Photo Credit: DARG

Cindy the dog is DARG’s oldest resident, and she absolutely adores being in the car, so for her 2022 wish, they got to drive her around in a sidecar; she loved it so much she refused to get out.


Hout Bay, South Africa (23 May 2022) – Some dogs love to feel the wind in their faces, flapping their cheeks back. Cindy, DARG’s oldest resident, loves to feel the wind in her face. They decided to make her 2022 wish a reality and took her on the best joyride of her life.

Note: Cindy crossed the rainbow bridge surrounded by the entire DARG team on the 26th of May 2022.

Cindy is 13-years-old and up for adoption at DARG. Domestic Animal Rescue Group (DARG) is an animal rescue group based in Hout Bay, Western Cape. The organisation is pro-life, which rescues, cares for, sterilises and re-homes abused, neglected and abandoned cats and dogs.

Knowing Cindy has a love for cars, they made her wish come true thanks to the help of the Cape Sidecar Adventures team. Her wish for 2022 was to ride a bike, and with the help of her handler and some pretty fashionable eye protection, they set off on the best ride of her life.

“DARG’s oldest girl Cindy added a bike ride to her 2022 ‘wishlist’. Her motto is ‘You’re never too old to ride!’ Cindy’s car-obsessed and loves sticking her head out of the car and taking in the sights. She was very snug with her dog handler Chester and loved her outing: In fact, she wouldn’t get out when she came back to the shelter. A huge thank you to Cape Sidecar Adventures for making her dream come true.”

Many wishes need granting, some animals just want to go for a nice long walk or have a human to play with, but every single animal at DARG wishes to be adopted. So whether you can spare an afternoon or a lifetime of love, you can make a wish come true. You can meet some of the cats and dogs at the upcoming DARG market in June. Find out more here.

You can help make the wishes of these deserving animals come true by reaching out to the team here. Or if you have something simpler in mind, they really need donations of newspapers, so if you have any to spare, please make arrangements to drop them off.

Sources: DARG
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