Big Dogs

 

Blondie - Adopt Me!





Boston - Adopt Me!

Missy - Adopt Me!




Blondie

DOB - MAR 2013 | Female | Am Staffy Bull Terrier

Blondie is a gorgeous girl, she is very sweet and loves affection. She can be quite active and has spurts energy however she loves to lie down for a cuddle. Blondie is very eager to learn so would benefit from a group training course to develop her doggy skills and her mind busy. She is an intelligent and energetic dog who is ideal for a family who likes doing doggie stuff..

MY IDEAL HOME: I would ideally go to an energetic family who want a companion dog. New owners should have some training experience in the past and a group training course is strongly recommended.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I enjoy 1.5 hours of exercise each day and plenty of enrichment.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with children over 13 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending a meet.

Boston

DOB - DEC 2012 | Male | Great Dane X Bull Arab

Boston is a sweet and friendly boy who has lots of energy and love to give! Boston is a real smooch, he loves spending time inside the house and cuddling on the couch. Boston has spent some time in foster care where he has proven to be the perfect house guest and is very clean inside the house. He is a little unsure how to play with other dogs so a good group training course would be great for Boston and his new owners to get to know each other and continue his socialization. 

MY IDEAL HOME: I would ideally go to experienced owners and a quieter home where I will get lots of companionship. Bostons loves a long walk each day so new owners should be wanting a dog to take on daily outings. 

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I enjoy an hour of activity daily and plenty of enrichment.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: Dog savvy teens over 16 years

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet 

Missy

DOB - DEC 2008 | Female | Am Bulldog

Missy is a gorgeous girl! She is very sweet and just loves being with people. She is a low maintenance dog who enjoys going for a walk and having a cuddle. Missy is a regular in our office and is very well behaved inside and toilet trained. 

MY IDEAL HOME: I would ideally go to a  family who have lots of time to spend with me and will give me a comfy bed inside. Missy would be the perfect companion for someone who works from home as she is great company.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I enjoy an hour of activity each day.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with dog savvy children over 10 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet - I can be choosey with my canine friends.

Tyson - Adopt Me!



Star - Adopt Me!




Zena - Adopt Me!




Tyson

DOB - OCT 2005 | Male | Am Staffy Bull Terrier

Tyson is a lovely older boy who can be quite a lot of fun! He may be 9 years old but he defiantly does not act it, infact he loves nothing more than a long walk each day and romping around with his friend Zena. Tyson and Zena have plenty of love to offer and are just looking for the same in return. They will be great companions for a family looking for low maintenance dogs.

MY IDEAL HOME: I would love to go home with my friend Zena, but we can be rehomed separately. 

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I love an hour of activity daily and plenty of enrichment.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with dog savvy children over 10 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Star 

DOB - JUL 2013 | Female | Bull Arab

Star is a very special girl, she is an absolute sweet heart and is just a BIG puppy! You couldn't find a more happier dog then Star, she loves to run and play with toys and say hello to everyone all at the same time!

MY IDEAL HOME: Ideally I would go to a quiet home where I won't be on a lot of slippery surfaces (tiles) as I have been diagnosed with a condition which affects my voluntary coordination of my muscle movements (I get off balance when over excited) 

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I enjoy 1.5 hours of activity daily and plenty of stimulation.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with dog savvy children over 10 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Zena

DOB - OCT 2008 | Female | Am Staffy Bull Terrier X Doberman

Zena is a lovely, mature girl who adores affection and is very eager to please. She is not an overly demanding dog, but she does love her daily exercise. Zena must be rehomed with her best buddy Tyson, both dogs are lovely natured and could live with full time workers as long as they get lots of companionship when the family are home. 

MY IDEAL HOME: I would love to go home with my friend Tyson, but we can be rehomed separately.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I will require approx 2 x 45 minute walks daily plus games and mental stimulation.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with dog savvy children over 10 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Rocko - Adopt Me!




Heidi - Adopt Me!



Pebble - Adopt Me!



Rocko

DOB -  | Male | Ridgeback X Greyhound

Rocko is the perfect companion for a retiree or first time dog owner. Rocko is fairly low maintenance and just needs a good home. He already has some basic training and can sit on command. Rocko deserves to spend his golden years in luxury. 

