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Rosie and Murphy’s story is a sad one and we’d like the ending to be happily ever after. They were homed five years ago elsewhere in the country and when their owner’s circumstances changed, she couldn’t look after them anymore. She asked someone she knew to care for them on a temporary basis but unfortunately that person couldn’t keep them permanently either although she got very attached to them and told us they are lovely dogs.
Greyhound Trust Hall Green was approached and we agreed to take Rosie and Murphy into our care. Through no fault of there own this pair of hounds have found themselves homeless twice in a short period of time. Thankfully so far they’ve been kept together which must give them much comfort despite all the changes.
As they had lived together for 5 years we can’t split the up now. At eight years of age they should be relaxing and enjoying their retirement as much loved family pets. Being older and wanting to home them together has posed a homing challenge to the Trust but we believe that there is a home out there somewhere. We have had several offers to home Rosie but so far we have resisted splitting up this bonded pair.
Rosie is a placid, sweet girl who has a calming effect on the more lively Murphy. Murphy loves his cuddles humans so much that he really would like to live in a family where someone is home most of the day. They really do make a lovely couple. They have both been out to several of our walks and awarenesses now and our volunteers say that they behaved impeccably. One of our volunteers told us that she had “fallen a little bit in love with Murphy!”
Rosie and Murphy had a day out recently to the Horse of the Year show and this is what our voulunteers had to say:
“On Sunday we took Rosie and Murphy to the Horse of the year show, they traveled really well in the car, although Murphy likes to keep an eye on things as he travels along, we got to the NEC and they behaved impeccably, they were hugged and kissed by hundreds of people and they loved every minute of it. Rosie was content to lie down now and again to chill, as Murphy was more interested in what was going on and make sure he wasn’t missing any fuss (or treats!) They made friends with Luke (on the right) and they all got along together, as they did with Rusty, Flossie and Teddy, we even had a black poodle assistance dog come over and Murphy’s tail was wagging away, quite happy to say hello. Coming back Murphy gave in and lay down in the car and again traveled well. We told everyone how we need to find them a home together, keeping our fingers crossed that someone comes along soon for them. They really are a dream to take out.”
If you can open your home and heart to these two hounds then please call us on 0121 426 4810 or contact us to come and meet these lovely hounds
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