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Vet Diary - Duke's Dilemma

When the gorgeous Labradoodle came into our centre as a stray, he had so much hair over his eyes that you could hardly see them at all. However, peering past the "curtain" to say hello, a strange pink swelling became evident in the corner of his eye.

Duke cherry eye

This is a condition called "Cherry Eye" where the gland that produces most of the tears for that eye actually prolapses (pops out) and can easily become damaged or infected. Thankfully in this case our vet Allison was able to successfully replace the gland, ensuring that his tear production keeps his eye moist and hopefully avoids further problems in the future.

Duke post op


Here at Stray Aid, we really never know what is going to come to our kennels next! Thankfully with our veterinary team in place we really can deal with most things. Please visit the Support Us  page of our website for ways to support the work we do.

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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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