very comfortable with most other dogs.

Now that his soft coat has overgrown his scars, he's a handsome dog, eager to please, gentle in nature, and deserving of much better than his early life has offered.

5067
5067
Name
Johnnie
Breed
Pastor Belga
5146
Sex
Male
DoB
2022
Colour
Brown
Arrived
01/10/2023
ID#
5146

Johnnie was found wandering about the old town in Estepona. Very hungry and timid, he was brought in by a kind lady who found him.

Since then he has come out of his shell a little and does come up to the volunteers and ask for a pet. He is good on the lead and is okay with other dogs. He eats well but still looks slimmer that he should be. In time he will broaden out. He is certainly affectionate and has already shown that he has a good personality.
https://youtu.be/R60iYC-RByQ

5146
5146
Name
Joplin
Breed
Pointer Cross
4411J
Sex
Female
DoB
2019
Colour
Black & Silver
Arrived
07/07/2019
ID#
4411J

Joplin and Ochre are the sisters of beautiful Panther. They were separated when the three first arrived, as the two sisters were in such ill-health, so much so that they couldn't be handled at all, leaving them exceptionally timid and distrustful of unfamiliar people. It was over two years before one especially persistent volunteer managed to attach leads and walk them out of their pen.

Since then, both have improved greatly and Joplin has started to blossom. She walks very well, with a preference for a harness, rather than a collar but can occasionally become momentarily panicked, in the event of tangles. She is becoming quite confident with new people, readily jumping up for treats and very much enjoys affection. She is very comfortable with other dogs, often keen to make new friends, while out walking, and especially happy to see big brother, Panther.

Nonetheless, she would probably require an experienced and patient owner, and might find separation with sister, Ochre, rather traumatic.

Joplin es una bonita Pointer / Mastin X encontrada abandonada en Estepona con sus hermanos y hermanas. ha tenido un comienzo difícil en la vida, pero ahora se está convirtiendo en una chica maravillosa y juguetona. Tiene hermosas marcas y grandes orejas caídas.

Es una perra muy tímida, por lo que necesitará a alguien que le dé espacio, sea paciente y la anime a crecer en confianza. A cambio tendrás un mejor amigo de por vida. Solo tiene un año más o menos.

4411J
4411J
Name
Lucky
Breed
Mastin
4675
Sex
Male
DoB
2015
Colour
Brindle
Arrived
11/3/2021
ID#
4675

Lucky, he's a big cuddly bear. Full of life and energy, he just loves to love and will often jump up for a cuddle.

Lucky is a playful, energetic and affectionate mastin - german shepherd cross with a beautiful thick brindle coat and a happy smiley face. While friendly to people and (generally) other dogs, he does lack manners and would require a little effort to properly socialise him. He has mellowed, in recent months and now walks very calmly, on the lead, once his initial excitement has dissipated. He loves to be cuddled and his thick, soft fur makes this an absolute joy. Lucky would probably need a garden, to run off some of his energy but anybody able to offer him a little exercise and play would be rewarded with a loyal, characterful and affectionate companion.

Lucky, es un gran osito de peluche. Lleno de vida y energía, le encanta amar y, a menudo, salta para abrazarlo.

Lucky es un mastin juguetón, enérgico y afectuoso - cruce de pastor alemán con un hermoso pelaje atigrado grueso y una cara sonriente feliz. Si bien es amigable con las personas y (en general) con otros perros, carece de modales y requeriría un poco de esfuerzo para socializarlo adecuadamente. Se ha dulcificado, en los últimos meses y ahora camina con mucha tranquilidad, con la correa, una vez disipada la ilusión inicial. Le encanta que lo abracen y su pelaje espeso y suave hace que esto sea una alegría absoluta. Lucky probablemente necesitaría un jardín para gastar algo de su energía, pero cualquiera que pudiera ofrecerle un poco de ejercicio y juego sería recompensado con un compañero leal, con carácter y afectuoso.

4675
4675
Name
Macey
Breed
Podenco Cross
4812
Sex
Female
DoB
2018
Colour
Brown & White
Arrived
2/9/2021
ID#
4812

Macey is a big friendly girl, who always watches what is going on. She really enjoys the walkers coming and taking her for long walks down to the stream. It took her a little while to come out of her shell, but now she will be the first in line to want attention or to go out for a walk. She is a little bit on the tubby side right now, but that would soon change in a home environment.Come and meet her, then you will see how she loves being brushed and stroked, while she looks at you with her big brown eyes.

Macey es una chica grande y tranquila, que siempre observa lo que sucede desde la parte de atrás del grupo. Disfruta mucho de los caminantes que vienen y la llevan a dar largos paseos hasta el arroyo. Ella todavía está aprendiendo a interactuar con todos nosotros, pero está ganando confianza todo el tiempo.

