Staffie stories

by | 25 September 2017 | Gainsborough, Pets, Retford, Rotherham, Worksop

The reputation of Staffordshire Bull Terriers has suffered over recent years from overbreeding and negative press. The truth is that with love and good training they are extremely affectionate, intelligent and obedient dogs.

Sadly, many Staffies end up in the care of the RSPCA as a result of irresponsible ownership; they top the national league as the most rescued breed. Locally, the RSPCA South Yorkshire Animal Centre at Bawtry has ten staffies and staffie cross breeds, a mix of brindles and reds. Meet Louis a lovely friendly six-year-old boy who is looking for a new place to call home and his friends Stella and Jack.

If you would like to meet Louis or any of the RSPCA’s dogs, give the centre a call on 01302 719790. Visit the centre on the Great North Road, near Bawtry, DN10 6DE — open to the public six days a week from 11.00am to 4.00pm (closed Wednesdays).

If you cannot provide a home for Louis or any of our other dogs, then maybe you can help support their stay at the centre by donating unwanted clothes for our charity shops? The RSPCA shops at High Street, Rotherham; Queen Mary’s Road, Rossington; and Field Road, Thorne, make a huge contribution to the Animal Centre’s running costs. You can drop off donations at the Animal Centre or at the shops or the charity can collect.

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