Dogs show their 'selfies' to find new homes

The ‘selfie’ craze has gone barking mad at here at the Home as our homeless hounds attempt to find new homes.

30 August 2013
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

Savvy dogs at the world renowned animal rescue have turned their paws to the latest photo taking phenomenon by taking paw-fect self-portraits of themselves.

They are hoping that this will catch the attention of potential owners so they can work on their posing with new owners.

Rob Young, Head of Dog Rehoming at Battersea says: “Sharing selfies online is all the rage and our dogs are tapping into this trend. Their photos are very cute and it’s a great way to promote our dogs and help them find a second chance.”

Selfie PepperThis is Pepper, a six-year-old Border Terrier cross. This little lady is big on taking photos of herself, and who can blame her with that gorgeous face. She is a sensitive soul who is looking for that special someone who can help her shine.


Selfie ChinaAttention-seeking China is a six to 12 month old Staffie cross. She is one of Battersea’s most enthusiastic selfie snappers. She is a giggly and lively lady and will make a fun companion.


Selfie JustineTwo-year-old Mongel Justine is one of the 400 dogs in Battersea’s care. She has been at the Home for four months and is hoping her perfectly posed picture will be a big hit on social media.


selfie MaggieAmerican Bull Dog Maggie is Battersea’s queen of posing and has got her ‘dog face' pout down to a T. This four-year-old girl has a beautiful face and a gentle soul and will keep her new family entertained for hours on end.


pete selfieFour-year-old Pete the Lurcher is a shy boy so he's hoping that his selfie will help him find his perfect match and catch the attention of someone who can lavish him with love and cuddles. Pete can often be found relaxing on his duvet.


selfie MillyEnglish Bull Terrier Milly is Battersea’s longest serving resident. This four-year-old girl has spent 178 days waiting for a home, five times that of the average stay of 35 days. She adores having her belly rubbed.  


If you could give a home to any of our posing pooches, call us on 0843 509 4444. Or, visit us on Sunday 8 September for our Annual Reunion.





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