Lalawah the Mastiff cross

Faye Collins and Lalawah
Faye Collins and Lalawah

Lalawah the 17-month-old Mastiff cross is like a 44kg lap dog.

Faye Collins and Lalawah

Kooralbyn couple Faye Collins (pictured with Lalawah) and Fred Sailor have had Lalawah since she was an 8-week-old pup.

Lalawah means ‘beautiful big girl’ in islander language (Fred is from the Torres Strait Islands).

Here’s what Faye has to say about Lalawah: “I love the expressions on her face.  She’s a bit clumsy, often falling over her own long legs and she’s very loyal. She loves to be around us and she’s very affectionate – she thinks she’s a bit of a lap dog.”

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