14 shelter dogs in Newcastle looking for their forever home

Could you give one of these adorable Newcastle puppies a new home?

At the Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter, which has been home to thousands of abandoned and neglected pets each year for over a century, there are more than a dozen dogs looking for a family at the moment. From huskies to greyhounds to staff members, there is sure to be the perfect home for everyone.

Here are the 14 dogs at Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter who are currently looking for new owners. If you think you can provide a forever home for one of these dogs, you can visit the shelter website to complete an application form.

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Mylo

A “beautiful young lad with wonderful fun energy”, Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter says four-year-old husky Mylo is sure to bring lots of laughs and joy to his new home.



Mylo

“He thrives on attention and truly believes the spotlight should be on him at all times,” the shelter says. “He has character and is always the center of attention!”

Mylo can get overexcited at times, so he needs new owners who can spend time training and setting boundaries to help him learn better behaviors. Mylo is looking for an adults-only home and he can be housed with other dogs, but no cats or small animals.

Spirit

Described as a “smart, smart boy”, the shelter says six-year-old Akita Cross Spirit is sure to keep his family on their toes with his cheeky antics.



Spirit
Spirit

“Spirit is a real character who is always happy to see you!” its description reads. “He oozes with personality and is a confident, independent lad who loves human company but is just as happy doing his own thing.”

Spirit is looking for an active home that matches her energetic personality, with owners who can provide plenty of stimulation. Spirit can live with children aged 16 or over and other dogs, but unfortunately no cats or small animals.

Russian

Eight-year-old greyhound Russo is a “very sweet older boy with a heart of gold”, who enjoys people’s company and will always come by to say hello to anyone he meets.



Russian
Russian

“He really needs to find his forever retirement home where he will be loved and spoiled!” says Russo’s refuge. “He’d like a big, comfy bed in a warm place he can call his own for his many naps and a few walks a day to explore.”

Ex-racing greyhound Russo is looking for a laid-back new home where he won’t be left alone for too long. Russo can live with children age 10 or older and other dogs, but not small pets.

cass

‘Absolute sweetheart’ Cass is a nine-year-old lurcher, looking for a loving, relaxed home with lots of cuddles.



cass
cass

“He’s a nice boy who loves his human friends and loves having someone around most of the time,” the shelter says of Cass. “He tends to stay close to his humans and definitely gains confidence having his buddies by his side.”

A home with plenty of time for leisurely walks will be perfect for Cass, where the shelter promises he will make “a fabulous and loyal companion”. Cass can be housed with children aged 13 or over and would prefer to be the only dog ​​in the house with no cats or small animals.

Skye

Gorgeous Skye is a four-year-old husky, who may need some help getting used to her new owners – but once you bond with her, Skye will become a ‘friend for life’, says the refuge.



Skye
Skye

“Skye is a very sweet girl who needs support and training to truly thrive in her new home,” her description read. “We have no doubt she will make a wonderful companion for the right home.”

Skye will need to go to a family with race experience, who can work with her to help bring out the best in her. Skye is looking for an adult-only home with no other dogs or small animals.

Karmi

Two-year-old Karmi is an adorable mixed breed who moved from living abroad with her previous owners and is excited about the new world around her.



Karmi
Karmi

“Karmi is a loving girl who melts with human attention,” the shelter says. “She loves to be pampered and will shower you with slobbery kisses.”

Karmi’s previous owners provided her with a lot of behavioral training, so she is looking for a new family who can carry on that training. Karmi can live with children aged 16 or over and should be the only pet in the household.

Prince

Young Prince is just one year old and the energetic Staffy-cross is described as having “a genuine enthusiasm for life”.



Prince
Prince

“There are a lot of things Prince loves, people, food, tennis balls and his walks!” said the shelter. “Prince doesn’t have a bad bone in his body, he just can’t contain himself around his human friends!”

Overexcited Prince can jump and gape when he’s happy to see people, so he’s looking for an owner who can help him deal with his excitement with behavioral training he missed as a puppy. Prince needs an adult-only home with no other pets.

