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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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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