Adopt a Dog | Sherlock, Terrier: Patterdale | Dogs Trust

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About Sherlock

Terrier: Patterdale
2 to 5 Years


Sherlock is everything you'd expect from a Patterdale terrier! He's only about 3 years old and full of beans so he's into everything and everyone and doesn't keep still for a minute! If you're used to lively feisty terriers, then Sherlock may be right for your Holmes (ahem...)!

Type of home needed

Sherlock would be more suited to living on a farm or stables than in a standard home. He's very much an outdoors-y boy and doesn't enjoy being cooped up. He gets along with dogs in general but can take exception to some, and a little too much interest in others! Because of his very feisty Patterdale-ness, it's better that he live in an ADULT ONLY home. Sherlock is under going training at the centre and requires owners who will continue this once in a home. Due to his current training it is essential he lives in a rural location. He likes the company of other dogs and can share his home with a dog of similar play style.

More about me

Sherlock is in need of a very particular home, so please call us on 0151 480 0660 for more information before coming to see him.

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How rehoming works

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


0151 480 0660

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