Whippet Dog Story: Rescued Whippet
by Helena Lewis
Bella with Ozzy
My whippet dog story is about Bella, my beloved whippet who has been with me for 3 months. I reside in Cyprus and unfortunately, hunting dogs, if they are not doing a "good job", are abandoned by their Cypriot owners.
Bella was found in late August abandoned near a football stadium at the tender age of 6 months. Luckily she was found and handed to a dog sanctuary which does an amazing work for all the dogs who are not wanted.
In early October, I visited the sanctuary to find a companion for my Black Labrador, Ozzy, who I found wandering the streets 7 month earlier. Bella was our choice from 120 dogs and we brought her home for the weekend to see if she settled with Ozzy. She did and she is an absolute joy, tender, loving and so funny. Ozzy loves her and she loves him too.
If we had not rescued her when we did, she would have eventually been put down as the sanctuaries are unable to cope with the huge amount of abandoned dogs.
I have had Labradors before but never Whippets, I would highly recommend the breed to anyone.
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Aug 20, 19 06:09 AM
We are looking to add a Whippet to our family. Preferably we would like a Whippet between the ages of 1-5 years old, that is female or a male on the smaller
Jul 22, 19 05:47 AM
Our newest little treasure Ozzy with his big sister Sassi. Ozzy is 13 weeks and Sassi is 3 years old. She enjoys her mid day naps after a playful romp
Jul 22, 19 05:44 AM
My recently bereaved mother is looking for a rescue whippet. She lives in South Wales but I'd be happy to collect a dog or take her to visit a dog elsewhere