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Freddie the cocker spaniel needs a special home
A SPECIAL home is being sought for a dog that has severe separation anxiety.
Freddie, a two and a half year old cocker spaniel, is currently being cared for by a foster family but staff at Dogs Trust Darlington are desperate to find him a home that will suit his condition.
Freddie’s separation anxiety means he cannot be left, even in a room on his own, as he gets very anxious and starts spinning in circles.
Sue Embleton, Dogs Trust Darlington’s rehoming centre manager, said Freddie longs for human company and is living with a foster family because he was so stressed by the kennels.
She said: “We are looking for a very specific type of owner, who will be able to provide him with the type of company he is looking for.
“He is a very sociable dog, and loves to play.
“We believe with the right training, Freddie will begin to be able to be left in a room on his own, with his owner still at home.
“He is perfectly happy to be with lots of different people, so the ideal owner would have a strong support network to help settle Freddie into a routine.
“His new owners will also have to be patient, and continue his training.”
Dogs Trust behaviourists will be on hand to advise Freddie’s new owners about the best ways to help him cope with his separation anxiety.
If you think you can give Freddie a home or are interested in rehoming another rescue dog call the rehoming centre directly on 01325-333114 or visit at Hill House Farm, Sadberge, Co Durham.
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