Marvelous Mervin is a gorgeous crossbreed chap who is desperate to find his very own home. He is an absolute sweetie who loves people whatever their size so would suit most households. He needs to be the only dog in the home and does not get on with cats, but is great with children and would make an ideal family pet. He is incredibly loving and adores cuddles, and will make a wonderful and loyal companion.
McCoy is an Oldie lover’s dream dog. He’s affectionate, sensible, polite and will only need short walks, simply because his breed is very laid-back. All he wants out of life is quietude and someone to love. Bliss!
This gorgeous lad is Gordon, a laid back mixed breed boy who would love to find a new home of his own. He is very sweet and loves everyone that he meets. He is looking for a quieter new home and could live with another companion. He loves his walks and walks well on the lead, he also loves his bed and enjoys plenty of snoozes too. He has a marvelous temperament and whoever gives him his new home will be very lucky indeed.
Leyla is a beautiful Labrador cross Collie girl who is desperate to find a new home. She is a shy girl who is calm and placid and is looking for a quieter new home without children. She gets on fine with the other foster dogs in the home and would be able to live with another companion. She loves going for walks and would enjoy a couple of good walks everyday. She adores plenty of fuss and loves to be able to snuggle up next to you on the sofa for a cuddle. She has so much love to give and will make a loyal and loving friend. What are you waiting for?
Jesse is a cuddly lady who really loves people! Good with children, aloof with other dogs but not rude. She’s ever so sweet-natured and affectionate. She needs company most of the time and likes to be on your lap for a snuggle when possible. You will really know you’re being snuggled by this reassuringly solid love bundle!
Although she can be timid at first, Poppy is an affectionate girl who loves to play and loves to cuddle even more! She is seeking an understanding owner in a quiet, adult home who can take the time to help build her confidence. She is well worth the effort; Poppy will reward your patience and understanding with total devotion and love.
Indi is a handsome, affectionate boy who would love to share the sofa with you! He is a sweet natured lad who is used to children and could share his home with a female dog. He is going to make a lovely companion to his lucky new owner!
LUCY IS OUR OLD DOG OF THE WEEK!
After a year in kennels Lucy is loving her life in foster, getting all the cuddles and play time she needs. It’s only a temporary arrangement though and no-one wants to see her return to the stress of kennel life so time is of the essence! She’s a happy, bouncy lady who can be cheeky at times. Snuggling with her human and taking her ball to the park are her main ambitions in life, after finding her forever home, of course. Any sofa space free at your house?
Pretty little Betty, an oldie staffy, needs to be in a lovely warm home. She was found lost and lonely on bonfire night and her owners have never come forward. Betty is very stressed in kennels and needs a quiet retirement home. Can Betty come to live with you?
Lottie and Reggie offer twice the love and fun! They come as a pair and would love to find someone with a home and heart big enough to embrace their cheeky, fun-loving personalities. They can be a little shy at first, but once they come out of their shells, their cute little characters will shine.
Gorgeous Sara is a stunning Labrador cross Collie with a beautiful coat and amazing German Shepherd ears! She is looking for a fairly active new home where she can enjoy lots of love and plenty of exercise. She adores plenty of cuddles and loves her walks and walks beautifully on and off the lead. She would prefer a home without young children, but would be fine with another canine companion. She is fine to be left for short periods of time and is a total joy to have around. Could you give this wonderful girl a loving new home?
Handsome Harry is a beautiful black Cocker Spaniel who is desperate to find a new loving home of his own. He is looking for a quieter new home where someone is around most of the time to keep him company. He could live with another calmer companion who is not too boisterous and will give him his space when he needs it. He loves going for walks and adores plenty of cuddles. Could you give this wonderful lad a loving new home?
Elmo is a darling boy who will bring love and laughter into your home. Although he has had trauma in his life, he is very affectionate and he does a very entertaining upright walk. Elmo will need an owner who will be patient and understanding as he settles in. Once he trusts you and knows he is safe, he will repay your efforts a million times over!
