Tommy – Now Adopted!

We are happy to announce that our very popular boy Tommy is now home.

Tommy was picked up on Saturday evening by his very excited new slaves Susan and Neil.

Tommy has wasted no time settling into his new home. His favourite new place is laying by the wood burner.

We would like to say a very heart felt thank you to Gary and his family for preparing Tommy for his forever home.

We know how much love you had for Tommy, and we can’t thank you enough for loving and caring for him like he was your own. You have been truly amazing.

We hope you continue to foster for us in the future.

To Tommy, enjoy your happy ever after sweetheart, be a good boy and we look forward to seeing all the mischief you get up to with your forever family.


Previous adoption statement.

Dogs name:



1year 11months

Current location:

Barlby, Yorkshire.



Yes, dog savvy.


Untested (not shown any interested when outside the home).


Yes, Laid-back dogs.




Tommy is a wonderful bundle of joy who is excited to bulldoze his way into your heart!

Tommy is playful, cheeky, and full of love for his humans.

His affectionate nature and intelligence all goes to his eagerness to please.

Tommy is a charmer and after he’s had you playing all morning, he will then convince you to snuggle all afternoon giving him his favourite tummy tickles!


Tommy will seek you out with his playful nature, whether he brings toys or a game of rough play. He is mouthy but the moment you tell him to stop he will.

He knows basic commands like sit and paw, he is also starting to get ‘down’ when you want him to lie down.

He is an excitable and boisterous young boy with a true bully heart full of affection for his humans.


Tommy needs an active family who can keep him involved in daily life and take him on all their adventures.

A garden is a must for Tommy as he is a playful boy.

Tommy would benefit from a laid-back but equally playful doggy companion.

Most of all Tommy needs a patient family, with a confident owner that is able to channel his excitement.


Tommy loves his walks, he really enjoys exploring his environment, even those patches that just need that extra long sniff to take it all in.

Tommy responds well to being approached by unknown dogs and people and is keen to play.

Tommy is walked twice a day morning and early evening; he tends to pull and will need continued training and encouragement.

Toilet trained:

Tommy is a good boy but needs a toileting routine as he doesn’t indicate when he wants out. This can be worked on, and he will soon learn.

Can be left:

Tommy can be left for up to 4 hours, he will settle himself down in bed and keep himself occupied with toys.

Any longer and he may have an accident.


Tommy is a very good traveller and will curl up and go to sleep. We recommend using a seatbelt restraint or crate. He may sing for attention if in the boot but settles quickly.

Because of this we will accept applications of up to 4 hours away from his current location.

Things to be aware of:

Tommy is excitable and can be mouthy and jump in play, he holds no malice whatsoever and will stop when told to.

Sometimes Tommy is excited to play but doesn’t realise his size, any young children in the home must be supervised, as Tommy has the potential to jump and knock children over.

Children must understand that bulldogs need time to settle in and have space to rest peacefully and uninterrupted.

Tommy needs continued training and someone who understands and is confident with the breed.

Additional information:

Tommy is an amazing young boy full of so much charisma and charm, you can’t help but fall in love with his mischievous little face. We haven’t yet found where his batteries are stored but are confident that in time his forever family might! Tommy will be the most amazing addition to any family looking for fun and adventure with this active boy!

Tommy will be your best friend and snuggle buddy. He is amazing and will steal your heart.


A little of Tommy’s story below,

Please welcome the very excitable Tommy to our GBSR family!!

Another sad tale of failed relationship and his owner desperate to keep him safe and loved.

We were contacted by a family member last week asking for help to get Tommy to a safe environment before his owner could or would leave the toxic situation for herself.

Sadly, when a relationship breaks down it rarely ends well!

Tommy is a 21 month old entire male.

Huge thank you to Jenny for collecting Tommy and opening your heart and home to him.

Tommy is in foster in the Southwest and is already proving to be a loving and excitable little boy. He had a very settled first night but has woke today determined to make Jenny work for his attention.

Poor Jenny has struggled to get him to sit still for her to take photos, he would rather bounce around exploring his new castle, or stop drop and roll over for tummy tickles.

Tommy will be having a vet check in due course, but he appears to be in good condition.

So welcome to your GBSR UK journey beautiful boy, we can’t wait to share it with you.

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