Animal lover seeks Hampstead home for abandoned dogs

PUBLISHED: 11:40 08 August 2017 | UPDATED: 11:40 08 August 2017

Actor Peter Egan with one of the lucky dogs rescued by Martin Humphrey and his wife Angela. Picture: Picasa

Actor Peter Egan with one of the lucky dogs rescued by Martin Humphrey and his wife Angela. Picture: Picasa


A lifelong animal lover has pleaded for someone to give a home to two dogs rescued from eastern Europe.

Angela and Martin Humphery with lurchers Sofie and Allegro. Picture: PicasaAngela and Martin Humphery with lurchers Sofie and Allegro. Picture: Picasa

Angela and Martin Humphery brought the two lurchers – named Sofie and Allegro – to the UK after spotting them on the website of charity Paws2Rescue.

With the dogs currently kennelled in Surrey, 87-year-old Mrs Humphery said: “They adore each other. They are very happy but we need a lovely home for them both.”

According to the dog lover – who has raised money for animal charities since organising a jumble sale aged 10 – strays are targets of cruelty in Romania with one case she recalled involving a dog which had had its paws hacked off.

Now she and her husband, director of Greyhounds in Need, supported by Ricky Gervais and actor Peter Egan, are calling on pet lovers.

Mrs Humphery, from Hampstead, said: “I would love them to be rehomed in Hampstead. I would love to keep seeing them.”

Call Greyhounds in Need on 01784 483206 or email

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