So one of my old uni tutors, Ines, is helping another lovely lady run a dog rescue in portugal and they badly need help! They need donations of food, toys, blankets, parasite controllers, money to pay for vet bills and more. At the moment all their money donations are spent on vet fees and they need food donations. They are a very worthy cause and every little helps! (see their facebook group).
“We are a stray dog’s shelter in Aljustrel, Portugal, caring for about 50 homeless or sick/injured dogs. Like dogs? Sponsor one! Every penny helps :)
Mission: To take in and care for stray and abandoned dogs in Portugal, to maintain their physical and mental health and welfare and find them their forever homes, wherever they may be.
Description: Portugal Dog Rescue is a stray and abandoned dog’s shelter based in Aljustrel, Portugal. The laws in Portugal do not tend to favour the strays of Portugal, with many state shelters operating a put-down policy if the dog is not claimed within 7 days. We are different. We are only small but already care for nearly 50 dogs, with no time limit and we treat many dogs with severe medical problems, with a view to rehoming them both here and abroad. We have already rehomed dogs as far afield as Germany and the UK and we hope to continue to care for and rehome these dogs for many years to come.
General information: There are many ways to help. We rehome many of our dogs abroad - if you are interested in adopting one of our dogs, please get in touch. Head to our justgiving page (http://www.justgiving.com/portugaldogrescue) to donate towards the costs of building an infirmary for our sick dogs, or maybe take part in a sponsored event, using this page to raise money for the cause. If you are interested in sponsoring a dog please send us a message telling us which dog and whether you would like to pay for a one-off specific treatment or regularly for the general care of the dog. We accept donations via paypal, please message us for the email address. We also appreciate donations of worm and flea treatments. If you have any ideas of how a small charity in its infancy can raise more funding we would love to hear from you, drop us a message on here. Thank you!”