Dog charity given £2.5k grant for its vet bills

Alexa's Animals Dog Rescue has received a £2,500 grant from Support Adoption For Pets, the UK's largest grant-giving animal charity, to go towards vet bills.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 25th December 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 2:03 pm
Alexa Nisbet and Jack Russell Lisa. 
Picture by Jane Coltman
Alexa Nisbet and Jack Russell Lisa. Picture by Jane Coltman

The charity works tirelessly to re-home dogs and has done for more than 20 years, an achievement that earned Alexa Nisbet an MBE in 2001. Since its beginning, Alexa’s Animals has re-homed more than 900 dogs and puppies.

Amy Wilson, charity manager at Support Adoption For Pets, said: “It is a real privilege to help an organisation that works so hard to care for and re-home dogs and puppies in need.

“They are doing a superb job and the effort the rescue puts in is an inspiration.”

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Support Adoption For Pets is an independent charity established by Pets at Home in 2006. Since then it has helped more than 1,000 re-homing centres and animal-welfare organisations across the UK.

In addition to its fund-raising work, it also runs dedicated adoption centres in nearly 400 Pets at Home stores.