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    Weʼve raised £2,638 to Olive’s Fight Against BSL

    Edinburgh, UK
    Funded on Saturday, 25th August 2018

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    sMagistratessI have just signed up for Tough Mudder 5K for August 25th! Madness! Only 7 weeks to train!! But all for a great cause!!!

    I am raising funds towards Olive’s costs! A dog we ( Olive’s Fight Against BSL) have been fighting for since April 2016!

    Beautiful Olive (we the public named her) was picked up as a Stray in Hillingdon, April 2016! She was left with a severe prolapse, intestines hanging out and at risk of septicemia, before we arranged for surgery! The police said she was of Pitbull type, making her a banned breed, so was sentenced to death solely on looks until we the public got involved!!! The council worked with us! We agreed to pay her vets and kennel fees, we had her speyed, and we arranged an independent assessment to challenge the type report by police!

    Our expert independent assessment found Olive not to be of Pitbull type! The police didnt back down and seized Olive from council care!

    2 years on, we have been through the courts! Magitrates and the High Court! We are back to Magistrates in Sept! The police were awarded the costs on the last court session! And we had to raise £16,500 by 6th June 2018! We managed to raise £8272 and put forward a proposal of a payment plan for the remainder! The police wont accept a payment plan and we now have 1 month to raise the remainder of the costs!!!

    Olive has passed 3 behaviour assessments! Has been found not Pitbull type on our independent assessment done by our Expert Clinical Vet behaviourist! A loving home awaits! She is not a danger to the public! WHATS HER CRIME YOU ASK??? HER LOOKS AND BEING A STRAY!!!! THIS IS BSL!!! MEASUREMENTS!!!!

    Please watch her video here: https://youtu.be/G5dTklizkGI

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    • Alexis Aitchison3 months ago
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      3 months ago

      Firstly, just want to say wow!!! Thank u everyone for ur support! We are overwhelmed at Team Olive with the donations that are coming in! Thank you from the bottom of all our hearts! I only put this on as a personal challenge to see if could raise some funds for our girl and it’s been amazing!! Didn’t quite think it through with only little time to train, need to physically get ready for this, face a few fears of heights & claustrophobia too! Won’t ever back down from a challenge! Training started tonight! Climbing Arthur Seat! 🙂

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    Page last updated on: 8/25/2018 8:54 PM

    Supporters

    153

    • Wendy Campling

      Wendy Campling

      Aug 19, 2018

      Good luck huny what you’re doing for Olive is just amazing x

      £100.00

    • Gary Park

      Gary Park

      Jul 17, 2018

      Olive ❤️❤️

      £25.00

    • Sarah Taylor

      Sarah Taylor

      Jun 30, 2018

      £50.00

    • Vanessa  Montoya

      Vanessa Montoya

      Jun 21, 2018

      Donated hope you get your fur baby

    • Mandy Burgess

      Mandy Burgess

      Jun 21, 2018

      For Olive

      £50.00

    • Cheryl Scott

      Cheryl Scott

      Jun 21, 2018

      Thanks for everything you guys do. This Bull Shit Law needs to end. I pray that Olive gets to live the rest of her life in a loving home xx

      £10.00

    • sandra adams

      sandra adams

      Jun 15, 2018

      £3.00

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