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Vet Diary - Surprise Surprise!

We are constantly surprised by the sights we see here at the rescue centre. When the tiny terrier was presented for routine spay, our vet felt there was something not quite right. The bladder seemed harder than normal and further investigations were obviously required. A sterile needle was inserted, and the tip could be felt grating against material with the consistency of stone! Bladder stones are not uncommon in older dogs, but the size of this one was really something worth seeing!

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The little girl must be so much more comfortable now that this large stone has been removed!

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The poor dog herself only weighed 2.95kg, and the stone measured over 3cm! Thankfully the Animal Welfare Team can deal with such issues on site, and she is so far making a good recovery

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News

Sad news

Published 07/04/2019
When dear little Poppy arrived at Stray Aid on 9th October 2018, we were so very worried about her. She was 15 years old, blind and deaf, and with a host of age-related problems, we knew that only a very special person would take her on.  Thankfully she touched the heart of George who volunteers at our Blackhall charity shop, he came down and met her, and that was it! They fell in...…read more

Stray Aid making Hot Dogs!

Published 10/03/2019
As temperatures plummet again, you will be delighted to hear that our heating campaign has been a huge success! We didn't quite reach our target but we raised 77% of the total and the rest has come out of our emergency cash reserve. So to everyone who donated even the smallest amount, THANK YOU! We now have HOT DOGS!! Photographed below is Laurence, the 3-legged lurcher who Stray...…read more

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