Blade

Five-year-old Staffy Blade is a whirlwind of energy who loves tummy tickles, and the shelter promises it will be impossible for his new owners not to adore him.



Blade
Blade

“There are no strangers to Blade,” the shelter says. “He’ll meet everyone with equal eagerness in a desperate attempt to get your attention – which he loves!”

Blade is looking for an energetic home to match his larger-than-life personality, with plenty of enrichment toys to keep his mind active. Blade can live with children 15 or older, but must be the only animal in his new home.

Lola

Bulldog Lola is two years old and can be shy at first, but it’s a “bouquet of affection” once she gets to know people according to the shelter.



Lola
Lola

“Lola is a real darling who adores her human friends,” her description read. “We have no doubt that once she settles into the home, she will bring a lot of joy and smiles to the lives of her new family.”

Lola had two big operations early in her life so she missed out on socializing so may get a little nervous about meeting new people and new dogs and is looking for an owner who can help her through that. Lola is looking for an adult-only home with no other pets.

Galaxy

Galaxy, a five-year-old husky, is an intelligent girl who will make a great addition to the family in an active household.



Galaxy
Galaxy

“Galaxy is a real darling, she’s strong and can be independent, she knows what she wants, which is usually food!” said the shelter. “She’s a well-rounded, intelligent dog with a lot of confidence, which makes her a lot of fun to be around!”

Galaxy is looking for a new home with breed experience, where she can spend a lot of time being active outdoors. Galaxy can live with children 13 or older and other dogs in her new home, but no small pets.

Chi-Chi

Chichi is a one-year-old Rottweiler and an “absolute lover” according to shelter staff, who are looking for a home that will make a lot of noise for her and help her come out of her shell.



Chi-Chi
Chi-Chi

“Despite the fact that she can be nervous in certain situations, she always behaves well and just wants to please her human friends!” said the refuge of Chichi. “She has so much love to give and will make a wonderful companion for a lucky family.”

Shy Chichi seems to have missed out on socialization as a puppy, so she’s looking for a family that can help boost her confidence. Chichi can live with children 15 or older and is looking for a home without other pets.

Shadow

One-year-old Staffy Shadow was born during lockdown and is a ‘spirited, fun, bright boy’ who is making progress after missing out on key socialization. The shelter says Shadow has truly come out of his shell in his foster home and loves cuddling, playing with toys and showing tricks.



Shadow
Shadow

“Shadow is well and truly ready to begin the next leg of his journey and find his forever home,” reads his description. “He needs a home with time and patience who is able to stay calm and relaxed to reassure Shadow that everything is fine.”

Shadow can be restless and reactive in new situations, but has already received a lot of training from behaviorists and is looking for a forever home that can provide ongoing support. Shadow is looking for an adults-only home with no other pets.

Tidy

Adorable Ranger is seven years old and the laid-back pup loves nothing more than naps and hot dogs. A dog that gets along with everyone he meets, staff say the family that brings Ranger home will be very lucky.



Tidy
Tidy

“Ranger is a super cool guy that you can’t help but love – he takes everything in his stride and nothing seems to phase him!” said the shelter. “His favorite thing is just to have the company of his humans, he wants nothing more than to sit next to you cuddling.”

Ranger takes long-term medication for certain skin conditions, which potential new owners should keep in mind as it could impact insurance and be expensive in the future. Ranger is happy to live with other dogs in his new home and can also live with cats and small animals.

Angel

Angel, a cane corso, aged four, is described as “an absolute darling girl” who the shelter says is a pleasure to spend time with.



Angel
Angel

“Angel has done incredibly well since being handed over to us as a stray,” reads her description. “She’s very slightly nervous when meeting new people for the first time, but she warms up quickly and shows her real beautiful personality.”

Angel loves spending time with people and going for long walks, so he would be best suited to an active household with lots of cuddles. Angel can be housed with children 12 and older, and she can live with other dogs, cats, and small animals.

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