Reserved for Home Trial 

Currently in a private shelter in Bosnia waiting for travel preps and travel to resume. Nana will be coming to us for assessment and rehoming.


Size: 40cm shoulder height approx

Sex: female

Age: 3 approx

Neutered: yes

Vaccinated: yes

Microchipped: yes

Temperament: very quiet, shy and low energy in the crowded shelter environment

Child friendly: in all likelihood, but needs to be confirmed

Dog friendly: yes

Cat friendly: probably yes / not tested

Behaviour/Training needs: to be assessed

Housetrained: not tested

Bloodtested: not yet, will receive a 4DX test before travel

Ready to travel: yes


Nana’s story is one of sad abandonment, neglect and desperation. We don’t know for sure if Nana was born on the streets of the bosnian city Samac and somehow found her way into the building or whether her mum had a home from where they just took the unwanted pups and abandoned them. In any case Nana was most definitely a throw away pup. Poor Nana was found freezing and abandoned in an old building full of every kind of rubbish imaginable. It was a horribly damp place and very dirty and cold. There was no food or water and it was the middle of winter. This poor young dog was lonely, cold and slowly starving to death. She couldn't find her own way out... Someone heard her pitiful cries and alerted Bojan who swiftly came to rescue her from this horrendous place. An awful place that he never forgot. It was Nana’s lucky day. The day of her rescue...


Nana was alive! She was safe! She had a chance now! Nana became a resident at the Bark Ark rescue shelter where she grew up. This was in late 2018. She now had food, care and whatever attention there was to spare from time to time. But sadly nobody ever came for her. She did not stick out from the crowd and was passed by time and time again. Nana is one of the dogs who are not dealing all too well with the busy shelter environment. She retreated most of the time and her calm and unassuming nature made her fade into the crowd of dogs. This is how we spotted her, just sitting there... in a random photo of the shelter, showing a group of dogs in one of the pens. There was something about this little dog that made our hearts ache so much and all we wanted was to change things for this little girl.


It’s so stressful for some dogs in such a big shelter. All we want for Nana is to experience joy and be special to someone who will love her with all their heart. To heal what was missing from her life and show her how joyful and fun a dog’s life can be. Someone who has the love and patience to bring Nana out of her shell. Could it be you?

If Nana’s story has caught your heart and you would like to support Nana on her journey to a happy future please consider donating a little bit for her. Nana will thank you with all her heart and paws.


Nana will come to us here in Cornwall once resources and logistics allow. She will be looking for her forever home here in the area of Devon/Cornwall.


Thank you so much for reading this lovely girl’s story. If you are interested in Nana please keep an eye on our Facebook page and website here for updates in the coming weeks.

With love, gratitude & paws from Nana and P2F ♥




We also welcome your giving via BACS or Standing order to our charity bank account


Barclays Bank


43627527 account number

20-50-40 sort code

For international Payments


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UK - North Cornwall, Altarnun Near Launceston

By appointment only. We are not a kennel rescue, but working with foster homes. 

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