Dog rescue centre to play matchmaker this Valentine’s Day

Jerry Green dog rescue centre volunteer, Gill Skinner, with Oscar, the Westie that she has adopted.
Jerry Green dog rescue centre volunteer, Gill Skinner, with Oscar, the Westie that she has adopted.

This Valentine’s Day Jerry Green Dog Rescue will be acting as matchmaker for each of the 70 dogs currently in its care to help them find the perfect ‘forever home’.

The charity, which has a centres in Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire, is hopeful that Valentine’s Day will remind potential adopters that all you need is love... and a dog.

Top of the list of eligible dogs at another centre in the north is eight-year old Lurcher, Cooper, who arrived in October 2015.

With his athletic build, boy next door good looks and flowing auburn mane Cooper is seeking a long-term relationship with a food fanatic and lover of nap times.

Emma Cook, centre support officer, said: “Cooper is your typical lovely, silly, sleepy Lurcher who loves to cuddle.

“He is housetrained, walks well on the lead and loves to be around people.

“He is an absolute treasure and when his forever home does come along, they’ll wonder why they waited to so long to meet such a fantastic dog.”

Since coming into the rescue centre Cooper has been working hard to attract the attention of his pawfect match.

For more information about Cooper or any of the dogs currently looking for a forever home visit www.jerrygreendogs.org.uk/RescueCentres.