Toby

Meet Toby

Toby is a complicated little chap who will need a very understanding new family. His new home will ideally have a large garden space where Toby can potter – he has on going medical issues for which he will need on going treatment. His new owners should have experience with dogs and will need to visit the Sanctuary several times to build a good relationship with him. Toby should have his own space in the house where he can be left to sleep and eat – he should live with adults only (maximum 2) and must be the only pet in the home. Toby is very affectionate on his terms! but certainly not a lap dog. He has had a very sheltered life so it does take some time to gain his trust.
Breed: Bichon Frise
Age: 10 Years 7 Months
Sex: Male
Can live with dogs
Can't live with dogs
Can live with cats
Can't live with cats
Can live with children
Can't live with children
Housetrained
Not housetrained

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The adoption process

Application
If you see an animal on our website that you are interested in adopting, you should fill out an Animal Enquiry form. This gives us more details about yourself and your lifestyle to make sure you are a good match for each other. If we get multiple requests for one animal, we will consider them all and choose the most suitable home to match it to a new owner. This will allow everyone interested a fair chance of adopting it
First meeting
If your application is successful, we will invite you for a first meeting. Here, you and the animal will meet each other and see how you get along. Following on from this, there may be more meetings and you can introduce other pets as required.
Home checks
Home checks are required for every dog before we set the adoption date. This was done physically pre-Covid but we now ask for videos and photos. We need to be sure the home environment is suitable for that dog and the garden is secure. If dogs/rabbits are going to live with other dogs/rabbits, we will arrange an introduction as previously mentioned.
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Every adoption is as unique as each animal. Please remember although sometimes it might seem like a lengthy process, we are doing this to make sure each animal is found the right home for their lifetime.
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