Luna is a ten month old female flat-coated retriever cross.

Luna is fostered in Norwich, Norfolk.

Luna has come into our care recently because her previous adopter is moving abroad. She was originally adopted from Romania as a younger pup.

Luna is a bright and intelligent little girl who would really suit a flat-coated retriever cross experienced home. She is a busy little character who will need further training and socialising.

She’s doing very well in her foster home and currently living very happily with other dogs. She could be an only dog in the home but will need a lot of time and company put into her.

Luna needs a family with no children under twelve. She would be perfect for anyone interested in doing agility or who likes a lot of outdoor activity. As with all flat-coated retriever cross, she will need a high level of mental and physical activity.

When you adopt a Safe Rescue dog, you MUST use a slip lead. This will keep your dog safe: your new dog will be nervous and will not trust you, and you will not know which situations might upset your dog.

If your dog panics, then a slip lead is the only way to prevent your dog from escaping (many dogs can escape from a collar and/or harness). It will take AT LEAST 3-6 months for your dog to settle in and for you to know your dog fully (longer for nervous dogs). The slip lead must ALWAYS be used during this settling-in period.

Even after your dog is settled, it is safest to use the slip lead in situations where your dog may become scared (e.g. visiting new places, around unfamiliar people, at the vet), and in situations where unexpected triggers might happen (e.g. around bonfire night). Nervous dogs may always need to wear a slip-lead as a backup safety measure.

The slip lead is a safety device and must NEVER be used as a training tool. Using the lead to apply pressure to the dog’s neck is damaging. If your dog pulls on the lead, then we can advise you on training methods that avoid harm.

Once your dog is settled, you may want to consider using a harness (together with the slip lead) if your dog is comfortable with being handled when it is fitted. Most harnesses are not escape-proof, but harnesses with a strap behind the ribcage (e.g. Ruffwear Webmaster or Perfect Fit Harnesses) are safer.

Retractable/extendable leads must never be used on our dogs.

Adopted dogs must be collected from the rescue and transported straight home in a crate.

Fences and gates must be 5ft min & secure.


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