Gone But Not Forgotten


It is with great sadness that I lost jennie (Gerry) just before Christmas. I had 6 lovely years with her, such a lovely dog with her own personality that can not be matched.

We got her from CAESSR 7 years ago and had 7 happy years.

I still feel lost without her but feel it's about time to move on and am looking for another dog to resue.






I’m writing today to tell you that Woody was put to sleep on the 24th August 2017. He had peritonitis, the cause of the infection known.

He was a fabulous dog with many names. To name a few
Woody Woodster
Oh you lovely boy
.... he answered to them all.

We will miss him dearly. If possible could his previous owner be informed. She loved him very much and parting with him after nearly nine years was a difficult decision but the right one for her circumstances.

Ken and I will always remember the best four years ever with the bestest black and white springer.

Much love to you Woody. 🌈

Thank you CAESSR, and in particular John for allowing us to care for Woody. Keep up the amazing work that you do.

Regards Sue and Ken


It is with much sadness that we have to let you know that we have lost our beautiful boy Chip. He had five exceptionally happy years with us, we loved him very much and was devastated to have to have him put to sleep on the 26th September.

We miss him so much , the house is too quiet and all the shoes and slippers are exactly where we left them! He used to bring a shoe or slipper, whatever was to hand or should that be paw, to us as we walked in through the door. Chip is playing now with our other doggies we have lost, no more pain for him.

We were so lucky to have had him in our lives, we just wish it could have been for longer. He will be forever in our hearts.

Alan, Alison, Louise and Kate




6 years a go we came and adopted our beautiful little Springer from your kennels. (Purdy) sadly last Sunday 10th September we had to have her put to sleep.Purdy had Bowel Cancer which was first diagnosed October 2016, when she had a growth removed from her bowel. We new we were on borrowed time but Purdy seemed to make a good recovery and for the past 11 months she was just like her old self fit and enjoying her walk, food, loves. I don't know if you remember Purdy she had I believe come from a puppy farm and been used for breeding, locked up for long hour's.

She was not in your kennels long, she was in a foster home and you could not pick her up because we had bad snow that year and you were unable to fetch her. We came up from Coventry, and I remember one of your Kennel staff (Garth) carrying her out for us to see, we fell in love with her straight away and never stopped loving her.

We have had many dogs over the year's But Purdy was an exceptionally special dog, she ticked all the boxes that anyone could wish for in a dog, she was gentle, did'nt bite good with children, walked good on a lead, good recall, good in the car, never ran off, sat out side our front door and greeted everyone. We belong to a dog walking community and we walked with Purdy 3 - 4 times a day, everyone loved Purdy, and she has been missed by so many people.

Right now our hearts are broken, and don't know if we will have another dog, as time heals if we do decide to, then I would most certainly contact Ceaser.

We would like to thank you for giving us the opportunity to have had such a special dog.


Janet & Dave



Hi Ian, Di and John,

It’s with great sadness and a very heavy heart that I have to inform you that Barney (formerly Buddy) has passed away.

After a short illness suffering from a blood disease he passed away on 10th May.

He seemed to be responding well from medication, but took ill on the Tuesday, and after an overnight stay at the vets passed away early Wednesday morning.

We travelled to you from Lincolnshire in August 2011 after spotting him on your site. We told everyone” we’re getting a dog!” Oh that’s nice they said, “He’s a rescue”, Ohhh! They said, “He’s a Springer”, ARE YOU MAD they said.

To be fair for the first few months we did wonder!

In that time Barney did show aggression, and did bite a neighbour, resulting in a couple of stiches! Worrying times.

He needed time, space and leadership, and lots and lots of love.

Barney 2 gbnfBoy were we rewarded, in the six short years we have had the honour of sharing our lives with him, he has given us so much in return.

He has been our friend, our comfort and always our shadow, where we were, he was.

He has had two cruciate ligament operations in that time, but has led a full and enjoyable love filled life, appeared as ‘Mr December’ in your 2013 calendar, and travelled on some fantastic holidays in the Scottish highlands, Northumberland, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Thank you for the opportunity to have owned such a wonderful dog, and more so to have had such a wonderful friend.

Bill Weavin and family

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