Gloucestershire animal charity launches crowdfunding campaign to save it from closure

Gloucester-based Teckels Animal Sanctuary is launching a crowdfunding campaign to save the centre from potential closure.  The independent animal welfare charity was set up in 2003 and cares for hundreds of homeless cats and dogs in the county, but faces imminent closure in July 2023 unless it can reach its emergency fundraising target of at […]

Animal charity ‘horrified’ after being caught out by Bath CAZ

A trustee of an animal charity was left “horrified” after the organisation was caught out by Bath’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ). Shelagh Meredith, trustee at Waggy Tails Rescue (WTR) in Dorset, says the charity has been hit by £138 in fines after unwittingly travelling through the CAZ. Launched in March 2021, Bath’s CAZ charges high-emission […]

Kidsgrove animal charity ‘facing crisis’ over demand for help

An extra 3.2m households across the UK bought a pet between 2020 and 2021 during the pandemic, with many taking the opportunity to get a dog while working from home. The subsequent cost-of-living crisis meant owners struggled to buy pet food and cover medical bills including simple treatments, Ms Cartwright said. “We are seeing dogs […]

Sheffield animal charity issues warning over online pet sales

A Sheffield cat shelter has warned of the abuse experienced by many pets sold online. By Zoe Head-Thomas 4 minutes ago Sheffield Cats Shelter has issued a warning about pets sold online The warning came on the 24th International Animal Rights Day last weekend, which aims to raise awareness of animal mistreatment, abuse and abandonment. […]

Calvia Town Hall signs an agreement with SOS Animal Charity

Councillor, Marga Ploma, and SOS representative, Maxi Lange. Image: Calvia Town Hall On Monday, November 21, Calvia Town Hall signed a collaboration agreement with the SOS Animal entity to allow them to use municipal sites to carry out their good work. The Councillor for Youth and Citizen Participation, Marga Plomer, pointed out: “Animal welfare has […]

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