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RSPCA wants to see Fraiser leave the building for a new home

One-year-old crossbreed Fraiser being ‘overlooked’ by potential adopters.

The RSPCA is desperate to find a special home for long-stay dog, Fraiser, who has been overlooked by potential adopters time and time again.

The one-year-old blue/brindle-coloured crossbreed has been at the charity’s Blackberry Farm Animal Centre, in Buckinghamshire, for more than six months.

He ended up in RSPCA care because his owner could no longer care for him.

Deputy manager, Paula Flitney, said; “Fraiser is a sweet boy but he’s very energetic! He’s bouncy and active, and he loves to be with people.

“Unfortunately, as he’s been here for so long, it’s as if he’s been forgotten about.

“He’s not on show for the public because we found it made him very stressed, but this does mean he is often overlooked as people don’t see him and realise what a lovely dog he is.”

Fraiser has met other dogs and enjoys their company but can be a little unsure to start with so will need further socialisation. However, he could live with a female dog in his new home, but would not be suited to a house with cats as he likes to chase them.

Staff would like Frasier to go to an adult-only home as he is worried by children. He is also looking for a home with new owners who are around for the majority of the day as he finds being on his own a bit scary.

Paula added: “He is a very clever dog. Staff have been teaching him lots of tricks while he’s been in RSPCA care.

“He has lots of love to give and also has a lot of energy so will need an active home where he can enjoy lots of walks.

“He will make a wonderful companion and pet for the right home and is desperate for a happy ever after.”

If you think you could offer Fraiser his forever home, please contact Blackberry Farm by calling 0300 123 0752 or emailing


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