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  • Rescue Dogs!
  • Premier Icon ahwiles
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    meet Parker:

    He’s a dog, he lives with us now.

    We’re told he’s approximately 18months old, and some kind of staffy/mastiff mix. He needs (quite) a bit of training, but he’s a lovely animal.

    anyone else care to share their re-homed pooches?

    (yes, that is a sweet potato, he loves them)

    Premier Icon Capt.Kronos
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    [url=https://flic.kr/p/8fMYGN]4th July 2010[/url] by Rob Sutherland, on Flickr

    This is Jake – he was an ace dog. Rescued in Edinburgh many years ago and lived with me and my cats… then my kids… and was very happy.

    He died in March and due to kids/cats we couldn’t seem to get another rescue dog… so we got a puppy instead… which is basically Jake re-encarnated (and was born the day after he died so it seems a good chance!)

    [url=https://flic.kr/p/XeRgyQ]18th August 2017[/url] by Rob Sutherland, on Flickr

    Except he has changed colour… so perhaps he is a ghost dog!!!

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    Meet Barney, he was a bit of a dick but he’s much much better now, adopted at 14 weeks. Now nearly 6yo, picture from this Spring. He’s a bit fast so hard to get an action shot with my phone cam.

    Premier Icon thisisnotaspoon
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    Toby, adopted at ~7 years old. Ex-prison dog, but barely acknowledges his own name let alone any commands which makes him a bit of a handful. Clearly ate the drugs rather than just finding them. May make a guest apperance at SSUK2017 this weekend.

    [url=https://flic.kr/p/n2apQ7]toby[/url] by thisisnotaspoon, on Flickr

    Premier Icon Sandwich
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    The current incumbent Digby.
    [/url]He waits by Mike Hams, on Flickr[/img]

    Hi predecessor Huxley

    [url=https://flic.kr/p/yqnvi2]Crown at Westleton[/url] by Mike Hams, on Flickr

    Premier Icon Stupid.is
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    [url=https://flic.kr/p/kJHMsF]Howie-3[/url] by Russell Whelan, on Flickr

    This is Howie our 4 year old Collie/Lab/whatever cross. My first dog and I think he is awesome!

    Premier Icon IHN
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    If I had any idea how I could embed a picture from Google photos, I’d give you picture of Nelson, our 16ish year old, cantankerous, slightly arthritic and increasingly needy little rescue mutt.

    Premier Icon Bimbler
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    If I had any idea how I could embed a picture from Google photos, I’d give you picture of Nelson, our 16ish year old, cantankerous, slightly arthritic and increasingly needy little rescue mutt.

    Download to device(?) and upload to Imgur

    Premier Icon gobuchul
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    If I had any idea how I could embed a picture from Google photos

    Can you not just open the photo to view, then right click and “Copy link address”, open the IMG tab and paste in there?

    Premier Icon IHN
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    lets try:

    Premier Icon ahwiles
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    just helping you out with a paper jam?

    Premier Icon spursn17
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    [url=https://flic.kr/p/X1vJ2S]2017-08-31_03-21-53[/url][/url]

    Our new rescue dog Henry,8 months old and we’ve had him 2 months. A bit of a git but he’s getting better!

    [img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4412/36768716462_be2cbe0d8f_c.jpg[/img][url=https://flic.kr/p/Y28hph]2017-08-31_03-28-18[/url][/url]

    With our 11 year old rescue Boo, we’ve had her since she was a 12 week old pup.

    [img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4437/36768602272_8a36c550db_c.jpg[/img][url=https://flic.kr/p/Y27Gsu]2017-08-31_03-22-30[/url][/url]

    Henry looking sad yesterday after waking up and wondering where his nuts have gone!

    Premier Icon IHN
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    just helping you out with a paper jam?

    #Error376: Dog in output tray

    Premier Icon spursn17
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    3D printed dog! 😀

    Premier Icon supersessions9-2
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    He’s a brave pup. Our rescue Alfie leaves the room when we switch our canon printer on.

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    Filey Beach last week

    Our rescue Cockerpoo

    [url=https://flic.kr/p/X1CWA5]Filey Beach[/url] by eytan bor, on Flickr

    Premier Icon supersessions9-2
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    [url=https://flic.kr/p/HFVt4K]IMG_20160628_194619[/url] by Evil Goat, on Flickr

    Alfie, rescued at 3 years old, now 11. He was really badly treated and has a few issues, but once he knows you he’s really special. Got pretty bad arthritis, which is heart breaking but he still loves his walks, will chase a ball (I have to keep him on a lead to stop him) or bugger off to see another dog if he gets the chance and doesn’t lack appetite – especially when the kids drop food.

    [url=https://flic.kr/p/NYS4qf]IMG_20161113_083720[/url] by Evil Goat, on Flickr

    Charley. rescued at 1, now 9. Chilled out Charley, takes everything in his stride. will hike all day or is happy with 15 mins of sniffing round the field with his big bro. Plays with balls, is smart, loving and generally brilliant. could take him anywhere. Only vices are occasional roll on fox crap, and the tendency to jump up at the odd visitor to say hello. Not everyone, only the ones that encourage it.

    Love those two pups.

    We also have another but she’s not on this thread as we bought her as a puppy.

    Premier Icon chakaping
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    Parker is quite a suave chap.

    Just needs a trilby to set off the look.

