Working to save stray dogs

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Welcome To Save Our Strays

Dogs are man's best friend, their love is unconditional so before buying a dog or puppy please consider adopting a rescue dog that needs a new home. On our website you will find a wide variety of dogs and puppies that need a good loving home.

We are small registered charity in the North East of England who depend completely on public donations to rescue unwanted dogs, mainly from the dog pounds. We are all volunteers who are passionate about rescue dogs and every penny raised goes towards their care.

Dogs like me need a new home

Dogs like me need a homeContact Us

Phone between 9am and 7pm only:

Margaret 01642 488667

Lynn 07952 334379

Lynne 01287 652086

Julie 01642 487328

 

 


Memorial Blessing for Scamp - Friday 31st March 6.30pm


Save Our Strays have organised a memorial blessing for little Scamp and to scatter his ashes at sea.  We would like as many people and their dogs to come along and join with us and give him a good send off. Feel free to bring along flowers, etc. (No fundraising)












Wish Tokens Result


An unbelievable result for us, thanks to you all for collecting and sending your 110,862 Evening Gazette Wish Tokens to Save Our Strays to gain us first place today.

We will shortly be receiving a cheque for £1,201.40 which will go towards veterinary costs for both the dogs in our care and our golden oldies.

Once again, thank you so much xxx




PEACEFUL PROTEST


We would like to say a big thank you to all those who came along to the court hearing on 1st March - you really helped.

Justice was served and both Michael Heathcote and Richard Finch received a custodial sentence of 4 months and a lifetime ban on keeping animals.
















Clear Plastic Bags Wanted

A plea for clear plastic bags, suitable for putting curtains and bedding in to display in the shop.Please either drop them off at the shop or send them to Gloria Spencer at 20 Rossendale Close, Marske by the Sea, Redcar, TS11 6DT.

Meet and Greets

** Sunday Meet and Greets recommencing from Sunday 5th March **

We are now doing Meet and Greets again at Old Park Farm Boarding kennels every Sunday from 11am til 12:30 weather permitting.

If the weather is bad please telephone Margaret on 01642 488667 or Lynn 07952 334379 to check that it is still going ahead.

SOS Charity Shop

Our latest venture in opening a charity shop at 129a High Street, Marske by the Sea TS11 6JX (just a few doors down from Darby's Glass shop) is going very well so far.

We are delighted with all the support you have given us to get this project up and running, we can't do it without you all. We are still looking for regular volunteers to help sort and price up donated items, if you feel you could help us a few hours a week (10 til 1pm or 1pm til 4pm) please either call in the shop and see Margaret or telephone her on 01642 488667.

We are also looking for good quality items to sell including clothing, shoes, accessories, jewellery, DVDs, CDs, books, household items, crockery, bedding, bric a brac, small pieces of furniture and pet items.

The shop is open Monday to Saturday from 10am til 4pm and you are welcome to drop items off directly to the shop. Larger items which are too big for the shop are being sold on our Facebook Save Our Strays selling page.

If transport is an issue please telephone Lynn 07952 334379 or Gloria 01642 286679 to arrange collection/drop off or email us at saveourstrays@hotmail.co.uk

Urgent - Donated Items Wanted for Tombolas

Tombolas raise a great deal of money for Save Our Strays and we are always in need of good quality/new items, unwanted gifts etc to use on our stalls. Are you able to help us out? If so, please telephone Lynn 07952 334379, or Gloria 01642 286679 to arrange collection/drop off or email us at saveourstrays@hotmail.co.uk

Now I am loved.

A year ago now
I was all skin and bone,
I was lost and forgotten
on the streets all alone.

A poem by Anne Taylor. July 2010

Link to read the whole poem

Others helping Rescue Dogs

Why not look at Dog Rescue they do similar work to SOS and this is a new site aimed at helping home dogs that have been in rescue for sometime.