Minnie – Now Adopted

Minnie is an active girl who loves playing tug of war and ball games. She isn’t overly cuddly, but she does like being stroked, she also likes a bit of rough play. She is her foster mums shadow in the home and interested in everything that’s going on.

She walks well on her lead and harness and will look up looking for reassurance. She is mostly very friendly to other dogs but can try and be dominant on occasion, but her foster parents will remove her and tell her NO; and praise her for good behaviour with training treats when she is out. Ongoing training will be required.

Minnie can follow commands such as sit, wait and leave and needs to be reminded to take treats out of hand, nicely as she loves her food and tries to get at it quickly.

Dogs Name: Minnie (Minnie Mouse)

Age: 5 Years old

Can live with children: Yes

Can live with dogs: Yes, laid back

Can live with cats: Yes, has previously lived with cats

Current location: Hampshire

Things to be Aware of:

Minnie can be reactive to food which makes her itchy, so she is on a raw diet which is working well for her. Her foster mum can advise on Brand and portion sizes.

The Ideal Family:
Minnie will be equally happy with or without children in the home. She is currently in foster with a 5 year old child and its felt she could be rehomed with children aged 5 years and over as she is a lively girl..

She is a happy, playful and active girl so her new home will need to commit to walking Minnie and providing playtime and also be prepared to keep up the positive reinforcement training with her when she behaves well.

Other comments:
Minnie has settled back in foster very well, she takes new situations in her stride and doesn’t appear to have any flashpoints.

She has lived with a laid back male Bulldog before without any problems but she can be bossy so any dog in the home will have to be laid back.

Minnie is toilet trained and can be left up to 4 hours. She is spayed and up to date with her vaccinations and travels well so we will consider a new home up to 4 hours from her current location in Hampshire

If you have any questions, please ask Louise Boaler, Minnie’s foster mum

Minnies adoption fee is £300 and will need to be paid in full prior to her going home which will also be subject to a home check.

Adoption Information

*** As of April 2019, Geordie Bullies Springboard introduced a small charge to apply to adopt a dog from our charity. *** IF YOU HAVE ALREADY PAID, YOU WILL NOT HAVE TO PAY AGAIN FOR 12 MONTHS***

How will it work?

We will be charging £5.00 per year for membership to apply for a bulldog with the charity, this will also cover the cost of a home check if required. This fee will cover you for one year from the date you apply, you do not pay per application.

For example, you apply for a dog and pay your £5.00 membership, you have a home check and are not successful for that dog, so you apply again for another dog a few months after, you will not pay another £5.00 assuming your situation is the same.

Please note, there is an exception to the above. If you pay your £5.00 and move within the year and require another home check before you have been successful, there will be a further £5.00 charge to cover volunteer expenses of carrying out a new home check.

Your Responsibility as an Applicant

When you are applying for a dog, you MUST make sure you meet the adoption criteria and you are 100% sure you are ready to open your heart and home to a rescue dog. Please pay attention to the requirements of the dog, in particular, consider the following. • How far the dog can travel in relation to where you live. • The suitability of the dog should you wish to add to your pack later. Does the dog you are applying to adopt like other dogs? • Are there any restrictions with the age of children the dog can be rehomed with? If so, how does this match your family unit?

Prior to completing an application form, you will need to pay the £5.00 fee via PayPal. Please put the name of the dog and your name as reference. E.g. Joe Bloggs (your name) / Bella (dogs name). Please make a note of your payment reference number. PLEASE also ensure you select friends and family to avoid fees for the charity, the fees are an extra 30p if you wish to pay goods and services so £5.30 instead of £5.00 When completing the adoption application form, you will be prompted to enter your PayPal reference number and date of payment. If this is not entered, we will not process your application.

Our email address for PayPal is gbspringboard@gmail.com

To apply, please complete the Application Form.