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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 email us and you will be emailed back with an application form and an information leaflet.
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This page was last updated on 27.8.14



Boots


boots

boots



Age: 5 yrs old
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Lab
Nature: Obedient but nervous boy
Lived with children: Yes - good with babies and older children
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Pulls a little
Recall: Good
Good Traveller: Yes, very good
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Needs restarting

Reason for rehoming: Boots hates loud noises, such as thunder, fireworks and shivers and shakes.

Good points:
Lovely dog that is good with children and travels very well. Very fit and not destructive.

Work needed:
Boots only real problem is his dislike of loud noises

Additional Information: A lovely looking boy who knows lots of commands

Health: Good

Type of home that would suit:
A home prepared to deal with his dislike of loud noises.





Bruno


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bruno

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bruno



Age: 10 months

Gender: Male

Lab or Lab X: Lab - very large boy

Nature: Boisterous youngster with great potential

Lived with children: No - but older children maybe

Lived with cats: Yes - lives with two but still chases

Good with other dogs: Lives with another dog

On the lead: Pulls on lead needs some training

Recall: Needs work

Good Traveller: Yes

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: Yes

Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Bruno is a boisterous dog who needs training and a big garden to burn off his energy

Good points:
Bruno is a large, loving dog who loves company and lots of cuddles and will make a great addition to a family

Work needed:
General training - a blank canvas

Additional Information: Loving dog that needs some boundaries

Health: No health issues

Type of home that would suit:
A home prepared to undertake some training and give him the attention he would like.





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.




Isabelle


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isi



Age: 9 yrs old
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: Lab
Nature: Loving and gentle
Lived with children: Yes
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Good
Recall: Good
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Family going abroad

Good points:
Isabelle is a very gentle girl who loves company and enjoys her walks. She is currently walking 2 to 5 miles a day over two walks.

Work needed:
None

Health: Isabelle has a little arthritis in her legs which causes her a little stiffness and has medication to help this.

Type of home that would suit:
A loving home where she can enjoy the rest of her days.





Molly


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molly
molly
molly
molly



Age: Approx 2/3 yrs old

Gender: Female

Lab or Lab X: Labrador

Nature: Lovely nature a typical Lab

Lived with children: Not known

Lived with cats: Not known

Good with other dogs: Yes

On the lead: Will need a bit of work.

Recall: Not known

Good Traveller: yes

Housetrained: Will need to be shown the ropes but will soon catch on.

Neutered/Spayed:Yes

Vaccinated: Yes and chipped

Reason for rehoming: Unclaimed stray

General information :
Molly will be arriving from Spain in September. She has been in a foster home in Spain and is reported as being a lovely girl. She loves swimming and has been making good use of their pool! Molly will need a kind and patient owner to allow her to adjust to her new surroundings and life.



Health
Good




Marty




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marty



Age: Approx 3 yrs old

Gender: Male

Lab or Lab X: Labrador X

Nature: Marty is a loving friendly boy.

Lived with children: Not known

Lived with cats: Not known

Good with other dogs: Yes, good with other dogs.

On the lead: Will need a bit of work.

Recall: Not known

Good Traveller: yes

Housetrained: Will need to be shown the ropes but will soon catch on.

Neutered/Spayed:Yes

Vaccinated: Yes and chipped

Reason for rehoming: Unclaimed stray

General information :
Marty will be arriving from Romania in September and has been in a kennel for the last year, passed by and unwanted because he is a black dog. Unfortunately in a lot of foreign countries black dogs and cats are not popular and will be the last to be rehomed or often put to sleep as nobody wants them. Marty is visited regularly by volunteers who have said that he is such a sweet boy and just desperate for love and cuddles. Marty has been neutered, had all his jabs and will be vet checked again before travelling to ensure he is in good health. Patience and time will be needed by whoever adopts Marty to allow him to adjust and learn his new routine but this little guy will be worth the effort.



Health
Good




Diesel




diesel

diesel

diesel

diesel




Age: Approx 3 yrs old

Gender: Male

Lab or Lab X: Labrador X

Nature: Diesel is a loving friendly boy.

Lived with children: Yes

Lived with cats: Not known

Good with other dogs: Yes, good with other dogs.

On the lead: Will need a bit of work.

Recall: Not known

Good Traveller: yes

Housetrained: Will need to be shown the ropes but will soon catch on.

