At just two years’ old, Felix has had a tough life so far. Completely blind, he’s had to learn to navigate the world without his sight and then last month he found himself in rescue, a new environment to get used to, when his owners moved and were unable to take him with them.
From 40mph to a couch potato, have you met a long-legged, lovable Lurcher?
If you're wondering, Lurchers are the dogs described as a ‘small greyhound’ and in fact, they’re not a million miles away from the key greyhound features and personality traits.
Lurchers are affectionate, loving dogs with bags of character.
They make fabulous pets, and despite the fact they can run at over 40 mph, they don't require you to spend most of your life out of the house exercising them!
Wobble by name and by nature! Sweet dog Wobble has a birth defect that means she moves uncontrollably when walking, but this doesn’t stop her ‘zest for life’.
Seven-year-old Shih Tzu cross came into the care of our Cornwall centre with her brother Winston and has been entertaining our staff ever since.
Centre manager Louise explains: “Wobble’s condition doesn’t cause her any pain and she’s adapted really well to it.
“She is a friendly, affectionate dog that has such a zest for life it’s infectious.
Approximately nine million* people in the UK say they regularly feel lonely. The elderly in particular find themselves isolated from society.
However, research* also shows that this ‘epidemic of loneliness’ doesn’t discriminate, but it does intensify around certain holidays, including Valentine’s Day*.
Looking for cheap activities to entertain the kids this half-term? You’re not alone. Seven days can be very long and expensive when you’re trying to occupy the busy and inquisitive mind of a child with nothing to do. Don’t worry, we have the perfect solution at our Berkshire centre on Trindledown Farm.