Staffie & Stray Rescue

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Registered Charity No. 1163631

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Ernie Needs a Home

About Ernie

My Name Is… Ernie

I Am… Approximately 3 years old – I was not microchipped when I first arrived

Can I be rehomed with other dogs? Under Assessments

Can I be rehomed with cats? No

Can I be rehomed with children? Under Assessments

I am looking for… A foster or forever home


Ernie will soon be arriving to us from the pound. He was found as a stray and after being unclaimed, was shortly after surrendered to our rescue in search of finding a forever home. We have no information on his history.


Ernie is a young adult and a very happy lad.
He loves being with people.
He has been clean in his kennels and has some basic training.
Assessments have just begun. Ernie was understandably very stressed when he first arrived, a big change again for him, but we can’t wait to watch him blossom and find him a forever home.
Under Assessments. He has walked politely past other dogs in the pound.
Pending Assessments, I am looking for:
  • A foster or forever home
  • A pet free home
  • An adult only home


Please have a read of our requirements to ensure that you are eligible to apply here:

Application forms can be found at the bottom of this link and emailed to

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Do you have a home for Ernie?

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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