Neutered/Spayed:Yes

Vaccinated: Yes and chipped

Reason for rehoming: Unclaimed stray

General information :
Diesel will be arriving from Romania in September and has been in a kennel for quite a while, passed by and unwanted because he is a black dog. Unfortunately in a lot of foreign countries black dogs and cats are not popular and will be the last to be rehomed or often put to sleep as nobody wants them. Diesel survived distemper but has been left with a slight tremor in one of his front legs. He is currently in foster with a family with children and awaiting transport to England. We are told that he has a lovely nature and like most Labrador enjoys human company and lots of cuddles. We have put Diesel as a Lab X but from his photos he does look like a pure Lab. Diesel has been neutered, had all his jabs and will be vet checked again before travelling to ensure he is in good health. Patience and time will be needed by whoever adopts Diesel to allow him to adjust and learn his new routine but this beautiful dog will be worth the effort.



Health
Good




Nico


nico

nico

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nico




Age: Approx 2 yrs old
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Labrador X
Nature: Nico is an affectionate, friendly, playful boy
Lived with children: Not known but good with all the children he has met
Lived with cats: Not known
Good with other dogs: Yes, good with other dogs.
On the lead: Will need a bit of work.
Recall: Not known
Good Traveller: yes, loves to go for a drive in the car!
Housetrained: Will need to be shown the ropes but will soon catch on.
Neutered/Spayed:Yes
Vaccinated: Yes and chipped
Reason for rehoming: Unclaimed stray

Good points:
Nico is currently in a rescue in Spain but as black dogs are not popular in Spain, Nico stands little chance of getting an offer of a home. If we can secure him a home here we will arrange to transport him over.
Since being at the rescue he has learnt several commands and become a happy, affectionate and socialable dog. Nico like the company of bitches and neutered males, so would make a good second dog. He will need time to adjust and learn new skills and is looking for kindness and patience.



Health
Good



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Rocky




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rocky




Age: 10 years
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Labrador
Nature: Lovely nature
Lived with children: Yes and great with them
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Selective - see notes
On the lead: Good
Recall: Good
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed:No
Vaccinated: Unknown
Reason for rehoming: Change in family circumstances.

Good points:
Rocky has a lovely nature,he is gentle and likes to cuddle up on the sofa.


Additional Information:
Rocky is a lovely boy and is much loved by his foster family. He is ok with other similar sized dogs if introducted correctly. He doesn’t like small dogs, or dogs running towards him to say hello – so we think her has had a bad experience in the past.

Work needed:
None really


Health

Not bad for his age.



Type of home that would suit:
A loving home where he can enjoy company.





Jack




jack

jack

jack




Age: 9 years
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Labrador
Nature: Lovely, friendly boy
Lived with children: Not lived with children but would be suitable with older children
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Once he gets to know them he is fine but not good meeting new dogs.
On the lead: Pulls
Recall: Not tested
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed:Yes
Vaccinated: Yes and chipped
Reason for rehoming: Change in circumstances

Good points:
Jack is a lovely friendly boy who enjoys human company. He loves his walks and enjoys his food!


Additional Information:
Jack would really suit a small holding or someone with a couple of acres of land so that he can exercise without bumping into other dogs.

Work needed:
Nothing really


Health

Not bad, maybe getting a little arthritis in his joints now but currently not on any medication.



Type of home that would suit:
As above.




Maggie


maggie

maggie

maggie



Age: 8 years

Gender: Female

Lab or Lab X: Labrador

Nature: Good natured but a little boisterous. This is most likely due to lack of exercise.

Lived with children: Yes

Lived with cats: No and is not suitable for a home with cats.

Good with other dogs: No - where Maggie has not been walked enough or socialised with dogs for a while, she does tend to lunge and bark at other dogs.

On the lead: Pulls heavily on the lead so is currently walked on a halti.

Recall: Not great. Will come back but in her own time.

Good Traveller: Yes

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: Yes

Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Owner has two young children and works part-time so is unable to give Maggie the attention she needs

Good points:
Maggie is a good natured dog who is used to being left on her own for a few hours a day. Maggie is not destructive.

Work needed:
Maggie will need some work on her recall if her new home wish to walk her off lead. Maggie will also need some work on behaviour towards other dogs.


Additional information:
Maggie has started to misbehave a little indoors but this is most likely due to her being bored through lack of exercise.


Health: In good health.

Type of home that would suit:
Maggie would be suited to a home with a new family who are willing to give Maggie the love and attention she needs, as well as exercise Maggie regularly. Maggie would need to be rehomed as an only dog.





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.




Todd


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Age: 2 yrs old
Gender: Dog
Lab or Lab X: Labrador
Nature: Nervous by nature and afraid of sudden movements, however this seems to be slightly improving. Todd is extremely wary of strangers entering the house, so this must be handled carefully untill Todd is comfortable with the new arrival.
Lived with children: Yes
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Todd does have a tendency to snap at other dogs, however on most occasions he is fine with them. This is improving all the time.
On the lead: Todd is currently attending classes to help with his scoialing with both dogs and humans and is making progress but this will need to be continued by any new owners.
Recall: Average recall, unless distracted.
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Todd's owner didn't feel equipped to deal with the issues that Todd has.

