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This page was last updated in March 2021 - Please be aware that there are far fewer dogs coming through rescue at the moment and although we are happy to receive your application to adopt a dog, there will most likely be a considerable wait. We do have a lot of beautiful Labradors and Retrievers waiting to come to us from China but this also may take some time before we are able to fly them over. Once you have sent us your application form, we will initially acknowledge receipt of it but please don't send follow up messages as this just takes up time we could be spending on the dogs that need our help. We will contact you if and when we have a suitable dog for you.



Skye


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Age: 7yrs old

Gender: Female

Breed: Skye is a Husky

Lived with children: Not suitable with children

Lived with cats: No

Good with other dogs: Needs to be an only dog

On the lead: Good

Recall: Not tested

Good Traveller: Yes

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: Yes

Vaccinated: Yes

General Information:Skye is currently in a foster home and this is what they say about her:
Skye sits, give paws, likes to be in the same room as you in the evening. She can be left during the day for up to 4 hours without to much trouble, enjoys two walks a day. She sleeps down stairs and will sneak on the sofa when you are not around.
She can be very affectionate and loves a stroke and belly tickle. She will approach you and put her head on your lap but if she wants to be left alone, she will lift her top lip and show her teeth. I think Skye would be best suited to a home with older teenagers as respect is needed when she wants space.
She walks well on a lead. Skye doesn't seem to like it when other dogs approach head on. I have done a few social walks with other dogs and she is not troubled when the dogs are walking behind her.
As Skye is not good around food she is not allowed in the room when we are eating and given the chance she will steal food. If she gets hold of something she shouldn't have, it's very hard if not impossible to get it off her.
She really is a lovely dog, has a real character, loves a sing song! Likes water, we have bathed her and it went well and she doesn't mind being brushed.

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.







Buzz


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Age: 5yrs old

Gender: Male

Breed: Lab X

Lived with children: No but would probably be ok with older children 10+

Lived with cats: No

Good with other dogs: See below

On the lead: Pulls but is getting better

Recall: Not tested

Good Traveller: Yes

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: Yes

Vaccinated: Yes

General Information:Buzz & Woody are brothers but because of their training needs we feel they would benefit from being separated.
Buzz is a lovely friendly boy, the stronger character of the two dogs but loves lots of cuddles. We currently have him in kennels and he is responding well to the training he is getting from our dog walkers. He was very reactive when another dog came into view but has really improved and with continued praise for good behaviour will improve further. He is good in the house and loves to be by your side. He needs a home with someone that is happy to continue his training and give him the company and love that he needs.

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.







Woody


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Age: 5yrs old

Gender: Male

Breed: Lab X

Lived with children: No but would probably be ok with older children 10+

Lived with cats: No

Good with other dogs: See below

On the lead: Pulls but is getting better

Recall: Not tested

Good Traveller: Yes

Housetrained: Yes

Neutered/Spayed: Yes

Vaccinated: Yes

General Information:Buzz & Woody are brothers but because of their training needs we feel they would benefit from being separated.
Woody is a lovely friendly boy and like his brother loves lots of cuddles. We currently have him in kennels and he is responding well to the training he is getting from our dog walkers. He was reactive when another dog came into view but has improved greatly. He is good in the house and loves to be by your side. He needs a home with someone that is happy to continue his training and give him the company and love that he needs.

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.







Note to adopters:

Lassie, Rin Tin Tin and Toto do not show up in rescue. We do not 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 are 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 do not 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 lifes sacred creation and they deserve as much love and care and respect as Lassie, Rin Tin Tin or Toto. So please, please do not 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.