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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.
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This page was last updated on 21.5.18


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Louie


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Age: 10 months old

Gender: Male

Lab or Lab X: LabradorX

Nature: Playful and energetic

Lived with children: Yes 10+

Lived with cats: No

Good with other dogs: Yes

On the lead: Pulls at first but settles down after about 10 minutes

Recall: Needs work

Good Traveller: Yes

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: No

Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Family working hours

General Information:
Louie is a handsome, loving and playful young boy. He greets everyone with enthusiasm and pulls at the start of a walk but will settle down after about 10 minutes. Louie needs an owner that will enjoy continuing his training. Louie is a happy, lively lad looking for an active, loving home.

Health
Good.


Type of home that would suit: As above

Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the website as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. Go to our contact page to download an application form and an information leaflet.
Please click here for details.





Brian


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Age: 6 years old
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Labrador X
Nature: Friendly, quiet boy
Lived with children: older children
Lived with cats: N/K
Good with other dogs: Good with bitches but can be wary of other males.
On the lead: Not bad
Recall: N/K
Good Traveller: Restless traveller
Housetrained: Yes but will need a little understanding at first
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes
General Information:
Brian is a handsome boy who loves human company. He is a quiet gentle boy and needs a quiet home. He has obviously had some trauma in his life and has a few old scars to show for it. We have seen that he can be wary of other male dogs and this could be the reason for some of his old scars. He enjoys his walks and is fairly good on the lead and takes a treat very gently. He will need a home with people that understand his problems and want to show this lovely lad a good life for the rest of his days.

Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: As above

Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the website as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. Go to our contact page to download an application form and an information leaflet.
Please click here for details.




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George and Joe


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Age: Brothers both 2 yrs old
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Labradors
Nature: Very sweet natured but a little timid
Lived with children: Older children
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Pull but not too bad
Recall: Not tested on open land but ok in grass run with treats
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: They will need reminders at first but are bright boys so will soon catch on.
Neutered/Spayed: No
Vaccinated: Yes
Reason for rehoming: Owner has died

General Information:
George and Joe are brothers and best friends. They were owned by a breeder that has recently suddenly died and we were asked to take all his Labradors (over 20). When they arrived they were all extremely frightened, very dirty and in need of veterinary treatment. A couple of weeks later with lots of cuddles, a good bath, vet treatment, good food and they are all feeling and looking very much happier. George and Joe have been enjoying going out for some nice walks with our volunteer dog walkers and we feel they are now ready for adoption. They will need a kind and understanding family that will give them time to adjust and settle in a calm environment. George & Joe are two beautiful boys and with the right owners and treatment will develop more confidence.

Health
Good.


Type of home that would suit: As above

Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the website as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. Go to our contact page to download an application form and an information leaflet.
Please click here for details.





Buddy


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Age: 7 yrs old
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Labrador
Nature: Friendly and loving
Lived with children: No, but would be happy with older children
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Pulls
Recall: OK
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Will need work
Neutered/Spayed:Yes
Vaccinated: Not up to date
Reason for rehoming: Family bereavement

General Information:
Buddy is a very friendly boy.

Work Needed
Work needed: Nothing other than a little time for his housetraining, but he will soon catch on.


Health
Good.


Type of home that would suit: A home with time to spend with him.

Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the website as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. Go to our contact page to download an application form and an information leaflet.
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Kiki


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Age: 6yrs
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: Labrador
Nature: Very friendly girl
Lived with children: No, but would be happy with older children
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: TBC
Recall: TBC
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Will need work
Neutered/Spayed:No
Vaccinated: Not up to date
Reason for rehoming: Family bereavement

General Information:
Kiki is a very friendly girl.

Work Needed
Work needed: Nothing other than a little time for her housetraining, but she will soon catch on.


Health
Good.


Type of home that would suit: A home with time to spend with her.

Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the website as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. Go to our contact page to download an application form and an information leaflet.
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Polly


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Age: 8yrs
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: Labrador
Nature: Friendly, calm and loving
Lived with children: No, but would be happy with older children
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Good
Recall: N/K
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Will need work
Neutered/Spayed:No
Vaccinated: Not up to date
Reason for rehoming: Family bereavement

General Information:
Polly is a calm, loving and well behaved girl.

Work Needed
Work needed: Nothing other than a little time for her housetraining, but she will soon catch on.


Health
Good.


Type of home that would suit: A home with time to spend with her.

Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the website as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. Go to our contact page to download an application form and an information leaflet.
Please click here for details.





Faye


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Age: 8yrs
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: Labrador
Nature: Friendly, calm and loving
Lived with children: No, but would be happy with older children
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Good
Recall: Good
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Will need work
Neutered/Spayed:No
Vaccinated: Not up to date
Reason for rehoming: Family bereavement

General Information:
Faye is a calm, loving and well behaved girl.

Work Needed
Work needed: Nothing other than a little time for her housetraining, but she will soon catch on.


Health
Good.