Poor old Otto needs someone to gallop up on a white charger and liberate him from his kennel! Or you could just phone the rescue and offer to adopt or foster him. He’s a Good Boy: loves fuss, loves walkies and playing, quick at learning commands, good with other big dogs and yet he’s been locked up for months. All he wants is a loving person or couple to offer him a retirement home and bring about the bright reversal of his current gloomy state. Could that be you or someone you know?
Say hello to beautiful Elvis. As Elvis songs go, he’s definitely A Big Hunk o’ Love! True to the Lurcher brand, he’s a chilled out and loving boy who wants nothing more than a good chin scratch and a sofa to call his own! This boy is no Hound Dog, he’s (last one!) an Earth Angel…
…who’s been All Shook Up (sorry, it’s irresistible)!
This beautiful older lady is Jodie, a gorgeous Staffordshire Bull Terrier who is looking for a new home. She is such a friendly and gentle girl who loves being with people. She would like a quieter home where someone is around a lot of the time. She would be best in an adult only home and would also prefer to be the only pet, although she is fine meeting other smaller dogs whilst out and about. She loves her walks and also loves her toys. If you are looking for a loving and loyal companion, then please look no further as Jodie is the girl for you!
Lola is a beautiful crossbreed lady who is such a gentle girl who loves people. She is looking for a special someone who will give her a loving new home where she can enjoy a long and happy retirement. She would prefer a quieter home where she will be the only pet in an adult household. She also loves companionship so would love someone who is at home most of the time. How can you resist this gorgeous girl?
Duke is a gentle, affectionate boy who adores having cuddles. He is still young for an oldie and enjoys playing with his toys and going for a run in the fields. He could live with children, but not the very young ones, since he may knock them over in his enthusiasm to cuddle!
Gorgeous Laddie is a retired Trailhound who is loving his first chance to live in a home. He’s getting on well with dogs, cats and children, and he’s taking to housetraining like a natural. Could you offer this amiable boy the home comforts he is quickly getting used to?
Missy’s beautiful smile could brighten even the bleakest of winter days. Missy is a wonderful girl who is proving to be a model guest at her foster home. She loves cuddles and is good with children. She is happy with one walk per day, so long as she gets to potter about with her ball in the garden, and she’s good on the lead. Do you need Missy’s smile in your life?
Daisy is a pretty Tibetan Terrier who loves people and would ideally like to live with active retired or semi-retired folks. She’s OK with dogs she knows but would prefer to be your only pet. Could Daisy be your special little girl?
Darling Tia has so much love and affection to offer her lucky new owners. After being found in a terrible state, this lovely lady has blossomed and is ready to share a warm, comfy home with her perfect humans. Tia would prefer to be an only dog, but she can live with older teenagers. Kennels are no place for this girl, especially in the winter, so if you are her special person, please read more about her!
Could you foster Max if not adopt him?
Max is a really affectionate boy who always wants a kiss and cuddle! He likes his walks and is good with other dogs he meets but wants to be the only pet at home. He needs human company most of the time, even though he’ll be snoozing for much of it! His contented snores make him a soothing presence in the home. His snuggling propensity will show you how grateful he is to you, simply for your existence. Can you help this pure and loving soul?
Brandy is a beautiful Lurcher boy with a cheeky character and gorgeous brown eyes. He’d like to be your only pet and receive an abundance of kisses and cuddles. Brandy would like a home without children and with a nice secure garden where he can burn off energy.
Buster the cute little Terrier boy and Ziggy the cute little Poodle boy are seeking a new residence. If you are home most of the time and love walks and cuddles, Buster and Ziggy might be willing to come to live with you. Wouldn’t you be honoured?!
Tara is a cheerful, affectionate girl. She’s very bright and sensitive so sometimes she finds the world a bit worrying. Don’t we all?! But most of the time she’s happy and playful, politely giving her paw for a treat or working of some energy with a squeaky toy. She’s friendly with people and enjoys a fuss. Tara just wants to enjoy the simple pleasures of canine life and have someone to take care of the her. In return she will love you with her whole heart, making you the apple of her eye!