MY IDEAL HOME: Rocko would ideally go to moderately active owner who is willing to give this beautiful big boy a place he can relax and retire in. Rocko will need some time to settle into the household as he has not lived as a companion dog 

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I love an hour of activity daily and plenty of companionship.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with dog savvy children over 13 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet 

Heidi

DOB - JUL 2010 | Female | Bull Arab

Heidi is a very sweet girl who is looking for a loving family. She is a little bit of a live wire and quite active, however she still loves a smooch. Heidi is very eager to learn so would benefit from a group training course to develop her doggy skills and keep her mind busy.

MY IDEAL HOME: Heidi would ideally go to an active family looking for a fun loving dog to join their lives. Heidi will need lots of enrichment to keep her busy if left alone during the day and must be allowed inside the house when the family is home as she adores human company

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I need 1.5 hours of activity a day with plenty of enrichment.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with dog savvy children over 10 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Pebbles

DOB - NOV 2007 | Male | Am Bull Terrier

Pebbles is a very sweet boy who has quite a soft nature. He can be a little shy of new people but warms to you very quickly and once comfortable he adores affection and attention. Pebbles is a lovely boy who has so much potential he just needs owners who are willing to point him in the right direction. 

MY IDEAL HOME: I need active owners who are willing to invest a little time into teaching me some house manners so I can spend time indoors with them. Ideally my new family would be part time workers as I love companionship  

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I love 1.5 hours of activity daily and plenty of enrichment.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with dog savvy children over 13 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Onyx - Adopt Me!




Sid - Adopt Me!






April - Adopt Me!








Onyx

DOB - APR 2014 | Male | Rotti X Kelpie

Onyx is a very social and playful pup. He enjoys affection but also enjoys going of on his own to explore. A good puppy training course would be a great way to set Onyx on the right track. Onyx would be best suited to an active family and could live with kids that have a good sense of humor (in case they get knocked over!)

MY IDEAL HOME: I would suit a family who are wanting a puppy. New owners will need to commit to mandatory training due to my age.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I need an hour of activity a day with plenty of enrichment.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with dog savvy children over 8 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Sid

DOB - SEPT 2011 | Male | Kelpie X GSD

Sid is a gentle, sweet, loving & easy going boy who is a pleasure to be around. He has a real soft friendly nature and he is well mannered, as he just wants to know he is doing a good job. He is quite an intelligent boy as he picks up cues easily and really wants to please. Sid is a great fun-loving boy who will make a wonderful companion for that special family. 

MY IDEAL HOME: I would ideally go to a family who want an easy going non-demanding boy to join the family. I must be fully included as an active member of the family and be allowed inside with you when you are home.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I need 1.5 hour of activity a day with plenty of companionship.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with dog savvy children over 10 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

April

DOB - NOV 2010 | Female | Labrador

April is a gorgeous 4 year old Labrador cross. She walks nicely on the lead and already has some basic obedience. April is desperately seeking someone special to take her home. She will be a wonderful companion for a family who like to take their dogs for a daily walk.  

MY IDEAL HOME: I would ideally go to a fun loving and active home where I can get the human company I crave.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I will require approx 2 x 45 minute walks daily plus games and mental stimulation.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with children over 13 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending a meet.

Harley - Adopt Me!





Floss - Adopt Me!


Claudia - Adopt Me!



 

Harley

DOB - MAY 2013 | Male | Am Staffy Bull Terrier

This boy is absolutely gorgeous! Very well behaved and loves a smooch! Harley is a social butterfly, he loves people, other dogs and could live with young kids pending a meet and greet. Harley is just full of life, when he gets a chance to run around he looks like the happiest boy in the world. He never stays away for too long though because his second favorite thing to do is get lots of cuddles!  

MY IDEAL HOME: I love human company so I need people who will include me as part of their family.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I will require approx 2 x 45 minute walks daily plus games and mental stimulation especially when he is left alone.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with dog savvy children over 5 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Floss

DOB - SEPT 2013 | Female | Mixed

Floss is a lovely girl, she enjoys being with people and loves a gentle massage. She is lacking a little in confidence but once she is familiar with you she really comes out of her shell. Floss has become more used to being touched and is very affectionate to the people she has got to know at the refuge, so she can only improve with the right owner!.

