Thought I would post the beginning of "Poppy's plight" here with a link to the original, written a couple of years ago.
There's a follow up "Poppy's pleasure". But I'm having problems finding it.
She first came to our attention after we had visited a local show at the village hall organised by a nearby refuge for abandoned dogs and cats.
At the ripe old age of eight Poppy, we were told, had been "rescued" from owners who had over time collected more than 30 dogs, many the result of interbreeding, and who understandably had found themselves no longer able to cope.....continued