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Dogs urgently needing homes

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Please be aware that these are just some of the dogs that we are currently needing homes for, we also have many others. Once you are registered with us we will be able to discuss with you the dogs that are suitable for you. So please go to our contact page to download an application form and an information leaflet.
Please click here for details.

This page was last updated on 29.8.15



Milly


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Age: 6 yrs old

Gender: Female

Lab or Lab X: Labrador

Nature: Lovely nature

Lived with children: Yes, older children

Lived with cats: Yes

Good with other dogs: Yes

On the lead: Not bad

Recall: Will need a little work

Good Traveller: Yes

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: Yes

Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Change in family circumstances

Good points: Milly is a lovely natured dog. She is good with everyone she meets, including other dogs and cats.



Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: A family with older children 8+, that have time to share with her.



Kimi


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Age: 1 yrs old

Gender: Female

Lab or Lab X: Labrador x

Nature: Very sweet natured girl

Lived with children: Yes, older children

Lived with cats: Not known

Good with other dogs: Yes

On the lead: Needs some work

Recall: Will need a little work

Good Traveller: Yes

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: Yes

Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Please read below

Good points: Kimi was found playing with some children and they had tied a firework to her foot and consequently damaged two of her toes. This trauma has not stopped Kimi trusting and she has remained a loving, sweet natured girl. She has been in foster and the reports have been good with everyone she meets, including children and dogs.


Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: A family with older children 8+, that have time to share with her.



Dolly


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Age: 4 yrs old
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: LabradorX
Nature: Very affectionate, sweet girl
Lived with children: Yes, older children
Lived with cats: Not known
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Pulls
Recall: Will need a bit of work
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes
Reason for rehoming: Change in family circumstances

Good points: As you can see from the photos Dolly just loves to be cuddled! She is a very friendly, lively girl that will make a lovely family dog and suitable with older children. Dolly enjoys the company of other dogs and would make a perfect second dog.

Work needed:
Lead work and recall need some work.

Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: A family with older children 8+, that have time to share with her.



Jessie


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Age: Approx 1yr old

Gender: Female

Lab or Lab X: Labrador X

Nature: Affectionate, lively, big puppy!

Lived with children: Yes

Lived with cats: No

Good with other dogs: Yes and enjoys their company.

On the lead: Still learning

Recall: Getting there

Good Traveller: Yes

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: Yes

Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Change in circumstances

Good points: We will let Jessie talk for herself!
Hi everyone,
My name is Jessie and I'm a beautiful Lab x aged around one.
I have a lovely bed and my foster parents let me chill on the couch too which I love. I also give amazing licks and hugs and will try jump into your arms like a little puppy. So, let me tell you all about my likes...cuddles and belly rubs, walks (although I'm still getting used to this whole lead business), treats like chicken and little pieces of ham!
Ok, so the don't likes...loud noises, being left on my own for too long. I will need someone who will be at home most of the day. I don't seem to like cats either. I saw one the other day and I just wanted to chase after it. Hehe. Isn't that what dogs do???
I have been sleep well and I haven't had any accidents. As I like loads of attention, I think I'd be do well in a forever home as an only dog or maybe as a companion for an older fur friend who can show me the ropes. My foster mammy think I'd be great at agility and that I'll need an active family as I've loads of energy. Although one of my favourite things is snuggles on the couch in the evening after a nice walk.
So people, I have to go now...I think it might be dinner time....yum yum yum


Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: An active family, that enjoy good walks and have plenty of time to share with the lovely Jessie.



Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the web site as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. If you would like to register with us please email us and you will be emailed back with an application form and information leaflet.
Thank you. Please click here for details.




Dodge


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Age: Approx 6 yrs

Gender: Male

Lab or Lab X: Flat coat X

Nature: Gentle, quiet boy

Lived with children: No but good with older children

Lived with cats: No

Good with other dogs: Yes, currently living with another dog

On the lead: Good

Recall: Selective

Good Traveller: Yes

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: Yes

Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Family are unable to cope with Dodge's phobia of storms.

Good points: Dodge is a gentle, calm boy who gets on well with other dogs. He is good on the lead and can be left for 3/4 hours.

Additional information:
Dodge has a severe phobia to storms/thunder/fireworks/helicopters. His terror causes him to panic and he will need a very understanding and patient new owner. Dodge is never aggressive when frightened. Full behavioural report available to suitable applicant.