Friendly and eager to please, Mimi thought she had found her new home, but a change in circumstances means she is looking once more. Mimi is a nice size (13kg) and her tail never stops wagging! She would like a home where there is another dog for company, and she is good with cats and children. She would like a fairly quiet home where she won’t be left on her own too often.
This is a SPECIAL MESSAGE from the noble-hearted Paddy, who wants to tell the world why adopting an oldie is such a good thing. It’s a bit slow, soppy and sometimes silly, just like him. He says, “Is this on? Where do I…oh I see…huh-hum… Hello, my name is Paddy and…”
Jemima is a small, affectionate girl who doesn’t need much exercise but does need a lot of love and understanding because she almost completely blind. She’d love to be an only pet and to have a big garden so she doesn’t have to face the big wide world every day. She needs an owner who’s calm and confident, to make her feel safe. In return she’ll follow you round to be helpful and always be on hand for snuggles and belly rubs!
Could you foster Silvio if not adopt him?
Safe Rescue say that Silvio “…is an absolute sweetheart. He is so sweet and cuddles right into you, just desperate to be loved. A home as an only pet is really all he needs.” He deserves to be loved and will repay that love tenfold. Are you Silvio’s saviour?
17/1/17 – Simba has been reserved
This gorgeous face belongs to Simba, a very handsome boy who loves to learn new tricks in return for treats. He’s already mastered Sit, Paw, Other Paw and Down, and will be happy to progress onto other topics. Could you offer Simba a quiet home where he will be your only pet?
These fun-loving, playful ladies are sad in kennels and need a lovely family to offer them a home together. They are clever and have lots of energy so will make great additions to an active home. They like to take their time to get used to new people and places (tasty treats make them more confident!) so only apply if you are patient and worthy of this wonderful Labrador-based duo!
While browsing Oldies for an hour,
My wandering glances fell
Upon a little trembling flower,
A single sweet Bluebell…
06/01/2017 – Gorgeous Rosie has been reserved 🙂 Adorable Rosie is a sweet, affectionate girl who thrives on cuddles! Rosie has a great temperament and would be happy to live with a calm, male dog and children aged 11+. Could pretty Rosie be your new best friend?
You know what they say, “Four legs good, um, three legs better”? Well… they should! David only has three legs but it doesn’t stop him from doing anything fun. Except digging up flower beds. David is a really affectionate boy who lives life to the full. Rolling ecstatically in the grass whenever possible. If you want big canine cuddles and lots of lovely walks (and for your spring bulbs to stay exactly where they are) then David is the perfect match for you!
Oh, what a beautiful old face! It belongs to Shadow, a wonderful Collie Cross gent who loves the sound of his own voice, especially when he’s playing with his toys. He’s an active, intelligent lad who would like an adult home where he will be with you most of the day. If you love smart, shouty collie types, Shadow could be the boy for you!
This gentle, undemanding fellow is called Rusty and he’s a Westie/Collie cross who likes to spend most of the day snoozing, though he also loves his cuddles and walkies. Rusty is fine with other dogs but would rather have the peace of either being an only dog or living with a sensible lady-friend. He’ll be an attentive and loving companion as well as an excellent listener. He has to be with those ears!
Super Cooper is a soppy, snuggly boy once he trusts you, but that trust takes time to build up. He’s definitely worth the effort because not only is he gorgeous, playful and very affectionate, he’s also extremely bright! He even keeps a diary which you can read a thrilling extract of…
Ferris is a happy, inquisitive and active boy who loves everyone! He just lights up the room with his presence. He loves his walks and playing with his toys and is going to make you the most wonderful friend and companion.
Leyla’s kisses and cuddles are legendary. Why else would Eric Clapton write a song about her?! She’s got a lovely gentle nature and would be happy to live with children from 8 years old. She’d like a warm bed, sofa or spot in front of the fire and, most importantly, someone to just be with her much of the time. She’s the most genial and affectionate girl you could ever wish to meet, or cuddle!
