I had lost my old rescue boy Turner and with puppy Fergus missing his mentor, I wanted to give another rescue doggy a chance. I visited Mrs Murrays and fell in love with a beautiful saluki. However as I had a cat, Mrs Murrays sensibly wouldn't let me adopt her. They are sight hounds like greyhounds. Small furry things that move are fair game so round I walked and here was this unassuming boy who was just standing there and my heart went out to him. He was 8 going on for 9 and his name was Scooter. He didnt know how to play and he was not interactive at all, however we went walking and he started coming round. 2 years on he voluntarily came for a cuddle -That was a milestone!
Scooter is now coming up for 17 He is blind and mostly deaf - Not too keen on walks these days but is happy and enjoys his food and treats in between a wander round the garden and long snoozes. He's an unassuming lad and I hope he has enjoyed his life with us - We' ve certainly enjoyed having him in our lives Scooter we salute you!

Would recommend a rescue doggie any day 😆

Sheila Cumming



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Each year over 1000 animals pass through our doors - most abandoned or unwanted. The Home is a registered charity and is largely dependent on donations, legacies and the support of the public to help fund the cost of looking after the animals and securing their future. Scottish Registered Charity No: SC012708