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Cap Cap Cap

Cap * Reserved * 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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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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Dash Dash

Dash * Reserved * 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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Millie

Millie * Reserved * 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 * Reserved * 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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Bob Bob

Bob * Reserved * at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Male Black with White Border Collie who is age 1 year 2 months

Good With Dogs

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

Timid, farm boy looking for a gentle, approach.

Bob is shy rural boy who has not experienced much other than herding sheep. Despite being interested in herding sheep, we are told he didn’t quite make the grade to make it a full time career. So instead his owner felt he would be better suited to pet life. Bob is keen to give affection, but as he is very timid he requires a patient, gentle touch. He will need help adjusting to new people and environments as he has not lived in a house before. Bob shared his outdoor kennel with another dog who he was fine with. He is sociable meeting new dogs but has not met cats before. We feel with a confident cat, he could adjust to living with one, but given he does have a herding instinct, he may try to chase initially. Bob traveled in a crate in the back of a pickup and was fine.  He will need further recall training and can be unsure of walking on lead.

History

Bob requires a rural or very quiet neighbourhood, with an owner who is able to commit to his ongoing socialising at a steady pace. He will need help adjusting to a home environment and house training. We feel Bob would suit an adult only home at this stage as he has not been used to children and can be worried by loud noises or sudden movements.

Re-homing Criteria

Bob was handed in as he didn’t quite make the grade required for working livestock.

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Spike Spike Spike

Spike * Reserved * at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Male White Collie cross American Bulldog who is age 4 months

Good With Dogs

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

Lovely chunky monkey

Spike has been good with the children he has met (10 years), but he may be too much for smaller children. He is friendly with other dogs. Spike and his littermate have been living outside so he will need to be house trained. He can be a bit vocal with new things to start with but he a friendly boy. He hasn’t had any experience with traffic or other animals and he has no recall, he isn’t used to the car and was sick coming to the centre. Spike needs further socialising.  He is a happy boy who needs to go back to basics which will help him to grow into a confident, well rounded boy.

History

Spike was brought in for re-homing due to his owners moving away.

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Bracken

Bracken * Reserved * at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Male Brindle Staffordshire Bull Terrier who is age 11 years 4 months

Not Good With Other Pets

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

Can I snuggle in your bed?

Bracken is senior citizen who likes his home comforts. He was used to living with one adult but after the death of his owner, a family member has been looking after him. He was introduced to the relatives dogs and most of the time he was okay, however Bracken tell the other dog off when he wanted space. He has met children who visited and we are told he was okay with them, however he has never shared his home with them. Bracken is not a fan of cats and would much rather be the only pet in the house. He is clean in the house and has been used to snoozing on his owners bed. Bracken tends to ignore other dogs when out but if they come into his space he can tell them off. He has very little experience of the car, only for vet visits so he has formed a negative association with this. To help him overcome this, he can be taught the car means something positive instead by not only taking him to the vets.  Bracken is a sensitive to fireworks and thunder. He likes attention and is not comfortable being on his own as he has always had company in the house. Bracken loves his walks and sniffing in the woods. He can open doors, so will need a secure home.

History

Bracken has been handed in for rehoming as his owner passed away and family could not keep him.

Re-homing Criteria

We are looking for a quiet home, with staffie minded owners. He would suit a home where he is the only pet. As Bracken is an older boy we would recommend a home without young children. He can be vocal if on his own so we are looking for owners who are at home most of the time to keep Bracken company.

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

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Star Star

Star * Reserved * at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Female Border Collie who is age 6 months

Not Good With Children Good With Dogs

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

I need guidance and consistency

Star is a lively youngster who can't wait to learn and be given some consistent guidance. She can be nervous of new people and environments and is looking for a patient owner who can provide her with reassurance and socialising using positive reward based methods. Star will lunge at traffic and given that she is most likely from working collie parents, her herding drive is quite strong. This youngster lacks experience in the car and has been sick so will need help overcome this. Star shows some resource guarding behaviour and will need an owner who will continue the training we recommend. We are told Star may chase cats but may take a telling from a confident cat.

