Hull Vet Group’s festive cheer for Carr House Rescue Centre as five ‘Staffies’ are abandoned in a week

Hull Vet Group’s festive cheer for Carr House Rescue Centre as five ‘Staffies’ are abandoned in a week

Staff from Carr House Rescue Centre with HavenA charity campaign by one of Hull’s leading Veterinary Practices has raised over £350 for one of Hull’s longest established dog rescue centres.

Staff at Haven Veterinary Group in Holderness Road and Ketwell Lane in Hedon organised an imaginative series of fund raising events for Carr House Rescue Centre that included a raffle, home-made pet treat goody bags, Guess the Teddy’s Birthday and Festive Pet photo competitions.

Evie Beattie, Senior Practice Administrator at Haven Veterinary Group, masterminded the campaign and was overwhelmed by the level of support that they received: “We’re proud to support Norma Anderson and her team at Carr House who work tirelessly to provide a safe haven, medical care and love for rescue dogs of all ages.  It’s particularly appropriate at this time of year as they experienced an unprecedented number of abandoned Staffordshire Bull Terriers, including one left tied to the centre’s gate overnight, in the week before Christmas.”

East Hull based Carr House Rescue Centre has been caring for rescue dogs for over 20 years and currently has 26 dogs to rehome.  Of Haven’s generosity, Norma Anderson said: “We are very grateful to Evie and the team for this much needed donation.  It costs over £100,000 a year to keep the centre going, so acts of generosity like this are most welcome.”

The winners of the festive pet photos were Miss Pyle in the under 12 months category for Ronnie and Reggie her Yorkshire Terriers and Mrs Shaw in the over 12 months for Martha the Tortoise.  Mrs Whittles won the guess the teddy’s birthday competition and the raffle winners at Hedon were Mrs Creswell, Ms Simpson and Mr Armstrong.

Haven Veterinary Group’s two practices specialise in the treatment and care of small and large animals and its Holderness Road practice is also one of only a few nurse training centres in East Yorkshire.

For more information about Carr House Rescue Centre, please visit or call 01482 701738



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