Dogs in the Midlands

Winston

  • East Midlands
  • 1 year 10 months 
  • Male, miniature 
  • Red, smooth coat
  • Not neutered
  • Adoption fee for Winston – £450

Winston is an energetic young boy who is being rehomed due to a change in family circumstances. He currently lives with his litter mate brother who is being rehomed separately. 

Winston loves attention from people he knows, but is nervous of strangers in and outside of the house and will bark initially. This can be managed with minimal interaction and Winston will then settle. He has previously bitten when he was approached by a visitor to the home who he didn’t know, and although lovely to the people to those he knows, has the potential to snap if someone he doesn’t know approaches. For this reason, we feel a home with older children (15+) who know when to give him space, would be perfect. New introductions would need to be done cautiously and with a hands-off approach.

Winston can get anxious and vocal when left alone and for this reason we think a home where there is always someone at home would be best or happy to work on his separation anxiety.

Any potential adopter would need to be experienced with this type of behaviour or happy to learn, taking advice from our behaviourists. Winston is still a young boy and very keen and willing to learn.

Winston loves to go for walks so his new home should be active and love daily walks. He can be reactive to other dogs when with his brother but when walked alone he is happy to socialise with other dogs. 

Winston loves to play with his ball in the garden. Winston is housetrained but is currently using a dog flap and is prone to the odd accident indoors so will need a reminder when he moves. He is crate trained and is good in the car.

Requirements in a home:

  • Calm but active home
  • Experienced or willing to learn 
  • Children 15+ and dog savvy
  • No cats 
  • Only dog or possibly an older calm dog 

If you feel you are a good match for Winston and can provide him with his new forever home, please contact [email protected]

Chester 

  • East Midlands
  • 1 year 10 months 
  • Male, miniature 
  • Red, smooth coat
  • Not neutered
  • Adoption fee for Chester – £450

Chester is an anxious young boy who likes his own space, but loves fuss from people he knows. He is being rehomed due to a change in family circumstances. He currently lives with his litter mate brother who is being rehomed separately.

Chester is nervous of strangers in and outside of the house and will bark initially. He has never bitten but has the potential to snap if someone he doesn’t know approaches. For this reason, we feel a home with older children (15+) who know when to give him space, would be perfect. New introductions would need to be done cautiously and with a hands-off approach.

On walks Chester is nervous and can be reactive to other dogs. He would benefit from a rural or semi rural home or somewhere he a home where he has access to quiet walks without too many people or other dogs, so he can learn to enjoy his walks. He loves to play with his ball in the garden with his trusted people.

Chester can get anxious and vocal when left alone and for this reason we think a home where there is always someone at home would be best or someone who is happy to work on his separation anxiety.

Chester is housetrained but is currently using a dog flap and is prone to the odd accident indoors so will need a reminder when he moves. Chester is crate trained, but has some anxiety whilst travelling in the car.

Requirements in a home 

  • Experienced calm home 
  • Children 15+ 
  • No cats 
  • Only dog 
  • Adoption fee for Chester £450

If you feel you are a good match for Chester and can provide him with his new forever home, please contact [email protected]

 

Super Senior Lady

  • Staffordshire
  • 10 years old
  • Female, miniature
  • Chocolate & tan, smooth coat
  • Neutered
  • Adoption fee is £250

This senior lady is being rehomed due to a change in her owners personal circumstances. This is very upsetting for the owner and due to the distress this is causing, has asked us not to reveal her name at this point.

The lovely lady is a happy girl, loves cuddles and is very food orientated and can be quite greedy for her treats, which will need to managed if living with other dogs. She is good with children but prefers older kids age 10+.

She is house trained, likes little walks but nothing too strenuous. She’s happy in a crate, travelling in a car and can be left for up to 4 hours. 

Requirements in a home

  • Calm, caring and loving home 
  • Dog savvy children over 10 years old
  • Only dog or a calm older dog for companionship is fine
  • No cats

If you feel you can provide a loving and caring home for this senior lady as she moves into the twilight years please email [email protected]

 

Bruno and Winston – Bonded pair

  • Lincolnshire
  • Adoption fee for both dogs is £800

Bruno and Winston are a bonded pair who are sadly needing to be rehomed due to their owners change in circumstances. He is unable to give them the time and attention that they need and feels they would be much happier and could thrive in another home.

