Do you have a whippety question? Enter here your query or keyword.

Whippet Dog Story: Rescued Whippet

by Helena Lewis
(Cyprus)

Bella with Ozzy

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.

Helena Lewis

Comments for Whippet Dog Story: Rescued Whippet

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Bella - update
by: Helena Lewis

Thank you to all those who have commented on my story in rescuing Bella.

She has now been with us for over 1 year and is part of our daily life. She and Ozzy (my black Labrador) come to the office with me daily, luckily I have my own business.

They love meeting people and of course their rescue story always gets people every time, so they can be quite spoiled.

Worth the effort in having a dog in every way, both are my pride and joy and I would not be without them.

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Have a Happy Life Together
by: Not Anonymous1.444

I want a whippet soon!! but, I have three cats. Oh well, I guess I can read about other people having them at least.

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Bella
by: Anonymous

what a lovely story. I'm sure you and Bella will have many happy years together

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Whippet Dog Stories.




Whippet Freebies!

Get a free book:
Whippet Tails - Short Dog Stories, plus an infographic and more as a welcome gift for your subscription to The Whippeteer, our free newsletter!

Don't worry your Email is safe with us, subscribe now!








Recent Articles

  1. The One

    Dec 08, 17 05:46 PM

    The 'One' Life's just too short, my mind's made up. Now treatment's done, I'll buy a pup. I knew that some, would think me mad, But let them have, the

    Read More

  2. Beagle Whippet Mix: My Sweaty LadyBird

    Nov 27, 17 11:40 AM

    Ladybird is the most loving dog. She is very energetic, loves to play dance and run around in circles. She would never hurt a fly and loves every buddy

    Read More

  3. Hunting Whippet

    Nov 09, 17 05:30 AM

    I have a male desexed 2yr old whippet who goes out to my partners farm and goes out hunting foxes, rabbits and kangaroos. When he stays in town with

    Read More