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This is Wilma the Whippet, the latest addition to the Lackan Cottage Farm household. Dumped in mid December, with 12 puppies, Wilma was fortunate enough to be picked up by the dog warden and taken to the Mid Ulster Rehoming Centre at Drumbonaway kennels.

Sadly four of her puppies died, but the other eight found homes, and shortly after the last one left her, we bought her home to live with us. Here she is with her pups –



Wilma has obviously had a less than happy two years so far, and is extremely timid having quite obviously been hit pretty frequently. After two weeks settling in, she is coming out of her shell, and is the most loving and joyful dog.  We are lucky to have found her, and discovered the way of the whippet….

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