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Weimeraner 4yrs old spayed female vacc'd family dog, just diagnosed with epilepsy, meds cost £7.50 per month. No longer wanted owner change of working hours or something like that waiting a rescue placement. Breed rescue contacted but unable to help in placing this dog.

HuskyxGsd 6 months old. High energy, needs high energy family familiar with both breeds or high energy dogs, owner surrender, neutered vaccinated ready for a second chance.

Jack Russell 2 yr old male
awaiting rescue placement, people friendly NO CATS!! will be vaccinated and neutered before going into a new home.

Molly
This is Molly she is a Neapolitan Mastiff x female and is approximately 2 years old. she is a big girl but not huge. Soppy and loving.
Molly has come into rescue via the dog warden, she has a lovely temperament and is very friendly but would be better suited as an only dog. She has been neutered, vaccinated and micro-chipped. Due to the fact we do not know Molly’s previous history we will not re-home to people with young children. It would be preferable to live in the North-West area due to the fact that we have to travel to do home-checks.


Northwest area applicants as home checks need to be done. Donation to rescue required.
Please PM if you would like the contact number to discuss any of the above dogs.
 

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Blu thinks Molly is gorgeous (and I agree) :flrt:

Good luck finding them homes, although I'm sure they wont be looking for long :)
 

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they are through the rescue the haver been great with me so i do try and help where i can, i am just helping get the word out and in the hope it helps them find their new homes
 

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Hi,

Molly is a beautiful dog...I wished I could help but far to far away. I do hope all of them get the homes they deserve.

Jingle Bells.
 

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it really saddens me that these dogs are desperate for homes yet are not allowed to go to those with young children

loads of "stay at home" mums out there would love a dog but get told no- surely someone home all day with loads of time is better than someone with no kids who works all day and goes out at the weekends???

im not saying just chuck the dog straight into family life but not all dogs who arent used to children are going to eat them on sight!!!

the dog and the children would need to be trained- just think the dog misses out on loads of possible new homes for not the best reason!

rant over

neddless to say i have young children and a few dogs !!!
 

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yes i agree but not everyone will honour the training needed to socialise the children with the dog, and if the dog does happen to bite they could be sued!
so its not that they do not want to but they have to protect themselves from being sued a dog being returned as a confirmed biter and then be un-homeable and if they did get sued the costs would be huge and the rescue would cease to exist, so for a dog the size of molly with no history its just prudent to protect the rescue and the dog.

I would be more saddended for her to go to a home and be returned due to unsuitability to live with young children,
 

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it really saddens me that these dogs are desperate for homes yet are not allowed to go to those with young children

loads of "stay at home" mums out there would love a dog but get told no- surely someone home all day with loads of time is better than someone with no kids who works all day and goes out at the weekends???

im not saying just chuck the dog straight into family life but not all dogs who arent used to children are going to eat them on sight!!!

the dog and the children would need to be trained- just think the dog misses out on loads of possible new homes for not the best reason!

rant over

neddless to say i have young children and a few dogs !!!
Agreed, we approached a few rescues about rehoming a staffy but were told no due to having a toddler. Even though we already have 2 bullbreeds, are on the property all day and have masses of land. It seems crazy as i know staffys are being PTS just because they are so many in rescues. We eventually managed to get one which was handed into our vets unwanted , thankfully he has more of an open mind than some rescues"!!
 

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Buddy

This is buddy




only a hint of husky at best but super sweet.

HuskyxGsd?? 6 months old. High energy, needs high energy family familiar with both or either breeds or high energy dogs, owner surrender, neutered vaccinated ready for a second chance.
 

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He's lovely.

For those whinging about not being able to adopt when they have kids - there are plenty of dogs in rescues who will consider kids, you just have to look around. I have 5 kids and all my dogs have been rescues.

Not all dogs will be kid friendly, and it is absolutely the rescue's right to decide where their dogs go and which homes are least likely to bounce. They are protecting themselves and thinking of the dogs first, which you have to agree is what's most important and is something to be respected. After all - you have your whole lives to find a dog, but the rescues want to find the right home first time, not have a dog bounce and bounce and bounce because the wrong people thought they had a right to have one.

Rescue dogs are a wonderful gift, not a right.
 

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it really saddens me that these dogs are desperate for homes yet are not allowed to go to those with young children

loads of "stay at home" mums out there would love a dog but get told no- surely someone home all day with loads of time is better than someone with no kids who works all day and goes out at the weekends???

im not saying just chuck the dog straight into family life but not all dogs who arent used to children are going to eat them on sight!!!

the dog and the children would need to be trained- just think the dog misses out on loads of possible new homes for not the best reason!

rant over

neddless to say i have young children and a few dogs !!!
i have a lovely dog here in the rescue that I dont want to be homed with young children but if it bothers you that much you are welcome to give her a loving home, we can both over look the fact she is in rescue because she bit a child.

we dont say that dogs cant be homed with young children just for the sake iof it, there is reasons. :bash:
 

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we dont say that dogs cant be homed with young children just for the sake iof it, there is reasons. :bash:
Not with all rescues , when we contacted a few local rescues wanting another bull breed (frenchie or ambull) we were told that they are no good with children even though we already have 4?
 

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This only applies to molly due to her size and lack of history, buddy is looking for a family home,

Please bear in mind being refused a dog because you have young children is not personal, and as for bull breeds rescues are even more wary of re-homing, so if you get refused on the phone why not write or email them pictures of your family and dogs explain your experience and sell yourself. These people get all kinds of phone calls from all sorts of people and some of these calls are scary, so they do tend to have a universal answer for common questions as they do not have time to screen the crazies from the genuine people.
 

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i dont have a problem with being refused, i do feel sad when its just because of its breed not getting on with children!!! not every dog of the same breed wont get on with children

thats was even though they had no idea if the said dog would be ok, they would rather not risk trying just because said dog "could" do alot of damage if it did bite

firstly a child or adult it would bite with the same stregth,

and also so what if it could bite hard so can alot of dogs !!! just because it is a cirtain breed - come on thats just totally unfair on the breed

i dont choose to try and rehome a dog only if its bite is soft!!! i choose to rehome a dog that will cope well and enjoy living the way we do- they dont have to become my childrens new best friend , but instead they have to stay in a tiny 4foot kennel and run and not get the love and care and all the fun, training, playing, bathing and interaction they would get if they were just because there breed

i would never put my kids at risk with a dog known to bite, im not stupid please dont even concider that i am- but those whos background just wasnt started with children are a whole different story
 

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I dont think you understand the risks the rescues take in rehoming dogs with no history. They try to lessen that risk by having some boundaries.

At the end of the day, if you adopted a dog with no history, not child tested, etc, and it bit your child - who would you blame - yourself or the rescue?

You have to think responsibly. There is absolutely no harm in you waiting til your children are older, or going to a rescue who CAN child test. Just because rescues aren't leaping over each other to offer you a dog does not mean they're picking on you - just that they are trying to limit the risks of a dog being returned, or heaven forbid, put to sleep because it was homed with the wrong people.

It's not always about the owner, y'know.
 
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