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The 'loneliest' dog in Devon needs a new home

The 'loneliest' dog in Devon needs a new home

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 8:23am 6th February 2019. (Updated at 12:09pm 6th February 2019)

Meet Hector - the dog being described as the loneliest in Devon.

The lurcher was brought into an RSPCA shelter amid concerns for his welfare.

The two-year-old pup has been at Little Valley near Exeter for more than 500 days!

Despite having quite a fan following on social media, Hector still has not found a forever home.

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The RSPCA is desperate to find a forever home for Hector, the dog they say might just be the loneliest in Devon

Exeter might be a bit of a drive for some locals in Cornwall but just in case, we had to share Hector's story!

He has just spent his second Christmas at the shelter and staff say they are desperate for help.

"Hector is hilarious. He never fails to make us smile and is a firm favourite with all who meet him.

"He's adored by staff and we can't understand why he is always overlooked. This big lad has lots of love to give so if you have space in your heart and home then please get in touch!

"He's an active boy who is looking for like-minded owners who can take him on plenty of adventures. He especially loves the beach, and we have learnt he likes to swim".

Jo Evans, Little Valley Animal Shelter

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Hector has spent more than 500 days at Little Valley Animal Shelter near Exeter and staff are desperate to help him

Can I help Hector?

"Hector loves meeting and playing with other dogs out and could live with older children, although he would be best suited as being the only pet in the home.

"Hector has not been used to being left in his previous home and because of this he can find being home alone quite scary.

"Because of that, he will be looking for a home where someone is around for most of the day to help him settle in, and teach him being left alone for short periods is fine".

Little Valley Animal Shelter

For more information about Hector, check out his online profile or contact Little Valley on 01392 439898.

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