Adopt a Dog | Eric, Elkhound | Dogs Trust

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About Eric

5 to 7 Years


Eric is a big ball of fluff and loveable personality, he's got a lot to offer his new family. He loves to go exploring on a nice walk, spending time with his favourite people but by far his favourite thing is food! He'll happily show off his tricks for something tasty, and is a bright boy who might enjoy learning a bit more

Type of home needed

Eric is used to home life, he's got a good level of basic training, walks well on the lead, was previously housetrained and didn't mind car travel. Eric's main struggle is with being all by himself, so will need a home where ideally he isn't going to be left. Eric is also on a weight management programme, so his new family will need to commit to regular exercise and continuing his diet

More about me

Eric is really quite unsure about meeting other dogs, so if he was to live with another dog it would require multiple intros here at the centre. He will be suitable to live with children aged 11 plus

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How rehoming works

Thank you for your interest in Eric, who is based at Evesham. 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 Evesham
89 Pitcher’s Hill

WR11 7RT

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Opening times

Monday 12 – 4
Tuesday 12 – 7
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 12 – 7
Friday 12 – 4
Saturday 12 – 4
Sunday 12 – 4


01386 830 613

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