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This page updated on 17/11/2017.  Some HDFS dogs are not at the kennels.

They may be viewed on the Adoptions Facebook page. Home checks needed for all dogs. Videos of most dogs also on the Facebook page. For access, click Contact Us on the menu bar.

HDFS also now re-home cats.  To view them please refer to the Facebook Page which can be found by clicking on Contact Us.

Volunteer walkers are beginning to play a part. More walkers would be greatly appreciated.  Dogs can be taken into the paddock for exercise off the leader. Before doing so, please notify kennel staff or HDFS volunteers present at the kennels.

Please "Contact Us", see menu bar to the left, if you are interested in this dog called Sky.

Sky 1 year old cross breed bitch. She is quite a large dog.

Out on trial.

Good with children

Good with dogs

Not cat tested

Sky is out on trial.

Lola

3 year old American bull bitch

Good with dogs

Teenage children only

Not cat tested

Lola is at Ferry Farm for viewing

Lola is a nervous girl who needs time to bond with a new owner

Please "Contact Us", see menu bar to the left, if you are interested in this dog called Spot.

4 year old Jack Russel male

Good with dogs

Good with cats

Good with children

Spot is reserved.

Please "Contact Us", see menu bar to the left, if you are interested in this dog called Arnold.

​Arnold is out on trial.

Male cross breed.

Good with children.

Controlled introduction to new dogs.

Not cat tested.

Sheeba, 7 year old Germand Shepherd. Photo to follow.

Good with dogs

Good with adults.

​Easy to walk on a leader.

Not cat tested

Sheeba is at Ferry Farm for viewing.

Please "Contact Us", see menu bar to the left, if you are interested in this dog called Marley.

Marley

18 month old staffy cross male

Good with children over 8 years

Good with dogs

Not cat tested

Marley is at Ferry Farm for viewing

 

 

Please "Contact Us", see menu bar to the left, if you are interested in this dog called Alfie. 

Alfie is available to be viewed at  Ferry Farm Boarding Kennels. 

Alfie 8 year old Chihuahua cross. Ok with dogs.

No cats.  Children over 10 years only.

 

Please "Contact Us", see menu bar to the left, if you are interested in this fabulous little dog called Willow.

Willow can be viewed at Ferry Farm Boarding Kennels, South Hylton, Sunderland. 

Willow, 9 month old Patterdale. No dogs. No cats. No children. 

​When walked with other dogs provided they are not aggressive she is fine.

Please "Contact Us", see menu bar to the left, if you are interested in this small dog.

Floyd 6 year old male Basenji. Not cat tested

Has previously lived with another dog but they had a fight. Good with children. 

Floyd is at Ferry Farm Kennels.

Please "Contact Us", see menu bar to the left, if you are interested in this dog. SNOOP American Bulldog, aged 4. Children aged 8 or over only. Will need phased

introduction to any existing dogs. Snoop is entire at the moment but will be neutered. Cannot be placed to a home with cats. Vaccinated Microchipped. 

​Snoop is out on trial.

​Other similar dogs not featured on this web site are available at the kennels.

 

 

Please "Contact Us", see menu bar to the left, if you are interested in this dog. (She is called Elsa.) 18 May · There's no wiping this smile off my face, I've just heard the best news ever! The wonderful team at Kings Road Vets are going to fix my poorly knees next week. I've heard the ladies from Happier Days For Strays and their fabulous supporters are working very hard to make this happen, but they still need some help. Ways to help, paypal@happierdaysforstrays.org.uk Account number 63210219 Sort code 20-83-69 Barclays

Please "Contact Us", see menu bar to the left, if you are interested in this dog, Suzie.

Suzie is currently fostered but is available for re-homing.

Zak and Sasha Surrendered following death of owner Zak is a 10 year old Border Terrier who is partially sighted and deaf. He is insulin dependent and requires daily injection.

Zak and Sasha are being fostered.  HDFS will cover costs of all medication. Sasha is a 10 year old Jack Russell Terrier. She cannot be placed in a home with cats, children or other dogs. Zak and Sasha must remain together and will be placed on permanent foster only.  They are a lovely old couple who ask for nothing more than a gentle hand and a warm fireside to curl up in front of..