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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

Charity Auction Night

Published 23/09/2019
We are once again hosting a live Stray Aid Charity night at the Fox Cub Spennymoor on Sunday evening 17 November 2019. Auction starting at 19.30. Entry £5 which will include a buffet. Again we will have a lot of lovely items to auction and we always have a good laugh and a great night. Please pay if you can prior to the night and this will help clarify numbers for the buffet. This ...…read more

HOT NEWS!!

Published 15/09/2019
Thank you so much! Your help has ensured that the dogs in our care are not only safe and well looked after but also, during the colder months, they are kept warm and cozy too! After a particularly harsh winter in 2017 we realised that our old heating system was not going to make it through another cold winter so, for the last couple of years, we’ve been raising funds to cover the ...…read more

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