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Heartbreak to happiness for this pup

Words by Smiley Team

A dog left tied to the gates of Dogs Trust Merseyside has found happiness at the heart of a new forever family.  

Kilo, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, was found by staff in March at the Huyton-based rehoming centre. He had been left with his food bowls and a hand-written note telling staff his name and saying they could no longer care for him. 

After reading about Kilo’s plight, Darren Fisher and Stacey Flavin got in touch with the team and as they were considered a potential match for him, they were soon on their way to meet him. 

“Our 15-year-old Staffie, Storm, died last year and I found it so sad when I read about Kilo," said Darren. "We went to meet him and fell for him straight away! We visited him on two more occasions so that he could get to know us better and then he came home with us. From day one he seemed as delighted to be with us as we were to have him home and he settled in straight away.”

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