Bradford bus canine set for brand spanking new dwelling after viral picture

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Gemma Louise Burton


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Olive was described as seeming unhappy and sniffing round like she was on the lookout for somebody

A canine photographed sitting alone and searching forlorn on a bus is ready to get a brand new dwelling after the image was shared hundreds of instances on Fb.

Gemma Burton snapped the melancholy mutt in Bradford and posted the picture, which attracted tons of of feedback and was picked up by information web sites.

The Staffie-cross was taken to a kennel and named Olive, after the character within the 70s sitcom On The Buses.


Olive’s house owners didn’t come ahead, so she shall be rehomed as a rescue canine.

Final week, it was reported that a dog had acquired on a bus at Bierley Lane in Bradford by her herself.

Ms Burton stated Olive “sat there peaceable as something” after boarding the 620 service.


She stated: “It appeared like she was unhappy as a result of she was quiet. She was sniffing round for anyone.”

Passengers stored Olive on the bus, stopping her from getting off as a result of they have been nervous she could get hit by a automobile.

Ms Burton stated it was a “shock” that so many web sites had republished her image.


“I would love her to be reunited along with her proprietor in the event that they’re lacking her or put into the loving dwelling she deserves,” she stated.

When the bus reached Bradford Interchange, Olive was collected by a canine warden and brought to Cliffe Kennels, close to Barnsley.

Proprietor Denise Ball stated “quite a bit” of individuals had acquired in contact about Olive who will go to a brand new dwelling within the “very close to future”.


She stated: “There’s solely going to be one fortunate particular person out of the inundation of calls but when they’re all severe about giving a canine a very good dwelling then they need to go to one among Yorkshire’s bona fide rescue centres and take one other canine.”


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