Buster is a 10 year old male English Bull Terrier Cross Breed. Beautiful Buster was loved and doted on by his previous owners but sadly the husband developed Dementia and the situation became difficult as a result. Through no fault of his own Buster had to be confined to the kitchen and back garden without any stimulation or exercise. The lady of the house was heartbroken to have to part with him but given the circumstances it was the best thing for Buster.
Buster is an amazing dog and we are truly besotted with him. However he does not cope very well with stress and can be quite challenging at times! When Buster is stressed he takes his frustration out by jumping up and grabbing hold of his lead etc. Buster goes home regularly with a member of staff for short breaks away from the rescue and in the home he is an absolute angel. He is the perfect house guest and is exceptionally clean and well behaved. He spends a lot of time snoozing and is a bit of a couch potato! Away from the hustle and bustle and general stress of kennel life he truly thrives. He has so much potential and in the right home with an experienced owner we are sure he will blossom.
Generally Buster walks really well on a lead however he can be strong when he is distracted by a passer-by or a dog whilst out walking. Care will need to be taken on walks as he can be very reactive and may lunge or bark, proving to be quite strong at times. However he responds well to using treats as distraction when or if needed. He has so much potential and is an intelligent boy, desperate to please and respond to you.
Any potential home would need to meet Buster several times before adoption, this would then progress into a slow introduction into the home so please bare your location in mind should you wish to inquire about him. Buster will need an adult only home free from visiting children and without any children planned for the future. He will also need to be the only pet. As he is reactive he will not be suitable to live in flats or any accommodation where he may come into close contact with other dogs and people.
Buster seems to cope well with being left for a few hours so long as he has a nice comfy bed to snooze in! We believe someone with experience of dogs, preferable rescue dogs and especially strong breeds would suit Buster best. We cannot stress enough how much we love this boy, he is a big baby and so affectionate! We believe he will make such an amazing, loyal companion.