Winston, a black lab crossbreed, arrived at our Ayrshire and Southwest Scotland centre as an extremely nervous 11-month-old puppy.
Initially Winston could be a bit unpredictable in nature and would bark and growl when he felt scared.
Our staff worked with Winston for several months to build his confidence and make him feel safe and secure. He began to come out of his shell showing us his loving and energetic personality, although he would still react to new people and get a bit boisterous when on the lead.
We knew he would need extremely patient and understanding owners who would work with him to gain his trust and help him show his amazing personality… then along came Janet and Michael!
After applying to rehome Winston in March 2021, they came to the centre several times a week to build a bond with Winston before taking him to his forever home. Winston has settled in amazingly well and has just celebrated his second birthday with his new family!
Your donations mean that we can rehabilitate more dogs like Winston and care for them for as long as it takes until they are ready to find their forever home.