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Depressed dogs desperate for new home

Lola and Sherman need a new home Credit: Ferne Animal Sanctuary

Meet Lola and Sherman, the furry friends from the Ferne Animal Sanctuary in Chard, Somerset.

The adorable pair have become depressed, and are now in urgent need of a new home.

They are often seen lying down with their heads in their paws. It is heart breaking to see, as they are normally such loveable, happy dogs.

– Tara Nirula, Acting Head of Animal Care

As an incentive to any would-be owner, the sanctuary will cover all vet costs, jabs, worming and flea treatments for the rest of the dogs’ lives. They will transport Lola and Sherman to their new home anywhere in the country, and throw in collars, leads, beds, bowls, toys, and a six-month supply of food.

It was apparently love at first sight for the doggy duo:

If either of them is walked individually, the remaining dog will lie in their bed sulking until the other returns. They always share a bed - even if it is a bit of a squeeze!

– Tara Nirula

They now need a place where they can be together for the rest of their lives. Both dogs are very friendly, gentle and happy to live with children age 10 years old or over. The sanctuary says they would be more suited to a rural home with space to play. They are house-trained, not destructive and fine travelling in a car.

For further details call the animal care team at Ferne Animal Sanctuary on 01460 65214, or visit their website.

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