Codi Staffie DofB 20.10.09 Pulborough W Sussex

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xxlynne
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Codi Staffie DofB 20.10.09 Pulborough W Sussex

Post by xxlynne » Mon Oct 10, 2016 10:43 pm

Current Status: Homed
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Codi is Staffie of the month for May 18
Codi's Story : Found 8th Oct 16 next to his owner's dead body: Police bought him into the pound. No relatives able to help him: Rescue Remedies offered a Rescue place saving their life. Codi is now be neutered; chipped & fully vaccinated. Codi was homed and then in foster for several months. Was in boarding kennels nr Guildford

PLEASE NOTE: Dog laws have changed with zero public tolerance and prejudice against bull breeds and terriers. Our Rescue asks new owners to maintain dogs on lead in public spaces and manage encounters for at least 4 months when they are sure of their dogs instincts & skills, so as not to place dog's lives at risk (Destruction or Control Orders are common place nowadays).

***PLEASE HELP OUR LONG STAY DOGS: Our min. adoption donation £175, which supports our work and Is non returnable. We will offer an alternative dog should our dog not settle given adequate time and reassurance. Rescue Remedies offers their dogs back up for life and exist on the goodwill of our supporters and volunteers.

Please click for Codi's thread for regular updates, new pictures and videos. To apply to home a dog, you must be ready within 7 days and complete a homing questionnaire submitted Online We work fast to secure our dogs their loving homes and can be talking to up to 10 families at any one time. Please remain open: We have the dogs we have. Our dogs need a supportive family to offer patience, time and tolerance to allow them to settle.
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Codi's progress through our Rescue below
Original Referral information : We work with our dogs & often reveal a different picture & positive skills as they build trust. 10.10.16: "I got this entire male, name Codi DOB Oct 2009. Owner found dead in property on Saturday. Police brought the dog in, no family to take him. Yes Codi can go straight away. Mxxx
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Codi comes in with Barney, Arnie on Thursday

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Re: Codi Staffie DofB 20/10/2009 Guildford Kenns

Post by xxlynne » Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:45 pm

Codi is just the sweetest and most submissive boy. Desperate to make sense of it all; can beeline people.

Codi was very easy to manage in the vets and easy to transport in a travel crate. Codi travelled to Guildford where he had his meal and now doubt sleeping his operation off

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Codi Staffie DofB 20/10/2009 Guildford Kenns

Post by MandaTK » Fri Oct 14, 2016 1:52 pm

Form an orderly queue Guildford walkers. Little Codi is dinky and gorgeous and likes nothing more than CUDDLES. He snuggles into you so beautifully when you enter his kennel. He walked with Barney this morning on Barney's homing and showed what a good boy he is. He really liked Barney! He took so much interest in his new walking surroundings down to the lock and around the Island and really enjoyed watching things on the river too. I think little Codi is going to have quite a few fans.................... Gorgeous little boy. xxxx

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Codi Staffie DofB 20/10/2009 Guildford Kenns

Post by MrsP » Sun Oct 16, 2016 10:51 am

Codi is a perfect "proper Staffie" and I am hoping beyond hope that he doesn't stay in kennels long as he's quite upset by the whole experience.
He is the easiest walk I have ever had, we quickly went down to just my running lead which is attached to my waist and had a hands free walk. The dinky poppet just trotted along with me, grinning up every now and again. I think his reaction to dogs in the pound was only stress because every time we saw a dog he'd give a gentle whine and gave beautiful friendly signals.
On return to his kennel we stopped in front of Teddy and had a chat about how Codi would like a pal, they both wagged and 'dog chatted', Teddy agreed he'd help Codi out love4.gif
Codi didn't want me to leave him and attempted to hold onto me with his paws, it was a little heartbreaking but I focused on helping him to relax a bit which he managed. At no point did he become mouthy despite his need for company and confusion at the kennel environment, such a gentle boy.
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ooooooh I like this log Laura
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Climbing fun!
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Look how teeeeeny I am

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rare 'mouth closed' moment

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Codi Staffie DofB 20/10/2009 Guildford Kenns

Post by Krissiblue » Mon Oct 17, 2016 3:33 am

Just to say to any potential adopters ...

I saw and met this little boy today when I picked up HollyMay (the Staffie I adopted) and he is just the most adorable little thing - his eyes have such a sad haunting look that truly light up when you interact with him. My son made a fuss of him and he responded with so much tail wagging and smiling, If i could have, I would have taken him too , but HollyMay needs to be an only dog.

