‘Puppy Island’ exists and it’s a dog lover’s dream come true

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‘Puppy Island’ exists and it’s a dog lover’s dream come true

No, it’s not a dream. An island with white sand, crystal clear blue water is filled with lovable little adoptable puppies.

Potcake Place, which the internet calls “Puppy Island,” is a dog-rescue charity in Turks and Caicos.

Adopted an island pup for the day 🔆 Clearly she had a little too much fun in the water

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The charity was set up to rescue homeless Potcakes, a dog breed native to the Caribbean Islands, according to Bustle

“People really didn’t know what to do with them,” Jane Parker-Rauw, the organization's founder, told ABC News. “They'd be just roaming in packs, and there was not really anything here to help.”

When the dogs are brought to Potcake Place, they don’t go out immediately to socialize with guests. They have to be in foster care and receive checkups, vaccinations and worming treatments.

Waiting for someone to come and take me for a walk. #jack #potcake @walkapuppy #potcakeplace

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On average, Potcake Place’s owners told the Cox Media Group National Content Desk that 10 puppies will go out a day, but only if it is in the best interests of the puppies. Hot weather, their mood and their health will factor into the decision on whether or not they can pal around with visitors.

Sometimes they have people lining up to go out with one of the dogs two hours before Potcake Place opens for the day. Other times they can take walk-ins. They also screen those people who want to socialize with the pups, asking if they wanted to adopt a dog before they found out about Potcake Place, or if they just heard of the charity while on vacation. They’ve admitted that they’ve either denied, or talked people out of puppy time, about 50 percent of the time.

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