Several pets in Dorset are looking for their forever homes, including at the Ashley Heath Animal Centre.

Located on the border with Hampshire, the centre offers care for its animals in rural surroundings.

A few animals from the centre are listed below but more can be found on the centre's website.

To help the Ashley Heath Animal Centre carry on their work you can donate to their website here.


Bournemouth Echo: LolaLola (Image: RSPCA)

Gender - Female

Age - Three years old

Breed - Staffordshire Bull Terrier crossbreed

Colour - White and Black

If you want to adopt Lola you can view their full profile here.

Lola came into the care of the RSPCA after being left behind at a property without access to food or water for at least a week.

She is described as a friendly, playful and affectionate dog who is "happy to meet everyone she sees".

The RSPCA adds: "Lola has been friendly around most other dogs when out and about but we feel she is best suited as the only dog in the home."

Ideally, she would go to a "reasonably quiet home environment" where any children are over the age of 16.


Bournemouth Echo: BoycieBoycie (Image: RSPCA)

Gender - Male

Age - Seven years old

Breed - Saluki crossbreed

Colour - Tan

If you want to adopt Boycie you can view their full profile here.

Boycie is described as a "super sweet" dog who loves playing with toys and cuddles.

He does like chasing and has a high prey drive so cannot live with cats or small animals.

RSPCA adds: "Boycie would like direct access to a large fully enclosed garden with 6ft fencing - and lots of footballs!!!!!

"Potential adopters could look at renting a secure field 2-3 times a week, so that he can have a really good run around in a secure area."


Bournemouth Echo: BrunoBruno (Image: RSPCA)

Gender -  Male

Age - 10 years old

Breed - Boxer

Colour - Brindle/White

If you want to adopt Bruno you can view their full profile here.

Bruno is a dog seeking a retirement home in an adult-only household, as he hopes for a quiet life.

He can be reserved when meeting new people and likes it if you take a hands-off approach.

Being an older dog, adopters should be prepared to support him through any arthritic changes to ensure he lives a comfortable, pain-free life.

Bruno would prefer to be the only pet in the home as he likes his own space.


Bournemouth Echo: BlueyBluey (Image: RSPCA)

Gender - Male

Age - Nine years old

Breed - Husky (Siberian)

Colour - Grey/White

If you want to adopt Bluey you can view their full profile here.

Bluey is described as being "sociable" with other dogs and when meeting new people.

He knows some basic commands and although generally walks reasonably well on the lead, he can be strong at times.

The RSPCA adds: "Bluey is looking for a home where he will have access to a garden to enjoy laying in the sunshine.

"After his assessment here we feel he may be ok to live with dog-confident children 16 years+ but cannot live with cats."


Bournemouth Echo: TwisterTwister (Image: RSPCA)

Gender - Male

Age - Three years old

Breed - Domestic

Colour - Grey

If you want to adopt Twister you can view their full profile here.

Twister is on the lookout for a new home and would like to find one with a female rabbit to keep him company.

The RSPCA adds: "If you are interested in adopting a rabbit from RSPCA Ashley Heath you would need to have accommodation already in place.

"A pair of rabbits will require unrestricted access to a space measuring 6ft by 10ft, totalling 60 square feet. This is equivalent to a 6ft by 2ft hutch with an attached 6ft by 8ft run, containing enrichment and furnishings to allow them to hide and exhibit natural behaviour.

"A converted shed with a run or a rabbit-proofed indoor room would also be appropriate."

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Bournemouth Echo: SargentSargent (Image: RSPCA)

Gender - Male

Age - Two years old

Breed - Angora

Colour - Blue/Grey

If you want to adopt Sargent you can view their full profile here.

Sargent came into the care of the RSPCA from a multi-household of rabbits and is now looking to find a new one.

He is described as a friendly, social rabbit, who enjoys exploring his environment and supervising at cleaning time.

Sargent will need grooming daily to keep on top of his long fur, and he is quite content to just sit as you do it.

The RSPCA adds: "He would like to be rehomed to live with a female rabbit as company and will require a large living area with plenty of enrichment to keep them occupied. Initially they will require separate accommodation from each other during the bonding process."