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A heartwarming, tear-jerking reality show based in Cape Town is moving Netflixers globally as it showcases families adopting shelter dogs.


Cape Town, South Africa (23 June 2021) – Earlier this month, a new reality TV show was launched on Netflix that is the most feel-good thing you will get to watch this month. The 13-part series was filmed in Cape Town, and the stars of the show are fluffy, full of love and sometimes missing a leg here and there.

The show is “A Dog for Life”, and it is based on helping families find their perfect match at their local animal shelter. Be prepared to laugh and cry, and possibly go and adopt your very own shelter dog.

The show was created thanks to a generous sponsor from Hill’s Pet Nutrition. Samantha Gray from Grays Matter Films produced and co-directed the show while Sue White presents the show.

The shelters featured in the show include Fallen Angels, Animal Welfare Society of South Africa, Animal Welfare Society Stellenbosch, Honey’s Garden, Animal Anti Cruelty League (AACL), DARG, WOOF Project and Cape of Good Hope SPCA.

The best part about the show is that it is highlighting the beauty of adopting a shelter animal. It also highlights the work that needs to be done when adopting an animal.

Are you the proud parent of a shelter dog or dogs? Share a snap of your baby in the comment section.

Take a look at the trailer below; you are going to love what you see!

Sources: Netflix
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