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About Alfie

Jack Russell Terrier (JRT)
8 and over


Alfie is a 9-year-old Jack Russell Terrier. Alfie does enjoy attention and interaction with his owner, although he is not a lapdog. Alfie can be independent chap at times as he does like his own space. Because Alfie can sometimes be uncomfortable being handled, he would like a home with no children. He is a happy little man and he loves his walks! He likes to explore and have a sniff in amongst the leaves and the tall grass. Alfie would need to be the only pet in the home as he prefers the company of his family rather than other dogs.

Type of home needed

Alfie is looking for a peaceful home with a calm, experienced new owner who would be happy to come up and meet him a few times to get to know him and build a relationship with him. His favourite places to walk are areas with not many other dogs around where he can enjoy exploring and the peace and quiet. Alfie would love his own garden where he can potter and play with his toys before relaxing in his cosy bed.

More about me

Alfie is a clever little man who will sit nicely and give a paw for a tasty treat! He is fully housetrained and is happy to be at home for a couple of hours on his own. He would love to get to know you better, why not come in and ask about him?

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How rehoming works

Thank you for your interest in Alfie, who is based at West Calder (Edinburgh). 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 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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