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About Rex

Border Collie
2 to 5 Years


Rex is a very pretty 2-year-old Collie who can find new things quite overwhelming. He needs time and space to relax around new people and in new places. He enjoys chasing toys and walking with his canine friends. He likes his food and treats which will help with training and confidence building. Our training and behaviour team will offer advice and support to Rex's adopters.

Type of home needed

Rex is looking for a quiet predictable adult only home with a maximum of 2 people. He will need patient adopters that will give him time and space to settle. Rex can possibly live with another dog as he enjoys their company at the centre, but he cannot live with cats or small furries. This beautiful boy needs adopters that are committed to working with our behaviour team to give Rex the best chance of settling into his new home. Please contact the Rehoming centre if you are interested in rehoming Rex.

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Please be aware that if you live in rented accommodation, we will be unable to reserve a dog for you until we have seen confirmation from your landlord that dogs are accepted at the property.

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How rehoming works

Thank you for your interest in Rex, who is based at Canterbury. 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 Canterbury
Radfall Road
Near Whitstable


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Opening times

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


01227 792 505

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