Stray Aid - A Stray Dog's Best Friend - Charity No. 1117372Registered with Fund Raising Regulator
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Vet Diary - An Eye For Trouble!

I am often surprised by the attitude of people who ring the council dog pound, annoyed at the wardens who have found their dog and brought it safely to the kennels to await collection. "The dog is always getting out and knows its way home"! Really? What if it CAN'T get home? What if it gets stolen, or run over, or gets into a fight with another dog, like the poor girl who was brought in at 7pm.

Eyelid torn

Eyelid stitched

Thankfully what makes Stray Aid so special is that we do whatever we can as soon as we can, and within an hour of entry this dog had been given a general anaesthetic, stitched back together, and placed in a recovery kennel with the medication she needs. Whether or not a dog knows its way home is irrelevant, the streets can be very dangerous for unaccompanied dogs.

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Holly's Happy New Year!

Published 07/01/2019
So many of you have asked how Holly is doing since she was brought to the centre and many will remember the pictures that were published on her arrival. We will never know how anyone could cause such cruelty but we are so pleased to how she has responded to care and attention on a daily basis. Despite her road to recovery still in the early days she has become a very lovin...…read more

Holly's Story

Published 27/12/2018
Holly's Story. Holly (DU533-18) was found in Coundon, Bishop Auckland, just 5 days before Christmas. Her condition is possibly one of the worst we have ever seen, she could barely hold her own head up, she was unable to stand. We will likely never know her story before that day. Over the last 7 days we have worked hard to ensure Holly is warm and safe, our vet has worked closel...…read more

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