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Can you home Gary? The dog who has spent 542 days in a Surrey kennel

Can you home Gary? The dog who has spent 542 days in a Surrey kennel

Published by Josh Kerr at 10:46am 20th May 2019. (Updated at 9:04am 31st May 2019)

Lonely Gary is still waiting for his forever home after seeing almost 200 other dogs find homes before him.

The RSPCA has issued a national appeal to find a lurcher called Gary his forever home after seemingly becoming stuck in a Surrey kennel.

Sadly it’s not just his name that has fallen out of favour with people - Gary is only three years old and has spent more than a third of his life - 542 days - in kennels at RSPCA South Godstone centre waiting patiently for a home.

He has had to watch 194 other dogs get rehomed in the time he has spent in kennels.

Gary has previously been adopted from the RSPCA but unfortunately it didn’t work out and he ended up back with the charity.

Gary

Emily Jefferson, animal care assistant at South Godstone, said:

“Gary is a larger dog, a lurcher and needs an experienced owner to care for him.

“Sadly we do see many of his breed coming in to our care which can mean he gets overlooked or people can be put off adopting him.

“However, with knowledge and information from the staff and with someone willing to put in the time and dedication in we believe Gary we thrive in a new home and could make a lovely pet."

Gary

Emily added:

“Gary spends a lot of time in our reception where he cannot wait to greet people hello or he will just be chilled out on his bed or behind your chair, he loves a good run in our secure enclosures, and is very friendly with everyone he meets.

“He really deserves to find his forever home and I know there will be someone out there that will be a perfect match for him.”

To rehome an animal from the RSPCA please visit their website.

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