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About Teddy

German Shepherd Dog (GSD / Alsatian)
5 to 7 Years


Teddy is a beautiful boy who enjoys a fuss from his carers, but can take a little while to get to know new people. Due to this he will need a quiet home with minimal visitors and no visiting children. He does require an owner very experienced in the care of GSDs and will require management around food in the home as he enjoys his grub a little too much.

Type of home needed

Teddy needs an adult only home with a quiet environment and a very secure well fenced in garden, with no walkways around. For Shepherd owners who understand the breed well he will be a stunning dog to own. Due to his handsome good looks we know people will want to dash over to him on walks but he can be uncomfortable with people approaching him so should be walked in quiet areas to help with this. He will need to be the only pet in the home as he isn't keen on sharing resources.

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Prospective owners will need to speak to the training staff to discuss Teddy before visiting the centre as he will need a specific layout in the home to aid his management around resources. He will also require multiple meets at the centre before going home.

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How rehoming works

Thank you for your interest in Teddy, 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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Dogs Trust Darlington
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Opening times

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


01325 333 114

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