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Three puppies found stray in London covered in wounds get new homes for Christmas

A gift from Santa Paws: Three puppies who were found roaming the streets of London covered in wounds that have lost their fur find new homes for Christmas

  • Three puppies rescued from the streets of London will spend Christmas with loving families
  • Abbie, Josie and Basil were found wandering the capital in appalling conditions
  • The small dogs were taken to Battersea Dogs Home and cared for
  • The three puppies have now been welcomed just in time for December 25










Three puppies rescued from the streets of London will spend their very first Christmas with loving families after being cared for.

Abbie, Josie and Basil, all four months old, were found wandering the capital in appalling conditions by rescuers this winter.

The small dogs were taken to Battersea Dogs Home covered in wounds and dirt, most of their fur removed, and with ear problems.

Fortunately, the vets have given them a new lease of life, and the puppies have now been welcomed in time for December 25.

Abbie, Josie and Basil were discovered in appalling conditions by rescuers this winter

Josie was the first to find a new home with Tony Hallet to start a new life in Surrey.  The sensitive puppy has since gained confidence and loves taking long country walks with his new family

Josie was the first to find a new home with Tony Hallet to start a new life in Surrey. The sensitive puppy has since gained confidence and loves taking long country walks with his new family

Two days later, Abbie and Basil (pictured) moved to new homes and are now much loved members of their family.

Two days later, Abbie and Basil (pictured) moved to new homes and are now much loved members of their family.

Josie was the first to find a new home with Tony Hallet to start a new life in Surrey. The sensitive puppy has since gained confidence and loves taking long country walks with his new family.

Two days later, Abbie and Basil moved to new homes and are now much loved members of their families.

Abbie’s owner Robin Quinnell from West Sussex said: “Abbie has settled in really well and everyone has wrapped themselves around her paw.

“She is very cheeky but incredibly sweet and very quickly decided that her favorite place was on the couch. She also bonded well with our other dog, Buddy.

Basil’s new owner Lucy Farley from Kent said: “He’s the best puppy. We found he loves watching TV, watching his reflection and playing with other dogs. We are so grateful for the him and we feel so lucky.

Craig Perera, team leader at Old Windsor Center at Battersea Dogs Home, said:

Craig Perera, team leader at Old Windsor Center in Battersea Dogs Home, said: “When you look at these puppies now it’s hard to believe that just a few weeks ago they were roaming the streets sick and unloved. “

The small dogs were covered with sores and dirty, had lost most of their fur and had problems with their ears

The small dogs were covered with sores and dirty, had lost most of their fur and had problems with their ears

Craig Perera, team leader at Old Windsor Center in Battersea Dogs Home, said: “When you look at these puppies now it’s hard to believe that just a few weeks ago they were roaming the streets sick and unloved. .

“From the moment they arrived, our staff worked tirelessly to ensure that Basil, Abbie and Josie had the best possible chance at becoming happy and healthy young dogs, before finding them new homes where we knew they were. would be loved.

“Now four months old and safe and warm, everyone is hoping the three puppies celebrate many Christmases ahead with families who love them.

“We’ll never know exactly what drove this little family to fend for themselves at such a young age, but we do know there’s a chance they were abandoned by an owner.

“At Battersea, we understand that people can face the incredibly difficult decision to give up a pet, and we will never judge anyone for doing it.

“We’re just urging anyone who is no longer able to care for a pet to seek help at places like Battersea, rather than endangering an animal’s welfare at risk. giving up. “

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