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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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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