Type of home that would suit: A home with time to spend with her.

Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the website as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. Go to our contact page to download an application form and an information leaflet.
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Maisie


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Age: 8yrs
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: Labrador
Nature: Friendly and loving
Lived with children: No, but would be happy with older children
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Good
Recall: Reasonable
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Will need work
Neutered/Spayed:No
Vaccinated: Not up to date
Reason for rehoming: Family bereavement

General Information:
Maisie is a friendly, loving and well behaved girl.

Work Needed
Work needed: Nothing other than a little time for her housetraining, but she will soon catch on.


Health
Good.


Type of home that would suit: A home with time to spend with her.

Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the website as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. Go to our contact page to download an application form and an information leaflet.
Please click here for details.





Blondie


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Age: 8yrs
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Age: 8yrs
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: Labrador
Nature: Friendly, calm and loving
Lived with children: No, but would be happy with older children
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Good
Recall: OK
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed:No
Vaccinated: Not up to date
Reason for rehoming: Family bereavement

General Information:
Blondie is a friendly, loving and well behaved girl. An ex breeding girl looking to enjoy her retirement.

Health
Good.


Type of home that would suit: A home with time to spend with her.

Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the website as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. Go to our contact page to download an application form and an information leaflet.
Please click here for details.




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Cypher


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Age: 2 years old
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Lab x probably Greyhound
Nature: Loving and adventurous
Lived with children: Yes but we are looking for a child free home for Cypher as he needs less visitors
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Getting better
Recall: Good
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes
General Information:
After a poor start in life Cypher has come such a long way with his current family. They have worked very hard with his training and he has become a very loving and loyal boy. He loves his exercise and ball games, and a cuddle on the sofa with his owner just finishes the day off perfectly for him. Cypher is still cautious of men when out walking and has become very protective of his home when visitors arrive. Cypher is living with a young and busy family who love him dearly but he is struggling to cope with the regular unexpected visitors. His family are continuing to work with him on this but feel that a quieter home would be better for Cypher longterm.

Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: Cypher is looking for a couple who enjoy exercise as he loves his outside time and who are prepared to continue to work with him.

Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the website as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. Go to our contact page to download an application form and an information leaflet.
Please click here for details.





Skipper


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Age: 9 years old

Gender: Male

Lab or Lab X: Labrador X

Nature: Loyal & Loving

Lived with children: Older children

Lived with cats: Yes

Good with other dogs: Generally good

On the lead: Pulls

Recall: TBC

Good Traveller: Yes

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: Yes

Vaccinated: TBC

General Information:
Meet Skipper, a lovely friendly boy has come to stay for assessment. He is a lovely boy, with a few quirks but that makes him an individual. As an older dog he is quite low maintenance, happy to be left and will sleep in a crate if need be. He has a few rude manners that we have been working on and he has shown great progress in his time with us. He needs to be an only dog and his social skills with other dogs outside seem fine with us but in the past there has been a few issues. Skipper needs an adult only home and with confident owners, this is just so all rules are kept clear and not confusing. He may be 9 but he still needs his brain and body exercised, so a home that will put the time in to continue his training. He is a small chap, loving chap.

Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: A confident and experienced owner who has time to spend with him as Skipper enjoys company.

Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the website as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. Go to our contact page to download an application form and an information leaflet.
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Bella & Betsie


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Age: Bella is a 10yr old black girl and Betsie is a 7yr old yellow girl
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: Labradors
Nature: Very sweet natured
Lived with children: Yes
Lived with cats: Yes
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Bella is good and Betsie is good on a Halti
Recall: Good
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed:Yes
Vaccinated: No
Reason for rehoming: Family circumstances

General Information:
Bella and Betsie are two absolutely gorgeous girls. They really do tick all the boxes. They are loving and affectionate, good with children, other dogs and cats and love human company. They are and have been well loved dogs and part of the family but unfortunately circumstances have changed within the family and they are now looking for a loving home. They must of course stay together.

Health
Good.


Type of home that would suit: A home that can continue to give these girls lots of love, good walks and really appreciate what gorgeous dogs they are.

Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the website as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. Go to our contact page to download an application form and an information leaflet.
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Prem & Grouse


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Age: 6yrs old
Gender: Male and Female
Lab or Lab X: Labrador
Nature: Very sweet but a little nervous
Lived with children: No
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Good
Recall: Good
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed:Prem is neutered but Grouse has not been spayed
Vaccinated: TBC
Reason for rehoming: Prem & Grouse are ex breeding dogs

General Information:
Prem and Grouse are gentle,loving dogs. Prem has poor eyesight but it doesn’t hold him back and he happily follows Grouse.

Health
All ok except for Prem's failing eyesight.


Type of home that would suit: :A quiet home with time to enjoy this lovely pair of dogs.

Please do not phone or email us asking for more details of dogs that are on the website as we initially need to register and home check you to ascertain a suitable match. Go to our contact page to download an application form and an information leaflet.
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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.