Staffordshire Bull Terrier dogs often have a negative reputation as being a frightening and hazardous breed that shouldn’t be kept as pets. This stigma has unfortunately led to them being labeled as the “most undesirable dog,” and it can take them some time to find a loving home. However, Sybil was an exception to this pattern, as she was quickly adopted from a rescue organization just a few days after arriving, all thanks to her charming smile.
Last week, All Dogs Matter, located in North London, welcomed Sybil (previously known as Lily) after she was found wandering the streets by a dog warden. Due to the reputation of Staffordshire breeds, the shelter expected difficulty finding a new home for her.
Although her breed is sometimes stereotyped, the staff at the shelter quickly fell in love with Sybil. One of the workers snapped a photo of her and shared it on Twitter. To everyone’s delight, Sybil became an internet sensation and gained many admirers who were drawn to her contagious smile.
As a result of her newfound fame, the shelter was flooded with messages from individuals expressing their adoration for Sybil. Some even expressed interest in adopting her. Eventually, Frankie Murphy, a passionate animal lover, reached out to the charity and claimed Sybil as her own, providing her with a forever home.
Frankie explained that they were drawn to the adorable smile of the girl they saw. Despite knowing that she received considerable attention from a Twitter post, they still reached out to the charity hoping that she was still up for adoption. Once they met her in person, they immediately fell in love with her. While waiting, she came in with her foster owner, and her excitement upon seeing them was heartwarming.
Frankie expressed his admiration for the new dog, stating that she behaves excellently by following his father and not barking. In fact, the neighbors were unaware of the new addition to the family because of her silence. Additionally, the dog’s intelligence was highlighted as she managed to open the back door despite her height limitation. We strongly believe in treating all dogs with affection and respect, and if you share this sentiment, please help us spread this message by sharing our post.