Staffie & Stray Rescue

Help us provide a sanctuary for our deserving rescue dogs

Registered Charity No. 1163631

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Dave Needs a Home

About Dave

Dave isn’t with Staffie and Stray Rescue, she is with Waggy Tails Rescue. We are helping him to find his forever home. Please contact Waggy Tails Rescue if you would like to offer Dave a home:

01202 875000



Dave is a 19 month old Mastiff x Lab.  He is a large dog who needs an experienced owner to cope with his size.  He is still a youngster so quite boisterous and needs someone who can hold him when he gets excited.  He is good with other dogs but has little spatial awareness, so does not realize how big he is.


  • Dogs must not be left more than 4 hours a day
  • Households cannot have children under 6 years old
  • You must live within East Dorset or West Hampshire (BH and SO40-45 postcodes)
  • You must have a secure rear garden

Please contact Waggy Tails Rescue to learn more about Dave and how to apply to adopt.


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Do you have a home for Dave?

We are looking for foster families and adoptive families. We do ask foster homes to be within an hour’s drive of Bournemouth as the dogs in foster use our local vets and foster homes will be required to bring the foster dog back to us for any medical treatments.

We rehome to adoptive families within a 2 hour driving radius of Bournemouth. A home check and a vet check is required, with a £200 adoption fee, which contributes partially to kennel fees, vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neutering, flea/worming treatment and other veterinary costs. This adoption fee will contribute to the care of all our dogs.

We have a thorough rehoming programme to prepare you and your dog for each other. We also offer help and support for you both in the future. Learn about responsible ownership or contact us if you have any questions.

If you are considering fostering or permanently rehoming a dog, then please print off and complete one of the forms below:

Please note: We only rehome within a 2 hour driving radius of the Bournemouth area and do not place dogs in homes with children under the age of 6.

Apply by Email

Please print out the form and scan it in after filling it out. Email your completed form to us at

Apply by Post

Please email to ask for our postal address.

Other ways to help

If you can’t offer a home there are still loads of ways to help our dogs.

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