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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.
Please click here for details.

This page was last updated on 30.3.15



Bonnie & Buster


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buster



Age: 6 years old
Gender: Brother & Sister
Lab or Lab X: LabradorX
Nature: Lovely natured, family dogs.
Lived with children: Yes, brilliant with children.
Good with other dogs: Yes
Lived with cats: Unknown
Housetrained: Yes
On the lead: Good
Recall: Good
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes

Health
Good


Additional Information: Two gentle, family dogs. Great with children, love their walks and enjoy a game of ball.


Type of home that would suit:
A home with time and love to share with them.





Buddy


buddy



Age: 2 years old
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: LabradorX
Nature: Lovely natured, family dogs, a little nervous at first.
Lived with children: Yes, brilliant with children.
Good with other dogs: Yes
Lived with cats: Unknown
Housetrained: Yes
On the lead: Good
Recall: Good
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes

Health
Good


Additional Information: Buddy is a little shy at first but is an affectionate sweet boy. Has always lived with Bonnie & Buster but as there is little hope of finding a home to take all three dogs, we feel that Buddy would be suited as a second dog. He is great with children, loves his walks and enjoy a game of ball.


Type of home that would suit:
A home with time and love to share with him.





Baz


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baz

baz



Age: Approx 3/4 yrs
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Labrador X
Nature: Friendly, affectionate and playful
Lived with children: Unknown, but thought to be suitable with older children
Lived with cats: Unknown
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Will need some work
Recall: Unknown
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Will need a bit of guidance at first but will soon catch on.
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Stray

Good points:
Baz is a friendly, affectionate boy who is good with other dogs. Baz was born with a short stump tail but he knows how to wag it!!!

Work needed:
General training needs to be continued. As Baz has been in kennels for a while he will need a little guidance and patience at first but will soon catch on.

Health
Good





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





Toby


toby

toby

toby



Age: 11 months old
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Labrador
Nature: Confident and playful
Lived with children: Yes but older
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: Change in family circumstances

Good points:
Toby is a lovely confident boy who is active and keen to learn.

Work needed:
Toby will need to continue with his training as a confident boy he will be best with a confident and experienced owner.

Health
Good




Type of home that would suit:
An active home with the experience of Labradors and the time to continue Tobys training.





Aslan


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aslan

aslan



Age: 18 months old
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Labrador
Nature: Friendly, lively lad
Lived with children: Yes but older
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: Lived with 2 other dogs but does bark and show excitment when he sees other dogs.
On the lead: Very strong and will need training classes.
Recall: Unknown
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: No
Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Too strong for owner.

Good points:
Aslan is a happy, friendly boy and is very good in the house.

Work needed:
General training needs to be introduced straight away as Aslan pulls heavily on the lead. He needs to be socialised around other dog as although he has lived with two other dogs he will bark and become animated when he comes into contact with strange dogs.

Health
Good



Additional Information: Aslan needs a strong, experienced owner who would enjoy giving this lovely dog the training he needs.


Type of home that would suit:
A loving home with someone with time to train him.





Tess


tess

tess

tess



Age: 3 years
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: Labrador
Nature: Very friendly and affectionate
Lived with children: No, suitable with older children/teenagers.
Lived with cats: No
Good with other dogs: No
On the lead: Pulls a little.
Recall: Selective
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Change of circumstances

Good points:
Tess is a friendly, affectionate girl that enjoys human company and is good in the house. She can be left for 3/4 hours and is not destructive.

Work needed:
Tess is not good with other dogs. She has responded well at training classes and it is important that this is continued.

Health
Good



Additional Information: Tess is a sweet dog that will need a committed, experienced owner.


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





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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bruno



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 but not keen on chocolate Labradors

On the lead: Good

Recall: Good

Good Traveller: He is a restless traveller and will bark or whine.

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: Yes

Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Bruno has seperation anxiety and his present owner also has ill health.

Good points: Bruno is a loving and loyal dog. He is good with children and most other dogs but not keen on chocolate Labradors. He is in good health and knows a lot of commands.

Work needed:
Bruno needs some work with his seperation anxiety.

Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: Bruno would make a lovely companion for a retired person.



Gracie


gracie

gracie

gracie



Age: Approx 18 mths/2yrs
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: LabradorX
Nature: Friendly, good natured.
Lived with children: Yes, older children.
Lived with cats: Yes
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Will need some work
Recall: Unknown
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Stray


Additional Information: Gracie was found straying and rescued just in time as she gave birth to 12 pups the following day. She has been a wonderful mum and pups are old enough now to be rehomed, so Gracie has been spayed and is ready for a special loving home of her own. She is currently in foster with other dogs and cats and is good with both.

Health
Good



Type of home that would suit:
A loving family home.





Paddy


paddy



Age: 7 months
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: LabradorX
Nature: Friendly and good natured.
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes
Health Good
Additional Information: Currently being assessed, so more information to follow.


Harry


harry



Age: 2yrs
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: LabradorX
Nature: Friendly and good natured.
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes
Health Good
Additional Information: Currently being assessed, so more information to follow.


Teddy


teddy



Age: 1 years
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: LabradorX
Nature: Friendly and good natured.
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes
Health
Good

Additional Information: Currently being assessed, so more information to follow.


