Some of our Akitas currently looking for new homes.

The Joys of Fostering

Helping a dog in need is one of the most bittersweet of feelings you can have.
As a foster the dogs you get to take care of tend to be ones with issues, or on the last few days of their time in the pound and no longer trust people anymore.
Either way a lot of work is normally required to regain the trust of the dog and then the joy and sadness as you introduce them to a new loving home once more.

As a foster you get to be the one who takes them on this journey, sometimes the route taken is never straight but it is ultimately rewarding.

This weekend we picked up our newest foster, a happy looking dog that we decided to name George.. why will become clearer later..

George was rescued in the West Midlands and after a couple of days in emergency boarding he was transported up to us in the North West

Poor George was so filthy even stroking him left your hands dirty, so it was decided to bathe him the same night.




So, 5 shampoos, water the colour of mud, blasting, grooming and well over an hour later
The grubby grey dog with a happy smile became Gorgeous George
and who would have guessed just how Gorgeous he would be.




These are the transformations we all dream of, its why we foster

If you too would like to experience these joys then complete our online form by clicking here

Enter Foster instead of a dogs name, once form received we will arrange a home check


News Flash

It's been a great start to this years re-homing with both Elvis and Choji adopting their foster parents.. We welcome them to the exclusive failed fosterers club

Also Eden, Hajime, Bertie & Kira, who are four of the eight puppies that JAWT stepped in to take care of at the end of October have gone to their furever homes

Please take a look at our dogs in need section for those dogs still available for adoption

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