Imagine a place where the sun is always shining, the water is always blue, and there are adorable puppies everywhere. It sounds too good to be true, but it turns out this place actually does exist. Start saving your pennies now and book your trip to the magical Turks and Caicos to fully experience this majestic land.
This fantasy comes to life at an animal shelter called Potcake Place, located in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. They specialize in finding homes for stray mixed-breed puppies known as potcakes that are found throughout the Caribbean.
In order to place these pups in loving homes, they need to socialize them and help them learn how to do simple tasks such as walking on a leash. That’s where you come in. They rely on the help of volunteers visiting the island to spend a day with the puppies and help prepare them for their new home.
Potcake Place lets you borrow a leash, water bottle, bowl, toys, treats, and, of course, an adorable puppy that you can hang out with on the beach. They usually take care of about 50 dogs at a time, and they could all use some good old TLC.
While some of these precious pooches already have homes lined up, most are up for adoption. So if you fall in love with your puppy playmate, have no fear. Adoptions are free and Potcake Place will help you arrange a flight home with your new family member.
If you’re not able to adopt, there are other ways you can help. The shelter always accepts monetary donations and donations of pet-related items like puppy formula, pee pads, and toys. They’re also always on the lookout for courier volunteers who can help them transport these pups back to the states.
If you’re looking for a place that’s combines two of the best things, puppies and beaches, Potcake Place is your destination. Head on down to Turks and Caicos for a day of furry fun, and you might even come home with a new pet pal.
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