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Dogs Trust says 'Goodbye Ruby Tuesday' as Rolling Stone rescue pooch finds a place to settle

Dogs Trust West London are celebrating saying ‘Goodbye Ruby Tuesday’ as the 12-year-old Patterdale Terrier has finally found her ‘fur-ever’ home, proving age is just a number. Just like her namesake, Ruby Tuesday had been a bit of a ‘Rolling Stone’ in life and recently found herself in the care of Dogs Trust for the second time. Now, thanks to Mr and Mrs Stevens from Ruislip, she has finally found a place to settle for her twilight years. 

Ruby Tuesday rolled back into Dogs Trust earlier this year, after six years in a home due to a change in her owner’s circumstances. She stayed in the care of Dogs Trust West London for a number of months and was taken care of by the vet team and canine carers, as she was living with a number of health conditions in her old age. 

Having undergone treatment from the Vet Team at Dogs Trust, Ruby Tuesday was ready to roll onto her next destination, which the team at Dogs Trust West London hoped would be her ‘fur-ever’ home. Luckily, Mr and Mrs Stevens walked through the door and fell in love with her and it was time to say, ‘Goodbye Ruby Tuesday’. 

Jo Lloyd, Assistant Rehoming Centre Manager at Dogs Trust West London commented: 

“Our very own Rolling Stone, Ruby Tuesday, was such a sweet girl and really deserved to find a special retirement home to finally rest her paws. We are so pleased that Mr and Mrs Stevens fell in love with Ruby Tuesday and saw the benefit of rehoming an older dog.

“Adopting an OAP (Old Aged Pooch) is so rewarding and has many advantages. They have fully formed personalities for you to get to know and are often calmer dogs who need slightly less exercise but still love to learn. It’s a shame when an older age works against our dogs finding homes as age is nothing but a number when it comes to a four-legged friend. There are plenty of older dogs just like Ruby awaiting their forever homes at Dogs Trust West London. 

“During her lifetime Ruby Tuesday has benefited from the amazing care from the team at Dogs Trust West London, particularly when she came back to us with a few health issues the second time around. We are very fortunate that we have such a community of dog lovers around us and our dogs are lucky to benefit from funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery, which means our dedicated staff can provide dogs with even more TLC whilst they await new owners.”

If you are interested in giving an older dog like Ruby Tuesday a ‘fur-ever’ home to settle down in, please come down to Dogs Trust West London as there are lots of golden oldies waiting to meet you or call the centre on 01895 544544.