Benji

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Benji

Breed: Springer Spaniel

Age: 8 years old

Donation: £350

 

  • Benji can live with or without another dog
  • Benji can live with children aged 8 and over
  • Benji needs an active home and plenty of stimulation
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    Benji is a typically energetic and exuberant 8-year-old springer spaniel, who is looking for a new home through no fault of his own. He’s a very loving boy who would make a fantastic addition to the right household.
     

    He’s looking for a person or family who can tire him out physically as well as mentally, ideally someone with working breed experience, as he’s very work focussed & could potentially enjoy scent work classes & dog sports.
     

    Benji can be left for short periods but prefers his person to be around most of the time, and/or someone to help him gradually become more used to spending time alone.
     

    Benji can live with children, but due to his energy, speed & total lack of spatial awareness, he can easily knock little ones off their feet. He currently has a canine housemate but would be equally happy to have all of the attention for himself. He enjoys socialising with other dogs on walks and is good both on & off lead, though his excitability before walks needs a little management! He has not been cat tested but has shown no excessive prey drive, so he may be able to live with a confident feline with proper introductions.
     

    Benji must go to a home with a very secure garden as he can be a master escape artist, and with people who can manage his puppy-like exuberance and continue working with him on his training.