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Dog allergic to grass finds new home in Kidderminster
7:10am Friday 8th March 2013 in News
A DOG which is allergic to grass has found a new home in Kidderminster.
Four-year-old lurcher Bliss was taken to the Blue Cross animal adoption centre, in Catshill, Bromsgrove in January, from an animal hoarder’s house in Ireland.
Bliss was suffering with sore, inflamed skin on her nose and had hardly any fur on her paws after coming into contact with grass at her previous home.
Staff at the Blue Cross centre were concerned when Bliss was taken in as they had previously looked after a dog with the same allergy and struggled to find him a new owner.
Bliss’ loving nature, however, meant people took an interest in her and, after receiving the necessary veterinary treatment for her condition at the centre, she was taken on by Sue Rothwell, of Kidderminster. Mrs Rothwell’s garden is paved and she is planning to buy Bliss specially-made booties for when her fur grows back.
“I’d like Bliss to be able to run around on the grass with the other dogs when we go for a walk,” she said. “She is absolutely fantastic - if I didn’t know better, I’d think she’d been living here her whole life.”