4812
4812
Name
Noodle
Breed
Spanish Mastine
5032
Sex
Female
DoB
2014
Colour
Brown
Arrived
17/12/2022
ID#
5032

Noodle is a gentle giant, though a little timid at first. She was found by the Guardia Civil starving and alone, they brought her to us.
She loves to sit in the sun and play with her penmates. She's a very relaxed dog and would benefit from a home with someone who has a lot of land. She's a bit of a loner, but we are sure that would change in the right home.

Noodle es un gigante gentil, aunque un poco tímido al principio. Fue encontrada por la Guardia Civil de hambre y sola, nos la trajeron.
A ella le encanta sentarse al sol.

5032
5032
Name
Ochre
Breed
Pointer Cross
4411O
Sex
Female
DoB
2019
Colour
Black
Arrived
07/07/2019
ID#
4411O

Ochre is a female Pointer/Mastin X around a year old. She came to us as a group of 4 and is a very shy dog.

She is looking for someone with a lot of patience who will spend time with her at the shelter so she can gain trust. She is a lovely dog, just very shy.

Ocre es una Pointer / Mastin X femenina de alrededor de un año. Ella vino a nosotros como un grupo de 4 y es un perro muy tímido.

Busca a alguien con mucha paciencia que pase tiempo con ella en el refugio para que pueda ganarse la confianza. Es una perrita encantadora, pero muy tímida.

4411O
4411O
Name
Panther
Breed
Pointer Cross
4411P
Sex
Male
DoB
2019
Colour
Black & White
Arrived
07/07/2019
ID#
4411P

Panther is one of ADANA's success stories.

A sleek and magnificent Pointer cross, he arrived as a puppy, in poor health, 3 years ago. He was initially incredibly timid and anxious and it took volunteers over a year to persuade him to walk.

Fast forward, 2 years, and he is unrecognisable; a sweet and gentle character, well-socialised with other dogs and becoming increasingly confident when meeting new people.

He behaves very well on a lead, rarely pulling, once his initial excitement has passed, and it is not uncommon (on quiet days, and isolated paths) for some of his favourite volunteers to allow him off the lead.

One volunteer reported, "Panther’s initial reaction was to look, pointedly, back at the lead, and then at me, and then back at the lead, again, as if more concerned by my misbehaviour than the potential freedom with which he’d been presented. At no time did he stray, at all, although he clearly conveyed his concern that there was now nothing stopping me from running off and causing mischief, for which he might be held responsible."

Spending just a little time with Panther, in order to gain his trust, reveals a gentle, well-socialised, affectionate and magnificent dog.

Una elegante y magnífica cruz de Pointer, llegó cuando era un cachorro, con mala salud, hace 3 años. Inicialmente era increíblemente tímido y ansioso y se necesitaron voluntarios durante más de un año para convencerlo de que caminara.

Avance rápido, 2 años, y está irreconocible; un carácter dulce y gentil, bien socializado con otros perros y cada vez más confiado cuando conoce gente nueva.

Se comporta muy bien con la correa, rara vez tirando, una vez que ha pasado su entusiasmo inicial, y no es raro (en días tranquilos y caminos aislados) que algunos de sus voluntarios favoritos le permitan soltar la correa.

Un voluntario informó: "La reacción inicial de Panther fue mirar deliberadamente al líder, y luego a mí, y luego nuevamente al líder, como si estuviera más preocupado por mi mal comportamiento que por la libertad potencial con la que había estado". En ningún momento se desvió, en absoluto, aunque transmitió claramente su preocupación de que ya no había nada que me impidiera salir corriendo y causar travesuras, por lo que podría ser responsable ".

Pasar un poco de tiempo con Panther, para ganar su confianza, revela un perro amable, bien socializado, cariñoso y magnífico.

4411P
4411P
Name
Ranger
Breed
Cross
4875A
Sex
Male
DoB
2022
Colour
Brown
Arrived
01/01/2022
ID#
4875A

Ranger has grown into sweet natured and gentle young boy. He is playful, as young dogs should be, and loves to go out for a walk.
He does enjoy a cuddle. We also know that he is very intelligent as well, It wouldn't take long to teach him anything. He is one of the favourites of many of the volunteers . When he is out walking, he often looks at his walker to tell him what they want him to do, or tell him he is a good boy. Dont miss out on having him as part of your family,

youtu.be/fb5MzCHoD3o

4875A
4875A
Name
Roby
Breed
Cross
4863A
Sex
Male
DoB
2022
Colour
Brown
Arrived
01/01/2022
ID#
4863A

Roby and Ranger are both very similar though Roby has darker hair on his nose. Roby is an energetic, playful young dog who loves attention. He gets on really well with his pen mates, and he loves it when you come to take them for a walk. With a little patience and training he will be an amazing companion. He's been here for 2 years and hopefully his turn will come soon finding a home forever. Please give him some thought.