Health
Dodge had a broken back leg injury some years ago and he does occasionally get a bit of jip with the leg but a short burst of Metacam does the trick.


Type of home that would suit: Dodge would be happy to be a second dog but he will need an understanding and kind new owner.



Coco


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Age: 3 yrs
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: Lab X
Nature: Gentle, sweet girl
> Lived with children: older children
Lived with cats: Unknown
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Not bad
Recall: Unknown
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes
Reason for rehoming: Change in circumstances

Good points: Coco is a small, good natured girl. She is good with people and other dogs but is a little timid.


Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: A loving family home with time to share with Coco.



Daisy


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Age: 2 yrs old
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: LabradorX
Nature: Good natured
Lived with children: Yes, older children
Lived with cats: Not known
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Pulls
Recall: Will need some work
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes
Reason for rehoming: Change in family circumstances

Good points: Daisy doesnt have a bad bone in her body, just a few silly ones! She has a lovely nature but does need a bit of time put in on training. She has lots of energy and will enjoy an active home. She is good with other dogs and good with everyone she meets.

Work needed:
General training on lead and commands but she is a bright girl and will pick things up quickly.

Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: A couple or family with time to help educate Daisy.



Sophie


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Age: 2 yrs old
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: LabradorX
Nature: Loyal, loving dog
Lived with children: Yes, older children
Lived with cats: Yes
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Pulls and is quite strong
Recall: Good
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes
Reason for rehoming: Change in family circumstances

Good points: Sophie is a playful, lively young girl. She is good with people, children, other dogs and cats and will make a great dog for an active family or couple.

Work needed:
Needs work on the lead

Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: An active family or couple.



Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the web site as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. If you would like to register with us please email us and you will be emailed back with an application form and information leaflet.
Thank you. Please click here for details.




Tempy


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Age: 5 yrs
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: X breed with a bit of Lab!
Nature: Gentle, sweet girl
> Lived with children: Yes
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Not bad
Recall: Unknown
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes
Reason for rehoming: Stray

Good points: Tempy is a very sweet girl. She loves everyone she meets and loves to be cuddled. She is good with other dogs but not over keen on cats.


Additional information: Tempy was found abandoned with her 7 little puppies. She was taken into a public shelter and her pups were rehomed but Tempy has not enjoyed being in the shelter as she loves human company. She is such an affectionate girl and will snuggle up to you when you stroke her. As she has been in the shelter for a little while she will need patience while she learns to adapt to her new life and excusing if she does have the occasional accident at first.

Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: A loving family home with time to share with her.



Max


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Age: 6 yrs

Gender: Male

Lab or Lab X: Labrador

Nature: Max is independent and comfortable in his own company, he will happily interact with people once a toy is introduced and is very trainable due to his interest in food.

Lived with children: No

Lived with cats: No

Good with other dogs: Max chooses to ignore other dogs and will do so if they leave him alone. If they are bouncy or aggressive towards him he will warn them with low growling and raised fur but has stopped when we have told him to and is easily distracted with a ball.

On the lead: Good

Recall: Good

Good Traveller: Yes

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: Yes

Vaccinated: tbc

Reason for rehoming: Bed guarding

Good points: Max loves playing ball and will return and drop it so the game goes on.

Work needed:
Max will need on-going training with regards to his sleeping arrangements. He can wake up startled and it maybe that he reacts to smell more than sight. So even someone he knows may get a low growl and then he realises who it is he is fine. A comfy training crate turned into a den is needed where he can have his own personal space.

Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: Max would be ideal with a single person, he seems happier around men than women but that could all depend on the individual



Alfie


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Age: 4 yrs

Gender: Male

Lab or Lab X: Labrador

Nature: Can be timid also bouncy and vocal.

Lived with children: No

Lived with cats: No

Good with other dogs: Yes. He is unsure how to play and will correct another dog if they approach him in a negative manner. He is easy to correct and redirect if done in a calm but firm way. He prefers people to dogs.

On the lead: Good

Recall: Good

Good Traveller: Yes

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: Yes

Vaccinated: tbc

Reason for rehoming: He was possessive of his bed and space

Good points: Alfie is a very trainable boy who just wants to be with you.

