VIEWING THE RESCUE DOGS IS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

We do not operate on an open kennel policy, our kennels are closed to the public unless an appointment is booked following a successful application.

Is an Oakwood Rescue Dog the Dog for you?

  • Many of our dogs are ex-street dogs from Romania, due to their background we have no history on them. It is also worth noting that the history we are given about our UK dogs may not always be truthful so we ask that you are comfortable with little to no history.
  • Many have never lived in homes before and cannot walk on a lead.
  • Due to many never living in houses we cannot guarentee if they will be toilet trained.
  • You must commit to having the dog in the home for a minimum of 4 weeks.
  • You must not be moving house within the next 3 months as the dog needs a lot of time to settle.
  • You must not be going on holiday within 8 weeks of applying for a dog.

If you are moving or going on holiday we ask that you please apply when you are back or fully moved and settled to avoid any disruption when the dog is taken home.

Click the dog's Available button to find out more.

If you click and no information comes up it means that the dog is either Reserved, new or applications are closed due to high interest.

Please note: Matching to families with children is at the discretion of the Adoption Team. 

As many of our dogs come to us via International Dog Rescue to save dogs on euthanasia lists t is important that applicants educate themselves on the treatment of Romanian street dogs to begin to learn how much the dogs have gone through and understand what makes them so frightened of the world.

Please click the button below before applying for a dog, it may answer some questions you have about Romanian dogs.

Laddie

Male | 2 years | Medium size

Kids: From 16 years 

Dogs: No

Cats: No

Bobbie

Male | 7 years | Large Size

Kids : From 16 years 

Dogs: No - could potentially socialise

Cats: No

Ari

Female | 3 years | Medium size

Kids: From 16 years

Dogs: No - could potentially socialise

Cats: No

Honey

Female | 2 years | Labrador

Kids: From 10 years

Dogs: Under assessment 

Cats: No

 

Marley

Male | 6 years | Chihuahua

Kids: Under assessment

Dogs: Under assessment

Cats: Under assessment

Arlo

Male | 6 years | Large size

Kids: From 14 years 

Dogs: Yes - Either sex

Cats: Unassessed

Liza

Female | 10 years | Medium Size

Kids : From 16 years 

Dogs: No - could potentially socialise

Cats: No

Reserved

Tony

Male | 6 years | Medium size

Kids: From 16 years

Dogs: No - could potentially socialise

Cats: No

Jet

Female | 8 years | Large size

Kids: From 10 years

Dogs: Yes - Med/large male only

Cats: No

Reserved

Martha

Female  |  2 years  | Medium size

Kids: From 16 years

Dogs: Yes - Med/large male only

Cats: No

Casper

Male | 4 years | Collie size

Kids: From 16 years

Dogs: Can socialise but needs to live as an only dog

Cats: No

 

In foster to adopt

Ghost

Male | 1 year | American bulldog X

Kids: From 16 years

Dogs: Under assessment

Cats: No

Application form

  • IMPORTANT: All applicants will receive a background check prior to a viewing at the rescue centre. If you do not consent to a background check, please do not apply. 
  • Any abnormalities found in the background check will lead to application closure.

 

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