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The Caribbean island where you can play with rescue puppies on the beach

The Independent logo The Independent 15/07/2017 Ravneet Ahluwalia
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If you are having trouble picking an idyllic Caribbean Island to visit, this puppy programme may sway you.

Potcake Place, a dog rescue charity on the island of Providenciales in Turks and Caicos, lets guests take puppies to the beach to help them learn how to socialise with humans before they are settled into permanent homes.

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The organisation was set up 20 years ago by Jane Parker-Rauw and now rescues and rehomes 500 dogs a year. Parker-Raux decided to take action after moving to the island from England and seeing large numbers of homeless "potcakes" (the name given to dogs in Turks and Caicos) on the on the streets.

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

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