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Bruno

Bruno at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Male White and Tan American Bulldog who is age 6 years

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Shelter Location: Dovecotewell, by Glencaple Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway DG1 4RH

Bruno is a big loveable boy with lots of energy and full of life. He can be very full on and boisterous so  In his previous home Bruno lived with kids and was ok with them but we would recommend not rehoming him with young children as he can be prone to being frustrated easily. He has lived with other dogs before but they were a little too much for him, Bruno has been friendly towards other dogs here at the kennels. We are told he has lived with a cat but isn’t good with livestock. Loud noises tend to scare him. Bruno is housetrained, crate trained and travels ok in the car. He is a big powerful boy and does pull on the lead, his recall is ok but he could do with some help furthering his training. Although friendly towards most strangers, Bruno does see some threat in unfamiliar adult males but can overcome this initial fear with a careful introduction.

History

Bruno’s previous home was on a farm, his owners felt rehoming him was the best thing for him as the farm collies were too full on and tended to go for him.

Re-homing Criteria

Bruno is looking for a new home where he can get help with furthering his training, plenty of exercise and lots of attention. He will need someone with an understanding of the breed, breed experience would be preferred. We are looking for someone who understands he can be prone to frustrated easily and very boisterous if adequate stimulation is not given.

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Millie

Millie at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Female Fawn Akita cross who is age 4 years

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Shelter Location: Dovecotewell, by Glencaple Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway DG1 4RH

This gorgeous girl is called Millie, she loves attention and a bit of a fuss made. She is a friendly girl but not overly keen on close handling until she gets to know you. Here at the kennels she seems fine to walk past other dogs but isn’t happy with them being in her space. We are unsure of how she would react to cats but we know she isn’t good with livestock and would probably be too full on for a home with young children. Millie tends to keep her kennel clean which would suggest she is house trained, she copes ok at the vets and walks well on the lead for the most part but can be very strong when she does pull.

History

Millie was brought to us as a stray so unfortunately we don’t have any history on her.

Re-homing Criteria

We know she has attacked a sheep before so she defiantly needs to go to an urban home and we are looking for somewhere out of Dumfries and Galloway. Millie will need an owner with an understanding of the breed and plenty time to dedicate to her. She is looking for a home where she can be the only dog and without young children.

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Flash Flash Flash

Flash at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Female White Collie who is age 3 years

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Shelter Location: Dovecotewell, by Glencaple Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway DG1 4RH

Flash is a very friendly lady who despite having lack of vision is coping very well to new people and environments. She adores cuddles and is very affectionate to everyone. Flash has come from a farm background and has not lived in a house before. We are told she was got on okay with the other collies on the farm but did not get on with one of the female collies. Since being at the centre she has come into season though so hormones may have caused some disagreements. As Flash has barely any vision this can impact on how other dogs interact with her. She is not used to being in a vehicle much so may need help and reassurance getting used to this. Flash has not had much interaction with children. Although she is friendly, we would advise a home without young children as she needs consistency and a quieter home.

History

Flash was originally from a farm with an older owner who was ill and could not look after her. Her latest owner took her on with the hope to work her with sheep but given the fact she is mostly blind she could not work livestock.

Re-homing Criteria

Flash will need an owner who has a quiet, rural home and understands she needs help adjusting to new environments. She has barely any vision so will need a consistent routine in her next home and somewhere where she won’t be overwhelmed by new environments.

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Prince

Prince at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Male Brindle Lurcher

Good With Dogs

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Shelter Location: Dovecotewell, by Glencaple Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway DG1 4RH

Prince is a friendly boy with lots of love to give! He loves attention and is sociable towards most other dogs he has met briefly in neighbouring kennels. Prince has been good whist being examined by our vet and walks well on lead. We have no information regarding what he has been used to prior to coming into the centre.

History

Prince was found as a stray on the Caerlaverock road. He had no microchip in him and was wearing no I.D tag.

Re-homing Criteria

Prince may be predatory towards cats and small fluffy animals. We don't know how if he has met children before. He may require housetraining.

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Cheeko

Cheeko at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Male Brindle Staffordshire Bull Terrier who is age 6 years

Good With Children Not Good With Other Pets

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Shelter Location: Dovecotewell, by Glencaple Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway DG1 4RH

Cheeko is a big bouncy who is friendly meeting everyone. He loves his food and tries to keep his kennel clean. Cheeko is strong on lead and would benefit from some loose lead training. He is very affectionate but gets very excited easily so has proved too much for some. Cheeko is sociable to most dogs he has met briefly out on walks but some breeds find him too boisterous. He has only travelled in the car a couple of times but we are told he was good and enjoyed looking out the window. His adopters told us he seemed a little unsure around some close contact between the family members. Cheeko will chew toys and if given the chance, and will take items such as children’s soft toys. He knows basic commands and is food eager to please.ig bouncy who is friendly meeting everyone. He loves his food and tries to keep his kennel clean. Cheeko is strong on lead and would benefit from some loose lead training. He is very affectionate but gets very excited easily so has proved too much for some. Cheeko is sociable to most dogs he has met briefly out on walks but some breeds find him too boisterous. He has only travelled in the car a couple of times but we are told he was good and enjoyed looking out the window. His adopters told us he seemed a little unsure around some close contact between the family members. Cheeko will chew toys and if given the chance, and will take items such as children’s soft toys. He knows basic commands and is food eager to please.