Work needed:
Alfie didn’t have a good start in life so will need basic training and we feel that he would really benefit from this, so training classes and possibly agility.
When Alfie arrived with us and he thought he was doing something wrong he would become quite wary and vocal, this has disappeared now but, will need to be considered when going to his new home.


Health
Fit and Healthy


Type of home that would suit: A home without children who have the time and experience to share with Alfie.



Benji


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Age: 9 yrs

Gender: Male

Lab or Lab X: Labrador

Nature: Kind and gentle boy

Lived with children: Yes

Lived with cats: No but owner thinks he would be ok

Good with other dogs: Yes

On the lead: Pulls to start but soon settles

Recall: Selective

Good Traveller: Yes

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: Yes

Vaccinated: Will need bringing up to date

Reason for rehoming: Change in family circumstances

Good points: Loving friendly boy.

Work needed:
None really.

Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: A couple or family who have time to spend with Benji.



Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the web site as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. If you would like to register with us please email us and you will be emailed back with an application form and information leaflet.
Thank you. Please click here for details.




Bruno


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Age: 6 yrs
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Labrador X
Nature: Loving and loyal.
Lived with children: Yes but we feel older would be better.
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Good with a halti
Recall: Good
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes
Reason for rehoming: Bruno has seperation anxiety and his owner couldn't cope.
He is now in a foster home and is making progress. This will get better in time but will need patience and understanding.
This is what his foster home have said about this: "He is anxious when on his own and will cry or bark if one of us leaves the house and will look around to try and find us".


Good points: He has a very relaxed, affectionate and loving nature, has a permanent waggy tail and loves kisses. He is very attentive and loves company. He is very obedient and knows sit, stay, wait and down. He likes to settle down after his dinner in the evening and is quiet and will happily sleep for 12 hours at night. Bruno looks forward to his walks and after 5 minutes ball throwing will happily walk by your side. He has been very good with all the dogs he has met when out even the chocolate Labradors that we were told he didn’t get on with. He travels well in the car and loves roaming around the garden.

Work needed:
Bruno definitely benefits from having a regular routine and work will be needed with his separation anxiety. He likes everyone to be together so that he can see them and will try and encourage that. He will bark if someone comes in the door and will need a secure environment when left as can open unlocked doors and let himself out to look for his humans.
Health
Good

Additional information: His foster family said ”That despite a few problems, which are understandable given his experiences Bruno is loving, well behaved, playful and a handsome boy".
Type of home that would suit: A home with someone at home most of the time with the Patience and commitment to help him through his anxiety.



Charlie


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Age: 2 yrs old
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Labrador X Border Collie
Nature: Loving and playful
Lived with children: Yes
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Mainly good with dogs outside the home but can unreliable.
On the lead: Not bad
Recall: Good
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes and passported

Reason for rehoming: Change in circumstances

Good points:
Charlie is loving, playful and obedient. He is very intelligent and enjoys games like hide and seek.

Work needed:
Charlie is a young boy who needs more socialising with other dogs and strangers as he can be protective of his owner. His current family have already seen improvements with him since taking him to training classes where he can socialise and mixing with dog and strangers. Charlie can be nervous and will chase his tail. He is currently taking a herbal supplement which seems to be helping him.

Health
Good



Type of home that would suit:
A family who have the time and commitment to continue Charlies training and enjoy walks and play with him as he is a very active boy. Charlie loves company so a home where there is some about most of the time would be best for him.





Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the web site as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. If you would like to register with us please go to our contact page and download an application form and information leaflet.
Thank you. Please click here for details.





Yippy & Yappy


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Age: 11yr old sisters
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: Labradors
Nature: Loving and well behaved
Lived with children: Good with children
Lived with cats: Yes
Good with other dogs: Yes
> On the lead: Neither pull on the lead
Recall: Good
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes both spayed
Vaccinated: Yes
Reason for rehoming: Owner being made homeless
Good points: Well behaved, happy and placid, obedient loving girls
Health
Yappie is blind and Yippie has mild arthritis

Type of home that would suit: A loving home to spend the rest of their days in.

Yippy & Yappy are now in a foster home but we are looking for a permanent home for them.


