The Nationwide Animal Welfare Belief (NAWT) in Watford has a number of long-stay residents – canines, cats and rabbits – hoping to seek out their eternally properties this yr.
All canines and cats from the NAWT are medically checked by a vet; vaccinated, microchipped, wormed and neutered; given a person coaching plan and 4 free weeks of Petplan insurance coverage.
Scroll by means of this web page and when you may give any of those animals a loving residence, e-mail [email protected] or name 0208 950 0177 (choice 2) to rearrange a go to:
Fudge the canine
Hiya, I’m Fudge. I’m six-years-old and got here to the NAWT 4 years in the past once I reacted grumpily to a toddler.
I’m a playful and affectionate boy however can typically get upset so I want an skilled proprietor who’ll be affected person and understanding of my wants.
My dream residence could be quiet with a pleasant large backyard to discover and play in and quiet nation walks close by as soon as I settle in. I may reside with a few adults who adore me, however not youngsters, different pets or guests.
Having been in kennels for almost 4 years, I discover change troublesome so want to have my very own protected house to go to every time I’m feeling overwhelmed. My new people would want to grasp that it’s going to take me some time to settle in and my behaviour might take a couple of steps backwards once I first arrive however all my carers right here say I’m actually price attending to know.
Rafiki the canine
Hello, I’m Rafiki and I’m six-years-old. I got here to the belief as an ex-racing greyhound nearly 4 years in the past and am nonetheless patiently hoping for a house of my very own.
I could be nervous of some new conditions, folks and canines, so I’d love an proprietor who has plenty of time to spend with me and to assist me be much less nervous concerning the world. I’m very affectionate and love human firm and a focus.
I’m named after the much-loved character in Lion King. Do you know that ‘Rafiki’ interprets as ‘pal’? Will you be my new pal?
I prefer to play with my toys and squeaky toys and tennis balls to chase are my favorite. I like to hold my toys round with me and to point out them off to you. I stroll properly on a lead too.
I’m in search of an skilled proprietor and a cat-free residence with adults or households who’ve youngsters aged no less than 12. I would favor to be the one canine within the residence, no less than whereas settling in.
Nigel the canine
Hiya, my identify’s Nigel and I’m a robust four-year-old American Bulldog Cross. I got here to the NAWT in September when my proprietor’s circumstances modified.
I’m an lively boy who simply needs to be round folks so I’m in search of a house the place my human is round more often than not.
My favorite factor is to play with toys – particularly the soccer. I’m a boisterous lad so I’ll want an skilled proprietor who understands large breeds and can present me how one can play politely. I really like meals and have a expertise for catching treats.
I’m a wise canine who wants loads of psychological stimulation and am doing properly with my reward-based coaching right here on the NAWT. I already know ‘sit’, ‘down’ and ‘paw’ however I’m nonetheless studying, so want an proprietor who’ll proceed my coaching and reward me for retaining ‘four-paws-on-the-floor’.
I’m in search of a house with adults or households with youngsters aged 16 and over. Ideally, one with a safe backyard and never many guests as I could be cautious of recent folks. I’ll must be your solely pet so I don’t must share your consideration.
Chopper the canine
Hiya, my identify is Chopper however shut associates name me Mister Chops. Are you able to imagine I’ve solely simply turned a yr outdated? I used to be dropped at the NAWT in July final yr when my proprietor’s circumstances modified.
As an enormous pup, I is usually a handful so am in search of any individual energetic who’s owned a younger, energetic massive breed earlier than. They’ll must get pleasure from utilizing optimistic reward-based coaching strategies as a result of that’s what I reply to the perfect. I’m younger so nonetheless have so much to be taught. I’m a intelligent boy who picks issues up shortly and a tasty snack or enjoyable toy often will get my consideration.
I want a quiet, adult-only residence the place I’m the one pet. My human might want to present me with loads of psychological and bodily stimulation, like puzzles and obedience coaching. The coach right here says I’ll want a big backyard as I like to run round and my proprietor could have house to proceed my coaching with out too many distractions. My new human will must be residence a lot of the day to maintain me firm.
I’m being skilled to put on a muzzle for journeys to the vet and socialisation with different canines however nonetheless must work on my unfastened lead strolling and retaining 4 paws on the ground to greet folks politely.
