Is the Skye the limit for this RSPCA rescue dog?

One year old Staffordshire bull terrier cross, Skye, is hoping to find love this Valentine’s Day. She’s currently in the care of the RSPCA’s Leybourne Animal Centre in Kent, and staff are hoping to fine the paw-fect match for her.

Skye was found abandoned in Dover, and has since spent 188 days in kennels at the charity. She is a cuddly girl who enjoys going for walks – but she wants someone to share those walks with her.

“Skye is such a sweetheart and has the most beautiful brown eyes,” says Mel Dolling, an animal care assistant at RSPCA Leybourne.

“She has won the hearts of all the staff and volunteers and we’re desperate to find her paw-fect match this Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately, she’s really not coping well in kennels as she finds it quite overwhelming being around so many other dogs so we’re desperately trying to find her a home to call her own. She will make one lucky person the most wonderful pet and we really hope she finds her Valentine this February.”

Being a youngster, Skye has lots of energy, and also lots of intelligence. Her new owner could have fun with her, not just going on walks, but also teaching her tricks, or participating in activities such as agility or flyball. Whichever activity Skye’s new owner decides to share with her, she’ll relish plenty of both mental and physical stimulation, but she’s very affectionate, so will love cuddles afterwards.

“We’d like Skye to go to a home with owners who are willing to train her and work to improve her social skills with other dogs,” Mel added. “She’ll also need some time to learn that it’s okay being left alone and would like to be the only animal in the home. Skye could make a wonderful family dog for a household with children of secondary school age or older.”

To find out more about how you could adopt Skye, go to or call 0300 123 0751.

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