Helping old dogs find loving homes. Homes & volunteers needed across the UK.
Category: Adopt An Oldie
Please also consider our Overlooked Oldies- the dogs who have been patiently waiting for new homes longest of all. They desperately need homes of their own! You can submit an oldie for listing by our site editors here .
KING & MAGNA ARE OUR OLD DOGS OF THE WEEK!
This winsome twosome are devoted to each other and will be devoted to their new family too. They are very well behaved and obedient, walking to heel when reminded. They’re good with older children, friendly with everyone and they don’t take life too seriously! Please help King and Magna by sharing their page!
Buddy’s ideal home will have a resident dog to be his buddy. He likes to have company and needs a home where he won’t be left for long periods and will be allowed time to settle. Buddy is good with cats and is a lovely, gentle boy.
Khan is quite the regal gent and would make a perfect cuddly and loyal companion. He’s an adorable gentle giant who is laid-back, walks beautifully and could live with other dogs. He just loves cuddles and is so gorgeous.
The definition of cute, Gizmo is an adorable little boy who would like a quiet home where he can go for slow walks and spend most of the day with you. He’d prefer to be your only dog and he doesn’t do cats!
Brodie is a lovely-natured and very handsome German Shepherd who sadly needs to find a home due to his owner’s ill health. He’s great with children and good with other dogs, but wary of Border Collies!
Buddy is a very loving boy who’d rather have a fuss and a cuddle than a treat or a toy. He’s gentle and laid back. He likes getting out and about but doesn’t need much exercise. He’s an all round easy, steady teddy bear!
Steady lady Tika is very friendly, getting on well with most other dogs. She enjoys walks, home comforts and good company. She’s spent a decade living in kennels but now it’s her chance for a happy life!
Micky is settling well into life in the U.K. after being rescued from Romania and just loves being stroked. He is very friendly with children and the dogs in his foster home. Now he needs someone to love and a forever home of his own.
Breeze is beautiful inside and out! She’s gentle, playful and sweet-natured. She can live with children, possibly other dogs but not cats. She’s a typical Lurcher being both laid back and simply lovely!
Gentle and affectionate, Jared is a handsome, medium sized Crossbreed who just loves to play with dogs and needs a home with a resident dog. He could live with children aged 12+ and enjoys his walks with his friends. He’s a loving boy looking for an equally loving home.
Yosephina is a very sweet, little lady who lives happily with children, dogs and ignores cats, She loves tummy rubs and will dance for her dinner. She would like a calm home with someone around a lot to love and look after her for the rest of her life.
Big Bull Mastiff Boss is probably the most laid-back lad in the world and nothing fazes him. Sadly, he’s had to lose a leg after being badly bitten but he just enjoys a quiet life lazing around. He’s great with children, dogs and cats too.
Grandma Gladys is just the sweetest of souls and loves the comfort of a cuddle. She’s looking for a quiet home and can live with other dogs. Gladys is blind but is sprightly and enjoys a walk. Can you give her the comforts she deserves?
Pretty little Flo needs a new home due to her owner’s long working hours. She is used to living with children and is OK to be left alone for a couple of hours. She loves long walks but isn’t good with long car journeys.
Dennis is a quiet and sensible boy who’s enjoying life now he’s in the U.K. He would like a peaceful home with older children and mixes well with dogs. He enjoys his walks and is good in the car. All he needs is a lovely place to call home.
Gorgeous, good boy Rodge is looking for a fairly active home where any children are of the older variety. He wants to be an only pet and requires lots of fuss and cuddles. Also, despite being on the large side, he’d like to try and get on your lap sometimes!
Smiley Butch is a gorgeous boy who found himself in stray kennels. He loves a custard cream and a cuddle. He also walks beautifully on the lead. Could you offer Butch a loving home with lots of snuggles on the sofa?
After terrible neglect, sweet Cheeko is now ready for an adult, retirement home. She loves people, snoozing, eating and pottering around … and cuddles all day too. She can live with another elderly dog and cats. She deserves the good life now.
Cute as a button, Toby is a typical Jack Russell Terrier and full of character. He enjoys his walks and a cuddle on the couch. Toby needs an adult home and can live with other dogs, but definitely no cats please.
Harvey is a delightful little chap who is a real favourite at Foal Farm. He needs owners who can cope with his likely future mobility issues and who will be committed to taking him for regular hydrotherapy.
