Heidi has come from an adult only home. She can be wary of children and strangers and has been known to growl at them. This is improving with time, but potential adopters should take this into consideration. She is playful and loves a squeaky toy! Heidi is house trained, however she does appear to be uncomfortable with living indoors and is much more settled in an outdoor kennel environment She loves to be petted and doesn't mind a brush (she has a lovely soft coat!) She travels well by car. Heidi can be a hit or a miss with new dogs she meets on lead, but is normally playful off lead. Her typical terrier instincts take over when she sees a cat and she likes to chase them. She has never met livestock and may need a little help with her recall training. She is very affectionate and in the correct environment should make a fun pet!
Heidi's owner has brought her in for re-homing as she has been chewing furniture when left alone.
Heidi would make an ideal pet for someone looking for a kennel dog. She is much more relaxed in an outdoor environment and finds life indoors too stressful. Heidi needs a Terrier or Collie experience home. She is very nervous of strangers that come to her house, therefore will need an owner who is able to help introduce her to new people slowly. If kept indoors and left alone, Heidi will chew furniture and other items..
If you'd like to help rehome Heidi simply complete the Homefinder Questionnaire to get started.
Susie was 7 when her owner died in 2013. Happily she was adopted very quickly and here her new owners have kindly provided this lovely update
Using (but not abusing) a crate can be a useful and kind way of guiding your dog to more appropriate behaviour.
You can help support the work of Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre in lots of ways; become a registered member of the organisation, volunteer your help at fundraising events, become a foster carer, you can volunteer at one of our shops or at the kennels themselves and you can, of course, donate online.