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Could you give one of these dogs a home?
ANIMAL rescue workers are desperate to find homes for a loveable group of long-term residents who would love a home of their own.
One of the homeless hounds, Sheba, has been at the RSPCA’s Ashley Heath centre for a year since being admitted in a bad way last August.
The affectionate Rottweiler is back to full health and is said to love belly rubs.
Worker Sheila Vernon said: “Sheba is very friendly and loyal.
“She would be best suited to a home with experience of her breed or large dogs.
“She and the other long-term residents are doing okay in kennels but they would really benefit from a home of their own.”
Eight-year-old Sheba is obedient and responds well to commands. She is sociable with other dogs, having previously lived with another dog.
Gus, a three-year-old Staffie, moved in to the kennels on December 10 last year, when he was half the weight he should have been.
He is very affectionate and loves attention, especially tummy rubs.
Ms Vernon said: “Gus is a little scatty but given plenty of exercise and interaction his behaviour should calm down.”
Crossbreed Bobo is about two years old and, according to workers, is a “super dog, social with other dogs, enjoys a good playtime running around with others”. She arrived at the centre in February.
Her ideal home would be one where she is the only dog as she prefers to have all the affection available.
Another crossbreed, Jet, who also arrived in February, is about three years old.
He was found abandoned and tied to a tree, with children teasing him and setting their dog on him. Despite this he is very affectionate and friendly and loves to play with other dogs.
He is a little strong on the lead and would ideally be homed as an only dog.
Sky arrived on December 12 last year and is described as a “lovely, sweet, kind lady. A real person dog”.
She is aged about six-and-a-half and was abandoned in a house with two others.
To enquire about any of the dogs call the centre on 0300 123 0749.