Playful collie Beaulah, 8, is looking for experienced owners after year-long stay at RSPCA Stubbington Ark

A SENSITIVE collie dog who loves to play is looking for experienced owners to give her a chance to feel more relaxed at home.

Tuesday, 21st July 2020, 2:13 pm
Updated Tuesday, 21st July 2020, 5:57 pm

Eight-year-old Beaulah has been in the care of RSPCA Stubbington Ark for more than a year, despite being rehomed once, and staff are hoping a permanent home can be found where Beaulah won’t be too overwhelmed.

Beaulah, a border collie, is on medication to help with her behaviour and will potentially need to stay on this long-term - so a kind, caring home to help work through her issues is essential.

Kayleigh Motherwell, kennel supervisor, said: ‘Beaulah came into our care over a year ago, initially because the home was too hectic for her, we then rehomed her and she came back for behavioural problems.

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‘Beaulah finds normal things upsetting, like the TV, music, cuddles and being spoken to. She therefore needs experienced owners that are willing to give Beaulah a safe space in the home or a heated outbuilding where she can relax and enjoy her life in the way she wants to, with no pressure or expectations from her new owners.’

Staff said Beaulah loves to play in the water and enjoys playing with toys, and has a very intelligent brain so enjoys structured games.

The animal shelter in Ranvilles Lane still isn't open to the public to look around, but it has reopened by appointment only for animals to be adopted.

Beaulah, an eight-year-old border collie, is looking for experienced owners after living at Stubbington Ark RSPCA for a year

Kirstie Blakeley, animal centre manager, said: ‘We would like to thank everyone who has still continued to support us throughout this difficult time during the pandemic.

‘We have lost a considerable amount of income over the last few months due to our commercial boarding kennels being closed and also our charity shops being closed too, but our animal shelter remained open with animals in need continuously being cared for during the pandemic.

‘We still have spaces on our newest fundraiser called 1,000 Animal Lovers where we are asking 1,000 people to fundraise and raise just £100 each, however you would like to.’

All available animals can be found at - and to get involved with fundraising, email [email protected] for a fundraising pack.

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