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Reuben

Rueben is a shy sensitive lad looking for someone who can help him come out of his shell. If you are interested in adopting Reuben, you will need to register your interest by filling in and returning one of our pre-adoption questionnaires (see below).

  • Breed : Lurcher Type
  • Gender : Male
  • Age : 2 years, 4 months old (approx.)
  • Size : Large
  • Good With Dogs : Yes - calmer dogs
  • Good With Cats : No
  • Good With Children : 11 years and over

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Pre Adoption Questionnaire


This pre adoption form will need to be completed on a PC or Laptop unless you have the have the word app on your phone or tablet. Please review the completion instructions ahead of submitting the form.


If you live in rented accommodation, in addition to the completed pre-adoption questionnaire please include written permission from your landlord or housing authority, confirming that they are happy for you to keep a dog in the property. If you already have a dog/s the permission must state the number of dogs allowed – without this we cannot consider the application.

Completed application forms and landlord permissions if applicable must be emailed to nicola@stokenchurchdogrescue.org.uk and debby@stokenchurchdogrescue.org.uk with ‘Reuben’ in the subject bar.

Emails sent to other addresses will not be considered.

50 Mile re-homing radius applies

**Reuben will not be available for viewing until he meets his potential adopter**

 

More Information about Reuben

Reuben is a calm and friendly boy who came into the rescue as a stray from the local pound that we work closely with. He has settled well in into the kennels and is always happy to see his carers espcially if they have food. Reuben is looking for new owners who have previously owned dogs before or who currently own a dog.

Reuben currently does not know have any basic training and does not know any commands such as 'sit' or 'paw', therefore he will need owners who will have the time to teach him some basic training and also recall training as this is currently non existant. Reuben will benefit from positive reward based training utilising a high value reward as this will create a solid bond between new owners and Reuben.

When we have let Reuben off lead in our enclosed areas he enjoys exploring and wandering around sniffing as he goes. He wil also gaze off into the distance and does not respond when his name is called which would indicate that recall training is needed. He will occasionally play with tennis balls but quickly loses interest but with the right positive encouragement we feel that he will soon begin to enjoy playing with his toys.

When we have mixed Reuben with various dogs we found that he is happy to say hello and briefly interact but after a short while he will wander off and carry on his adventure.

He is very good if the other dog does not want to play and will often not pressure them into playing and will keep his distance.

We did find that he can get nervous and unsure if there is a more dominant and vocal dog around that is being persistant with him regarding play, he will do his best to avoid them which is why we recommend to build his confidence that he has as many positive experinces with calm and friendly dogs that are not too fussed with play.

If Reuben is to live with another dog it would be better for him if it was a calm and friendly dog that is not so keen on playing all the time.

In the right home where owners have the time to teach Reuben basic training, recall training and build his confidence around other dogs he will make a lovely calm and friendly addition to the family.

Can you offer this lovely boy a loving and permanent new home?