Dogs Trust


I'm looking for a new home...

About Ruby

Terrier: English Bull
0 to 6 Months


Ruby is an excitable girl full of energy and enthusiasm. She is looking for a very dedicated owner who is able to put the training in place which she so desperately needs. She is in many ways a typical Bull terrier, full of energy and fun, but her over enthusiasm needs channelling so that she matures into a well-rounded adult dog. This will take some time and she may be better suited to experienced dog owners. She can get worried and anxious when she sees other dogs and people out on walks, and needs help with this.

Type of home needed

Ruby is looking for a home where owners are around and have the energy and patience to put her training in place. She is currently undergoing training, and is lacking in doggy social skills so there is work needed here. She can live with teenagers over the age of 16 years who will not be phased by her over enthusiastic play. She will suit a home with families used to the breed. Training staff can offer help and advice to prospective owners. New owners will need to visit the centre to work with the training staff to help Ruby settle more easily into her new home.

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How rehoming works

Thank you for your interest in Ruby, who is based at Darlington. 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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Tuesday 12 – 4
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 12 – 4
Friday 12 – 4
Saturday 12 – 4
Sunday 12 – 4


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