Forecourt Fundraising sale 11th July Hove

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If you’re not busy tomorrow why not stop at 26 Berriedale Avenue, Hove BN3 4JH?  Bric a brac, books and more from 10 am to 1 pm or longer if it’s busy.  Proceeds to Sussex Pet Rescue.  Please practise social distancing.

 

 

 

Happy Easing!

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Here’s hoping that easing of the Covid advice has allowed many of our followers the chance to reunite with family and pets who have been missing each other for so long, and maybe to start thinking about summer holidays.

We’re sorry we haven’t been able to offer any dogs for re-homing for so long, however we have to take the health of our helpers and prospective new owners very seriously and we’re working on ways to begin carrying out home checks safely.

Thank you for continuing to support us during this extraordinary time, and please keep on checking our website because dogs will start appearing again soon.

 

 

 

Sorry, we are still not re-homing dogs or assessing fostering applications.

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Sadly, we can’t re-home dogs or process foster applications at present due to Covid-19 as we cannot carry out home checks which are such an important part of the process.

Help with vet’s fees is still available, and vets are now beginning to handle routine appointments again. Click here to complete an application.

 

 

Alison Ridley of Dog Delights: prize draw raised £300 for Sussex Pet Rescue!

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A huge thank you to Alison of Dog Delights for running her prize raffle on Sunday. The response was terrific and £300 was raised for Sussex Pet Rescue. Thank you also to Claire of the Big Barn who gave second prize, and to all the people who bought raffle tickets.

 

Bertie is missing, have you seen him?

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Bertie has been missing from his home in Peacehaven since Wednesday 22nd April. His collar had just been taken off, so he has no tag on but he is microchipped. He is very timid and wary of people, so is unlikely to come when called by a stranger. Please make a note of the number 07915 063272 and if you see him, please can you ring. Thanks.

Sussex Pet Rescue Helper Dogs to brighten up your day!

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Lola

Nellie

Benji and Amber

 

Kay and Bailey

Kenny

Poppy

Sid and Nellie

Mango Poppy and Frodo

 

Benji

Frodo

Loki (Please note, not for re-homing)

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Sue says: the two years that we have had our little boy Loki have gone so fast, he is very much loved and part of our family. Yes, such an amazing character being deaf has not held him back, he can now do recall and supervised closely he has off the lead walks and swims in the sea. He’s just an amazing person we are so blessed to have him in my life thank you Sussex pet rescue

Thanks Sue, for sharing him with us.

 

Eddie and Ron: (Please note, not for re-homing)

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Carey says: Eddie’s an SPR ‘ol boy, and almost 16 years with sweet old SPR rescue Ron, who could be bossy!

Thanks Carey, for sharing them with us.

Eddie

Ron

 

 

Maia (please note, not for re-homing)

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Sara says: we adopted Maia (Gaia) from SPR 13.5 years ago. Don’t know what we’d do without her. She’ll be 15 in July.

Thanks Sara, for sharing her with us.

Keeping dog (and owner) entertained

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Here are some ideas for keeping stimulated and occupied during this difficult period. Download it here if you would like to print it off (in Windows you will need to right click it, “save as” to your computer then open it and print as usual.)

1.FIND IT’ Game.

If your dog is food motivated then use some really tasty treats, if your dog is toy motivated then use their favourite toy for this game. Start with letting your dog see what you are doing, hide either the treat or toy not too far away, give your dog a command such as ‘find it’ and let them find the treat or toy. Repeat the exercise so that the dog cannot see where you are hiding the treat or toy, some dogs take a while to grasp the idea and they will look to you for visual clues before they begin to use their fantastic sense of smell. You can play this game both indoors and outdoors, make it as difficult as you can to challenge your dog and always remember to give lots of verbal praise once your dog has found their treat or toy.

2.WHICH HAND’ Game.

This is a great starter game for dogs who are new to nose and scent work. Placing a tasty treat in one hand, hold out both hands towards your dog in fist shape, you can use the command ‘find it’ and once the dog politely indicates which hand the treat is in, turn your fist over and release the treat for the dog to eat, giving lots of verbal praise. If your dog mouths or claws you, do not release the treat as you do not want to reward this behaviour, try using a ‘gently’ command and try again.

3.NAME THE TOY’ Game.

Studies have proven that dogs have the capability to learn over 200 words. Start this game by choosing your dogs favourite toy, initiate a game and keep using the toys name, chose a different toy and repeat the exercise by playing a new game and using a different name for this toy. Some dogs will grasp this game quicker than others, be patient and keep repeating the exercise. Eventually you can place several toys in front of your dog and they will recognise them by name, you could use the find it command followed by the toys name, give lots of verbal praise as your dog shows an interest in the correct toy.

4.CUP’ Game.

Line up three cups or beakers and let your dog see you place a tasty treat under one of the cups, use a ‘find it’ command and let your dog move towards the cup with the treat underneath, lift up the cup and let your dog eat the treat, giving lots of verbal praise at the same time. Repeat this exercise several times before you make it more difficult to make sure your dog has grasped the idea of the game. You can try placing the treat underneath a different cup and letting your dog see, then repeat without your dog seeing, you can also move the cups around too – make it as difficult as you can to challenge your dog.