Adopt a Dog | Kiko, Staffordshire Cross (SBT) | Dogs Trust

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About Kiko

Staffordshire Cross (SBT)
2 to 5 Years


Beautiful Kiko is a loyal companion looking for a home to call her own. She enjoys getting out and about and walks beautifully on the lead. Kiko is fully housetrained and cannot wait to find a sofa to snooze on. She is a real foodie and adores tasty treats and chews. Kiko must have a secure private garden in her new home to stretch her legs in.

Type of home needed

Four-year-old Kiko would thrive in a quiet location where she can enjoy some home comforts. She is worried by new people so her new home will need to be quiet with a maximum of two people and minimal visitors. Kiko is currently undergoing training on her doggy skills and is now able to walk alongside calm dogs. A new family who will continue this training once she goes home would be ideal.

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Kiko will need to be the only pet in the home and live in an adult only environment with no visiting children. Her new family will need to be around all the time at first and build up her alone time slowly. She cannot live with cats and will need multiple visits at the centre before going home.

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How rehoming works

Thank you for your interest in Kiko, who is based at Basildon. Please note this is not a reservation on this dog. To start the rehoming process you will need to go to a rehoming centre for a quick chat. Please find information below about what to expect during the rehoming process. We hope to see you soon.

  1. The average time between visiting a Rehoming Centre and taking your new pet home is just eight days. Every circumstance is different but this brief guide lets you know what you will experience when you decide to rehome a dog from us.
  2. The rehoming centre is your gateway to finding your new pet pooch. When you arrive at the centre you will be greeted in reception by a friendly face.
  3. During this first visit we will take a few details from you so we know what you are looking for. You will be able to visit the dogs and we'll advise you on how to find the right dog for your circumstance and that your circumstances will work for the dog too.
  4. We would like you to get to know your chosen dog before you take him home so, if you have any other dogs or family members, you may need to bring them along for a further visit to ensure the whole family is happy with the decision.
  5. The fee for rehoming a dog is £150 (£140 in Ballymena due to extra dog licence fees),for puppies its £150 adoption fee plus a £45 Dog School fee but every dog is vet checked, microchipped, and neutered as well as a very cool Dogs Trust lead and collar - so we think it's a good deal!
  6. On rehoming your new dog from Dogs Trust you can receive 4 weeks' free insurance from our partner Petplan, this covers your dog for any unexpected illnesses and injuries, for further details and to activate your 4 weeks' free trial visit the Petplan website.
  7. So now you are ready to take your new pal home, just one more step which is a pre-adoption talk. This ensures you are aware of the responsibilities of dog ownership and reminds you that we are always here when you need us!
  8. Get in touch with the centre your dog is located at to arrange a visit.
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Dogs Trust Basildon
Nevendon Road

SS12 0FH

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Opening times

Monday 12 – 7.30
Tuesday 12 – 7.30
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 12 – 7.30
Friday 12 – 7.30
Saturday 10 – 4
Sunday 10 – 4


01268 535 050

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