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Sir Toby


Breed: Staffy

Gender: M

Our Staffy, Toby, formerly known as Stan, ran excitedly into our lives just over three years ago, literally. My wife, Julie, and I, had only met him once previously at Saltburn, but knew immediately that we had to have him. He was an older boy, but you could see he wanted to please so much and was still very active, also such a lovely natured dog. When Lynn brought him to our home for keeps, that is when he ran excitedly toward us, as if he already knew. Staffy’s often look like they’re grinning, but I have never seen a dog smile as wide as Toby that day, and so did we. From that day on, he never put a paw wrong, never needed to be told off, and was simply the perfect best mate to us both. Three years of pure bliss.

Sadly, he developed neurological problems and in just a short period of time, he changed from being thrilled to reluctant when it was time for his walks and we knew he was not well, but then he went off his food and just lay on his bed with a sad face. The vet told us there was no cure and so we knew the best thing for Toby was to let him go, even though it broke our hearts.

We have cried rivers since, but we are just so thankful that he came into our lives and I know that he was so, so happy until his brief illness. Bless you Toby, you will never be forgotten.


Gender: M

Sadly we lost our beloved Barley recently. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in February and given weeks to live. He surprised the Vet and was going strong until his health suddenly declined overnight and we had to take the decision to prevent him suffering.

He was the most loving, intelligent, caring, warm hearted pal you could ever have.

Our lives were enriched for knowing him for 7 years, but his passing has left a big void in our lives.

He will be forever in our hearts.

The best Dog ever!

Lovely Barley

Here's Barley