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Can you be breed specifc in adoption?

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whatever17 Sat 04-Jun-11 01:37:14

I live in London and would love to adopt a Maltese. I have a 9 month old male terrier cross.

I would take any age Maltese.

BabyReindeer Sat 04-Jun-11 07:42:35

There may be a Maltese rescue society, but if you would consider a Bichon they have several at Many Tears - although that is in Wales they are fostered before rehoming all over the country.

whatever17 Tue 07-Jun-11 01:35:12

do you think Bichons are fairly similar in temperament. I want a little toy dog that knows it's a toy dog rather than thinking it's a terrier. Apparently Maltese's are great lap dogs.

Madsometimes Tue 07-Jun-11 14:40:08

Have you looked on Prodogs?

They have lots of smaller dogs on there at the moment, and are in London. They say they would prefer a home without small children for many of the small dogs, so I guess it depends on how young your children are, and whether you can win the homechecker over.

whatever17 Sat 25-Jun-11 03:00:13

Mad - my youngest is 11 - and used to a terrier! Let's see!

Madsometimes Sat 25-Jun-11 08:54:09

Are you going for one of their dogs? I would not have thought an 11 year old child would be a barrier, and having a resident dog should be a plus.

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