Weʼve raised £360 to To raise funds for Greyhound Rescue to help towards food, vets bills & the ongoing care of greyhounds who are in need of ongoing care.
- Boston, United Kingdom
- Funded on Wednesday, 13th December 2017
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The head shaving will be 'with a difference' for Greyhound Rescue to support the ongoing costs to try and get as many dogs rehomed and brought into a safe place as possible.
I will also be made to look like a 'Unicorn' (dedicated to 'Quina', one of the horses here who has had and is still having a 2 year battle with a severe case of laminitis. She is a true fighter and Karen who has been know as 'Mrs Greyhound' for years adores Quina and has nursed her back to health against all odds....Karen is amazing with all her animals.
The funds we raise is for the greyhounds in our care, for food, vets bills & ongoing care & support as we are struggling as so many are needing homes and we have a lot of older dogs in who cannot be rehomed due to trauma or illness.
Stand Up Harry (racing name) or Harry as he was known here at the rescue, we found him collapsed one morning due to an old racing injury. He ended up paralyzed from the neck down and could not even wag his tail...we did try to save this boy but nearly £3000 later he was put to sleep. He was the most gentle kind soul and this shook my world. He was due to be re-homed with his kennel mate Bonnie. It also had a devastating effect on her, resulting in her staying with us for recovery herself....she has now finally been re-homed with Nipper.
For over 38 years this rescue has cared for & rehomed so many greyhounds & saved so many from such a horrible outcome, after all, they have given their all to the greyhound industry..Yet now many are being exported to Spain/Pakistan & China for the meat trade after their careers end here and in Ireland, all for a terrible end. We need to raise more awareness and help get more through the rescue to help stop this shocking abuse.
I have lovely long hair now and my mum is going to go mad with me so if you all want to see my mums reaction too....you know what to do!!! Just a little donation! It all helps!
The founder of the rescue & the kindest person I know is unwell now too and there is no cure, she is also my partner & we need all the help we can get to continue to support her & her legacy - Greyhound Rescue' Looking A Fool For Karen & The Animals!
Please help me help these beautiful souls, by making me look a fool & donating what you can! Dawn - The Unicorn!
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Nov 27, 2017
Nov 26, 2017
Well done to all today! :)
Ruth Nicholson Grindrod
Nov 15, 2017
Now you can see how cold the winter is with no hair!! Huge love from us both.xxxx
Ruth Nicholson Grindrod
Nov 15, 2017
£50 given by my Uncle Brian as a donation to a charity of my choice, couldn't think of anyone better. xxxx
Nov 10, 2017
Good luck! Looking forward to the photos haha
Oct 8, 2017
I heard about your cause through a friend who is passionate about greyhounds and the work you do. My brief encounter with a greyhound and reading your story has touched my heart. With every good wish.
Oct 3, 2017
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Boston, United Kingdom
I have been involved in greyhound rescue now for a lot of years and seeing their faces day in, day out waiting patiently for someone to possibly come to take them home is hard enough, but they are the lucky ones who may find a home and not end up abused/exported for meat trade.