Matty (appropriately named) was brought into kennels as a stray. His coat was in a shocking state, and his ears were clogged. The kennel owner contacted Second Chances and our volunteer, Lesley, went to visit him. As no one came forward to claim him, Second Chances stepped in. Lesley took Matty to the vet, where he was sedated and, after nearly 2 hours of shaving, combing and cleaning his ears, he emerged from the mess like a big friendly lion!
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Can you offer a foster home to a German Shepherd Dog??
We are always in need of foster homes to help us care for dogs that come into our care. Fostering will save dogs from going into kennels when their own home cannot look after them any longer.
As a fosterer you will play an extremely valuable role in giving the dog a normal family environment.
We take foster placement seriously and will only allow a dog to be fostered after a Home Visit by one of our volunteers. At the visit we will gather as much information about you to ensure that any dog that you foster will fit into your home environment. If you think you could offer a dog a temporary foster home, please see the attached brochure with more information foster leaflet latest version. Please contact us if you would like to help.
Loo Johnson, one of our volunteers, shown here with two foster dogs, Max and Molly, who she is looking after, while they wait for their forever home.