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Vet Diary - Elsie's Lump

Elsie, an elderly crossbreed, was brought to our vet with a rather suspicious thickening in the skin. Without further investigation, it was impossible to be sure whether this was sinister or not.

Elsie before Elsie after Elsie lump

When the hair was clipped, 2 small puncture wounds became visible. It was decided that, although probably a reaction to this previous bite injury, it was safest for Elsie if it was surgically excised, to ensure it did not become malignant in the future. As you can see from the photos above, this thickening has been cleanly removed. Elsie has made a full recovery, and been transferred to Jerry Green Dog Rescue at Thirsk, along with presumed daughter Rita who was picked up on the streets with her.  

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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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