Smokey arrived at the centre in very poor condition and found centre life very stressful, thankfully he was in the best place to get the care and attention he deserved and is now living a much happier life.
Bruised, broken and bewildered are just some of the words you would use to describe how Max would have felt. At just eight months old, Staffie Cross, Max went through something which no animal should ever have to experience...
“It was that adorable, handsome look”, says Simon Allan, when he was asked why Fred was the one for him. This now chilled out and happy dog has been given a new lease of life, and is far from the sorry state he entered the centre in.
Last year Benny, a semi-longhaired cat came into our care in a very sorry state. He was found roaming the streets with a badly broken leg - thankfully he was rushed to a vet before coming in to our care and his leg was amputated which would give him the best chance of survival...
One of our most memorable success stories involved Cody the Staffie cross Labrador, adopted by Helen Coppins in 2013. Cody has not only settled in his new life tremendously but has helped to change the life of Helen's son Matt in a very special way.
Anyone that has been to Crufts will know that Flyball is one the most thrilling displays; an adrenalin- filled activity between dog and handler. It is one of the only sports which allow dogs and owners to work alongside each other, all the while strengthening that unbreakable bond.
When you think of a Dalmatian puppy, you imagine a happy, healthy bundle of joy, growing up in the security of a loving home – but sadly this is not life that every puppy leads. And for eight-month-old Penny, this was far from her reality.