A pair of inseparable Staffordshire Bull Terriers are languishing in the rescue centre at Old Windsor - because an owner cannot be found to take them both.

Nine-year-old Roxy and six-year-old Conkers were snapped up when they first came to the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in Priest Hill, Old Windsor.

Sadly, their owner's circumstances changed and now they are back at Battersea - but things are very different this time. The duo are now inseparable but nobody wants to take them both.

Sean Welland, rehoming and welfare manager at Battersea Old Windsor said: “When Roxy and Conkers came to Battersea as much younger dogs, they had no problems finding a new home. But now that they’re slightly older and are looking for a home as a pair, they’re really struggling to find a new family to live with.

“Although they may be slightly more distinguished than before, Roxy and Conkers are still young at heart. They love nothing more than chasing one and other around the garden or playing with toys and their favourite people.

“Many people prefer to rehome younger dogs, as they will have them for longer and spend most of their lives with them. But older dogs definitely have their own advantages; this pair have some lovely manners in place already and have years of love to give. They would love for someone to give them a retirement home together.”

As Roxy and Conkers find being in kennels quite stressful, they are currently spending some time in a foster home.

If you would like to give this pair the perfect retirement home, visit www.battersea.org.uk.