Rigby is a stunning Hancock lurcher (greyhound cross collie) lad who is 2.5 years old. He stands 27 inches to the shoulder.
He has come to rescue through no fault of his own due to owners ill health.
Rigby is like a big puppy, very enthusiastic and energetic and very very bright. He would be brilliant at canicross, agility or obedience and needs a home where someone can really give him the time and input he deserves. He is very adaptable and eager to learn.
He does have a collie’s sensitivity and will be sensitive to his owners emotions and moods so needs a stable, calm, loving home.
He knows a bag of tricks already including sit, stay, down, leave, heel, come, off, go to bed/mat and roll over!!!
Rigby loves children (and cleaning their faces!). He could be homed with kids of most ages – he is quite bouncy so little ones would need to be robust.
He does have prey drive and likes a chase – given his level of trainability this can be worked on. We would not home him with cats.
He has very high levels of energy but as long as he gets enough exercise also a very good sleeper.
Rigby is happy being left and sleeps well – he can be left for several hours.
He will get toys out of the toybox and put them on the table to have them thrown / played with.
He would be happy living with another dog or in a group. He greets politely and is fairly laid back around other dogs.
Rigby’s foster mum took him to Parkrun and he was VERY enthusiastic and pulled hard for the first 2 miles and liked meeting all the new people at the run.
Not at all aggressive outside the house with dogs or people.
Rigby will come back if there are no distractions. He will run over to people playing with balls, wanting to join in. Will come back if you offer a good game!