Elsa


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Age: Approx 3 yrs

Gender: Female

Lab or Lab X: Labrador X

Nature: Friendly and affectionate

Lived with children: Unknown, but thought to be suitable with older children

Lived with cats: Unknown

Good with other dogs: Yes

On the lead: OK

Recall: At the moment kept on the lead

Good Traveller: Yes

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: Yes

Vaccinated: Yes


Reason for rehoming: Stray

Good points:
Elsa is a very friendly, affectionate girl. She is good with other dogs.

Work needed:
General training needs to be continued.

Health
Good





Type of home that would suit:
A loving family that have time to share with Elsa.






Anna


A Special Dog With Special Needs
Needing A Special Person to Love Her


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Anna before she arrived here
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This is Anna now, looking so beautiful!

Age: Approx 2 years old
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: Retriever X
Nature: Friendly and very loving
Lived with children: Unknown but has a lovely temperament so we feel she would be lovely with children 8+
Lived with cats: Unknown
Good with other dogs: Yes, very good
On the lead: Pulls but not too badly.
Recall: Not bad
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes
Reason for rehoming: Found straying and injured.

Anna is one of the sweetest dogs you could ever wish to meet. She so enjoys rolling around on the grass and greets everyone as her long lost friend. Anna has made a remarkable recovery considering her injuries. When she arrived with us she was in very poor condition. Her coat was dull, short and lifeless and more worryingly she was very lame on her back leg. Anna now 'runs' around and is enjoying life again. Her coat has grown and she has filled out well. She has won the heart of everyone that has met her and is now ready to be rehomed. Anna's injury to her pelvis has left her with a problem with her bowel and she has to take a daily supplement to enable her to function. This does cause her to leak and her rear needs to be washed to stop her from getting sore. We have consulted with three vets about surgery to help this problem but they feel it would be too risky. We would love to see Anna go to someone who would love and care for her, as she really is a very special girl. How she ever survived on the street in Spain with her horrendous injuries we will never know and she so deserves to know the comforts of a forever, loving home.


Type of home that would suit:
A very kind, patient home with suitable facilities for Anna.




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Arriving soon
Bluebell, Rose & Daisy

3 little sisters that were abandoned and were found with their ears and tails cut. They were taken into a rescue and have been nursed back to good health. They are fully vaccinated and chipped and will be ready for rehoming in the next 3 to 4 weeks.
We will be looking for three seperate homes where someone is at home during the day to give each pup the care and education that she will need.
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Bobby


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Age: Approx 2-3yr old
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Golden Retriever
Nature: Affectionate, gentle boy
Lived with children: Yes
Lived with cats: Yes
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Not bad
Recall: Ok
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes
Reason for rehoming: Change in circumstances

Good points: Bobby is a lovely natured dog that enjoys everyones company and is good with cats and dogs.

Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: A loving family home



Paris


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Age: 11 months
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: LabradorX
Nature: Very friendly, affectionate, sweet girl
Lived with children: Yes, older children
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Not bad
Recall: Will need a bit of work
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes
Reason for rehoming: Change in family circumstances

Good points: Paris is a very sweet girl, she is affectionate, playful and good with other dogs.

Work needed:
Just a bit more training, nothing major

Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: A family that have time to share with her.


We have a number of other dogs that we are also looking to place and will share more details about them once you are registered and home checked by us.
So if you don't see the perfect dog for you on our web site, please remember we have a lot more dogs that we don't put on here and you won't get to learn about them unless you register with us, so please go to our contact page and download an application form Please click here for details.







Note to adopters:

Lassie, Rin Tin Tin and Toto don't show up in rescue. We don't get the elegantly coiffed, classically beautiful, completely well trained, perfect dog. Many never had good veterinary care, kind or consistent training, or sufficient company. Some have lived outside, or left alone for many hours every day. When rehomed they're scared or depressed and anxious and will act out of character but time, patience and love will solve this. When you take on a rescue dog you need to be 100% committed to making it work, “ride the storm” but don't ever give up. We at rescue never give up on a dog. We know that a dog is a living being, with a spirit and a heart and feelings. Our dogs are not commodities, things, or garbage. They are part of life’s sacred creation and they deserve as much love and care and respect as Lassie, Rin Tin Tin or Toto. So please, please don't come to rescue in the hopes of getting a "bargain," or "a fully trained dog”. Come to Rescue to give, to love, to save a life -- and to mend your own spirit. For Rescue will reward you in ways you never thought possible. We can promise you this -- a rescue dog will make you a better person.