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One of the UK’s Loneliest Dogs is Desperately Looking for a New Home


If you’re a dog lover who feels they can offer a suitable and loving home to a new companion, then you might just be in luck.

Staff and volunteers at RSPCA Little Valley Animal Shelter are desperately trying to find a home for their loneliest pooch, a two-year-old lurcher called Hector.


Branded the loneliest dog in Devon after spending more than 500 days at the animal shelter, he was brought in to the centre by an RSPCA inspector on October 2017 due to welfare concerns.

However, despite being popular both online and with the staff at the centre the friendly pooch hasn’t yet found his forever home.

His online profile describes him as “Handsome Hector… a super 2 year old Lurcher with a huge personality and the size to match!”

He’s indicated to be an active dog who requires a like-minded owner to take him on adventures and loves being by the beach.


He’s also said to love meeting and playing with other dogs and could live with older children, although he would be best suited to being the only pet in the home.

Hector can find being home alone quite scary so is 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.

Staff wrote: “This big lad has lots of love to give so if you have space in your heart and home for Hector then please get in touch!”

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

SEE: Everything You Need to Know When Getting a Dog For the First Time

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