Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Little ...and Large ; NEW ARRIVALS ARE DOG HOME'S SMALLEST-EVER RESIDENTS

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Little ...and Large ; NEW ARRIVALS ARE DOG HOME'S SMALLEST-EVER RESIDENTS

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MEET the tiniest residents at a Manchester dog home - each weighing less than a bag of flour.

Tiny Trudy and her pal Cleo both need a new family to look after them... but staff at the Dogs Trust Manchester say the animals are unlikely to eat their new owners out of house and home.

Trudy, who is a 12-year-old Papillion, is the smallest dog to arrive at the Denton-based animal charity.

Weighing just 1.4kg, the 12-yearold dinky dog arrived last week alongside her ten-year-old companion Cleo, after their owner was forced to go into residential care.

are Animal experts at the Tameside charity are now appealing to the public to help them re-home the canine duo.

Dawn Bishop, Rehoming Centre Manager at Dogs Trust Manchester, said: "Papillons are, of course, a small breed but we were so surprised by how tiny Trudy is. …

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