Good points:
Food orientated which makes training much easier to do. Todd loves to play fetch with a ball and will retrieve the ball also. Todd will wait patiently until he is told he can eat his food and you can also take Todd's food away from him with no issues. Todd responds to the word 'mine' when being asked to drop a toy or a ball.

Work needed:
Todd has many issues that will need to be worked on daily. Has become protective when out on the lead. Socialising needs to be continued. Sometimes comes across as aggressive with other dogs when on the lead but he is ok if other dog owners give you the opportunity to let him say hello.


Additional information:
Todd has been attending socialisation classes whilst he has been staying at kennels, and he is making tremendous improvement each time. Type of home that would suit: Todd will need to go to a home who has experience in working with dogs who have behavioural issues. The new home would also need to be willing to take Todd to a socialisation class where he can learn how to be around other dogs and people. Any potential new home would be best to discuss all of Todd's issues with the area coordinator first, prior to committing to rehoming him and we will continue to give advice and support once he is rehomed.







Shady


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shady





Age: Approx 1 yr old
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Labrador X
Nature: Shady is a happy, playful, friendly young dog
Lived with children: Yes
Lived with cats: Not known
Good with other dogs: Yes, good with other dogs.
On the lead: Will need a bit of work.
Recall: Nor bad
Good Traveller: yes, loves to go for a drive in the car!
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed:Yes
Vaccinated: Yes and chipped
Reason for rehoming: Change in circumstances

Good points:
Shady is a great young dog, comes when called, sits on command, loves his walks and runs along the beach and dips in the water. Currently in a foster home in Ireland but will be here 8th August and in need of a forever home.


Work needed:
Continue with training as still a young boy.


Health
Good



Type of home that would suit:
A loving family home with time to give to Shady.






Digby


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digby


digby





Age: Approx 2 yrs old
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Labrador X
Nature: Digby is a loving friendly boy.
Lived with children: Not known
Lived with cats: Not known
Good with other dogs: Yes, good with other dogs.
On the lead: Will need a bit of work.
Recall: Not known
Good Traveller: yes
Housetrained: Will need to be shown the ropes but will soon catch on.
Neutered/Spayed:Yes
Vaccinated: Yes and chipped
Reason for rehoming: Unclaimed stray

General information :
Digby will be arriving from Romania on August 10th and this is his very sad story told by the Romanian Rescue:
"Digby is a beautiful 2 years old boy, lab mix, whose circumstances of how he ended up in the Public Shelter are unknown. What is known is although he later on proved to be a very lovely, sociable, affectionate and friendly nature, in the Public Shelter he was so afraid of one of the caretakers, who we heard hits the dogs with the shovel when he cleans their kennels if they don't step back, that he was starting to shake like a leaf from his entire body, by just seeing this caretaker in his visual area, even if meters away . After being brought into our rescue he would start shaking when anyone was entering his kennel, and when he had to be vaccinated he put himself down in a corner and started shaking badly . He is ok now, comes to be caressed and even puts himself on his back to get tummy scratches, but still shy especially of strangers"
So Digby is going to need a gentle kind owner that will help him overcome his fears. He would probably make a good second dog. Digby so deserves a kind and loving home.



Health
Good




Maya

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maya

maya

maya



Age: Approx 6 yrs old
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: Golden Retriever X
Nature: Friendly and loving
Lived with children: Unknown
Lived with cats: Unknown
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Unknown
Recall: Unknown
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Unknown
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Found straying

Good points:
Maya is a lovely friendly girl and good with other dogs. Maya has been health checked and had all her vaccinations and has a pet passport.

Work needed:
Unknown at the moment but she will need time and patience shown to her while she adjusts and learns new ways.

Health: Good

Type of home that would suit:
Someone with time and patience.





Anna


anna

anna

anna

anna



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.

Good points:
Anna is a real sweetie. She is very friendly and loves a fuss. She is great with other dogs and would happily make a second dog.

Additional Information:
Anna was found injured on the street in Spain. She is has been sent over to us to find her a loving new home as she is a very sweet girl with little hope of finding a home in Spain. Upon arrival she haswas staying in a foster home and they have told us she is a really lovely girl. She is great with all other dogs and was clean in the house overnight.

Work needed:
Anna will need some lead work.


Health
Anna was found injured, she had been hit by a car and sustained injuries to her rear half. As she has healed she has had a few problems with continence due to the injury. She is house trained but does still have a few problems with leaking.



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








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.