Mike is a Staffie Cross who loves an active life and training. His favourite game is to fetch tennis balls or toys over and over again. He would benefit from an active, adult home willing to continue his training and needs to be the only pet. Mike will certainly bring lots of fun into your life.
Rolo is a sweetie! Jolly, playful and really, really soppy. He can live with children from 8 years old as he’s a gentle, loving boy but would prefer to be an only pet. He’s very obedient and easy-going. With plenty of energy for nice walkies and the cuddleability of a treeful of koala bears he is an all round very good dog!
Jacob is a lovely boy who get along wonderfully with children and is making a good impression at the rescue, despite them not knowing much about him! He is friendly, likes to travel and is mixing well with the other resident dogs. He shows all the signs of making an ideal family pet!
What a gorgeous pair of oldies! Angel, right, is so bright, and Flash is so adorably dim! They love people of all ages and are very happy to give cuddles and kisses. They only need a couple of 15 minute walks per day and are good in the car. They are fine to be left on their own for a few hours too. Could you offer Flash and Angel a home?
Loveable little Logan would love to be your best friend and go for fun walks with you. He is good with dogs he meets outside but would like to be your only dog at home. He loves playing with his toys! Logan finds cats a bit too exciting so needs a home without feline neighbours. Could you offer Logan lots of fun times and plenty of love?
Handsome Ollie is going to make such a rewarding and loving companion to the right person and he is waiting for that special someone to come forward. He is very active for his age, loves playing and learning new things and adores a nice fuss, once he knows you well enough. Ollie enjoys being around other dogs, but at home he wants to be your one and only. He is a sweet, loving soul who has so much to offer. Can he be your new best friend?
Winnie may be an older Cavalier King Charles Spaniel cross, but she still acts like a puppy and enjoys her walks and teasing the kennel staff. She lives happily with her kennel mate but would probably really like to have all the attention from being an only pet and a quiet home without children would best suit Winnie. Could you give Winnie a loving home?
After 6 years in a shelter in Cyprus, Leila has travelled to Wales in search of a better life. She comes with a glowing reference from her carer in Cyprus. Leila can be shy of some men and would like a quiet home, but she likes children and needs to live with another dog to give her confidence and show her the ropes. Leila has so much love to offer her new family. Leila’s foster mum has just sent us an update on her, so please read that if you are interested in beautiful Leila!
Gorgeous Max is intelligent and loyal, but he’s a very sensitive soul, bless him! He likes to take his time to get used to new people and places, and he doesn’t want to be around children or other animals. If you are sympathetic and patient, and live in a quiet area, you could be the person that Max is waiting to meet. And if you want a dog that will snuggle up to you to watch Planet Earth II, Max is definitely your boy!
Mac always has a lovely smile to go with his affectionate and cuddly nature. He’s great with children and can live with them aged 5+, but would like to be the only pet with someone who is around most of the time. He simply adores people and would be a great companion.
Lovely Lucy is so cute and adorable and everyone who meets her just falls in love with her. She loves her sofa and having her tummy rubbed. Lucy also enjoys her walks and stays close by, ignoring other dogs. She would like to be the only pet in an adult home so she can have all the fuss. Lucy makes a perfect companion.
If you’re looking for an affectionate canine buddy, then look no further than Buddy! A very handsome staffy lad with gorgeous colouring, Buddy seems to have had a sad past, yet he’s very loving and adores tummy rubs! He’s looking forward to having a fun new home where he’ll get regular walks as he has lots of energy with being cooped up in kennels. Can Buddy be your new buddy, please?
Sherry is a sweet, chocolate Staffy cross who has been returned to the rescue through no fault of her own. She’s very young-at-heart and is in good health, enjoying her walks. She’s not fond of other dogs but is okay with them out and about, so she would prefer to be the only pet in a home where any children are older. Sherry is affectionate, easy-going and friendly and would make a lovely companion.
