In April 2016, a former Crufts winner and respected individual in the dog training world was found to be keeping her 30 dogs in what were described as ‘little prison cells’.
The dogs were discovered living in awful conditions; dark rooms and cramped cages, caked in faeces and urine.Fortunately they were found in time and 28 of the dogs which could be saved were brought to the RSPCA Radcliffe Animal Centre, for vital care and rehabilitation.
15 Months later and with the patience and dedication of the team here at the centre , all of the dogs involved in the Flyball case made a full recovery, and were all lovingly adopted into their forever homes.
Among those was a Border Collie named Bear,…. two years after leaving our centre he has become an irreplaceable member of his forever home…this is his story.
There are times when an animal comes into our centre when we are truly shocked at the condition it is in, and the cruel neglect it has experienced. Milly was one of these cases, where her skin condition was in such a bad way that it was causing her a lot of pain.
Duncan came into our centre as a stray with a terrible collar wound around his neck and shoulder region. His wound was so bad that we had to seek specialist help from a soft tissue surgeon at the University of Nottingham Veterinary School....
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Every Monday we will set you a challenge.
You will have 5 days to complete it and send it to us on Friday
This week’s challenge:
Reaching out to all our young poets & authors.
The best story will receive a £10.00 Amazon voucher
Your story or poem must be titled “Found & Rescued” and be no more than 200 words in length.
It must include the words “Kindness”, “Care” & “Compassion”.
Here is a sentence to help you get your story started if you are struggling:-
“I opened my curtains, looked out of the window and couldn’t believe my eyes…..”
We need you your stories by 6 p.m. on Friday by emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org
We will announce the winner on Monday when a new challenge will also be available.
Good luck and happy writing.