Adopt a Dog | Poppy, Spaniel: American Cocker | Dogs Trust

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About Poppy

Spaniel: American Cocker
8 and over


Poppy is swwet older lady who is looking for a retirement home. She is totally blind, and so loves to have company, and knowing that someone is there. Poppy still enjoys life, and likes to get out for short walks, as well as playing with plastic bottles.

Type of home needed

Poppy gets along with other dogs but due to her lack of eyesight, she would be happiest in a home where any other dogs are quiet and steady, like herself. She is housetrained and would love to have constant company, although she will settle by herself for 2 hours or so. Poppy can live with sensible children aged 12 and over.

More about me

Poppy is in a foster home and NOT at the centre. For more information or to arrange meeting her, please call us on 0151 480 0660.

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How rehoming works

Thank you for your interest in Poppy, 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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Thursday 12 – 4
Friday 12 – 4
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0151 480 0660

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