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Old 07-22-2014, 06:14 PM
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Hi My name's Jade;
I am new to the forum. We are planning on getting a rescue dog in a few months after we have saved some more money to pay for the wedding.

I have a list of all things that we will need but I do not have any experience of owning a rescue so any advice would be much appreciated.
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Old 07-23-2014, 07:36 AM
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Hi Jade & welcome!
Thanks for choosing a rescue dog I have always had rescues & have been very lucky with their temperament. I think the advice I would give is be realistic as to what kind of dog will suit you - don't let your heart rule your head (I am not great at doing this ) Take your time & do your research. Don't be embarrassed to be honest, ie: are you active, could you have a high energy dog or would you be more suited to a low energy dog who may prefer 2 or 3 gentle walks each day. Let the rescue guide you, I prefer dogs who have been in a foster home as opposed to a shelter dog as the foster carer gets to know the dog & how he/she behaves around children, other pets etc... but that's just my preference, don't rule out shelter dogs by any means. I would highly recommend a rescue called Four Paws South Wales, they rehome all over the UK. Hope that is helpful for you
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Hi Jade, welcome, I am new also. If the dog you adopt is not housebroken, or you don't know if it is, I'd recommend having a large crate for training, and for saving your carpet! I have been able to find used ones pretty easily. Again, if you're not sure about the housebroken status, have a supply of products on hand, like the enzyme stuff (like Natures Miracle) and spot carpet cleaners (assuming you have carpet). Yes, lots of walks, attention, and affection, of course. Assume if the pooch is <one year that it will chew, and have plenty of things for him/her to chew. Keep your shoes and clothes hamper high and away from floor. Seems like everyone I meet who has a rescue feels like they (the human) are the lucky ones, as rescues seemingly are so grateful for a nice home and human. Good luck!
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Old 07-23-2014, 05:13 PM
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Thank you both; I will take a look at the Paws south wales and we all ready have some training pads if we need them; we are looking to go for a young dog (3+ years) as I think puppies (although cute) always get picked first so want to give a dog less likely to be picked a chance; would go for an older dog but we would prefer youngster for our first dog; maybe an older dog later on :P
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Welcome! I wish you luck in your research and subsequent search!
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