    Premier Icon Onzadog
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    Rescue is the best breed! Parker looks like a staffie/shepherd cross that we just missed out on rescuing. (someone else got there first)

    Premier Icon fin25
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    Bryn and Nessa, both rescues and both total shitbags.

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    Smithy

    Likes chasing 4 legged mammals of any persuasion

    Here he is perched on one of his cat lookout posts

    Premier Icon codybrennan
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    We’re after a dog just now (our first ever), and I’d love a rescue one. But they all seem to have descriptions which say that they’re not suitable for younger children, etc, which rules us out.

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    Patch, 8 ish maybe. Had her a couple of years, has many ocd type issues but is quite sweet really


    George, 3 1/2 yo. Been with us a couple of months, loves the sound of his own voice & has epic teeth which he likes to use too.

    Premier Icon piha
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    Suede the rescue mutt.
    I have no idea what flavour he is but at a guess I’d say Labrador, staffie, ridgeback, Weimaraner cross. Great with kids and adults.


    Thinks he is a lap dog.


    Loves a bit of rough and tumble.

    Came from the same rescue as Simwits dogs – Rescue Remedies.

    @Codybrennan – try a another rescue. Smaller independent rescues can be much more flexible and understanding of their dogs than the big national ones.

    Premier Icon umop3pisdn
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    Holly, our likely Saluki/Greyhound cross. Came into my partner’s work (vets) as a very sorry stray and was soon officially ours.

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    @Codybrennan – try a another rescue. Smaller independent rescues can be much more flexible and understanding of their dogs than the big national ones.

    With the caveat that you need to be aware some of the smaller rescue places are run by daft people who may not assess properly. Dalmatian Welfare used to be run by such a person and we ended up with an unsuitable dog for a week.

    Premier Icon trailofdestruction
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    Jasper. Gone but never forgotten. Rescued from Dogs Trust and given ten amazing years with us. The worst bit about rescuing a dog is that you get a best friend for only part of your life. However, they get a best friend for all of their lives.

    I’d have another 5 rescue dogs in a heartbeat, but life/work/suitable house means it just isn’t possible right now. Maybe again in the future…. ?

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    Floyd the Lurcher. Adopted aged about 10 months late last year from Blue Cross, having been abandoned in North Wales at a very young age. Has totally settled into living in a house and pretty much taken over the place now!!

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    Lady, our 4 year old something or other. Maybe Belgian Malinois, we’re not sure. Got her from a rescue centre in Tenerife, she’s now enjoying life in the UK where there is grass to play on.

    Premier Icon gilesmartin81
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    If anyone is after a rescue dog, my other half volunteers here and the work they are doing is amazing.

    Also they have a retreat you can rent for a getaway.

    http://www.chimneyfarm.com/

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    Grrrrr posting photos.

    Premier Icon teenrat
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    This is buddy after winning his rosettes at a fun dog show. We got him December from a rescue centre after he as found was a stray in Wakefield. He is ace. He comes to work with me every day and lazes under my desk.

    Premier Icon huckleberryfatt
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    Brilliant pics 🙂

    Premier Icon jonnytheleyther
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    As a recently singled person whos a dog lover, I will soon be in my own place and working. There’s a part of me that would like to recue old dogs and give them a few years of love, but another part of me says dogs shouldn’t be left alone while I’m at work. Or is it better to have a home and love and be left for 8-10 hours a day?

    Premier Icon singlespeedstu
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    Buddy looks like he’d steal your sandwich and not even look guilty when you told him off. 8)
    Some proper none poncy designer dogs on this thread. 😀

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    Don’t laugh 😀

    Never thought I’d have a Chinese crested let alone 2 😳

    Got Conker at year old had him over 2 years now and got Bertie 18 months ago(both rescue) both game wee fellas equally happy out for a long walk or curled up with you all day 8)

    Premier Icon 5plusn8
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    Been looking at rescue dogs. I was going to post this last month when it happened but thought better of it.We had a not great experience.
    We had local rspca come to inspect our suburban semi, we have 30m x 5m garden, and 5 bed, 3 recep house, massive ktch diner and wife who doesn’t work who is addicted to walking jogging n cycling, me who works 50% at home and dog mad kids.
    We told them we wanted a bigger dog that would run with the wife in the woods, and maybe could train as a trail dog, kids are 7 and 10. The older one riding with me all the time the younger one runs with her mum lots.
    They said we wouldn’t be able to provide sufficient exercise opportunity for a 3year old lurcher/lab cross that we had been to see twice and the kids had fallen in love with. They also said we had an unsuitable home! hmmmm.
    Something about the rspca lady I found a bit wierd, she didn’t like me or the kids. Wife doesn’t like people coming to inspect, she hated the midwives and health visitors when the kids were born, reckoned it was like the gestapo…
    Opportunity missed as I couldn’t persuade her to go to another rescue centre, there is dogs trust nearish (shoreham). But wife was not letting any “other judgemental tosser doggy people” in the house again.
    Funny thing is we have just been to see some lurcher/mongrel pups last night at a hops farm in sussex and think we have found one we like. I am going back tomorrow.
    Anyone can buy a pup, but only certain people can have a rescue dog, seems crazy. I was against getting a pup as many on here had mentioned stuff about rescues before and it seemed sensible/morally the right thing to do.

    Premier Icon geoffj
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    5plusn8 – similar experience with cat rescue here. Disproportionate amount of officialdom – ended up going the local advert route.

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    Terry having a shake.

    Dave fully aware I’m in a rush.

    Having fun

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