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Dudley College students support Birmingham Dogs Home
5:00pm Saturday 9th March 2013 in News
ANIMAL-loving students at Dudley College have been busy collecting blankets, dog coats, bowls, leads and toys for Birmingham Dogs Home.
The teenagers, who are all studying Foundation-entry level Animal Care appealed for donations from staff and fellow students, after hearing about the rising numbers of animal cruelty and neglect as part of their course.
The students chose Birmingham Dogs Home after discovering the charity receives no government funding and relies on the generosity of fundraising and donations to support its ongoing work of rescuing, reuniting and re-homing the lost, abused and abandoned dogs from around the West Midlands.
The students have already donated £100 to the charity in addition to collecting the much-needed items.
Tutor Katie Lavender, said: “Anyone who has visited Birmingham Dogs Home cannot help but be moved by the number of unwanted dogs waiting to be re-homed.
"Fundraising is the lifeblood of Birmingham Dogs Home, without it they simply could not exist. It’s very satisfying to think the students have helped in some way.”