History

Cheeko was brought into us by the council where he was reported as a stray. The details on the microchip were not up to date. He was then rehomed but was returned due to being able to open door handles.

Re-homing Criteria

Cheeko needs a staffie experience home, without young children. He will need a secure home and garden. Cheeko would benefit from further guidance.  He will chew if given the chance.

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Cap Cap Cap

Cap at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Male Black and White Border Collie who is age 1 year

Not Good With Children Good With Dogs

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Shelter Location: Dovecotewell, by Glencaple Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway DG1 4RH

Cap is a very nervous farm collie who has not been socialised or given a gentle approach previously. Since being in the centre we have helped him grow in confidence but this is a slow process as he is still learning to trust people. Cap enjoys the company of other dogs and this has helped his confidence levels. He does however show some redirection towards them if he is frustrated so if he is to share with another dog it must be a non-confrontational dog. Cap has never lived in a house and has only ever known a farm barn so needs time to adjust to new environments and experiences.

History

Cap’s owner took felt he was no use to him as he could not get him to work sheep.

Re-homing Criteria

We will only be rehoming Cap to a rural home with an owner who is understanding of the needs of very nervous ex farm collies. He requires an owner who is gentle and patient and will give Cap plenty of time to grow in confidence and help provide him with reassurance and guidance. Cap needs a home without children.

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Dash Dash

Dash at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Male Black and White Border Collie who is age 1 year 4 months

Not Good With Other Pets

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Shelter Location: Dovecotewell, by Glencaple Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway DG1 4RH

Dash is a young, energetic collie who loves affection. He is friendly meeting strangers but is very strong on lead. Dash is looking for an owner who can provide him with on going guidance. He has not met cats and can be reactive to dogs especially on lead. Dash has a high herding instinct and is very reactive to cars and bicycles. As he becomes very frustrated when cars go past, as responds by lunging and snapping, we recommend muzzle training him to avoid a redirection bite. (We only recommend basket muzzles as opposed to material muzzles which do not allow the dog pant). Dash is very affectionate and friendly meeting strangers. He is fearful of hoovers and has had little experience of travelling in the car. We are told Dash was fine on the journey to the centre. He has lived with an 11 year old and a 13 year old who he was fine with. Dash is a clever boy who with the right stimulation, will blossom.

History

Dash's owner was sadly terminally ill and family members could not keep him.

Re-homing Criteria

Dash requires an owner who can commit to continuing his training. As he is very reactive to moving vehicles, he is not suitable for living near a busy road. Altought he is friendly towards children, we don't recommend he is walked with children as he has redirected when cars go past. We feel Dash would suit a rural home, with a collie experienced owner who can provide him with ongoing guidance using positive reinforcement. Muzzle training will provide his owner with safety until he has progressed with his training near traffic.

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If you'd like to help rehome Dash simply complete the Homefinder Questionnaire to get started.

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Max Max

Max at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Male Black and white Border Collie who is age 1 year

Not Good With Children Not Good With Other Pets Good With Dogs

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Shelter Location: Dovecotewell, by Glencaple Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway DG1 4RH

Max is a nervous boy who needs his space. He is not keen on close contact but is coming on with his touch training. Max has not been used to new people so he needs time to adjust and feel comfortable with strangers. This handsome boy has come from a home where he was the only pet, however he met family members dogs who he was okay with. Max is strong on lead and prone to getting frustrated and bored easily. As he has come from working stock, he needs to be kept active. Max has a high chase instinct and will chase birds and cats. He has not lived wit other dogs but appears friendly to most he meets on walks.

History

Max was brought in to us as his owner could not give him the stimulation he requires. He was adopted very briefly but his frustration on lead proved too much for his adopter. Max was barking at one of his adopter who was digging in the garden, in an attempt to stop his barking, his adopter started patting him and Max redirected and snapped at his owners hand.

Re-homing Criteria

We are looking for an owner who understands that Max will snap if he is not comfortable. When he is frustrated it is important not to try and touch him to calm him, as this can actually heighten his stress levels. resulting in a redirection bite (frustration displaced onto nearest person). He needs a patient, calm owner who will let him adjust in his own time and will help give him clear, consistent guidance using reward based training. His new owner will need to continue his touch training following the guidance we provide. Max needs a home without children or cats. He would suit a rural home and an owner who has lots of time to help him learn and feel relaxed.

