Cairn Rescue - Cairns In Need Registered charity No 803599
Cairns That Need Help Today
Any Cairn Terriers immediately below need help today. To find out how to help, either to volunteer help or transport, or if you are considering rehoming a dog yourself, please contact the Trustee indicated. If there are no dogs currently listed on this page, this doesn't mean there aren't any being rescued! Often dogs come in to us very fast and are re-homed immediately to people on our lists. Any dogs below have not yet been suitably matched to prospective owners and need homes or other help n
Cairn Terriers in Need of Rehoming - Can You help?
CTRF currently has one male Cairn Terrier in immediate need of rehoming.
Some other recently re-homed dogs that are currently undergoing trials with new owners are kept on display until this period is finalised. Please note that any dogs featured here & held with other rescue organisations are not the responsibility of CTRF but with the rescue organisation concerned, and are merely advertised here to help Cairns in need.
Olly Needs A New Home
Olly is five in September and missing his previous owner who gave him up because of ill health. He is neutered, micro-chipped and vaccinated. He lived with another dog in the past so possibly will get on with a new one. There were no children in his previous house & he has no known history with them, but we would request no children under 12.
Picture of Olly
If you think that you could give Olly a loving home please contact Trustee Anne Weaver (Cirencester) 01285 654782 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monty Has A New Home - Update 7th July 2014
Trustee Anne Weaver has great news that Monty is now in a new home in Yorkshire. He will be going through the usual trial period, although Anne says she has a really good feeling about it and Monty is a very lucky dog.
For any further news about Monty's progress please contact Anne Weaver via the contact details on our Trustees page.
Hamish & Suzy Have A New Home - Update 26 June 2014
We are really glad to say that Suzy and Hamish are now with new owners, who are very experienced with terriers & will provide these two with a great new home. They got on well immediately with the new owners own dogs, a Westie and a Cairn, and although they are undergoing a trial period we are confident all will go very well for these two.
For any more information about their progress, please contact Scotland Trustee Helen Miller.
News From Recent Rescues
Here is some news about dogs who have recently been featured on this page, who have been re-homed. To view dogs rehomed or helped that were on the website earlier than this, please view our Archives Page, linked at the top of this page.
Sad News About Brin - Update 19th July 2014
We have a very sad announcement to make....You all fell in love with Brin the blind boy so we are sharing this sad news with you. He touched so many hearts. Thank you Hilary for adopting him and giving him such a loving home in his final months. We know his previous owner Julie got comfort from this, having made a difficult decision to part with him. We are so sorry it ended like this - much too soon.............
Here is Hilary's message:
"Sadly we lost our wee Brin about a week ago. His health suddenly deteriorated, over about a week and sadly the vet and I agreed that it would be kinder to help him to go to sleep. He had neurological issues and/or cancer and he rapidly lost his awareness of where he was, who we were and any quality of life. He spent his time walking in ever decreasing circles and was very distressed at the end. He no longer smelt his food or recognised Ian or I and didn't want to go for a walk. He also had trouble breathing.
" I am so sorry we couldn't have shared this little life a lot longer as he was such a wonderful little chap. He had a lot of fun in his time with us - coming along to shows I was working at, winning several rosettes in fun classes and gathering an army of fans both locally and on Facebook. Everyone is so sad to see him go. However, we comfort ourselves that we gave him a good life in his final weeks.
" As you can imagine I really miss his cheery little face greeting me every day and the house is quiet without him pottering around, bumping around the place. He loved his cuddles and his space on the sofa at night! I hope in time we will help Cairn rescue with another little soul, but for now we will remember Brin so fondly. "
Picture of Brin
Isla & Skye Have Gone To A New Home - Update 15th June
We have good news about the two wheaten Cairn sisters. CTRF Trustee Chris Roberts received this message:
"Isla & Skye have gone to their new home on the usual four week trial period, so hopefully it will be their forever home. Thank you to everyone who shared this on Facebook and to those who responded as prospective new owners for them. The Cairn Terrier Relief Fund is eternally grateful to all of you who are always ready to help us and our Cairns. Thank You xx Chris Roberts "
Glisten, Cairn With Many Tears Rescue Is Now Reserved - Update 12th May 2014
Great news - 3 year old Glisten the ex breeding Cairn with Many Tears Rescue in Wales has now been rehomed. Fingers crossed that her adoption process goes well and that she is about to go to her forever home. See updates for her via the Many Tears website link below.
