Adorable dog Scruffy is looking for a forever home – at the ripe old age of 17

Scruffy the crossbreed is one of Britain’s oldest rescue dogs

Scruffy is one of Britain’s oldest rescue dogs after looking for a retirement home at the age of 17.

The sweet-natured crossbreed was taken in by Dogs Trust after his owner became ill and could no longer care for him.

He is around 119 in dog years and is more than four times the average age of a pooch normally found with the animal charity.

But Dogs Trust is hoping his seniority will prove a plus point with potential adopters, with the elderly animal unlikely to misbehave like a more youthful pet.

Sarah Fortey, Home From Home co-ordinator at Dogs Trust Evesham, Worcs., said: “It’s especially sad when older dogs come…

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