Rehoming by appointment

Our rehoming centres are open by appointment only. We're still rehoming, but we're doing things a little differently.


I'm looking for a new home...

About James

5 to 7 Years


James the 5-year-old French Bulldog is an excitable little ball of hectic energy. He does have his calmer moments and when he does, he loves a good cuddle with his humans. He eats well and likes his treats but due to his undershot jaw he can struggle with larger treats and chews. He will play with toys on occasion but only when he feels like it.

Type of home needed

James needs to live in an adult only home with minimal visitors as he can be worried by strangers. He is not a big fan of other animals so will have to be the only pet in the home. He requires a private, secure garden, with a 6-foot fence as he is quite the climber. He enjoys learning new skills and was housetrained in his previous home. Our training team will speak to potential adopters about his behaviour around other dogs and strangers.

More about me

If James sounds like your perfect match, please get in contact to express an interest. Please note that if you rent your property, you must be able to provide written permission from your landlord to keep a dog to complete the rehome process. Due to expected high levels of interest you will only hear back from us if we are able to proceed with your application. We will conduct a rehoming interview with successful applicants and home visit via video. Access to emails and video technology will be essential for this process.


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Thank you for your interest in rehoming a dog from our Canterbury Rehoming Centre in Kent.

The first step to rehoming from us is to complete our online application form. We’ll review your application and if we think you could be a good match for the dog, we’ll give you a call to chat in more detail.

When reviewing applications, we're looking at how closely your lifestyle matches the needs of the dog. If we have lots of strong matches, then we'll start with the family that applied first.

We may arrange a virtual home check to find out more about you, your lifestyle, and the home you can offer. We may also make an appointment for you to come and meet a dog at the centre.

Start your online application now.

We aim to respond to all rehoming applications within five working days. If you have not heard from us within five working days, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful this time.

Read more about rehoming from us.

Dog in Kennel


Dogs Trust Canterbury
Radfall Road
Near Whitstable


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Opening times

Visits to the centre are by pre-booked appointment only.


0303 003 0000

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