Dillon is patiently waiting for a loving home after spending a long time in rescue. He’s an intelligent boy who loves a ball and will sit and give paw and takes treats gently. He has lived with other dogs, but would probably prefer to be the only pet in a home with an older couple and no children. It’s time for his luck to change and be offered his loving home.
17/1/17 – Jack has been reserved!
There’s something so charming about an oldie Boxer. Jack is a dear boy who hasn’t had an easy life, bless him. He’s finding kennels very stressful and he needs a home ASAP. Jack enjoys being out and about and he loves walks. Could you offer him a quiet, adult home where he can relax and enjoy his retirement years?
Milly is a class act and she’s seeking her soul mate. She’s a very cheerful girl whenever she’s being adored. With such star quality that means she’s happy most of the time! But kennel life is not for her and she longs for her own people to give her fuss and cuddles. If you’re looking for a dog who’s both super affectionate AND so poised she can make even tinsel look classy, then you just might want to meet Milly. She’d love to meet you!
Rosa is a beautiful, clever girl who is full of fun and energy! She adores people and will make a loyal and loving friend. Rosa enjoys her daily training sessions and hopes to continue her education in her new home. She can live with children over 12, but prefers to be your only dog. Rosa has so much to offer. Can you make her dream come true and open your heart and home to her?
Tyson loves to snuggle and he makes an excellent foot cosy! All he wants is someone to love and to love them in return. Tyson could possibly live with another calm dog and older children. His number one priority is to have human company, at all times if possible!
Jess is a football-mad girl who is a dream to be around and is full of fun, but no-one seems to want her! If you love dogs that love to play, you need to adopt Jess! She is good in the car and she loves walks. Could Jess be the dog to complete your family?
A better natured or more loyal dog would be hard to find than Poley, as he’s known to his friends. He’s a Beagle-type Crossbreed who is looking for a special home as he hates to be left alone. He needs a friendly, doggy companion and someone around most of the time. He’s good with resident cats and is used to living with children. His perfect home is out there … with you?
Bessie loves humans and she loves to learn new things. This cuddly girl will make a fabulous companion to her new owner. She would like to be your only pet but can live with older children. Could you offer Bessie a life filled with fun walks, playtime and cuddles?
Foxy is lucky to have been taken from her abusive owner, who was then prosecuted and found guilty. Foxy now deserves a home full of love and kindness. She is a loving, amazing girl but is frightened when left on her own. Poor Foxy has also just had a mast cell tumour removed. Everyone is hoping that Foxy’s luck has changed and she has lots of time left, to finally enjoy her life. Foxy deserves some special. Is that you?
Adorable Jazz is excellent in the home and his fosterers cannot praise him highly enough. Jazz is nervous of off-lead dogs but is improving thanks to the work of his fosterers. He needs someone who will continue to work with him. Jazz is very intelligent and a delight to train. He’s excellent on the lead and in the car too!
Hester is a lovely, happy lady who was abandoned and now finds herself looking for a forever home, or even a foster home while she is waiting. She’s a clever girl with lots of love to give and she can live with older children aged 10+. Hester could also possibly live with a calm, male dog, but no cats please. She will make a wonderful addition to a lucky new owner.
Diesel is such a cuddly boy! He’s really affectionate and wants his very own human to snuggle up to. He’ll snore away contentedly in your bed if possible. Loving company as he does, he’ll be happiest if someone’s at home with him most of the time. Just being near his human makes him happy. A tennis ball or Kong bring out his playful side which is a joy to watch. He’s fun, he’s jolly and he always wants a cuddle. Could he come and snuggle up to you?
Hatch is a gorgeous brindle Staffordshire Bull Terrier who would love to find a new home. He is a bit of a character who is full of fun who is looking for an active new home. He loves going for walks and walks well on the lead. He loves his human friends and may be able to live with older children over 12. He adores plenty of cuddles and is very affectionate and friendly. Do you have room in your heart and space on your sofa for this beautiful chap?
