£250 needed so dumped Douglas, a dog with a badly broken leg, can have operation at Walsoken Ravenswood Pet Rescue

17:28 11 August 2014

Urgent appeal for Douglas.

Urgent appeal for Douglas.

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A pet rescue has launched an urgent appeal to raise at least £250 so a dog with a badly broken leg can have an operation.

Urgent appeal for Douglas.Urgent appeal for Douglas.

Eighteen month old Lurcher Douglas was dumped at Ravenswood Pet Rescue, Walsoken, yesterday in excruciating pain.

The vet has splintered his leg and given him pain relief but between £500-£600 is needed so he can have his leg pinned.

Fenland District Council have offered to pay £250 towards his operation so the rescue needs to find at least £250 more to go ahead with it.

Caroline Trigg, of Ravenswood Pet Rescue, said: “Douglas is lovely and despite the terrible pain he must have been in is such a happy, kind and friendly boy.”

If you can spare any money, call 01945 583204 or donate via paypal at donations@ravenswoodpetrescue.co.uk

Ravenswood is putting on an evening of clairvoyance with paranormal expert Barrie John, who has appeared on TV’s Most Haunted and This Morning, at the GER Sports Club, Robingoodfellows Lane, March, on Sunday, October 19 from 6.30-9pm.

Tickets are £15 and are available from Lesley on 07876 298631, lesleyhollis@hotmail.co.uk or www.ravenswoodpetrescue.co.uk

2 comments

  • presumably the leg was already splintered when the vet splinted it.

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    fenwoman

    Friday, August 15, 2014

  • Sad situation. Would be more humane to do the operation then sort out an appeal, imo of course

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    mauler13m

    Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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