Published On: Wed, May 16th, 2018 at 10:40am

Scottish SPCA urge public for help to care for abused animals

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The Scottish SPCA is urging the public to help them care for abused, abandoned and injured animals in Scotland.

Scotland’s animal welfare charity is in with a chance of winning £50,000 as part of the Pets at Home Love to Give scheme.

Scottish SPCA Edinburgh Animal Rescue and Rehoming Centre Diane Aitchison said, “We don’t receive any government or lottery funding which means we rely entirely on the public to be able to continue our work rescuing and rehoming animals in desperate need of our help.

“This money will go straight towards the animals in our care, and will pay for vet treatment, toys, treats and much more to continue the everyday running of our centres.

“Last year our centre in Edinburgh cared for 987 rescued animals which highlights just how busy we are.

“Without these donations we would not be able to continue our vital work rescuing and rehoming abandoned and unwanted animals in Scotland.”

Vote at your local Pets at Home store or online: www.scottishspca.org/vote

Each supporter can vote 5 times before voting closes on 31st May.


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- John graduated from Telford College in 2010 with an HNC in Practical Journalism and since then has worked for the North Edinburgh News, The Southern Reporter, the Irish News Review and the Edinburgh Reporter. In addition he has been published in the Edinburgh Evening News and the Hibernian HC Programme.

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