Beautiful Maisie has spent most of her life in kennels and she really needs and deserves a loving home for the rest of her life. She has so much love to give and has a legion of devoted volunteers who walk her and give her lots of attention and love. Maisie would prefer to be an only dog, but she can live with older children. She is no trouble at all and will make the most devoted and loving of companions. Are you the one to bring her home forever? 12/1/17 – Maisie is still waiting!
17/1/17 – Zak is reserved
Darling Zak has still got plenty of zest for life and he is a fun-loving and affectionate boy. Zak will be no trouble at all; he just wants to love and be loved. He gets along with other dogs and will make a terrific companion.
Benji is a well-behaved boy who would make a wonderful companion given the chance. He can be wary of strangers and needs an experienced owner who will give him chance to settle. He’s fine with dogs but needs a child-free home. He loves to be cuddled and to play and is one loveable lad. 12/1/17 – Still needs a home!
Cuddly Barry aka Baza is a loving Staffordshire Bull Terrier who is looking for a new home. He is 7 years young and very friendly and affectionate. He is an active chap who is looking for an equally active new home where he can enjoy plenty of walks and exercise. He would be best as the only dog in the home and could love with older children. Could you give this gorgeous boy his new home?12/1/17 – Barry still needs a home!
Lexi is a beautiful, older lady with a lovely temperament and personality to match. She loves receiving affection and is very friendly with everyone she meets. Lexi is looking for retirement home where any children are older. She can lives with other dogs but not cats. Could you offer this sweet old girl her loving retirement home? 11/1/17 – Lexi still needs a home!
Jimbob the Jester is an affectionate, cheerful Staffy with so much love to give! He’s good with children and friendly to all people. Playful, amusing and cuddly. His tennis ball trick is hilarious! He would love to live in the countryside. Can this funny, lovable boy come and play with you? 11/1/17 – Jimbob still needs a home!
Shadow is a big bundle of fun. He loves balls and will do anything for them, so he’s really easy to train. He’s looking for an active home where any children are 12+ as he can be bouncy in his enthusiasm. Shadow could possibly live with another dog but is not a fan of cats. He’s a lovely lad who will give you lots of love and cuddles. 11/1/17 – Shadow still needs a home!
Adorable Athena is a placid, easy-going love bundle. She’s great with other dogs and friendly to people. As long as she’s loved and can enjoy life in the slow lane, Athena is a very cheery girl, not to mention the goddess of wisdom… 11/1/17 – Athena is still waiting!
Lovely Lillie is a very sweet lady with people and she just loves to run. She would prefer a pet-free home where there are no children as she can be boisterous. If you would like a running companion, then Lillie is the girl for you. 11/1/17 – Lille is still waiting!
Biscuit is a pretty girl who has been waiting years for a new home. 🙁 She can be a little shy at first but she soon becomes friends. Biscuit doesn’t like to be left on her own. She needs a quiet home with people who are around most of the time. She’s housetrained and loves a trip out in the car. Could you be the person Biscuit has been waiting for? 10/1/17 – Biscuit is still waiting!
Pretty Venus arrived at West Calder in 2007, pregnant and scared. She was a wonderful mum to her 11 puppies and watched them all go off to new homes, but no-one wanted Venus and she has waited and waited to no avail. Venus would like an adult home with a lady owner (she is wary of men) and although fine with dogs out, would like to be your only one at home. Are you the person Venus is waiting for? 10/1/17 – Venus is still waiting.
Paddy the Beagle needs a new owner who can visit him a number of times in Somerset so that he can gradually build a relationship with them. He’s a gorgeous chap who enjoys playing with his toys and having a game of fetch. He loves walks and is good on the lead. He’d like an adult home where he will be the only pet and would like his owner to be around most of the time. Could you be Paddy’s new best friend? 12/1/17 – Paddy’s still waiting!
Tara is small by German Shepherd standards and beautiful by any standards. She’s very loving and incredibly bright! Training her is a joy as she’s so engaged and really loves her treats. Being the only pet so she can have a strong bond with her owner will make this beautiful girl’s life complete. Could you be Tara’s new soul mate? 10/1/17 – Tara is still waiting!