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About Shadow

A Crossbreed
5 to 7 Years


Shadow is a 6 year old Beagle cross. Shadow is a very energetic and active dog who likes the busy life! He enjoys having his nose to the ground out exploring on walks and playing fetch with his toys in the garden.

Type of home needed

Shadow can be cautious of new people and being in new situations. He needs quite a bit of time to gain trust and feel comfortable being touched but once he does trust you enjoys a little bum scratch, but on his own terms. Shadow is looking for an owner who can manage him on walks as he is strong when walking. He is looking for an ADULT only home. Shadow is learning how to travel in the car and will need owners who are close by so we can help continue his training.

More about me

Shadow enjoys a garden to play in so he can come and go as he pleases, somewhere rural where its nice and quiet would be ideal for him.

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How rehoming works

Thank you for your interest in Shadow, who is based at West Calder. 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), 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 West Calder
West Calder
West Lothian

EH55 8LE

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Opening times

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


01506 873459

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