I am a passionate animal lover, living in a lovely new home with my husband who also loves animals and our eight year old cat Misty. We recently lost our beloved eleven and a half year old Labrador dog Tammie to cancer. My husband and I are devastated and would love to have the company of another dog to look after. We have high secure fences and a nice grassy backyard. We also have a covered alfresco with a large dog bed. Our pets are welcome to spend time indoors with us if they like. I taught Tammie to roll over, shake hands and speak on command. We have never been without a dog and cat and we miss Tammie terribly. We are retired so are home every day. Your pet will be my priority while in my care, always have company and our love and affection. There will be lots of playtime and daily walks to our park which is one street from us. Your dog will need to have a placid friendly nature and not be a threat to our timid cat. Tammie had been to a training school and we were welcome at alfresco restaurants and all public places because of her extremely friendly nature. Outings to alfresco restaurants and swimming in our backyard pool in summer time are also options we could discuss. No puppies. Dogs must be over two years old.