Mishka is a very gentle and sweet Malamute who has had a sad start in life. She would like a home with other dogs and where any children are teenagers. Mishka enjoys her walks and meeting other dogs. She’s such a sweetheart.
What a handsome boy! Zazu is a little shy and is glad to have the reassurance of a collection of teddies at the rescue. He needs a kind person to love who will allow him to settle in to his new home in his own time.
Bilbo is happy when he has human company, when he’s playing fetch or when getting a fuss. He’s not happy if left alone or if another dog comes right up in his face. He just wants a settled home with good company and a tennis ball to call his own!
Milton was a much loved Shih Tzu/Lhasa Apso cross whose owner has sadly passed away. He’s desperate for the loving home and constant companionship he is used to. He can live with children, other dogs and cats and is such a perfect cutie.
Rocky is an adorable Jug (Jack Russell/Pug) who is looking for love and a new home. He’s full of character and loves nothing more than a cuddle. He needs direct access to a garden and enjoys going out for gentle walks. Rocky could live with a calm, female dog and children aged 8+.
Denzil is a handsome boy who is seeking a new family. He loves to have company so would like someone to be around for most of the day. He can live with older children. Denzil loves food and he enjoys stuffed kongs and puzzle feeders for entertainment.
Lovely Lenny is a very friendly and loving little chap who can be defensive of those he loves. He gets on well with other dogs and is a pleasure to take out and about. He just needs a loving family to call his own.
Willow is an affectionate Shepherd/Collie Crossbreed who will bond closely with his owner. He loves his walks and would be happy to live in a rural area, preferably as an only pet, and where any children are older. He’s such a handsome boy.
29/8/19 – Penny is now reserved!
Pretty little Penny seems to have had a hard life and yet it hasn’t affected her sweet temperament. She’d love a quiet, adult home where she can enjoy good walks and then snuggle up next to you for a snooze.
What a face! Sid can live with older children as long as they respect nap times. His main hobby is snoozing! He just wants a simple life as an only pet with a garden, a comfy bed and a bit of fuss. Although, he could stand a lot of fuss!
Abbey has proven on walks that she’s calm walking past other dogs, cats and cows. She’s impressed everyone with what a sweet and gentle girl she is. Once she trusts you, she’ll be your best friend and take you on lovely adventures in nature. She especially loves a splashies!
Mecha is used to living in the countryside as the loyal walking companion of a single gentleman. She would love a similar home again where she can be your devoted friend. She is so proud and beautiful.
Feast your eyes on this double chocolate delight! Bill and Ben are kind-hearted Labs who are devoted to one another. They need a home where they won’t need to climb steps – a bungalow with a large garden would be perfect. They love a trip out in the car.
Mila is a lovely, steady old girl who gets on with other dogs, confident cats and older children. She likes short walks and long lounges, either in a sunny spot in the garden or on the sofa with you! She’s easy going and a sheer delight to have around.
Gentle giant Apollo is a sociable and adaptable Carpathian Shepherd type who is looking for a home with an experienced owner and where there are no other pets except perhaps another dog of a similar breed. He’s simply gorgeous.
Gentle, soppy Zeebo is a super friendly boy who could live with another dog, older children, cats (probably) and a hamster (definitely!). He’s very sad right now as he has a slipped disc and needs a proper home to recuperate, with people to love him!
Crystal and Finnegan have never been walked and never been left on their own. They don’t like other dogs so need to be your only ones. They need patient, understanding owners who will visit them a few times before taking them home – together.
Gorgeous Shiloh is a sweet boy who is only in rescue because of his owner’s allergies. He’s a well-behaved boy who is fine with other dogs but he doesn’t like cats. Could you offer Shiloh a new home and lots of cuddles?
Paddy arrived in rescue emaciated, dehydrated and with sores. This poor old boy has suffered and he feels anxious in new situations. Could you offer him a wonderful home and the calm reassurance and guidance he needs?
How handsome is Cookie?! This gorgeous boy loves playtime and cuddles. He walks nicely on the lead and likes to dip his toes in puddles. Could you offer Cookie a home as your only pet and with people around all the time?
All dogs are special but Sandy is exceptional! True, she’s loving, obedient and all the usual stuff BUT she doesn’t need walks. Physically, she’s completely normal. Emotionally, she’s a resolute homebody. She wants to be an only pet in an adult only home with a big garden… having absolutely no adventures!