MY IDEAL HOME: I would ideally go to a calm and loving family who want a companion dog. New owners must give me lots of time to settle into her new home.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I enjoy an hour of activity daily and plenty of companionship.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with children over 10 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Claudia

DOB - FEB 2009 | Female | Boxer

Claudia is super loving and super friendly. She is very passionate about receiving affection and if given the opportunity she could sit for hours for a pat. Claudia has a very soft nature and would be great with kids and suit any loving household. Claudia is generally quite calm but she is a Boxer and she does have the occasional spurt of energy which will have you in fits of laughter.

MY IDEAL HOME: I love human company so I need people who will include me as part of their family. I need experienced dog owners or an owner willing to take me to a training class to teach me how to play with other doggies.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I need 1.5 hours of activity a day with plenty of enrichment.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with dog savvy children over 5 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: I prefer to be an only dog.

 
Clyde - Adopt Me!

Bonnie - Adopt Me!

Yanna - Adopt Me!







Clyde

DOB - JUN 2011 | Male | Staghound

Clyde is a social and affectionate boy! He is a very playful boy and is the less energetic one than Bonnie and will approach you more for affection.  He does love to run but is also happy to play and hang with people. Clyde does lack basic manners but is a very smart boy who will learn quickly. Great boy who will need lots of guidance from his new owners.

MY IDEAL HOME: I would ideally go to a family experienced with sight hounds. New owners must want energetic dogs who they can take out for lots of exercise.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I enjoy 1.5 hours of activity daily and plenty of enrichment.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with children over 13 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet - I need to be rehomed with my doggy friend, Bonnie.

Bonnie

DOB - JUN 2011 | Male | Staghound

Bonnie is a hilarious doofus! She could be described as a clown and will have you laughing in no time. She is a very playful girl and is the more energetic one than Clyde. Her favourite thing to do is run! She may bore easily so must be kept occupied with mental enrichment when home alone and is not suited to small suburban properties unless new owners are committed to her exercise and training needs. Bonnie does lack basic manners but is a very smart girl who will learn quickly. Great girl who will need lots of guidance from her new owners.

MY IDEAL HOME: I would ideally go to a family experienced with sight hounds. New owners must want energetic dogs who they can take out for lots of exercise.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I enjoy 1.5 hours of activity daily and plenty of enrichment.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with children over 13 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Yanna

DOB - SEPT 2009 | Female | Mastiff

Yanna is a gorgeous girl, she is extremely sweet and soft natured. She can be a little uncertain in new environments but will settle in time and is easily won over by yummy treats! Yanna may look big and tough but she really is just a big marshmallow.

MY IDEAL HOME: Ideally my new family will be experienced dog owners who can give me the time to settle in and help to build my confidence. I love companionship so my new owner must make me apart of the family and allow me to sleep inside at night time.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I will require approx 2 x 30 minute walks daily plus companionship.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with teenagers over 16 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet - I can be choosey with my doggy friends.

Major - Adopt Me!



Jett - Adopt Me!


Zed - Adopt Me!




Major

DOB - AUG 2004  | Male | German Shepherd

Major is a gorgeous older boy, he has so much love to share and is just looking for the same in return. He has the sweetest and most gentle nature, he is very well behaved and doesn't cause any trouble. Major deserves to spend his retirement in luxury not in a kennel. He appears to be off good health except for some sore joints. The refuge will provide ongoing assistance to a family interested in taking Major into their home. 

MY IDEAL HOME: I would ideally go to owners who want a mature man and are hasppy for him to live out his golden years in the comfort of a loving home.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I enjoy a slower pace to life.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with children over 8 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Jett

DOB - OCT 2008 | Male | Dalmation

This spotty boy is just so gorgeous it's not hard to fall in love with him! He may be 6 years old but he defiantly does not act it, infact he loves nothing more than splashing  in the water and chasing his toys. Jett may not look it but he is VERY strong! His new family must be physically strong enough to hold him.

