1-2 years

Lexie and Red – 4 year old female Greyhound and 2-3 year old male Lurcher

If Kerry Greyhounds were a dating site we would have found the perfect match in Red and Lexie! Lexie is a fawn Greyhound girl who is nearly 4 years old and approx 27 ” to the shoulder. She sadly came from the illegal ‘flapping’ tracks and poor Red who is only 2-3 years of age is a fawn lurcher, probably Greyhound/Saluki/Whippet cross and just 24″ to the shoulder. He found himself in a PTS pound situation after being used for illegal coursing, he was then homed, but sadly, has been returned to us as he did not like being in a large pack environment. It was love at first sight for these two stunning hounds and they must be homed together as if Red is without Lexie he soon becomes very shut down and sad. The transformation when they are together is just amazing and a joy to watch.

Red absolutely loves Lexie, she is everything to him. He is a beautiful boy but can be fearful and shy of men but feels much more at ease with women but once in his new home he will soon learn to realise that men can be gentle and kind. Red does love his treats so we feel when he learns to relax and feels safe he will be very trainable and he also tries hard to be clean in his kennel. When he is with his girlfriend Lexie he becomes a different dog who will play and become happy and animated but without her soon he becomes a shadow of himself.

Lexie is a little blonde bombshell who is so very grateful for the life she is now living. She is bubbly, playful and friendly and loves everyone and everything! Lexie is great on the lead and in the car and keeps her kennel very clean so it should be a doddle to house train this gorgeous girl. She can jump up for cuddles, which obviously needs to be addresses but loves treats and is very bright so basic training should come quite naturally as well. She adores Red and will not be packing her suitcase without him any time soon!

Red was very good in the home and clean but sadly Lexie has never had the chance to be in a loving home environment but shows very positive signs that she will adapt quickly with a kind and patient forever family to help show her the ropes. Lexie is very friendly meeting other dogs of different sizes and shapes but has not been cat tested to date. Red can be grumbly occasionally but only due to sheer fear of some other dogs and lack of confidence so will need support and ongoing socialising to help him with this. Both Red and Lexie love their walks and are very good in the car. Lexie is great on the lead but Red can pull occasionally although he will soon settle with some patience and tasty treats! They will need at least two walks a day of about 30-40 minutes each and it’s a must to have a garden where they can play together and do zoomies.

We feel Red and Lexie would be best suited to a fairly active couple or a family with older teenagers so Red can gain confidence in a kind and gentle family environment and as already mentioned they must be homed together due to their very close bond. We also feel that a home with no other resident dogs would be best due to Red’s inability to cope with too many dogs in his home. Please be aware we do not home dogs to families with children under 8 years old but because Red is timid we would only home with older teenagers.

Both Red and Lexie are currently in a kennel in Suffolk. They can be homed anywhere in the UK provided we have a home checker available, but please note that you will be required to travel to Suffolk to meet and collect them. Red and Lexie are neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, deflead and wormed. A home check will be required as part of the adoption procedure.

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Bo – 18 month old female Cross-Breed

Bo is an 18 month old male Cross-Breed. Meet Bo, she is not having the best time, she has a stitch in her side as was nipped on a dog but despite this she is super loving and well behaved. Bo has super recall and can live with males or females. Bo is a good ole fashioned Heinz 57 about Spaniel size. She is 18 months old and is great with children so would be an amazing family pet, perfect all rounder.

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Sweetie – 2-3 year old female English Springer Spaniel

Sweetie is the Springer Spaniel on the left, she has been with us 6 weeks as had a bad phantom pregnancy. She is now ready for a new home. Sweetie is about 2-3 and has been fully clipped. She is excellent in the car, horses, cats, she lives with other dogs but she lets them know she 100% the boss. Beautiful well behaved Spaniel is whistle trained and is always at your side.

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Stevie – 1 year old male German Shepherd Dog

Stevie is a German Shepherd Dog, he will be a year old in May. This gorgeous lad has a lovely temperament, and is very tactile and affectionate. He is used to children and is fine with other dogs, big and small. He is boisterous so needs ongoing support to teach him to contain his enthusiasm. Stevie travels well, is house trained and lovely to be around. He can reach most things in the house and like most teenagers, is not averse to helping himself to ‘edibles’ if left lying around.

Stevie has boundless energy, and an eager brain. He would like an active family to amuse & keep out of trouble. Although generally very polite & well behaved, he would be bored to death, (& this could all change), if he was left home alone all day.

Stevie is at the Sanctuary near Kidwelly. Potential adopters will need to be able to travel to the Sanctuary to meet / collect him, once they have completed the questionnaire, and a home check had been completed.

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Muffin – 2 year old female Beagle

Little live wire Muffin is looking for a new home. Muffin is 2 years old Beagle and good with other dogs. She is currently sharing a kennel with Darcy. Muffin has been signed over to us by her owners as they can no longer trust her round the children. She needs an adult only home with someone who has experience of the breed. Beagles are strong willed and need rules and boundaries.

Beagles are gentle, sweet, and funny. They will make you laugh, but that’s when they’re not making you cry because of their often naughty behavior. Beagle people spend a lot of time trying to outthink their dogs, and they often must resort to food rewards to lure the Beagle into a state of temporary obedience.

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Miles – 1 year old female English Cocker Spaniel cross Patterdale Terrier

Miles is a 1 year old female English Cocker Spaniel cross Patterdale Terrier. Miles is a wonderful young man who is full to the top of bouncy fun energy, miles is so happy to meet new people he literally cant keep still of 2 seconds. He can’t wait to find a new family who can give him a active fun filled life. Miles is an English Cocker Spaniel cross Patterdale Terrier so needs a family who can give him plenty of physical and mental exercise. Miles was handed over to us as his owners could not give him the attention and training he needs.

We have been told that he is good with children but can get a bit silly. He is good around other dogs but can get very silly and over excited. Miles could live with another dog but it would need to be a dog of a similar age and energy level. A very fun family dog who just wants to learn new things and please people.

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