Adopt a Dog | Bella, Lurcher | Dogs Trust

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About Bella

2 to 5 Years


Our gorgeous Bella is a superstar and a firm favourite with staff. She adores her cuddles and loves to throw her toys around but food is definitely the way to this girl's heart.

Type of home needed

Bella is 4 years old and looking for active family to go on new adventures. She can be very worried when meeting new men and will choose to hide away at first but comes round quickly with tasty treats. She enjoys walking with other dogs and is playful but needs to be the only pet as she likes all the toys and treats to herself. Bella loves to snuggle with her favourite people and likes nothing more than curling up on your lap for a snooze. She will need to stay on lead as she does enjoy chasing small furries.

More about me

"Hi I'm Bella and I can't wait to find a forever sofa to curl up on. Please take a chance on me and you will be rewarded with a loyal companion for life. Everyone overlooks me due to my colour and size but I would love a new family to call my own."

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How rehoming works

Thank you for your interest in Bella, who is based at Basildon. 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 £130 (£110 in Ballymena due to extra dog licence fees), 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 will 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 Basildon
Nevendon Road

SS12 0FH

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Opening times

Monday 12 – 7.30
Tuesday 12 – 7.30
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 12 – 7.30
Friday 12 – 7.30
Saturday 10 – 4
Sunday 10 – 4


01268 535 050

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