His/Her Best Points :
Ricky has been with us for about 2 months now. At first he wouldn’t come near us and would hide in the bush in the garden. Over the next few days it became obvious he just wanted to come out and play but hadn’t got the confidence.
Breed : Labrador x
Age : 6 months
Height: medium to large
Weight: 13.5 atm
Living with dogs : Yes
Living with cats : Not tested
Living with children : Yes over 10 years
NEEDS to live with another dog we think so
Health: No health issues notified
Neutered: Only 6 months so shouldn’t be neutered till 9 months old. Rescue may try to do this is possible
Adoption Fee : £435 – to be paid direct to the Portuguese rescue to cover new, excessive, extra EU travel costs, via UK bank account
NOTE – Homecheck : All our adoptions are subject to successful homechecks. There is now a deposit for all homechecks of £25 which is deducted from the adoption fee.
If the homecheck fails the £25 will be reimbursed.
If people withdraw after the homecheck this is non refundable.
ALL HOMECHECKS ARE NOW CONDUCTED VIRTUALLY
PROOF OF ID AND LANDLORD PERMISSION IS REQUIRED
Can live with children
Needs to live with another dog
Adopting A DogWatch UK Rescue Dog
Before being adopted, dogs will have been vaccinated, wormed and treated for fleas.
If old enough they will have been neutered, if too young the new owners will need to ensure this is done.
All dogs are microchipped
All new owners can apply for 4 weeks Pet Insurance FREE, to apply please ask us for the pamphlet, our charity reference number is 1400005179.
All new owners will need to change their new dogs microchip information to their contact details. This costs £17. If you would like us to arrange this for you, at a reduced rate of £7.20, we will ask you to do a bank transfer to allow us to register the change.
For Rescue Dogs coming from overseas
This adoption fee is a contribution towards the costs of rescuing the dog including
– microchip, pet passport, vaccines, tests for South European diseases, neutering (IF OLD ENOUGH), parasite treatment and transport to the UK.
We can not home dogs from overseas to people who work full time or long hours, unless some sort of doggy day care is offered. They need someone at home a lot of the day, they are not used to being alone for long periods. A dog walker for an hour out of the day is not enough.
Leaving dogs a long time on their own means they are highly likely to develop separation anxiety which is distressing for them and everyone in their new home.
How to adopt a DogWatch UK Rescue Dog
For full details see our Adoption page
To apply to adopt please fill in our adoption application