Bruno

  • 4 years old
  • Male, standard
  • Blue/ grey, smooth coat
  • Not Neutered 

Bruno is described by his owner as very loving and enjoys being with people and giving lots of snuggles. Bruno has bitten when one of the children in the family got in his face and wouldn’t leave him alone, for this reason we cannot home the boys with young children and suggest dog savvy children 13+ years old. Like his brother, Bruno can be quite vocal with strange noises and meeting other dogs.  

 

 Winston

  • 2 years
  • Male, miniature
  • Chocolate brindle, dachshund x Jack Russel
  • Not Neutered

Winston is described by his owner as still puppy-like, and loves to play. The most loving friendly little dog who’s loyal and all he wants is a cuddle and somewhere warm to snuggle at night. He loves food, cuddles and having a lap to snooze on. Winston can be vocal if he hears a strange noise or when meeting another dog but will soon calm down.

 Home requirements for Bruno and Winston

  • Calm, caring and loving home
  • No cats
  • No dogs
  • Children age 13+
  • A home where they are not left for long periods of time

Do you meet the above criteria? Do you feel you can give this bonded pair the home that they need? Please make sure you are registered and email us at [email protected]

 

Frankie 

 
My name is Frankie and although my caseworker has been working really hard trying to find me my forever home, we haven’t had much luck.
 
Having read the details which have previously been shared about me, there has been a lot of focus on my past, which while relevant and really important, is not who I am now or who I want to be. I like to think that in my past, I have been a bit of a bad boy, like Daniel Cleaver, however I am now working towards being a Mark Darcy. I quite like the idea of being Mr Frankie, rather suits me.
 
To help me reach my goals, the lovely Red Foundation sent me to Pupcakes Rehabilitation. I was unsure what this meant, but I have been working with a lovely lady called Liz. She has been showing me that my previous behaviour does not win me friends, and I have discovered I like friends. One of the things I now enjoy is going out for group walks for other dogs. I am not able to live with other dogs as I still like to guard things. Well, I did say I am working towards being a Mark Darcy, still a little Daniel hiding in there!
 
When I was surrendered to The Red Foundation in 2022, I had bitten several times. However, I have not bitten anyone since I have been with Red and Liz is happy to pick me up, take my lead on and off and give me huge cuddles (which I love).
As with most dachshunds, I love the sound of my own voice, well it is rather outstanding and I am sure you would agree if you heard it.
 
As I was a bit of a bad boy in the past, I had become a bit of a loner. I did not understand why people did not want to be around me, but Liz has shown me why my bad boy behaviour meant that people did not want to give me attention. I love cuddles so I will try my hardest not to revert to my old self. To help with this I would love a home that can spend time training me. I love mental stimulation, so lots of enrichment games and maybe some scent work. Lots of things to keep me busy. I would also like a cord jacket but that may be pushing it!
 
Currently I am living in Boston and you would need to meet with me before adopting me, we need to make sure we are compatible with each other. This will involve some sniffing and barking on my part.
 
Could you be my new home? I am a Standard Black & Tan Dachshund, who is 7 years young. Red can give you lots of support and have a lovely behaviourist who can give you advice about things to help me.
 
I would love to spend this summer with my new family, enjoying the sunshine, walks and BBQ’s.
 
In an attempt to find me a new home, Red is not charging an adoption fee for me, they would just like a donation so they can help other dogs like me.
 
The important bit;
  • No dogs
  • No cats
  • Children over 13 years of age
You need to register with Red at https://theredfoundation.net/adopting-a-dachshunds-uk and send an email to [email protected]. I will go through the replies with my caseworker, hopefully there will be lots.

Vinnie

  • West Midlands
  • 3 yrs 5 mths
  • Male, miniature
  • Black & tan, smooth
  • Neutered
  • Adoption fee is £350

Vinnie is a loving boy who loves fuss, contact and interaction with his favourite people. He is  happy to play on his own and likes nothing more than to be relaxing on the sofa.

Vinnie is very nervous of new people inside and out of the house and barks at noises or people passing the house. Vinnie does not like unknown people to invade his space or lean over him. Vinnie gives clear signals that he is uncomfortable, however due to people not reading these signals Vinnie has bitten on more than one occasion and because there are a number of small children visiting his current home, his owners believe he would be happier in a quiet home where there are no children under the age of 16.

Vinnie loves to go out for walks and has good recall and although nervous with other dogs at first he enjoys playing with them when he is out. He sleeps in a crate and can be left alone for up to 4 hours

Requirements in a home

  • Quiet rural or semi-rural home
  • Children over 16, with no visiting young children
  • Only dog, or possibly an older calm dog
  • Adoption fee for Vinnie – £350

If you are able to offer Vinnie a home, please contact [email protected]