Boyce was Marlene’s neighbour. These two became best friends over the garden fence, and Marlene always was so excited to see him appear out of the door. They would run up and down the garden either side of the fence trying to play and regularly sing to each other to say hello. When Marlene was a little puppy she was so eager to see Boyce that she jumped the fence to play. Boyce was a gentle giant who played excitedly with his new pal until she was retrieved. Boyce recently moved away as he has now become a dad and has a family to care for – Marlene searches for him in the garden daily.

Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Lives: London, UK

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