Only two weeks ago, we ran a story about pooches at an Eaton Bray kennels in search of new owners. We....
Skip navigation

Charlie has found an ideal home

Posted on March 19, 2007

This article was published in March 2007. Please see Latest News for more recent information.

Only two weeks ago, we ran a story about pooches at an Eaton Bray kennels in search of new owners.

We featured four hounds at Appledown Kennels but there were many more looking for a place to settle.

CharlieOne of the most popular dogs was Charlie, pictured, a five-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, who had a pretty bad start in life as a stuf dog on a puppy farm in Ireland.

Charlie, deaf and with one of his eyes in need of permanent medication, was taken by a dog lover who could be with him all day.

Appledown owner Julie Shelton said: "The lady had looked after special needs children so she was absolutely fine with him and just loves him.

"We had a lot of people phone about Charlie. We had about seven or eight good homes come forward for him but this one was just perfect for his needs and it's working out well."

And two other dogs, not featured in the newspaper, were also given a new start by readers who visited the kennels after reading about the needy pets.

There is a constant flow of discarded dogs coming into the site and as many as 40 are still looking for someone to provide them with a fresh beginning and a loving home.

Anyone interested in providing a dog with a new home should call Appledown Kennels, Harling Road, Eaton Bray, on 01525 220383.

Source: Andy Gayler, Dunstable Gazette, 14 March 2007

Reader Comments

Be the first to comment on this article using the form below.

Comment on This Article:

All HTML, except <i>, <b>, <u> will require your comment to be moderated before it is publicly displayed.
If you would like your own avatar displayed, read about comment avatars.

Your Email Address will not be made public.
On submission of your comment, a cookie may be stored on your local device as described in our Privacy Policy.