Spaniels that have found their new forever homes during this month
Max is a 4 year old Golden working type Cocker. His owners have separated and neither of them is able to look after him. Max has come to CAESSR via the local dogs home so we know little of his history. She seems to be a very friendly dog and he has lived with another dog. Unfortunately, Max is diabetic and needs insulin injections twice a day. He may also loose his sight as he has cataracts forming on his eyes. A special home is required for Max.
Poppy is almost 2 years old and is a black and White Springer. She needs a new home due to a change in family circumstances. She is greatly loved, but is suffering from the changes in the family home. She is a little wary of strangers - especially men with beards and will bark or hide. Poppy is used to children and good with other dogs, but has not lived with a cat. She walks well on a figure of eight lead. Her recall is quite good especially if you have a ball. She travels well in the car and can be left for short periods.
Sam is just 7 years old and is a Liver and White Springer. He has recently become distressed at being left home alone for any length of time. The owner's daughter used to help when they were at work but she has become disabled and can no longer care for Sam. Sam is very sensitive to loud noises such as thunder storms and fireworks. He is better now with the vacuum cleaner, but still gets distressed when the bin lorry comes. Sam adores the man of the house. He is very good with visiting nieces and nephews. He is good with other dogs and would possible like to live with another dog. He is also used to cats. He pulls on the lead. His recall is fairly good and he loves going for car journeys.
Ruby is a 9 1/2 year old golden working type cocker. She needs a new home as she is anxious around the toddler in the family and there is a new baby expected soon. She seems to be frightened of young children and tries to avoid them. Ruby has spent time with the owner's Mum's dogs and she is fine but can be possessive with treats and bones. She will take them to her bed and sit on them and growl at the other dog. Ruby tolerates an outside cat. She has a few separation anxiety issues and can bark if left home alone too long. She is good on and off the lead. She is on medication for a weak bladder. She travels well in the car. Ruby is looking for a quiet loving retirement home.
Oscar is an 11.5 year old Golden show type Cocker and Millie is a 4.5 year old Golden show type Cocker with a Blond head and ears. They are looking for a new home as their owner has recently passed away. Oscar and Millie have always lived together and are very bonded so they need to stay together. They have not had contact with children, but show no problems when out walking. They are good with other dogs, but have not lived with a cat. They have not had a lot of experience of walking on the lead along streets. Oscar is now coping well, but Millie is still nervous of traffic, but is improving. Millie enjoys being off-lead and her recall is excellent. However, Oscar is deaf, but will return when he sees you with outstretched arms. Both are excitable travellers and need prompting to wait in the car until allowed to get out. They are now learning to be left home alone just for short periods.
Zeus is a 4 year old light golden, large show type cocker. He needs a new home due to a change in working hours which means that Zeus would be left for long hours on his own. Zeus has been around children of all ages. He has no cat experience. He is used to being the only dog. He is good with other dogs outside the home but has shown a bit of aggression when other family members dogs have visited the home. He pulls on the lead. His recall is trained but sometimes he is slow to return. He travels well in the car and can be left for short periods.
Rory is a 2 year old red working type cocker. His owners cannot get him to walk well on a lead despite professional advice and one of his owners is having problems with his knees. Rory will try and chase the cars when he is lead walked. He is brilliant with children. He has not lived with a cat. He is OK with other dogs when he is off-lead but his recall needs more work. He can be left home alone for just short periods. He is a very energetic dog and is a restless traveller.
Pepper is a 9 year old small Liver and White Springer She needs a new home as her owners have had a new baby who is sick and in and out of hospital. Pepper is being left home alone and has no life. She is good with children. She is used to cats and has lived with another dog. She travels well in the car and can be left for short periods.