MY IDEAL HOME: I should go to a family that are used to very very strong dogs.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I will require approx 2 x 45 minute walks daily to burn some energy and drop some weight.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with children over 10 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Zed

DOB - MAY 2013 | Male | ACD X Am Bulldog

Zed is a very interesting boy! He is full of energy and life and has lots of puppy love to share. He has not received much training yet and this will need to be a priority for his new family and incorporated into his daily routine. Zed will need lots of things to keep him busy if left alone during the day such as food dispensing toys and chew bones. 

MY IDEAL HOME: I would ideally go to active and experienced owners who have some experience with training. New owners must be committed to a group training course.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I will require approx 2 x 45 minute walks daily plus lots of games and mental stimulation.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with teenagers over 16 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Queenie - Adopt Me!

Simon - Adopt Me!

Bree - Adopt Me!

Queenie

DOB - OCT 2009 | Female | Am Staffy Bull Terrier

Queenie is an absolute delight and a big softy! She loves people and is very polite in her greetings. Ideally Queenie's new family will be experienced with owning large breed dogs and physically strong enough to handle her. She's  very affectionate and craves human attention, so her new family need to prepare for lots of slobbery kisses!

MY IDEAL HOME: I must go to a family familiar with the breed. I am a very big girl so my new owners must be mindful not to over exercise me to prevent any issues with my joints when I am older.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I love an hour of activity each day and plenty of stimulation and games at home.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with children over 10 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Simon

DOB - NOV 2011 | Male | Greyhound x

Simon is a wonderful boy with lots of love to share. He’s a fairly easy going dog who just wants a good home with lots of love. A training course would be a great way for Simon to bond with his new family and learn some new tricks. 

MY IDEAL HOME: Ideally my new family will have some experience with the Sighthound breed and understand that I could be a little more energetic than a typical Greyhound. I would love a family who allow me to spend time inside the house with them and take me for a long walk each day.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I will require  approx 2 x 45 minute walks daily to burn some energy. I will also need lots of games and mental enrichment to keep me occupied.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with teenagers over 16 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Bree

DOB - MAR 2009 | Female |Husky X Bull Terrier

Bree is a lovely, mature girl who loves affection and being with people. She is not an overly demanding dog, but she may find some extra energy as she settles into her new home. She has a very gentle nature and would be a great companion for a part time worker or retiree as she loves companionship 

MY IDEAL HOME: I would suit a family that are looking for a dog they can have inside with them to be apart of the family.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I will require approx 2 x 30 minute walks daily plus games and mental stimulation.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with children over 10 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Koda - Adopt Me!
Darcy - Adopt Me!
Dora - Adopt Me!

Koda - Adopted

DOB - NOV 2010 | Male | Husky

Koda is cool dude that is just full of life. New owners must be familiar with how stubborn this breed can be so they need to have the correct handling skills. He just loves water and will splash around in it after a long walk too cool himself down. Koda really likes to be around people getting scratches, once he settles into his new home his true personality will shine and his new owners will just love him!

MY IDEAL HOME: I must go to owners that are familiar with huskys and has owned them in the past.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I will require approx 2 x 45 minute walks daily plus lots of games and mental enrichment so that I don't become vocal.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with children over 8 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Darcy

DOB - MAY 2012 | Male | GSD X Cattle Dog

Darcy is a nice boy with lots of energy to burn. He has a very busy personality and loves to forage and investigate new things. Darcy is eager to interact with other dogs although he can be a litte boistrous.

MY IDEAL HOME: I would ideally suit a family looking for two dogs as I need to be adopted with my sister, Dora.

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I would love to go for 2 x 1 to 1.5 hour lead walks and have mental stimulaton such as kongs included as part of my daily routine.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with children over 8 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

Dora

DOB - MAY 2012 | Female | GSD X Cattle Dog

Dora is a sweet girl with lots of energy to burn. Dora is always looking for direction from her handler and is a smart girl who learns things quickley. Dora has a soft mouth when taking food and has basic manners. Dora likes to play and interact with other dogs and has a calmer personality/temperament then her brother Darcy. Dora and Darcy adore each others company.

MY IDEAL HOME: I would ideally suit a family looking for two dogs as I need to be adopted with my brother, Darcy

MY ENERGY LEVEL: I would love to go for 2 x 1 to 1.5 hour lead walks and have mental stimulaton such as kongs included as part of my daily routine.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: I could live with children over 8 years.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Possible pending meet.

     
     

 

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