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Graham the Lurcher dog found abandoned in Feltwell looking for a new home

PUBLISHED: 10:01 27 April 2017 | UPDATED: 13:53 27 April 2017

Graham was found wandering around Southery Road in Feltwell after being left abandoned. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

Graham was found wandering around Southery Road in Feltwell after being left abandoned. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

Norfolk Constabulary

Graham the Lurcher dog has been making a swift recovery and is now looking for a new home after being left abandoned in Feltwell.

Graham has been making a good recovery at the West Norfolk RSPCA. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary/West Norfolk RSPCA Graham has been making a good recovery at the West Norfolk RSPCA. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary/West Norfolk RSPCA

Downham Market police were contacted to Southery Road to reports of a dog running in and out of traffic on Friday, April 14.

Police said Graham was found to be incredibly hungry, dirty and his skin in poor condition.

Graham was not microchipped and spent a week with a dog warden before being sent to West Norfolk RSPCA to be assessed and rehomed.

The news comes after dog-owners became legally obliged to have their pets microchipped on April 6, 2016, but an RSPCA spokesman feared people were not following the law due to the likelihood of getting caught being low.

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Graham is one of many Lurcher dogs being looked after by the RSPCA.

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