Retired nurse launches Britain's first hospice for dogs giving them bucket list treats of steak dinners, trips to the beach and a McDonald's before they are put down

Mail Online | 7/1/2018 | Katie French For Mailonline
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A retired nurse has launched Britain's first hospice for dogs giving them bucket list treats of steak dinners, trips to the beach and even a McDonald's before they are put down.

Kind-hearted Nicola Coyle, 46, set up Grey Muzzle Canine Hospice Project after witnessing the heartbreak of dogs dumped by their owners.

Mother - Hounds - Months

The mother of two takes in hounds who face being put down or are terminally ill with less than six months left to live.

They usually come from kennels, vet surgeries or charities where they risk being put down within seven days if they are not re-homed.

Luck - Changes - Ms - Coyle - Organisation

Their luck changes when they move in with Ms Coyle, who runs the organisation from her home, where each doggie is treated like royalty.

The former medic helps each dog complete a 'bucket list' in their last months and weeks - taking them for ice creams on the beach and throwing them birthday parties.

She spends up to £500 per...
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