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May I introduce Holly and Duke, who we believe are mother and son. They were removed from their home by the RSPCA as a cruelty case last year but were struggling in the kennels they use to gain weight despite the kennels best efforts so we were asked to help, being breed specific by the kennels. They have been with us since the 22nd December being lovingly cared for by the kennel staff at Essex.

Holly is 8 years old and unspayed and needs to gain more weight before spaying can even be considered. She only weighs 28kg but that is a vast improvement on the 23kg she was at the previous kennels.

Duke is 5 years old and has just been neutered having reached a fairly healthy 34kg.

Duke and Holly have had a booster vaccination but nothing more as their immune systems were weak, but both are microchipped. Full blood tests were carried out to ensure there were no underlying issues, and both came back clear.

Despite all they have been through Holly and Duke are super friendly dogs with people, have shown no major issues with other dogs at the kennels, but not had any real socialisation with them for obvious reasons. Duke can be typically vocal but really is all mouth and no trousers.

Holly and Duke must find a home together please as they are so close and bonded, and after all they have been through the last thing we would want to do is split them up. A quiet home where they can just enjoy life and be dogs is what they would ideally love. No young children please and they would like to be the only dogs in the home.

Can you give Holly and Duke the life they so deserve please?

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