Volunteers to spend a night in the kennels at Little Irchester charity

The kennel crew are raising money for Animals In Need by spending a night sleeping with the rescue dogs they look after

Wednesday, 26th August 2020, 6:00 am
Kate, Laura and Beki will be sleeping in the kennels with the dogs they look after at Animals In Need in Little Irchester

The kennel crew from Animals In Need are preparing to spend the night bedding down with the rescue dogs they look after.

Kate, Laura and Beki usually go home after looking after the dogs at the Little Irchester charity which rescues and re-homes hundreds of animals each year.

But tonight (Wednesday) will be somewhat different as they will be hoping for a good night's sleep in the kennels rather than a nice comfy bed at home.

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They are sacrificing their creature comforts for the charity which is so close to their hearts.

Writing on their JustGiving page, the team said: "Myself, Laura and Kate are the kennel staff at Animals in Need.

"We are doing a big kennel sleepover to help raise vital funds for all the animals in their care.

"We will be spending the night with the dogs, living the same way they do whilst looking for their forever homes.

"We appreciate any donations given as it allows us to continue helping Animals In Need."

Annie Marriott from the charity said: "These three ladies work so incredibly hard, I’m so thankful and very blessed to have them caring for our dogs.

"They go absolutely above and beyond to turn approximately 300 dogs each year around and get them matched up with new families.

"All live locally to the shelter, are often here on their rest days and if they are worried about any particular dog, they come in constantly to check up on them."

And Annie added: "If they have ever offered you advice, taken a dog for you or re-homed you a new family member, please consider supporting their sponsored sleep-in to raise funds for the beautiful dogs in their care."

The kennel crew has already raised £460, but they are hoping to reach their target of £1,000.

Anyone who would like to make a donation can do so by clicking here

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