This is what Many Tears Rescue say about her on their website:
Many Tears Rescue with GLISTEN'S DETAILS HERE Many Tears contact details are available HERE
Daisy Went To A New Home - Update 8 May 2014
Trustee Anne Weaver has announced that Daisy has gone to a new home. Anne has a good feeling about this match and we are hoping to hear that she has indeed found her forever home. Good luck to Daisy!
Picture of Daisy
Scottie & Alfie Are In A New Home - Updated 5th May 2014
SCOTTIE and ALFIE went to a new home in Kent. Looks like they have now found their forever home. Good luck to Scottie and Alfie!
Cairn Puppy Hamish Has Just Gone To A Home! - Update 16th April 2014
UPDATE: Good News! The 11 week old puppy mentioned 14th April, now called "Hamish" has now gone to a new home today in Devon. Good luck to him! We will provide some pictures as soon as we have them.
Eric Has Gone To A Home - Update 10 April 2014
Update 10th April:- Eric will be going to a potential new home on 13th April, to see if he gets on with some people who own another dog. If they like each other Eric will have a new home... so fingers crossed!!
Eric is is a 7 year old neutered male Cairn, and is described as brindle in colour living in the Manchester area. Eric is not for the faint hearted!!! His elderly male owner has passed away and no one within the family is able to give him a home, however at present he is being cared for by a member of the family, but they are moving into an apartment within the next few weeks where no pets are allowed.
He is also being left for up to 12 hours each day as his present owners work full time. Apparently Eric isn't aggressive with other dogs when he's being walked, but he has not been used to living with another dog. He will chase cats, birds, squirrels and flies. He likes to play, but snarls if you go near him if he has food. He is good in the car. He does suffer from skin and eye infections and has an enlarged heart for which he has 5mg of Fortekor each day, which the CTRF will assist in funding for these conditions.
Picture of Eric
Freddy Got A New Home - Update 10th April 2014
Update 10th April:- Freddy has gone to a new home today for a 4 week trial. Fingers crossed all goes well for him!! For further info on his progress contact Chris Roberts (details below)
Freddie the 7 years old wheaten boy got a new home. As soon as we get more updates we will post them here, but we have heard he is doing well!
Pictures of Freddy
7 Year Old Pepe Has A Great New Home - Update 2nd March 2014
Pepe the 7 year old wheaten male has gone to a great new home and is settling in very well. He is with a long term Cairn owner who has an 11 year old bitch, Pepe has been getting along great with her and they have proven to be great playmates, as they live by the sea they go to the beach every day to play.
Pictures of Pepe
Baxter Got A New Home - Update 26 February 2014
Trustee Wendy Laker has informed that Baxter, the wheaten brindle 2 1/2 year old boy went to a new home with people who were very keen on him & drove a long way to come and see him last night. Will post new news as soon on how he is getting on as we get it.
Picture of Baxter
Taffy Has Gone To A New Home - Update 26 February 2014
Trustee Anne Weaver has great news that Taffy has gone to a new home today with experienced retired cairn rescue owners & a very similar environment to the one he was used to.
Taffy is 10 and half years old, castrated, sadly his elderly owner has died and Taffy has been taken in by a neighbour who has exercised him for the past year. Taffy needs to be the only dog in the home which he has been used to. He can be a little stubborn but has a sweet nature.
Rolo And Danger Mouse - update 26th Feb 2014
Chris Hewitt had an update from the new owner of Rolo and Danger Mouse, who are doing just great. Here is what they had to say:
Sorry I haven't mailed you sooner but I'm too busy these days with my boys!
