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Couple of copy-cat canines

It’s a case of seeing double at Dogs Trust Salisbury who are playing host to two dogs who are the spitting image of each other. 

They are not related but Purdy and Dory both have identical markings - a black patch covering half their face. With one aged one and the other aged two years old, there isn’t much that would allow you to tell these dogs apart, except Purdy has one white ear, whereas Dory’s are both black. 

But despite being similar in appearance, these stunning girls are still very much one of a kind and are quite different in personality. Dory likes long walks and to explore the world around her and could live with another dog. Whereas Purdy has a sensitive side and prefers the quiet life, with access to rural walks and the company of her human friends once she knows you. 

Combined, they have been at the rehoming centre for more than a year and are hoping that dog-loving families will come forward to take them home. 

Jacinta Lye, Rehoming Centre Manager at Dogs Trust Salisbury, said:

“You’d be forgiven for thinking you were seeing double and we’re all amazed by how visually alike Dory and Purdy are! But each of the dogs has their own distinguishing quirks, allowing their individual characters to shine through the more you get to know them. 

“Dory is looking for an adult home but could live with another dog. She is slowly coming out of her shell and is learning to do that through playing with toys. She likes to be active and enjoys getting out and about on an adventure. Whereas Purdy would prefer to be the only dog in a quiet calm home with owners who can be patient with her whilst she settles in.” 

If you can offer either of these doggy doubles a home, please contact Dogs Trust Salisbury directly on 0300 303 0292.