Diesel Staffie x EBT DOB 2012 Cirencester Gloucester

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Diesel Staffie x EBT DOB 2012 Cirencester Gloucester

Postby xxlynne » Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:18 am

Current Status: Homed

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Diesel needsa supportive family to offer time and tolerance to allow their new dog to settle. Diesel needs a Bull breed experienced family to manage his excitement levels and know and believe in him as he can play with clothing but easy to address and avoid. Easy to walk and given confidence enjoys meeting of majority dogs, but his confidence needs to be built. Diesel would enjoy a secure garden and exit management to offer him play and safety NB Our Rescue asks owners to maintain dogs on lead in public spaces and manage encounters, as dog law changes place dog's lives at greater risk.

Known background: Diesel was found stray/abandoned in May 13 and unclaimed within a council pound. We stepped forwards to offer a Rescue place. Diesel is neutered, chipped and fully vaccinated. Currently in boarding kennels in Guildford.

About Diesel: Diesel has a lot of fuel in his energy but once he is one his journey he settles into the walk, ahead but not desperately pulling. He mixes with dogs well when handled by a confidence walker. Often forms friendships during his walks and rarely gets flustered. Gets excited with visitors, very friendly and rarely but he can grab clothing in his excitement and given the item of clothing he loses interest: As with all terriers best to control their hype not to whip it up. Diesel loves people very loving and respectful of his home environment.

Diesel is a medium sized English Bull Terrier x Staffie with an orange brindle coat and striking prick ears which make him look alert. Kind words or a treat offered and his ears are back in receptive mode. Diesel has coped well in kennel but his energy is a little frustrated and he needs a foster or permanent home before he reaches the 2 year mark. Such a great boy he doesnt deserve to be over looked.

Visit Diesel's thread for daily updates, lots of pictures and videos. Please click to submit Online Application We will match you with a dog that suits your lifestyle, please remain open we successfully home 350 dogs per annum. We work fast to secure our dogs their loving homes.

***PLEASE HELP: We have to ask for £175 donation at the time of adoption, as we can't support so many dogs without funds. We have no state sponsorship and exist on the goodwill of the public and our supporters. Rescue Remedies offers their dogs back up for life.
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Diesel's Thread below: Watch steady progress within our loving care.
Original ref: Diesel Lovely Diesel has been with us for almost 18 months. Ebt X Staffy boy. He's picky in kennels with other dogs but that could be kennel thing as we know many dogs are very dog friendly when away from the busy kennel environment. 2- 3 years old. Been born with a problem with his leg which causes minor intermittent limping but is no problem for Diesel and cant be treated as such although he is currently receiving Reiki from one of our supporters.
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Re: Diesel Staffie x EBT DOB 2012 Norfolk pound coming soon

Postby xxlynne » Sun Jan 18, 2015 9:40 am

Now neutered and waiting to come
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Re: Diesel Staffie x EBT DOB 2012 Gossops Green Crawley

Postby xxlynne » Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:04 pm

Diesel travelled from Norwich today starting the long journey at 7am and arriving 11 am...He joined a walk with a family Marrianne, Steve, Tom and Millie and strutted his stuff and stole their hearts. So 1 hour after he arrived, he was waving us goodbye..on a Trial Adoption to see how he settles into family life after 18 months in kennels.

Yes 18 months...our thanks to our friends in Norwich who have hoped and hoped one day Diesel will get a Rescue place and low and behold he hopefully went straight into a family home.

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Re: Diesel Staffie x EBT DOB 2012 Gossops Green Crawley

Postby lurcher girl » Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:11 pm

What fabulous news :smiley-gen132.gif: everything crossed for this boy in his new home :crossfingers.gif:
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Re: Diesel Staffie x EBT DOB 2012 Gossops Green Crawley

Postby SaraC » Sun Jan 25, 2015 10:32 am

Paws firmly crossed for this boy. He's SO very gorgeous, well behaved AND gets on with other dogs too.... I honestly can't believe he had been overlooked for so long. Hope he can adjust to home life quickly enough to earn his place in this family.

