Britain’s ‘unluckiest’ dog back at rescue home she was adopted at 14 years ago

Tandie aged a few months old and now, aged 14
Tandie has had a bittersweet reunion with the RSPCA shelter that originally rehomed her (Picture: Triangle News)
A dog has been dubbed the unluckiest in Britain after returning to the rescue home she was adopted at 14 years ago. Stray spaniel Tandie has gone back to the care of the RSPCA after her adopted owner died. Tandie was brought into the centre in Cornwall with her mum, who had a broken jaw, and eight other pups.

Staff at the animal shelter found her a loving home when she was just a few months old in 2007.

But sadly Tandie could not be cared for after the death of her owner – leading to her bittersweet reunion with workers at the RSPCA in St Columb, near Newquay.

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She has since developed a few ailments including being completely deaf and partially blind and is now looking for a quiet new home with a secure garden to spend the rest of her days.

An RSPCA spokesperson said: ‘We cared for Tandie 14 years ago and we still will today.

‘She was adopted from us as a puppy and had a wonderful life with the most incredible family.

BRITAIN???S unluckiest dog is back in the same rescue centre she was at 14 years after her adopted owner died. The spaniel stray - called Tandie (PICTURED) - was found a home when she was just a puppy. TRIANGLE NEWS 0203 176 5581 // news@trianglenews.co.uk By Andy Crick With pix BRITAIN???S unluckiest dog is back in the same rescue centre she was at 14 years after her adopted owner died. The spaniel stray - called Tandie - was found a home when she was just a puppy. She had been brought in with her mum - who had a broken jaw - and eight other pups. RSPCA staff found her an owner back in 2007 when she was just a few months old. She was taken in by a loving family but has picked up a few ailments - including being completely deaf and partially blind. The poor pooch also has arthritis and a skin condition which she has daily treatment for. But sadly her new owner has died so she could not be looked after anymore so has been sent back to the centre in St Columb, near Newquay, Cornwall.
Tandie when she was adopted in 2007, aged a few months old (Picture: RSPCA/Triangle News)
BRITAIN???S unluckiest dog is back in the same rescue centre she was at 14 years after her adopted owner died. The spaniel stray - called Tandie (PICTURED) - was found a home when she was just a puppy. TRIANGLE NEWS 0203 176 5581 // news@trianglenews.co.uk By Andy Crick With pix BRITAIN???S unluckiest dog is back in the same rescue centre she was at 14 years after her adopted owner died. The spaniel stray - called Tandie - was found a home when she was just a puppy. She had been brought in with her mum - who had a broken jaw - and eight other pups. RSPCA staff found her an owner back in 2007 when she was just a few months old. She was taken in by a loving family but has picked up a few ailments - including being completely deaf and partially blind. The poor pooch also has arthritis and a skin condition which she has daily treatment for. But sadly her new owner has died so she could not be looked after anymore so has been sent back to the centre in St Columb, near Newquay, Cornwall.
Tandie is looking for a quiet and caring home for the rest of her days (Picture: RSPCA/Triangle News)

‘But, sadly, they had to make a heartbreaking decision to sign her over to us following a death in the family.

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‘Her years have caught up with her since we last took care of her.

‘She has very limited vision and is completely deaf. She also has arthritis, various lumps and bumps, and a skin condition which she has daily treatment for.

‘For these reasons, we’re looking for an end of life foster home locally to our centre so that we can continue to financially and medically support Tandie, and her fosterers, for the rest of her days.’

To offer Tandie a foster home, call RSPCA Cornwall on 01637 881455.

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