He is going to make a wonderful addition to some lucky family.

Good luck Codi xxxxxxx love4.gif

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Codi Staffie DofB 20/10/2009 Guildford Kenns

Post by Dani » Mon Oct 17, 2016 6:22 pm

Yesterday I got to spend time with the lovely Codi, a bit of a heart breaker. Life is sad for him at moment. He was lovely and easy to harness and get out of kennels but after became stressed. We hang about kennels/paddock area for a good while and then we followed Teddy and Gwylum out on a nice walk. A different dog with his kennel pals, walked beautifully with much more confidence. Poor boy has been through a lot.

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Post by anne » Wed Oct 19, 2016 3:57 pm

Codi is such a sweet dinky little staffie. He is very needy for human attention at the moment and very excited when you enter his kennel. He is such a good boy on his walks. He trots along happily, tail wagging, his cute little ears flapping and a happy staffie smile. He is very responsive and waits very patiently while you climb over the stiles. I had a lovely relaxed, calm walk with him on Monday and again this morning. He is a very lovable little character.

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Post by Sarahk » Sat Oct 22, 2016 1:18 pm

Codi enjoying his walk with Charlie yesterday :D
Out in front with Bentley and Keith...
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Post by xxlynne » Sat Oct 22, 2016 10:22 pm

Codi met little Tiggy today Here he is walking with Tiggy Jean & Jason and Cora

It was a special meeting and Codi has gone home to see if Jean & Jason can make arrangments for the coming week for Codi to be saved kennels. We all pray it works out


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Codi Staffie DofB 20/10/2009 Guildford Kenns

Post by xxlynne » Sun Oct 23, 2016 11:00 pm

Codi came back today as originally planned. Ball in the garden, and both dogs didn't have enough trust to deal with sharing toys at this stage. Codi can get a little hot under his collar but then we think he has been an only dog for somewhile so slowly slowly a dog develops the skills to respect another. Welcome back little boy Guildford walkers form an orderly queue

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Re: Codi Staffie DofB 20/10/2009 High Wycombe Bucks

Post by nhelyer » Sun Nov 06, 2016 6:48 pm

(Since returned)
Well there was HUGE excitement in the Guildford walkers camp this morning as word spread that either Codi or Buster was going to be homed. Both boys have a massive fan club with walkers always forming a rather disorderly queue to walk them! :D The weather was winter wonderland and wonderland it turned out to be ...

First to burst out of the gate towards Clive, Helen and Amy was little Codi, who made an immediate bee line for Clive and clung to him as if he had been his friend for life. Being close to you is all this little boy wants in life and his excitement at all the attention threatened to get the better of him for a few minutes ... but once Buster appeared and we set off on our walk, Codi's pogo'ing routine quickly calmed down and he trotted along in his usual easy, lovable fashion. He was head over heels in love with Clive before we left the car park love4.gif and the feeling seemed to be mutual :smiley-gen132.gif:

It was seriously tough for Clive, Helen and Amy to choose between our two gorgeous boys but it was Codi's day! woo.gif] Paperwork complete Codi couldn't get into the car fast enough and we waved him off to his wonderful new life with the Martin family. Happy, happy tears for many of us as this little boy has struggled so badly in kennels. No homing photo I'm afraid as Codi was getting a little beside himself again in the car park so we decided better to wait for a photo of him in his new home rather than upset him any further. So photos to follow shortly!

A massive thank you to Clive, Helen and Amy for rescuing this special little boy. Kiss of love.gif Be happy all! xxxx

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Re: Codi Staffie DofB 20/10/2009 High Wycombe Bucks

Post by clivem » Sun Nov 13, 2016 11:16 am

Well, it's been nearly a week now since we came to meet Codi. The car journey home was interesting, as he just wanted to sit on my lap, even though I was driving. If not trying to sit on my lap he was then just covering Helen in kisses. Once back home there was much 'furniture surfing' and 'po-going', but he settled down a tad after a while.
He certainly enjoys his walks and these appear successful, he gets so excited when his lead and harness appear. We have all fallen in love over the last week as Codi continues to settle in and become a calmer dog. He absolutely adores company, as well as giving (and receiving) lots of cuddles and kisses.
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