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If you'd like to help rehome Max simply complete the Homefinder Questionnaire to get started.

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Casey

Casey at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Female Liver and White Springer who is age 4 years

Not Good With Other Pets Good With Dogs

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Shelter Location: Dovecotewell, by Glencaple Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway DG1 4RH

Casey has come from a home where she had little experience of new environments and lead walks. She now finds new places and being out on walks very overwhelming and becomes frustrated and stressed. As she has been under-stimulated for her spaniel behaviour she has learned that outside means the opportunity to search and/or chase. Casey has resorted to spinning obsessively on lead as a coping mechanism so in order to help her overcome this, she is being taught to focus her attention on her ball and rewarded for calm behaviour. Casey is very affectionate and settles well in the house once she is familiar with her surroundings. She has been used to other spaniels previously so could share her home with another dog if the match is right, however in order for her to receive as much one to one training as possible, she may be best as an only dog at this stage. Casey will try to chase birds and is not good with small furry animals. She has not had much experience of travelling in a car. Her recall training is coming on but this will need continued.

History

Casey was originally brought in to us in Jan 2019 after her owner passed away. Very little information was given from the neighbours about Casey’s history other than, Casey’s owner did not leave the house often so she was not used to walks. She was rehomed 2/2/19 but returned a few months later as her spinning behaviour was too excessive for her adopter to manage and they could not give her the ongoing guidance she requires.

Re-homing Criteria

We are looking for a very specific home for Casey, with a dedicated owner who understands she needs ongoing consistency in her training. She requires a rural home away from busy areas and lots of distractions so her socialisation and triaining can continue at an appropriate level. Her owner must be able to continue her focus training which involves teaching her obedience skills for reward, including walking calmly on the lead, and teaching a ball-retrieve. Although Casey has been good with the 12 year old she lived with briefly, we feel she would suit a quiet, adult only home at this stage.

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Shug Shug Shug

Shug at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Male Tan and White Jack Russell Terrier cross who is age < 1 year

Not Good With Other Pets

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Shelter Location: Dovecotewell, by Glencaple Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway DG1 4RH

Shug is a typical young Jack Russel.  He loves to play but can be very over the top with other dogs some of whom will not accept this behaviour. His previous owner said he was great with children including a baby. However, as he is an adolescent male, full of energy, we recommend careful introductions to any new children. He has been house trained and also crate trained which would give peace of mind to any possible adopter having to leave him on his own for short periods, as young dogs can chew.  He has no experience of cats but it is known he will chase small furry animals.  Shug has a good recall but requires some lead work and focus training as he is reactive when he sees other dogs. This can be overcome with consistent, \look at me\ training where he is taught to focus his attention on his owner and rewarded for doing so. If we teach him an alternative to barking and reinforce this, he will learn what is an appropriate behaviour

History

Shug has been brought along to us for rehoming as he was not getting on with the older dog already in the home. He was adopted for a brief amount of time but unfortunately his adopters felt they could not commit to his further training.

Re-homing Criteria

Shug requires a patient owner who understands the needs of an energetic, adolescent terrier. He is looking for guidance when out on walks as he is can become frustrated on lead. Shug needs a committed owner who can invest lots of one to one training and understands it take time and lots of patience!

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Xena Xena Xena

Xena at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Female Black with white Patterdale

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Shelter Location: Dovecotewell, by Glencaple Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway DG1 4RH

Xena takes time to get to know you. She is quite an independent lady and likes her space. This may be because she is fairly new to us and this environment or she may just be used to her own space.  As she was a stray we have no information as to what she has been used to previously. From our observations of her behaviour and reactions in the centre, she is friendly to most but she can be wary of close contact. Xena is currently in season so hormonal changes may cause her to react slightly different. She has taken a disliking to another female dog here so may not get on with all dogs she meets. Xena likes to keep cosy and seems quite active.  Xena can guard toys and treats she likes such as squeaky soft toys and bones so she will need an owner who will continues ‘swapsies’ training (offering her a higher value treat or toy to get her to leave the item she has) as opposed to telling her off or causing more confrontation by trying to take the items off her. Xena does pull on lead but walks better on a harness and will need someone to continue her on lead work.

History

Xena was brought into us by the council after she was found near Newton Stewart. She was not wearing a tag or a microchip and nobody has been in touch to claim her.  On arrival to the centre she had a sore on her leg which was causing her discomfort so we took her to the vets to get it examined and treated.

Re-homing Criteria

Xena is on medication for her lick granuloma on her leg, including antibiotics and Isoderm cream as well as a buster collar to prevent her licking it. This is improving but will need monitored. We do not know how she would cope living with other animals or if she has had experience of this before. We feel she needs a home without children as she can snap if she feels unsure.

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If you'd like to help rehome Xena simply complete the Homefinder Questionnaire to get started.

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