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All sorts and conditions

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 @ 12:07

DOGS come in infinite varieties, but almost always offer unfailing loyalty and affection. St Mary's, Gamlingay, in the diocese of Ely, was filled with them for the first pet service held there, and there were also a pair of guinea pigs and a large black horse.

All the villagers of the Gamlingay community had been invited to bring either their pets, or pictures of them, to be blessed in a special act of celebration and thanksgiving. Among the dogs were hearing dogs ...

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