• Lurcher
  • Male
  • Adult only home (no children)
  • Doing
  • Needs an active home

Meet Barry the Bat! This black and white lurcher possesses quite the most impressive pair of ears we’ve seen in a long time… And he’s always ready to prick them up in the direction of fun. An active boy, two-year-old Barry wants a home where he’s included in all the family activities, and can get plenty of exercise. He’ll need a secure garden or exercise field, as he has a high prey drive, but he gets on well with dogs of all shapes and sizes, and could happily live with a canine pal.

Barry also loves people, and gets very excited when he meets them – he can jump up and mouth, so we’re recommending an adult-only home; but we expect these behaviours to reduce once he gets comfortable in a stable home.

This intelligent lad travels well in the car and loves his food. He’s confident and relaxed on walks, and excited by toys – but not sure what to do with them yet, racing round the paddock without picking them up first! He’s won the hearts of everyone who’s cared for him: will you open yours up to barmy, bat-eared Barry, and make him an even happier boy?

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The Homing Journey

1 Pre-homing visit

rehoming visit

We visit every prospective home so that we can best match each dog with their ideal ‘forever home’

The pre-homing visit

2 Matching


Our homing volunteers match hound to home based on home visits and dog assessments


3 Homing


Hurrah, another hound has found his forever home! Happy ‘gotcha day’…


4 Behavioural Support

behavioural support

All homes receive a four month post-homing visit, to check all is going well for hound and home