VIDEO: Dog of the week – Marley

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Marley arrived at Dogs Trust Shoreham in a very bad condition.

The two-year-old female border collie had a severely matted coat but a haircut from staff made it much more comfortable.

Marley is timid with new people but given time and a gentle approach, becomes more confident

Marley is timid with new people but given time and a gentle approach, becomes more confident

Tracey Rae, rehoming centre manager, said: “She is a very sweet girl. She is a favourite with the staff and gets lots of cuddles.

“Initially, Marley is timid with new people but given time and a gentle approach, she becomes more confident and likes to lean in for a fuss.

“Due to her shy nature, Marley is looking for a home with older teens. She also needs to live with another dog as this helps boost her confidence but her canine companion needs to have a steady nature to be a great role model for her.

“Her own garden is essential so she can freely roam off lead in a nice secure area where she feels safe.”

New owners will need to go to the Brighton Road centre a few times a week to build a bond as Marley will settle in much better if a trusting relationship has been built up before moving in.

Call 01273 452576 for more information.

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