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Rj

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About Rj

Centre:
Breed:
German Shepherd Dog (GSD / Alsatian)
Age:
2 to 5 Years
Sex:
Male

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Despite his size & strength, RJ is a shy boy at heart & has a sweet, gentle nature. He takes his time to form a bond with new people but when he does he's a loyal companion who won't leave your side. He prefers the company of people to dogs but once he knows another dog he is polite towards them & happy to meet them.

Type of home needed

RJ can live with children over the age of 14-years-old because he's a big, strong chap. He would prefer his new family to be home with him most of the time while he settles in & then time alone can gradually be built up once he gets used to his new environment. He'd like a home where he can have lots of walks & cuddles & become a much-loved member of the family but he doesn't want to share his home with cats or other small furries please.

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How rehoming works

Thank you for your interest in Rj, who is based at Shrewsbury. 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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Location

Dogs Trust Shrewsbury
Roden Lane Farm
Telford
Shropshire

TF6 6BP

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Opening times

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

Contact

01952 770225

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