Bertie, an 8-month-old charming young Cavalier King Charles Spaniel pup, joined the rescue under unfortunate circumstances due to ongoing tummy issues. Fortunately, after numerous vet visits and tests, his tummy has stabilised with the help of a veterinary diet and vet treatment. Bertie is now healthy, happy, and full of energy, eager to play with a young and active furry companion, tugging on toys and exploring together.
Bertie requires consistent stimulation and at least an hour of daily exercise to channel his abundant energy. While he still needs lead training, as he tends to pull when seeing other dogs, he is learning how to interact calmly with other dogs. Bertie has mastered basic commands like “sit” but would benefit from attending training classes to further refine his skills.
Once his energy is used up, Bertie transforms into a loving, cuddly pup who enjoys resting on your lap and receiving affection. He gets along well with his extended family’s foster siblings and other dogs. While not yet tested with cats, Bertie has experience living with children in his previous home, which didn’t work out very well, unfortunately, so we are looking for a home without younger children.
Bertie is still mastering house training but is making progress and usually scratches at the door to be let outside. However, he may still have occasional accidents. He sleeps peacefully in a covered crate in the bedroom at night, provided he has a small bedtime snack!
Despite having a mild heart murmur that will require monitoring as he ages, Bertie is in good health, aside from his sensitive tummy. He is sure to become a wonderful companion in the right forever home and with proper training.
He is suitable for families with children aged 12 and up and can be left alone for short periods without any issues.
Bertie is in foster in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. His adopters must be prepared to purchase a lifetime insurance policy or have the means to cover any future health issues. Home workers must be able to produce a contract from their employer. Tenants must send a letter from their landlord stating they have permission to have the dog at their property.