26th Jun, 2022

12 Dogs of Christmas - 'beautiful' Rizzo needs an adult only home with no other pets

Laura Kearns 22nd Dec, 2020

HOMELESS dogs are hoping to find somewhere to put their paws up this Christmas.

After the success of the Observer and Dogs Trust’s 12 Dogs of Christmas appeal in recent years – we are again appealing to readers to find a place in their hearts and homes for a four-legged friend.

Despite the impact of the pandemic, the Honiley-based rehoming centre has found homes for more than 600 dogs this year – and they are hoping it won’t be long before these twelve find their special someone too.

Assistant manager James Ackner said: “It has of course been a year none of us could have imagined, but thanks to the dog-loving public who have opened their hearts and their homes to our gorgeous dogs, we have continued to find dogs of all shapes, sizes and ages their ideal families.

“We want to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to everyone who has supported us in whatever way this year, and we have our fingers crossed that it won’t be too long before we are waving a very fond farewell to these dogs who are more than ready to head off to their forever homes.”

Rizzo is a six-year-old crossbreed and staff describe her as a ‘beautiful’ girl who will need time to settle into her new home as she can be anxious in new environments.

Since arriving at the rehoming centre a couple of months ago, she has made lots of two-legged friends and is doing well with her training, particularly when it comes to getting used to being around other dogs and making friends with the vet. Her training will need to continue in her home with the support of the team so that she can fulfil her potential and truly enjoy life.

She will need to meet her new owners several times before heading home so she can get to know and trust them. She would like an adult only home with no other pets so she can lap up all the love and she would like her own secure garden to play in.

Click here to find out more about Rizzo.

Call 01926 569236 or visit www.dogstrust.org.uk/our-centre/kenilworth to find out more about the dogs available.

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