See the bizarre way this dog was put up for adoption

Meet Valerie. She’s a “happy-go-lucky” puppy who had a sad start in life. But don’t worry, there’s a happy ending – via a truly bizarre adoption process.

The German Shepherd-cross was found in a scrapyard near Watford in Hertfordshire. According to the Dogs Trust, she was locked inside a windowless vehicle with a sign around her neck reading “I’m Valerie and I’m six months old, take me too”.

Valerie at Dogs Trust Harefield, after being found in Watford scrapyard with sign round her neck
(Dogs Trust/PA)

Valerie’s rescuers took her home for a night to check she was okay, and have since moved her to Dogs Trust Harefield to help find her a new home.

She comes highly recommended by Sian Fairle, supporter relations officer at the centre: “Valerie has had a pretty rough start to her short life, but this hasn’t knocked her happy-go-lucky nature. She is a typical puppy who loves everyone and everything.”

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