Animal-loving Scots actors to boost Edinburgh pet home awareness in promo videos

Dion Leonard hit the spotlight in 2016 when he took part in a 155-mile race across the Gobi Desert, followed for much of the journey by a small stray dog, which he later adopted and named Gobi.

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Scottish comedian Iain Stirling, narrator of TV show Love Island, is among those lending their voice to the videos.

Their journey back to Edinburgh became the subject of a worldwide social media campaign and a successful book series.

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The 2017 release ‘Finding Gobi: A Little Dog with a Very Big Heart’ was named on the New York Times Bestseller List.

Last year it was reported that 20th Century Fox had acquired the rights to a film about the extraordinary story of how the abandoned pup from China ended up in Edinburgh, with Hugh Jackman and Ryan 
Gosling rumoured to star.