Danger is fine and is recovering well from his op and getting back to his cheeky little self,we had him microchipped at the same time too.
They have settled in beautifully and already we have a routine which they like.
They love to watch the tv which I find hilarious and love a ball.
We can't wait to take them to the woods with a ball and give them a good run but as you know the weather is against us at the mo so just lead walks till it gets better whenever that will be!!!
I have attached some photos, I hope you like them I'm sure you'll agree with me that they are two adorable dogs. "
We're so glad Rolo and Danger are doing so well. Here are some new pictures:
Mr Binx - Update 4 February 2014
Mr Binx, the Cairn Terrier cross with Skye Terier, who was rescued by West Yorkshire Dog Rescue, has been rehomed to a great new owner. We are so happy to hear this news. This is what West Yorkshire Dog Rescue have to say:-
"Mr Binx has been adopted. The foster Lucinda is adopting him, she decided he can’t go anywhere else, she understands him and forgives him all his little behavioural problems. Mr Binx spends most of his time at Pets at Home , he is the store mascot and everyone working there loves him and the customers love him. He has a great life with so much attention. This is because Lucinda works there and always takes him with her to work.
Here he is with his ‘sister’ and best friend."
Jack Found A Home - update 23 Jan 2014
We are delighted to hear from Second Chance Kennels in Fife, Scotland that Jack, the 9 1/2 year old Cairn has found a great home.
Here is what they say at the kennels:
" Wonderful news for our wee Jack he now has such a lovely mum & dad and has a wee older Westie as his sis. They can't believe how good he is, in fact he slept in their bedroom in his bed on his back with all four feet I'm the air, says how settled he feels They are just such a lovely couple and know the terrier breed well.“
Picture of Jack
Teddy No Longer Needs Rehoming - Update 3rd February 2014
New update for Teddy, the 1 year old girl who has retinal degeneration: after thorough testing, her owners have found she has some other medical problems, so they have decided to keep her rather than rehome. Thank you to everyone who enquired about Teddy and we wish her luck for the future.
Tinks - Update 4th January 2014
Trustee Anne Weaver has informed that the 5 month old girl Tinks now has a home. She has gone to a family with 4 older children, and is currently undergoing her trial period. We wish Tinks well and hope this turns out to be her forever home.
For any more information on Tinks' progress contact Trustee Anne Weaver email@example.com
Recent picture of Tinks below
Millie - Update 3rd January 2014
Trustee Helen Miller has informed that Millie has now gone to a new home. She will be on her trial period for several weeks, and fingers crossed she has now found her forever home.
Further information on Millie's progress can be obtained from Edinburgh Trustee Helen Miller, contact details via the Trustees page on this website.
Harley - Update 27 December 2013
Harley, the 8 year old dark brindle Cairn boy, went to a new home on Christmas Eve with a retired couple who are used to a similar dog. He is doing very well indeed, and this is what his new owners say about him:
"Harley is settling in... He has been for two walks each day and is well behaved but he must have been really spoilt previously as he looks for a lot of fuss and he sulks if he doesn't get his own way. We have left him on his own a couple of times for short periods and he is always pleased to see us come back, although we cannot get him to sleep separate to us at bed time he will not stop making noises until he comes in with us in his basket. Has a lot of typical cairn habits just like our daughter's cairn used to have. Will keep you updated in a few days."
Picture of Harley
Holly & Bracken - Update 24 Dec 2013
Trustee Helen Miller is happy to announce that Bracken and Holly, the mother and daughter pair, have gone to a great new home in Cumbria. Wonderful Christmas present for the new owners!!!
Mitzy - Update 15th December 2013
We are very happy to report that Mitzy, the wheaten Cairn with the Wallace Kennels ESSEX, has been rehomed on Thursday. CTRF wishes Millie all the best of luck for her future and fingers crossed she is now finally in her forever home.
Alfie - Update 10th December 2013
Sussex Trustee Wendy Laker is very happy to say Alfie, the 6 year old wheaten male Cairn has now found a good home.
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