A DOG found in a 'sorry state' in Crosshill has a new life to look forward to after being rehomed.

The Times told you that a distressed 'little lady' - now called Indi - was found in a poor condition, and all alone, in a local garden.

Safer Communities Fife posted photos of her on social media after a dog warden was called out to collect her.

"She had extremely poor dental hygiene, bad skin and was in a sorry state," the page said.

"The dog warden collected her, and she was taken to the vet who provided her with medication.

"She was scanned, but unfortunately did not have a microchip.

"The SSPCA were also phoned, but because no-one has come forward to claim her, and there has been no information received to give us any hints of who the dog might belong to, or where it came from, the SSPCA cannot prosecute."

Indi's story touched many hearts, and she now has her happy ending after being rehomed.

In an update, the page delightfully posted: "You will have seen a few posts on here, relating to a little lady that was found wandering in a garden in Crosshill.

"We had overwhelming heartfelt messages and comments about her, and we are pleased to say that Indi, as she is now known by, was rehomed at the weekend and is doing great.

"Huge thanks goes out to everyone who cared for her including Emma at Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre who kindly agreed to take her, look after her and rehome her.

"This was a really sad story but with a wonderful happy ending.

"It is unfortunate that we will never know how Indi came to be found in the garden, but we are just happy that she has her forever home now.

"Enjoy your new life, Indi."

The service had previously urged dog owners not to let their four-legged friends 'suffer'.

"We would just like to stress that no dog should be left to suffer, and if you are struggling to cope with your dog's needs through financial strains etc, then please know that help is available," they said.

Services available include PSDA, which is UK-wide and can help with the costs of certain individuals - https://www.pdsa.org.uk/

For cheaper neutering, dog owners in Scotland can use Dog Aid Society of Scotland, which provides neutering vouchers for dog owners on low incomes.