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ID #: 4062 Age: 4 yrs Gender: male Status: Available


  • Flying to Vancouver soon
  • Affectionate and friendly with people and other dogs
  • A ‘velcro’ boy ~ just wants to be with you

Hi my Canadian friends. I am writing to you from Istanbul. My name is Hansel and I’m around four years old. I was with a family in a small Turkish village but they abandoned me and this amazing lady found me and took me into her care. I was skittish at first not knowing what was happening to me but I soon realized my new friend and rescuer only wanted the best for me. She actually took me into her home and I even have my own bed. Now that I’m settled, I am affectionate and friendly to everyone. I have no idea what ‘velcro’ is but she thinks I’m a velcro boy because I follow her everywhere. I am also sociable and friendly with other dogs. My rescuer now tells me she is sending me to a place called Vancouver and I’m hoping that a Canadian family might adopt me. I am so terribly excited and just a wee bit nervous…but mostly excited with anticipation. The doc says I’m healthy and I have no known behavioural issues. My rescuer says there’s not much to say about me other than I am the most adorable boy EVER!!! Ah shucks!

Hansel will be arriving in Canada soon. If you would like more information about Hansel, please call our hot-line toll-free at 1-866-712-8444 or email and one of our volunteers will be happy to return your call.

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