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    Weʼve raised £187 to Help Support One Mans Rescue

    Funded on Sunday, 10th May 2020

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    As a conservationist and animal rights campaigner, I'm lending my support to David Reid's One Mans Rescue campaign -- to help turn this campaign into a film.

    David Reid a positive reinforcement dog trainer in Cyprus working with both adopted pets and dogs waiting in rescues. As a child he empathized with dogs, even taking his pet to a trainer but in those days the training was rough and after just one lesson he refused to take the dog back.

    His feelings for dogs run deep so, like most people involved with rescue, when he sees a dog in need he can’t turn away.

    No one outside, or even inside rescue, truly understands what it means for a dog in a rescue environment so David decided to create a project to highlight what they experience in a pound or shelter. This project is ONE MANS RESCUE.

    For one week he lived the life of a rescue dog at a local pound in Aradippou, Larnaca, Cyprus, sharing a cage with senior or special needs dogs looking for homes, eating when they eat, sleeping when they sleep, sleeping where they sleep, being let out when they get to go out. He had no comforts such as TV or a bed and only had a phone in case of emergency to speak with kennel staff and to speak at pre-regulated times with collaborator Anna Georghallides for the daily updates that were recorded for the project blog. He had a video to record the entire stay and his observations and emotions which will be released as an official video at the end of the project.

    It’s important that people understand that dogs need homes; this will only happen with the help and understanding of people such as yourselves who are following the project. Old dogs are especially vulnerable as they are ignored because of their age. Please promote ONE MANS RESCUE and the dogs that will be highlighted.

    ‘My goal is to help people understand the plight of rescue dogs in rescue accommodation.’ – David Reid

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    • Kate  Stephenson4 years ago
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      Kate Stephenson

      4 years ago

      Updated raffle grid - the numbers that aren't crossed out are what we have left. x

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    • Kate  Stephenson4 years ago
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      Kate Stephenson

      4 years ago

      Nick Stephenson has released a new single in support of ELAFI's shelter dog campaign ‘One Man's Rescue’. The single contains a cover of David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ and an original song, ‘Poor Little Boy’. ALL proceeds go towards making the 'One Mans Rescue' film, to tell the story of shelter dogs, particularly those elderly dogs who have spent many years living in a shelter, waiting for their forever homes. Download it here: https://elafiawards.bandcamp.com/

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    • Kate  Stephenson4 years ago
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      Kate Stephenson

      4 years ago

      First few raffle numbers claimed! :)

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    4 years ago

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    Supporters

    16

    • Saahil Dossani

      Saahil Dossani

      Apr 23, 2020

      I’ll take the last 6 numbers please.

      £6.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 22, 2020

      Well done on your fundraising - raffle tickets: 1, 8, 9 and 22 for us please!

      £4.00

    • Dolly Knights

      Dolly Knights

      Apr 19, 2020

      I would like numbers 20, 25, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 38, 39, 41, 42, 45 please, Thank you!

      £12.00

    • Linda

      Linda

      Apr 18, 2020

      For the animals of Cyprus at this hard time.

    • Katie Stephenson

      Katie Stephenson

      Apr 15, 2020

      Numbers for the raffle (money donated but numbers not published): Helen: 18, 19, 23, 24, 28, 29, 33, 36, 37, 43Nick: 44, 46, 47, 48, 49Jess S: 10, 11, 12, 13, 14

      £5.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 9, 2020

      £5.00

    • Florence K

      Florence K

      Apr 5, 2020

      2,3,7, 15 and 21 please!

      £5.00

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    Kate Stephenson, aka Kate on Conservation, is a conservationist, and a campaigner for animal rights. I run the successful wildlife blog: www.kateonconservation.com and work extensively with a number of animal charities to help secure a better future for our planet's wildlife.

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