FAQs

Answers to some Frequently Asked Questions about podencos and adopting/fostering with PINS.

What is a podenco?

A Podenco is a breed of hunting dog originating from Spain. They are an athletic and agile breed, and are highly intelligent dogs. Podencos can make fantastic pets and they have plenty of personality!

What is PINS?

Podencos in Need (PINS) is a registered charity (SCIO) SC052622 run by a team of volunteers to rescue & rehome podencos.

I already have a dog. Can I adopt from PINS?

Yes! However, please note that we will carry out a home check that includes meeting any resident dogs, and PINS will not place a dog in a home with an unneutered resident dog of any age or sex.

Are there any restrictions on veterinary treatment or medications for PINS dogs?

BRAVECTO, NEXGARD, IVERMECTIN, SIMPARICA, CREDELIO NOR ANY SIMILAR DRUG must not be used as a flea/tick preventative.

How do I apply to foster/adopt?

Please contact us and we'll send you an application form.