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Name: Flea

Sex: Bitch

Age:18 montths

Breed: Lurcher

Date Added: 29/05/2017

Rescue Details for Flea

Name:Greyhound Gap

Contact:Rose Marie

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Telephone: Rose Marie on 01256 771819 (9am - 9pm)

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Description

We love Flea she is a little minx! Flea landed with us from the stray pound last July but upon landing it was visible to see that something was very much wrong with her legs. Flea it seems had spent the first 12 months of her life probably locked up in a shed, the issue with her leg was that the bones had grown but the tendons had not stretched due to no use. She was also covered in urine stains that had been there for a long time. We saw a specialist orthopedic surgeon who thankfully felt we should watch and wait with her legs which is what we have done! Now we are happy to confirm that it has given her absolutely no problems! Flea is a little live wire who gallops around like a loony happily and with no effect.

Flea needs a home with someone with the time and patience to understand that her life to this point has either been in a shed or kenneled and she will need to learn all the manners that come with living in a home. Flea is a cracking little dog, intelligent and biddable but has a very cheeky side that occasionally lets her down out on walks. She seems to behave better for women and mouths a little at men (or maybe the women here at kennels are just better at handling the dogs lol) Flea would do best in a home with a playful but slightly older male companion or as an only dog as long as someone was around all of the time especially in the beginning to settle her in. would benefit from basic training classes just to help her learn to work with her owner and concentrate. Flea is going to be a really rewarding dog once she has had a little time and will be very much adored she really is that much fun. Flea is NOT cat friendly and due to her silly puppy nature would be best suited to a home with teenage children.

Flea is currently with us here in kennels in Stoke on Trent. She is vaccinated, de flead, de wormed, microchipped and is spayed. Flea can be rehomed nationally subject to a successful homevisit being carried out.

For more information or to offer Flea a home please complete the pre adoption questionnaire below

www.greyhoundgap.org.uk/homing-and-adoption/pre-adoption-questionnaire

If you would like to offer a new home for Flea, please contact the rescue on Rose Marie on 01256 771819 (9am - 9pm) and ask for Rose Marie or send them an email if available.

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