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Monday, 29 September 2014

Agoraphobic dog spends eight months at rescue because she’s too frightened to find a new home



Agoraphobic Whisper is so terrified of people and the outside world that staff at Battersea are finding it impossible to find her a new home.

Whilst most rescue dogs love nothing more than ‘walkies’, meeting people and other dogs, and running around the Home’s exercise paddocks, Whisper will only leave her kennel once all the other dogs are in bed for the night and the staff and visitors have gone home.

Only when the grounds are deserted for the day does she feel it’s safe to venture outside.

Battersea staff have encountered all sorts of behaviours over the years but agoraphobic Whisper is one of the most extreme cases they have ever faced and they wonder how she will ever meet new owners.

Six-year-old Whisper was found cowering underneath a bush in Surrey back in January.
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