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Dogs' Home bosses 'saddened' by blaze at former home

How the building looked in 1911 when it was used by the Birmingham Dogs' Home Credit: Birmingham Dogs' Home

Bosses at the Birmingham Dogs' Home say they are 'saddened' after a blaze at their former home in New Canal Street in Digbeth.

"Staff at the current home in New Bartholomew Street are saddened to see a piece of history die and are hopeful that the burned premises, which are listed, will be restored to its former glory, emblazoned as it was with the proud sign of Birmingham Home for Lost and Starving Dogs."

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