gun-dog who's scared of guns in line for top award
Burnham-On-Sea labrador that was bred to be a gun dog but became
too afraid of the noise has overcome her fears and is in line to
win an award.
a two-year-old labrador that lives with her owners in Burnham, used
to be a hunting dog until she was forced to quit.
just 10-months-old, she collapsed and suffered a seizure from gun
dog has since been rehomed in Burnham and appears to have made a
labrador is competing for the title of Best Rescue/Rehomed Dog at
Martin Clunes Buckham Fair in Dorset this summer.
Burnham-On-Sea owner, Annette Gibson, says that when Devon first
came to her, she was suffering from a host of medical conditions
for which she was having to take a number of medications, but since
was brought to the Labrador Rescue Trust and Annette was asked to
temporarily take her in. She says that she was fostering her at
first but got so attached that adopted her permanently.
was up against 17 other rescue dogs in the qualifier rounds for
the competition and sailed through to the final, which is to be
held in the summer.
be judged in the category by Martin Clunes himself at Buckham Fair
Devon, the Burnham gun-dog which could win a top award with owner