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About Nessie

1 to 2 Years


Nessie is the brightest, most wonderful girl but she lets her fears get in the way of enjoying life. She's looking for a special home with a family who will take things slowly with her, and help her be less fearful. Nessie is very playful and loves to have a game of tug of war with her carers, or tease them with tennis balls! Ness also loves her grub so this should make her training a much happier experience!

Type of home needed

Nessie needs a home with just adults. She is worried by people she doesn't know but is doing well with her slow introductions. It will take a few meetings for her to get used to you, then she can work on building a bond. She will walk with other dogs who don't really want to interact, but should be the only pet. She is housetrained and super smart, but she has been through a lot of changes in her one year, and it's taken a toll on her. She's the most loving and funny girl, she just needs the right family to help her blossom.

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How rehoming works

Thank you for your interest in Nessie, who is based at Merseyside (Liverpool). 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 Merseyside
Whiston Lane

L36 6HP

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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


0151 480 0660

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