Small Dogs

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Marley and Roxy - Bonded Pair

DOB Marley - OCT 2010 | Male | Small Mixed Breed
DOB Roxy - APR 2011 | Female | Chihuahua X

Hello! I'm Roxy, and this is my bestie for life, Marley.
Marley is a 6-year-old male Small Mixed Breed, and I'm a 6-year-old female Chihuahua X.
I'm a princess and Marley is a pri.......well, Marley is a bit of a goof, to be honest with you, but that's why I love him. We're both super affectionate and love to jump up on your lap for cuddles.
We must be inside as this is what we are used to and it's where we are the happiest. Cosying up to our humans is the best feeling in the world.
So, Marley is quite a confident lad, who waltzes around with his tail wagging and his nose up in the air, taking in all the scents around him. As much as he doesn't want to admit it, he would be a fabulous candidate for group training...he's quite a smart boy, but lacks socialisation skills, so I think this would help him. Me, on the other hand, I'm a social butterfly and like to befriend any sized dogs.
We're both quite lively and love our walks together. I love to investigate the world around me, and Marley likes to just wander around aimlessly, enjoying life.
We do ask that we're not homed with children though, older teens would be better - this is because Marley isn't a huge fan of younger kids. I'm not that fond of them either...sorry!
If you like the sound of us, please ask to see us outside of Kennel in one of Dogs' Refuge Home's lovely yards. Marley is a bit of a nutter in kennel, but is wonderfully well-behaved outside of kennel.
We hope to see you soon.

MY ENERGY LEVEL + REQUIREMENTS: Marley will require 2x 30 minute walks and Roxy will require 1x 30 minute walk. Marley and Roxy will need to be indoor dogs and will need to be left with enrichment toys to keep their minds occupied if being left alone for longer periods of time.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: Older dog-savvy teens only

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Best suited to being the only dogs in the house.


DOB - JUN 2010 | Female | Shih Tzu X

Polly seems quite an independent little girl. She seems to be quite happy in her own space but also happy to interact. She was easy going whilst in quarantine and chose to chill in her little bed. She really does seem to be one cool little lady. She loves her walks and likes to potter and sniff taking everything in, in the environment. She cuddles up in her jacket and her little bed at night which is really cute. We think she will make a great little companion

MY ENERGY LEVEL + REQUIREMENTS: Polly would adapt to different situations as long as she is allowed to be herself and have some chill time. She needs to go to owners who allow her to be herself and potter and allow her to interact when she wants to. She could quite easily enjoy a stroll round the park, visit a cafe or be happy to chill at home with her owner as long as her physical and mental needs are met of half an hour walk daily and some mental enrichment. I feel sniffing is important for this lady

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: Polly may be ok with children...pending a meet.

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Polly seems to be quite social with other dogs. Slow introductions will be needed with friendly dogs.



DOB - NOV 2008 | Male | Jack Russell Terrier X

Jackie is a handsome little JRT who was surrendered through no fault of his own and is now ready to find his furever family. He has a curious nature but can be shy around new people so must be given lots of time to settle in to his new environment. Lots of companionship would be best for this boy and he is sure to form a strong bond over time. Jackie loves a game of fetch and is good with other dogs he meets as long as they aren't too big & full on for him.
He will make a lovely little companion once adjusted to his new lifestyle.

MY ENERGY LEVEL + REQUIREMENTS: Jackie will require approximately 45 minutes of exercise daily. He could handle full time workers of 8 hours a day as he has been used to this however, I am sure he would love someone home more often being an older boy.
Jackie can be cautious of new people so slow introductions is needed. If you are patient with him he will choose to come to you and have a good sniff of you to suss you out. He is quite a confident little chap when out walking and seems to love his walks so new owners must be able to take him for at least a 30 minute walk a day.

MY SUITABILITY TO CHILDREN: Jackie may be ok with older children in the home as long as they are calm, well mannered and go slow with him.
Pending meet...

MY SUITABILITY TO CATS & DOGS: Jackie is eager to interact with other friendly dogs.