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Could you prevent Lady from being lonesome?

Lady, the 4-year-old Boxer Cross Credit: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
Lady spends time behind the Battersea Brands Hatch reception desk so she doesn't get too lonely Credit: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

A dog at an animal centre in Kent has been waiting for more than 250 days for a new owner.

Lady, the 4-year-old Boxer Cross, has received little interest from potential owners at the Battersea Brands Hatch Centre.

The average stay for a Battersea dog is just 35 days.

Lady was the first dog through Battersea Brands Hatch's doors in 2013. She was brought in because her owners could no longer care for her.

She was pregnant when she arrived and once she had given birth to her seven puppies, they were all re-homed quickly.

Richard King, the Centre Manager at Battersea Brands Hatch has said, "She is such a gorgeous girl and will make a fantastic companion. We just can't understand why she has been with us for so long."

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1000th Battersea dog finds home in Kent

Emerald with her new family Credit: Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

A family from Sittingbourne have given a new home to Battersea Dogs & Cats Home’s 1000th dog of 2013. The nine week old Staffordshire Bull Terrier pup named Emerald arrived at the animal charity along with his six littermates because their owner could no longer care for them.

But it wasn’t long before precious little Emerald caught the eye of a new family, and was at Battersea for just eight days before finding a new home in Kent.