Big good luck to Diesel and his potential new family. I hope things go well & thank you for giving him a shot! (also thank you for helping me not completely break my car...!) ;) :thanks.gif: :thanks.gif: :thanks.gif:
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Re: Diesel Staffie x EBT DOB 2012 Gossops Green Crawley

Postby becca1984 » Sat Jan 31, 2015 11:17 pm

Some photos of Lovely Diesel during a break from kennels
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Re: Diesel Staffie x EBT DOB 2012 Godstone Kenns

Postby Elliesmum » Sun Feb 01, 2015 3:15 pm

Diesel was a little nervous to harness this morning and he mouthed my lead a bit but with a firm NO and quickly out of the kennel,he stopped. Gorgeous boy, very handsome and friendly. With the Staffie face and all cuddly he is STAFFIE but as soon as I got on with the walk he is TERRIER! Very sharp and busy on his walk, did not miss a thing and very interested in everything. In the paddock he loved to run and run and then I was surprised and rewarded with a lovely recall and cuddles which I thought he would be too busy for :smiley-gen132.gif:
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Re: Diesel Staffie x EBT DOB 2012 Godstone Kenns

Postby Tim » Sun Feb 01, 2015 9:48 pm

We took Diesel over the paddock this afternoon for a photo or two - he's very friendly and has a great stance :) and lovely markings


who could resist those eyes
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he likes his back been scratched

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How happy does he look...
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Re: Diesel Staffie x EBT DOB 2012 Godstone Kenns

Postby xxlynne » Mon Feb 02, 2015 12:59 pm

Diesel came back to us on Saturday. He had a wonderful week out of kennels with a family who were new to Staffies and both Diesel and they learnt "lots". Diesel achieved housetraining, enjoyed his food and lots of company and long walks. He can get exciteable and wants to play, on occassion he will grab the sleeve of a coat but if you give him the coat he immediately loses interest he wants interaction and doesnt quite know how to do this when he's mega excited like when a loved ones arrives home. He will learn and is a fast learner. He is learning also not to play with the lead...by using a chain lead. When he is faced with new situations and occasionally new people he will bark and need a little time to feel secure. He met most dogs well outside but tended to be "interested" in Staffies which was the main reason why his foster family returned him as they didnt have the confidence to ensure the meetings would go well, though no incidents happened.

After 18 months in kennels Diesel came a long way in one week and in more confient hands it would seem natural to take him through further into settling his energy and learning expectations and resocialisation. Our family did really well and Steve in particular put a lot of time into Diesel and they haven't been put off ..just need a more adjusted Staffie who can offer more into the bargain.
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Re: Diesel Staffie x EBT DOB 2012 Godstone Kenns

Postby staffylevi » Mon Feb 02, 2015 8:17 pm

He's exactly what it says on the tin... SBT x EBT; shows a mile off. :biggrin.gif: What a lovely looking lad. :smiley-gen132.gif:
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Re: Diesel Staffie x EBT DOB 2012 Godstone Kenns

Postby anne » Wed Feb 11, 2015 3:09 pm

I have walked this boy twice now and already he is much calmer and more confident. Last week he was full of excitement and nervous energy and didn't know what to do with himself. This week he was calmer and you can see he trying so hard to be a good boy and he loves cuddles and attention. He is very busy with his nose throughout his walk but very responsive and affectionate. He was mesmerized by the horses and stood for ages watching, his feet planted firmly and his ears up. He was reluctant to walk on not wanting to take his eyes off them but he does listen and quickly trotted on, nose to the ground again but keeping a wary eye on the horses just in case!
Diesel is a real character and I loved spending time with him this morning and look forward to seeing his continued progress as he settles and builds his confidence within the loving care of our rescue.
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Re: Diesel Staffie x EBT DOB 2012 Godstone Kenns

Postby anne » Mon Feb 16, 2015 7:32 pm

Don't think I have walked a dog who enjoyed their walk more than Diesel did this morning. He is Mr Enthusiasm and had the happiest face the whole time we were out. He was brilliant walking with Sammy who was fascinated by Diesels very busy antics. Diesel just loves life and sniffs and listens and looks and enjoys! He was transfixed by the sheep this morning. Sheep in Diesels world are terribly exciting to watch. Despite his enthusiasm Diesel was responsive and happy to go along with my direction, although he would have loved to watch the sheep for a bit longer.
Diesels joy and enthusiasm for life and his energy are infectious, and he would suit a family who could give him plenty of long walks and include him in all the fun and busyness of family life. He is a terrific dog, desperate to learn and desperate to be loved.
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