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About Basco

Border Collie
2 to 5 Years


Basco is a very sweet natured lad who just needs a little time to com eout of his shell. He is friendly with humans and dogs a like, although prefers a more hands off approach until he gets to know you properly. He likes his treats so this will help when training him and being a Collie he will really enjoy learning new things.

Type of home needed

Basco would love owners who are willing to let him come round slowly. He really enjoys human company and in time he will start to show you his true personality. He'll be fine with teenage children, and could also live with a calm and sensible dog. He'll need his owners around all the time initially to settle him in, but in time he should be o to be left for short periods if it's built up gradually. He is great on lead so owners who enjoy long country walks would be ideal.

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How rehoming works

Thank you for your interest in Basco, who is based at Leeds. 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 Leeds
Woodlands Farm
York Road

LS15 4NL

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Opening times

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


0113 281 4920

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