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Somerset RSPCA seek homes for 38 patterjacks

The RSPCA in Somerset is looking for homes for 38 patterjack dogs after their former owner was no longer able to care for them. The canines - a cross between a Patterdale terrier and a Jack Russell - range in age from four years old to just six weeks.

Four very young puppies - named Shandy, Brandy, Candy and Andy - are being cared for at RSPCA Brent Knoll. Animal rescuers have also worked alongside St Giles Animal Centre in Somerset who have been able to provide emergency spaces for 21 of the patterjacks in their new kennels.

“They all have their own personalities and lots of love to give. They are delightful dogs who have come into our care through no fault of their own.

“At the moment they are being cared for at a number of centres across the south west where they are being neutered, microchipped and vaccinated before getting ready to find new homes.”

– Marie Griffiths, RSPCA Inspector

Actor Richard E Grant praises Stroud Hospital nurses

Actor Richard E Grant has praised nurses at Stroud Hospital for the way they treated him after he was hit on the head by a metal bar. The Withnail And I star - who has a home in Gloucestershire - also posted a photo of himself on Twitter saying he was covering the wound with a 'Peaky Blinders' style cap.

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