We have an ever changing number of Spaniels in our care. Those published below are only a selection of those looking for their “forever” home. The old and young, alike, are not immune from searching for that special someone to look after them.
Scooby is a 5 year old golden working type cocker. His owner has passed away and his present carer can't keep him. Scooby used to live happily with an older female dog and comfortable if left home alone for short periods. Now he hates being left. Scooby is quite a nervous dog who likes to follow his owner around. He doesn't like loud noises and can be spooked e.g by a child approaching on a skateboard - so it is difficult to trust him off-lead. He can be possessive with items he picks up in the home but he is easily distracted. He doesn't like being patted roughly. He loves travelling in the car but hates being left in the car alone. He has no cat experience. He is OK with children but may be best homed with no children due to his possessiveness with toys as he does growl.
Squiggle is a 6 year old liver & white springer. He needs a new home as both his owners are now working long hours and Squiggle is spending too much time home alone. CAESSR is looking for a special home for Squiggle. We think he is a "one man or woman dog". Once he trusts that person, he will "protect". He doesn't like another person coming into his home - he will need to be put out of the way. He also doesn't like walking past other people with dogs when he is on the lead. We are told that he is good when off lead. Also that he is good when left home alone for short periods and that he travels well in the car. We are looking for an experienced person (or couple) who are looking for a project! He is a lovely dog.
Chester is a 4 year old black working type cocker. He needs a new home as his owners are separating and neither of them can look after Chester going forward. Chester would be best homed where there are no visiting young children. He is OK with teenagers. He is well socialized with other dogs but can be quite assertive with younger dogs. He is used to living as the only pet in the home. He will chase cats. He has been walked near sheep and horses. He tends to pull on the lead but is walked on a harness. Chester is used to being walked in a pack of dogs by the dog walker who lets him run off-lead. However, his owners tend to keep him on his lead. He travels well in the car - he has a dog harness attached to a seat belt. He doesn't really like being left home alone but is left a couple of hours in his crate.
Honey is a 12 1/2 year old lemon working type cocker with a little white on her face and chest. She needs a new home due to a change in circumstances. Honey has been fostered for the last 8 months and has been assessed and looked after by a vet. Honey has had an extremely hard life. She was a working gun-dog and has been used for breeding. She is still a very fit dog but she is hard of hearing. She loves to run on the beach. She understands hand signals if she can't hear you. Honey is used to children, other dogs and cats. She is very good on and off the lead. She travels very well in the car and can be left for short periods. This lovely girl deserves a loving retirement home.
Ralph is a 7 year old chocolate roan working type cocker. He needs a new home as his owners have a crawling baby who Ralph has shown aggression towards. The baby had a small scratch on her cheek so Ralph is now living with the owner's parents while a new home is found. Ralph also finds it hard to socialize with other dogs. However, after socialization classes, the instructor said that he was fine with other dogs and that the owners get too agitated when they see another dog. This problem could be overcome with a more confident owner and behavioural help if necessary. Ralph is a perfect dog when in the home. He has not had cat experience. He is extremely good off-lead. He pulls on the lead and is better walked on a harness. He is a good traveller and can be left for short periods.
Alvin is a 2 1/2 year old golden working type cocker. He needs a new home as his owner now has medical issues and she has difficulty walking him. Alvin lives with an elderly male dog and the two are perfect together. In fact, in the house he is very well behaved and he is well behaved at the vets. The owner grooms him herself. However, Alvin is not good with young children. He thinks they will steal his food and he becomes aggressive. He has no experience with cats. He is not trusted off-lead as he is very bird orientated. His eyes are always focused on birds and he wants to chase. He also barks at motorbikes and tractors when walked on lead. He travels well in the car unless he sees a motorbike. He can be left home alone for short periods. He will need experienced owners.
Sweep is about 11 years old and is a black & white show type cocker. He is urgently looking for a permanent retirement home with help from CAESSR with any medical needs that he may have going forward. He is a very friendly boy in kennels and enjoys being walked and groomed by the dog walkers and kennel staff. He loves his walks but needs to be kept on the lead as he is possibly deaf. He has had some teeth removed and his ears thoroughly cleaned. Sweep would possibly be best as the only pet as he is very needy. We think that he has had a hard life and may have separation anxiety issues but he is a really lovely boy.
Duncan is a 3 year old Liver & White working type Cocker who looks very like a Springer Spaniel. His owner is suffering with migraines and is also working long hours and she is struggling to give Duncan the time and exercise that he needs. Duncan has met children and is OK with them. He is brilliant with other dogs and likes to play. He has not lived with a cat. He loves cuddles, muddy walks and to play ball. He pulls on the lead but his owner uses a harness. His recall is good. He travels well in the car. He can be left just for short periods. Recently, he has been left for long periods and he is getting bored and has started to empty the bin and tear up paper and has had the occasional accident.