Brasileiro Dogs and Pups Looking For Good Homes
There are too many
filas winding up in rescue...perhaps you'd rather give the puppy
stages a miss and adopt an adult. There are lots of positives in
getting an older dog - for one thing, what you see is what you get.
They're usually old enough to OFA too, so there are no unwelcome
surprises. Not all rescued fila have been abused. Sometimes people
change jobs and have to move and can no longer keep a guardian
breed. Marriages fail, people pass away, the family don't want the
responsibility of a fila. Good dogs often end up in a rescue
situation...don't write them off.
individuals rescue and foster as well. A good breeder will always
take back dogs they have produced, and these are often available to
If you need to find a
home for your fila, you may post a profile for your dog here. Fill
in the Home Needed form, and we'll
create a page for your dog. You can look at an example
Fila Adoption Profile.
Filas Looking for
Goliath Male Fila for Adoption - posted
Dahlia Female Fila for Adoption - posted
Lucy Female Fila for Adoption -
Thor Male Fila for Adoption -
Caymus Male Fila for Adoption -
Fila Rescue Inc.
An example of a worthless breeder. On June 6, 2007 a puppy miller in Centerville, NC calling themselves Top Hat Filas (Chihuahuas) surrendered 19 puppies to the local animal shelter,
poor little things...but thanks to the Franklin County Humane Society and the cooperation of animal control they were pulled and treated for
their health issues. Thanks to Linda Maggio of Carioca Kennels, they were successfully rehomed. You can read about the health issues faced by two of the luckier pups, at MonsterPawz.com