Kira


teddy



Age: 10 months
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: LabradorX
Nature: Friendly and good natured. Wants to please.
Good Traveller: Yes
Good with other dogs: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes
Health
Good

Additional Information: Currently in a foster home.


Desi


desi



Age: 2 years
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: LabradorX
Nature: Friendly and good natured.
Good Traveller: Yes
Lived with children: Yes, older children.
Lived with cats: Yes
Good with other dogs: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes
Health
Good

Additional Information: Currently in a foster home.


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.



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.






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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Pluto & Charlie


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pluto&charlie



Age: Both 3.5 yrs old
Gender: Male - Brothers
Lab or Lab X: Lab X's
Nature: Very loving once they have got to know you.
Lived with children: No
Lived with cats: Yes
Good with other dogs: Pluto is not good with dogs especially small ones. Charlie is much better although nervous.
On the lead: Don't pull on lead
Recall: Good
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: No
Reason for rehoming: Present owner has the job of caring for terminally ill parent and can't devote enough time to them.
Good points:
Well trained, loving and healthy dogs that need a peaceful home.

Work needed:
Pluto needs care when around small dogs - more details given before rehoming.

Health: Good

Type of home that would suit:
A home that does not have other dogs and has a large garden/small holding so the dogs can get exercise without being in public space.




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 contact us for an application form Please click here for details.



Mambo


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mambo



Age: Approx 8/9 years old
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Labrador
Nature: Friendly and very good natured.
Good with other dogs: Yes
Lived with cats: Unknown
Housetrained: Yes
On the lead: Good
Recall: Good
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes

Health
Good


Additional Information: Currently in a foster home with several other dogs and good with all. He is good on the lead and enjoys his walks. He is just a lovely friendly boy.


Type of home that would suit:
A home with older children or maybe a retired couple.





Snow


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snow

snow



Age: Approx 3/4yrs
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: LabradorX
Nature: Gentle, sweet girl
Lived with children: Yes, older children.
Lived with cats: Unknown
Good with other dogs: Yes, good with other dogs
On the lead: Not bad
Recall: needs a little work
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Stray


Additional Information: Snow is a very sweet, gentle girl. She is affectionate and is very good with other dogs. She is quite good on the lead and would be suitable with children 8+

Health
Good



Type of home that would suit:
A loving family home.





Luna


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luna



Age: 2 years
Gender: Female
Lab or Lab X: LabradorX
Nature: A little nervous but good natured.
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes



Health
Good



Additional Information: Currently being assessed, so more information to follow.


Ashton


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ashton

ashton



Age: Approx 2yrs
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: LabradorX
Nature: Friendly, good natured.
Lived with children: Yes, older children.
Lived with cats: Yes currently in foster with 11 cats!!!
Good with other dogs: Yes
On the lead: Will need some work
Recall: Unknown
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Stray


Additional Information: This lovely boy was found straying and unclaimed so he was taken into a foster home where he is currently living with both cats, dogs and children and is he good with all. Ashton is a big softy and loves having his tummy rubbed!

Health
Good



Type of home that would suit:
A loving family home.





Bosun


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bosun

bosun

bosun



Age: 2 years
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Labrador X
Nature: A gentle giant, very friendly with everyone
Lived with children: Good with children.
Lived with cats: Good with cats
Good with other dogs: Good with dogs
On the lead: Not bad
Recall: Not bad
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Change of circumstances

Good points:
Buson is a lovely natured dog that is good with everyone and everything.

Work needed:
Nothing major

Health
Good



Type of home that would suit:
A loving family home.





Oscar


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oscar

oscar



Age: 1 years
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: LabradorX
Nature: Friendly and good natured.
Good with other dogs: Yes
Lived with cats: Yes, good with cats.
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes



Health
Good



Additional Information: Currently being assessed, so more information to follow.


Barney


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barney

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barney



Age: 1 year

Gender: Male

Lab or Lab X: Labrador

Nature: Loving and loyal.

Lived with children: Yes but older children/teenagers.

Lived with cats: No

Good with other dogs: Yes

On the lead: Pulls

Recall: Selective

Good Traveller: Yes

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: Yes recently neutered

Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Change of circumstances.

Good points: Barney is a friendly, bouncy boy that enjoys an active life.

Work needed:
Barney is a large, lively youngster who is going through his 'teenage' stage and needs a confident, experienced owner to continue his training and set boundaries. He has recently been neutered.

Health
Good


Type of home that would suit: A strong, experienced owner who would enjoy completing this lovely dogs training.



King


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king



Age: 3 years
Gender: Male
Lab or Lab X: Labrador
Nature: Loving and playful
Lived with children: Yes good with children
Lived with cats: Takes no notice of cats
Good with other dogs: Yes very good
On the lead: Pulls a bit
Recall: Selective
Good Traveller: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Neutered/Spayed: Yes
Vaccinated: Yes

Reason for rehoming: Change of circumstances

Good points:
Kind is a loving, playful boy with a good nature. He is good with other dogs and enjoys the company of children. Loved to play ball or have a game with his doggie friends.

Work needed:
Not known at the moment.

Health
Good



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









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.