Animal Friends Blog
Central German Shepherd Rescue based in Spalding, Lincolnshire has just received a large financial boost due to a donation of £5000 made by pet insurance provider, Animal Friends.
Animal Friends Managing Director, Mr Westley Pearson said, “Animal Friends Pet Insurance is extremely pleased to be able to donate to such a worthwhile cause as Central German Shepherd Rescue which does such amazing work in promoting humane behaviour towards animals by rescuing German Shepherd (and cross-breed German Shepherd) dogs and puppies. Their efforts in providing care, treatment and re-homing when appropriate for those unwanted, neglected or in need (due to sickness, poor treatment or ill-usage) is something that we wholeheartedly support. As a company who is invested in improving animal welfare we are very happy to support Central German Shepherd Rescue, their staff and volunteers in their ongoing animal rescue efforts”.
Animal Friends was established in order to raise money to donate to animal charities around the world and, to date, it has donated over £3.7 million pounds to various rescues and charities.
Central German Shepherd Rescue’s mission is to educate the public in matters pertaining to animal welfare, work in preventing cruelty towards animals and also to advance the public’s education in matters of responsible ownership as well as to actively campaign for the tightening of current laws to stop animal cruelty, puppy farms and indiscriminate breeding.
Their aim is to rescue and rehome unwanted & neglected German Shepherd dogs & puppies in the UK and also to educate the general public on the pitfalls of backyard breeders, puppy farms and “free to a good home” adverts.
Bev Chamberlain of CGSR commented, “We are extremely grateful for the donation, as all our dogs are health checked, vaccinated, flead, wormed and micro-chipped. Our dogs are either neutered prior to adoption, or go out on a neutering contract (if they are too young or for health reasons).
Our volunteers spend hours working with the dogs to socialise them, train them and ensure they have basic manners before going to new homes. We also have Forever Fosters, dogs that are not able to be adopted, but still enjoy a full, happy life with their foster carers. CGSR funds veterinary fees for life of these dogs, plus provides hydrotherapy if required”.
For more information on CGSR please click here.
Photos courtesy of Bev Chamberlain
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