Stray Aid - A Stray Dog's Best Friend - Charity No. 1117372Registered with Fund Raising Regulator
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Vet Diary - Interesting Facts

Those of you who follow our website regularly, will have been amazed at the sheer numbers of dogs passing through our kennels. But did you know that a total of 1,429 stray dogs were brought to Stray Aid in the 12 months between 1st April 2015 and 31st March 2016? Of those, 750 were returned to owner. The remaining 679 were transferred to our charity. Sadly 12 of these dogs were not considered rehomeable for reasons of health or temperament, and had to be put to sleep, but the remaining 667 were perfectly rehomeable, and our committment was to get them into loving forever homes as quickly as possible, to make room for the next batch! Networking with other charities to ensure the best possible homes for our dogs, we are delighted to say that we have never needed to put a dog to sleep simply due to lack of space, although we have had to "kennel-share" more dogs recently than ever before. 

Every dog that has been rehomed by Stray Aid has been neutered, microchipped (thanks to Dogs Trust for their support), vaccinated and treated for fleas and worms. We have performed 184 dentals, removed 37 lumps, amputated 3 legs, repaired a ruptured cruciate, operated on 3 eyes, replaced a prolapsed lung lobe, the list goes on and on. It costs over £75,000 a year to run our Animal Welfare Centre. We have a whole new year coming up. Can you help us to keep on helping stray dogs in need?

For ways you can help, please visit the Support Us page on our website.

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News

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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