Sherlock – Age approx. 3.5 yrs old
Dogs – To be homed with a calm dog or as only dog
Cats – Good with cat
Children – Older, dog respectful children age 14 +
Dogs – Sherlock gets on well with the other dogs at Holbrook but favours the females. Sherlock tends to keep himself to himself and take everything in.
Cats – Sherlock has lived with a kitten and really took it under his wing
Children – We do not know Sherlocks history with children, this combined with his nervousness around certain situations does not make a home with young children suitable for Sherlock. We feel he would be best suited to an adult only home or a home with dog respectful children age 14+, each application will be viewed independently.
Personality – Sherlock is a very loyal dog; he is extremely affectionate and loves nothing more than to cuddle up close, however Sherlock also takes time to trust people and will not push himself forward until he is comfortable with that person. Sherlock likes to be in the mix of things but is quite happy to go off and find somewhere comfortable to relax, although he enjoys a run in the paddock, he is not a high energy dog, more a ‘take it as it comes’ dog.
Suitable home – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: We will be looking for a home with someone at home all the time to start with. Sherlock suffers from separation anxiety and the time being left alone will need to be built up very gradually. Sherlock would not suit a busy household; he is a quiet dog that likes to relax and watch the world go by. We will be looking for a home with experience in nervous rescue dogs and ask that you use the application to detail your experiences and why you feel you can offer Sherlock the home he is looking for and deserves. Sherlock is a wonderful, affectionate dog that will do extremely well in the right home where his new family will take things nice and slowly with him.
Successful applicants will be required to come and visit Sherlock multiple times to get to know him and vice versa.
If you feel you can give Sherlock the home he is looking for please complete the application form below.
Adoption donation and home-check applies.