History

Star was handed in for rehoming as her behaviour was too much for her owners. We were told she was snapping at visitors who came to the house as well as a family member.

Re-homing Criteria

We are looking for an experienced, committed owner who understands the needs of a nervous young collie. Star requires an owner who is at home most of the time as she is a young pup who still requires house training. Given her breed, and age she requires and owner who will provide her with plenty of mental stimulation to prevent frustration and boredom. Star is nervous and if she feel threatened she can snap so we are looking for an adult only home. Stars next owner must be able to read when she feels worried and help provide her with reassurance and guidance. We feel she would most likely benefit from another older, sociable dog to show her the ropes.

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

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Louis Louis Louis

Louis at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Male Tan and White Jack Russell Terrier who is age 4 years

Not Good With Children

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

Independent boy who likes his space. Needs a secure garden away from sheep!

It can take Louis a while to feel comfortable with new people. He shows signs of not enjoying close contact and like his space. Louis has been used to an outside kennel for part of his life so can scent mark initially when in a new home. He tries to keep his kennel clean, so he would soon get the hang of living indoors. Louis has shared his space with two other small dogs who we are told he got on with most of the time. He can be reactive to new dogs he meets however so would need careful introductions to new dogs with an owner understands he can show aggression to some dogs especially on lead. Louis has had experience living with cats previously and we are told he was okay with them. Louis loves his walks and playing with toys. He needs guidance on leaving the toy he has rather than feeling the need to guard it. Louis is predatory to sheep and will chase birds or small fluffy animals. He lacks experience of travelling in the car. He loves being cosy and will go in his owners bed if he gets the opportunity.

History

Louis was handed in for rehoming due to him chasing and biting sheep.

Re-homing Criteria

Louis requires an adopter who must be able to recognise his body language and provide him with the space he requests. As Louis displayed some toy guarding behaviour he will need help to overcome by exchanging items for something of equal or higher value continues to reduce any stress and eliminates the possibility of aggression. Louis will require an adult only home, with an owner who understands that he is a dog who likes his space and has experience handling terriers. His on lead aggression can be managed by teaching him alternative responses to lunging and barking such as sitting and focusing on the owner with reward training. Muzzle training would be beneficial to ensure he can’t make to other dogs in public. Ensuring Louis is not allowed access to livestock is a must in order to prevent any future incidents.

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Poppy Poppy Poppy

Poppy at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Female Black Lurcher 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

Poppy is a beautiful young Lurcher who can be OTT at times.  She has no experience with children and can be very full on.  For this reason, Poppy would require a home with no young children.  We have been told that Poppy gets excited when she meets other dogs and can be rough when playing with them.  Poppy will chase cats and attempt to grab them.  She is housetrained and is good in the car.  Poppy is good with strangers and loves attention and cuddles!

History

Poppy was adopted from the centre in April 2019.  Unfortunately, she wasn’t getting on with the cat in the house and had to be returned for rehoming.

Re-homing Criteria

Poppy needs an active home with an owner who is home most of the time.  She has no recall and can pull strongly on the lead so she will need an owner who is willing to commit to further training.  Poppy will need a cat free home with no young children.

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Belle

Belle at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

A Female Fawn Cocker Spaniel who is age 4 years

Not Good With Other Pets

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

I don't like to be left alone!

Belle is a beautiful girl who loves attention.  She lived with young children in her previous home whom she was good with.  We have been told that she can guard toys so a home with children that understand not to take toys out of her mouth be best for her.  Belle can be quite full on with other dogs, we have also been told that she would chase cats.  Belle is housetrained but does cry when she is left home alone so an owner who is home most of the time would suit her best.  Belle can pull quite strongly on the lead and her recall needs further work.  She travels well in the car but does cry initially.  Belle loves meeting new people and is good for the vet and groomer.

History

Belle was handed into the centre for rehoming due to her owner’s ill health.

Re-homing Criteria

Belle can be quite needy and doesn’t cope well when she is left alone so she will require a home with someone there most of the time.  Belle is looking for an active home with an owner willing to commit to further training.

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

ADOPT BELLE

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