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Lily Female Yorkshire Terrier

This miniature Yorkshire Terrier came into us aged
2 ½ because she was out of control: biting people and fighting with the other dog in the house. Unfortunately this behaviour can result from not being allowed to ‘be a dog’. She was carried everywhere, not taught to socialise, treated like a human baby, slept in the human’s bed. Poor Lily was desperately unhappy, trembling and nervy.
When she was brought in to the office we were told that she would bite whoever tried to take her. We whisked her off into another room and within minutes she had stopped shaking. She went to stay with our most experienced foster family – who have other dogs – and her behaviour quickly improved.
Lily had a lot to learn and it wasn’t always easy trying to make up for 2 ½ years of missed doggy education but she managed it. She is now a happy, affectionate and loyal dog who knows her own place in the household.…read more

Timmy Male Terrier

Timmy came in at the end of May 2020 aged about 10 years.  He was a poorly chap and his hunched appearance made the vet think he had a neck problem.  However, it was discovered that he had pancreatitis and the posture was due to the pain he was suffering. He is much happier now that he has the correct medication and is a very affectionate dog. Timmy has a little walk in the morning and enjoys going out in the garden.  He jumps up on the  garden chair then onto the garden table to be brushed before his evening meal. He loves a cuddle (from anyone who’ll give him some fuss!) and is very good in the car.  Every week he does his duty supervising his foster-mum when she is volunteering in the WTR office.…read more

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Pearl Female French Bulldog

Pearl is a beautiful 5 year old French Bulldog.  She came into Waggy Tails Rescue in March 2020 due to a change in her family’s circumstances.

When she arrived she had a terrible skin condition and very infected ears and was also having a false pregnancy.  The skin and ear infections were long standing issues and were the cause of her crumpled ear.

Treatment was started immediately and Pearl went into a foster home soon after she arrived.  The treatment is on going and Pearl is now looking fabulous but it will be a life long battle to keep her well.

In July 2020 she was adopted and she has  settled happily into her forever home along side a very bossy cat.   Pearl is a real clown who loves to play especially with her football, she loves cuddles, getting muddy and sleeping in the sun shine.…read more

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Eddie Male Labrador

This wonderful and friendly Black Labrador came to us aged 11.

A family dog with a wonderful nature but unfortunately with a few ailments which required attention.  Eddie suffered from some skin conditions and unfortunately has arthritis.  When he arrived he had very little muscle mass around his back legs and thighs.  With the aid of regular medication, these problems are now under control and with regular exercise he has built himself up and increased his stamina.

Eddie has been fostered by a family with another ex-Waggy Tails Rescue Black Labrador, named Connie.  Eddie has settled in extremely well although sadly lost his companion, Connie, last year.  When he is not demanding tummy rubs or playing with his toys, he is snoozing or sun bathing in the garden when the weather is good.  Whilst on his walks, Eddie loves to interact with other dogs and people and is very vocal (usually for a treat!).  He is very good with approachable dogs and their owners.  Without doubt, dinner time is Eddie’s favourite.  When the word “dinner” is mentioned we are all treated to the “Eddie shuffle” which is his little dance of excitement.

A friendly, affectionate and happy boy.  Eddie is now enjoying the retirement he deserves.

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Buddy Male Lurcher

Buddy came to us in August 2021, less than a year old.

Buddy was very frightened when he first arrived at the Sanctuary and this was his 4th home.  He had had no socialisation at all. We believe he may have suffered some abuse; he was very hand shy and would not accept any affection.  He has been one of the most scared dogs we have taken in. He has a noticeable squint and we do not know whether this is a result of trauma or birth. It does mean he tends to look at things in a slightly strange way and can react to sudden movement as he may not see what’s coming.  Finding Buddy a home is an ongoing process and we hope one day that he will leave us for his forever home. This will take a special person who understands the breed and his history.

Over the last 2 and half years, this boy has come on leaps and bounds (sometimes literally). He is one of the most loving, fun, playful dogs.  He has made walking friends with several of our bigger dogs and enjoys their company outside. He is ruled by his stomach and loves treats, cuddles, playing ball on the field and chasing birds. We sometimes need to watch from a distance as he has the best zoomies ever seen! One of his favourite times, is with Emma on a Saturday night watching Strictly on tv. He meets new people and is no longer terrified by anything slightly “different”.  A wonderful turn around for him.  We hope for the best and a home but in the meantime, he is a very loved semi-permanent resident!…read more

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