Kate Sheppard recently adopted rescue dog Noah after he was given back to the Dogs Trust in Shrewsbury after just 24 hours for being too skinny.
She's taken in the Whippet who she described as a handful at first - but with time he's now settled into her home along with her other three dogs.
The Dogs Trust say dogs are still being given away as Christmas presents because it's easier than ever to buy them online.
As part of their Christmas campaign, the Dogs Trust has released the strangest reasons given for handing a dog over to a rehoming centre.
The Dog's Trust reveal some of the strangest reasons they are given when dogs are handed over to them.