Christmas was slightly simpler for animals and employees at Inverness-based Munlochy Animal Support this yr, due to the fund-raising efforts of a Black Isle veterinary observe.
Crown Vets’ two practices on Argyle Road and Canalside, Inverness offered the charity with a cheque for £700 and several other hundred kilograms of meals.
Collection of occasions
The donation was made doable due to a sequence of fund-raising occasions held all through December, organised by Crown Vets’ RVN Sarah Baddon and head receptionist Jo Campbell, and generously supported by purchasers.
Observe supervisor Sandra Campbell stated: “At Crown Vets we promote accountable pet possession all year long, and at all times suggest anybody contemplating a brand new pet rehomes an animal from a rescue centre, equivalent to Munlochy Animal Support.
“Sadly, in 2016, there was a 54% improve within the variety of canine being deserted over the festive interval – rehoming centres want our assist greater than ever.“
She added: “Crown Vets‘ purchasers have been so supportive, donating an enormous quantity of meals, toys and treats to our attraction.
“Fund-raising exercise organised by the Crown Vets group has additionally introduced in £700, so we have been delighted Sarah and Jo have been in a position to go to the shelter, and hand over the meals and an enormous cheque to the group of hard-working volunteers, simply in time for Christmas.“
For extra data on Munlochy Animal Support, go to its Fb web page.