Pippin the cat
Hello, my identify is Pippin and I’m a cute two-year-old woman. I used to be dropped at the centre this yr when my proprietor moved and sadly couldn’t take me with them.
I is usually a little shy to start with however I’ll come over and say hiya. As soon as I’ve sussed you out I really like human consideration and actually get pleasure from being stroked. I’m not used to being left for lengthy intervals of time so I’ll want an proprietor who’s residence a lot of the day to maintain me firm.
I’m in search of a quiet residence with adults or households with youngsters aged 14 or over, and I’ll must be the one pet within the residence. As soon as I’ve settled into my new residence I’ll want entry to the outside in order that I can discover.
Dillon the cat
Hiya, my identify is Dillon and I’m a gorgeous ten-year-old woman in search of my eternally residence. I got here to the belief in November once I didn’t get on with my household’s new pet.
I’m a really pleasant woman who likes to greet the workers from my chair with a contented meow. Though I’m not eager on being picked up, I really like consideration and can let you realize I’m having fun with it by purring loudly. I fairly like a groom with a smooth brush however primarily on the entrance of my physique. I don’t play with toys a lot however the workers have stated they often see me patting a fishing rod toy once I’m alone.
I’ve a light (grade 2) coronary heart murmur, which our vet workforce is glad to debate. It is a widespread situation, even in wholesome cats, and plenty of by no means expertise any issues however lead lengthy, glad and wholesome lives.
I’m in search of a quiet residence with households with youngsters aged 10 years and over. I’d prefer to be the one pet within the residence, so I can have all of your consideration to myself. As soon as I’ve settled in, I’d prefer to have entry to the surface so I can discover.
Mary and Moley the guinea pigs
Hiya, my identify’s Mary and that is my boyfriend Moley. We’re two-year-old guinea pigs in search of a house collectively. We got here to the Nationwide Animal Welfare Belief in November when our proprietor’s circumstances modified.
We is usually a little shy to start with however, as soon as we get to know you, we’re a really candy and cuddly pair. We’re very chatty and can greet our carers each morning and squeak for our breakfast. We love all veg however kale is our favorite. We additionally prefer to chew on apple branches. As we don’t produce Vitamin C by ourselves, we do want recent veggies morning and night time.
Sadly, neither of us is the image of good well being, every having completely different well being points. I’ve ovarian cysts and Moley has cataracts in one among his eyes, however it doesn’t cease us from being our pleasant, playful selves.
We guinea pigs make very fashionable first pets as we’re often happier to be dealt with than different small animals and reside, on common, 4 to eight years. One other plus is we’re awake throughout the day when you’re.
We’re in search of a house with adults or households with youngsters of any age. We are going to must be indoor guinea pigs and will presumably be part of an present herd of females, if launched fastidiously, however we should go collectively.
Jack the rabbit
Hiya, my identify is Jack and I’m a stunning one-year-old chap in search of my eternally residence. I used to be introduced into the centre as my proprietor had a change in circumstances.
When first approached I could run away, however I’m a pleasant boy and can come again to say hiya. I get pleasure from being stroked and so long as I’ve had a fuss earlier than, I don’t thoughts being picked up. To chill out, I prefer to be groomed with a smooth brush, I get pleasure from any alternative to be round folks.
I’m in search of a house with adults or households with youngsters of any age however the adults should do most the dealing with. I might want to reside with a neutered feminine bunny who’s the same dimension and age as me. I’ve beforehand lived indoors and I’m not eager on being exterior however within the hotter months, I would really like entry to a run within the backyard.
Skippy the rabbit
Hiya, my identify is Skippy and I’m a candy four-year-old boy.
I’m pleasant however could be nervous and will run away if you strategy me. I’m not used to being dealt with and my fur is so lengthy it could have been a little bit uncomfortable for me to be stroked as it could possibly get fairly knotted. I must be groomed day by day however I’m a very good boy and sit patiently while the people brush me.
I’m a home rabbit and might want to reside indoors. I’m in search of a house with a neutered feminine rabbit of the same dimension and age to me. I can reside with adults or households with youngsters of any age however the adults should do the dealing with.