23/08/19 – Chips has been reserved! No more applications please.
Pretty Chips is a gentle girl who loves to sunbathe. She is good in the home and on walks and she loves a trip out in the car! She’d like to be your only dog but could potentially live with cats and older children.
Soppy Snoopy is such a lovely, gentle Mastiff lady who just wants to snuggle up, have someone to lean on and a cosy bed. She’s okay with dogs and could live with a calm male dog and children 12+ due to her size. She’s a kennel favourite but would love to find a foster or permanent home please.
Mavis has a great temperament and loves human interaction. Sadly, she came into care as a stray but is good with the children in her foster home and is also fine with other dogs. She just needs a loving, retirement home to call her own.
7/9/19 – On a home trial!
Gorgeous boy Rod is looking for an active, adult only retirement home. He could live with a friendly female dog but probably not cats. He’s a dear old boy who’s generally laid back but has a sensitive side. He needs a garden, a sofa and love!
Eddie is a sweet boy who has had a tough life. He loves a long walk and is good with small, friendly dogs, but is frightened of larger dogs. He’s a good boy in the car and in the home and will make a lovely addition to a kind family.
Sweet Molly is still in kennels dreaming of a loving home of her own. She loves people and just wants to please. Molly would suit a laid-back, bigger dog as company or be the only pet in a home where any children are aged 14+.
Cute or what?! This adorable pair of Yorkies are desperate to have a proper home again, with company most of the time. They can live with other dogs and older children. They’re affectionate, fun little people who need your love!
If you’re looking for a sociable little poppet, then may we present Poppet! She loves other dogs, as long as they aren’t too rough, and she is currently living with five. She enjoys walks and a car ride too. Isn’t she lovely?
Smith is a smart and entertaining little chap who might be able to live with other dogs. He needs a single owner who has Jack Russell experience. You need to reside in Cornwall so that you can do lots of visits before adoption.
9/9/19 – Reserved
Sadly, poor Bernard has had a dreadful life in a Romanian shelter, but now safely in the U.K. he’s learning to trust humans and walks well on the lead. He’s fine with other dogs and is looking for an experienced permanent or foster home where he can learn how lovely life can be.
Tia is a sweet Akita who is friendly and partial to cuddles. She just wants to be loved and is looking for a home where she can be part of family life. Tia can live with older children and is fine with male dogs. She would thrive on routine, bonding and training.
Rover is a lovely boy: gentle, affectionate and playful. He was in a happy home for 6 years but a change in circumstances means he’s in kennels, missing home comforts and company. Could he be your new companion?
Tia is a lovely, soft and soppy Staffordshire Bull Terrier who typically loves lots of fuss and cuddles. She can live with children aged 10+, but would like to be the only pet in a loving home where her special someone is around most of the time.
Ruby is a cute Jack Russell/Fox Terrier who would love a retirement home where she can feel safe and loved. She can live with children aged 12+ but needs to be the only pet in the home. Can you offer her a forever home?
Duke just wants to be loved and have cuddles once he knows you, but hasn’t been anywhere long enough to be given the chance. So, he’s looking for an understanding and patient owner to give him that chance of a caring home. Could you be that special person to help him?
Aimee the gentle Greyhound is hoping for a comfortable home in which she can rest her aching old limbs. She’s a super friendly girl who loves other dogs. Could you offer her the home comforts she craves?
7/9/19 – Dottie is now in foster with a view to adoption!
Dalmatian Dottie is such a gorgeous girl who’s happy with a stroll followed by a long nap. She loves her food and cuddles and is happy to be the only dog or live with a calm, canine companion. She is used to children and has lived with cats. She’s so beautiful.
Sadly, poor Lola was a case of severe neglect but she’s now in lovely condition and ready for a second chance in life. She’s currently living with other dogs and cats and is good with children. She doesn’t ask for much, just the love and TLC she truly deserves.
Fankie is a lovely greyhound girl who will be so grateful if you could offer her a caring, comfortable home in which to snooze away the days. She could live with another greyhound or lurcher and with children aged 8+.
Greyhounds are such low maintenance dogs, so it makes perfect sense to adopt two! These best friends are Beauty and Megan and they are looking for a nice quiet home together where they can snooze the days away happily.