4863A
4863A
Name
Samantha
Breed
Mastin Cross
4807
Sex
Female
DoB
2014
Colour
Golden
Arrived
10/10/2021
ID#
4807

Samantha is a 'meander-thol'; never four consecutive steps, in the same direction. A female mastin, more closely resembling an enormous labrador, she is generally good with other dogs, and friendly and affectionate towards people. Her soft fur makes her a joy to pet and she is more than happy to receive the attention. While she is a very strong girl and can pull, early on, during a walk, she improves massively, once the initial excitement has passed. A little work to improve her lead-manners might be necessary but Samantha would be worth it; beautiful, inside and out.

Samantha es un 'meandro-thol'; nunca cuatro pasos consecutivos, en la misma dirección. Una mastin hembra, más parecida a un enorme labrador, generalmente es buena con otros perros y amigable y afectuosa con las personas. Su suave pelaje hace que sea un placer acariciarla y está más que feliz de recibir la atención. Si bien es una niña muy fuerte y puede tirar, desde el principio, durante una caminata, mejora enormemente, una vez que ha pasado la emoción inicial. Podría ser necesario un poco de trabajo para mejorar sus modales principales, pero Samantha valdría la pena; Hermoso por dentro y por fuera.

4807
4807
Name
Sira
Breed
German Shepherd
4828A
Sex
Female
DoB
2018
Colour
Black & Tan
Arrived
04/11/2021
ID#
4828A

Sira is a German Shepherd. She hasn’t had a great start to her life, but since coming to ADANA, her confidence is growing and she is coming out of her shell every day. She now enjoys having her neck massaged and scratched ,and will nuzzle into you for more. She is such a lovely girl with a shiny black coat.

Sira es un pastor alemán. No ha tenido un gran comienzo en su vida, pero desde que llegó a ADANA, su confianza está creciendo y está saliendo de su caparazón todos los días. Ahora disfruta que le masajeen y rasquen el cuello, y se acariciará contigo por más. Ella es una chica encantadora con un abrigo negro brillante.

4828A
4828A
Name
Sultan
Breed
German shepard
5163
Sex
Male
DoB
2022
Colour
Brown/Black
Arrived
19/11/2023
ID#
5163

Sultan is a quite beautiful, young German Shepherd. The scarring around his neck attests to a less than ideal history, but he remains friendly and very affectionate towards people, and not aggressive towards other dogs, although he does need some manners as his boisterousness can result in escalation. He walks very well, on a loose lead, with regular 'cuddle breaks', and takes treats gently and gratefully. We don't know why on earth anyone would leave a dog like this chained up; he is absolutely gorgeous.

5163
5163
Name
Sunney
Breed
Mastine
46625
Sex
Female
DoB
2019
Colour
Black and White
Arrived
25/01/2021
ID#
46625

Sunny arrived in heartbreaking circumstances, when her family's new-born baby turned out to be extremely allergic to her. As the family left the shelter in tears, she placed a paw on the gate of her pen and cried just as hard. She soon settled though, becoming quite smitten with Wolfy, her pen-mate.

She's a calm and gentle girl, very keen for affection, and generally friendly towards other dogs. She walks very well, on a loose lead, with an adorable, wiggling gait and a wide smile, which she will exchange for cuddles and treats. Her two years in a loving home mean that she is house-trained, and her low energy and gentle demeanour would make her an easy dog to take on, despite her size.

46625
46625
Name
Walid
Breed
Galgo Cross
5088
Sex
Male
DoB
2022
Colour
Brown
Arrived
08/04/23
ID#
5088

Walid. is a Galgo–Goofball cross; gangly, awkward, engaging and loveable, but seemingly unable to control all of his legs all of the time. His excited prancing, when approached, can be approximated by imagining Bambi attempting to Riverdance.
Walid seemed unused to leads and walks upon arrival, much keener for affection and play than for leaving the shelter. With some patience and sausages, it’s been possible to walk him increasingly further as his confidence grows, although affection and play remain his favorite things.

5088
5088
Name
Wolfy
Breed
Mastin Cross
4795
Sex
Male
DoB
2012
Colour
Tan
Arrived
17/9/2021
ID#
4795

Wolfy is a beautiful Mastin X Belgian Shepherd, who was found starving in Casares.

Wolfy is an amiable scruff, with a playful personality and plenty of energy. He is friendly and affectionate towards people and loves to be cuddles but would require a little effort to socialise with other dogs. While he can pull if over-excited, he generally walks very well on the lead, he will sit for treats and loves to play in the water.
Wolfy would be an ideal companion for someone with a bit of a garden and a little time to exercise him each day.
.

Wolfy es un hermoso pastor belga Mastin X, que fue encontrado muerto de hambre en Casares.

Wolfy es un desaliñado amable, con una personalidad juguetona y mucha energía. Es amigable y afectuoso con las personas y le encanta que lo mimen, pero requiere un poco de esfuerzo para socializar con otros perros. Si bien puede tirar si está demasiado emocionado, generalmente camina muy bien con la correa, se sienta para recibir golosinas y le encanta jugar en el agua.
Wolfy sería un compañero ideal para alguien con un poco de jardín y un poco de tiempo para hacer ejercicio todos los días.

4795
4795
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