As we all know, our four legged friends are so important to us here at East Ruston Cottages and we like to support in any way we can. Each booking made through our site sends a donation to one of our chosen charities. Every three months, we ask you which three charities we should support for that period. It's always so lovely to read all your comments and suggestions, but making the decision is never an easy one!
The three chosen charities for November, December and January are:
Hound from the Pound is a not-for-profit organisation, alleviating the suffering of dogs in the council stray kennels across Lincolnshire. We are staffed entirely by volunteers. To date, we’ve helped approximately 1750 dogs. Hound from the Pound provides a safe haven for unclaimed dogs upon entering the pound system and after they have served their statutory 7 days. They secure high quality rescue placements with reputable rescue organisations across UK. Hound from the Pound aims to give every pound dog a new life in a loving home of their own. They fund and vet treat each dog and transport them to the rescue. If a rescue placement is not found immediately, they fund placements for the dogs in suitable emergency boarding kennels or approved foster homes.
The Yellow Dog Project is a registered charity created to bring awareness to dogs who need space while training, recovering from surgery, or being rehabilitated. If you see a dog with a YELLOW ribbon, bandana or similar on the leash or on the dog, this is a dog which needs some space. Please, do not approach this dog or its people with your dog. They are indicating that their dog cannot be close to other dogs. How close is too close? Only the dog or his people know, so maintain distance and give them time to move out of your way.
Holbrook Animal Rescue are a family-run charity based in Horsham, West Sussex. Founded around 26 years ago, Holbrook Animal Rescue was set up to help abandoned dogs and cats. They take in many different types of animal from different backgrounds. They help both UK and foreign dogs equally. Unlike many other rescues their dogs aren't kept in kennels. They sleep in the house and are free to run and play in their garden and fields.
We have, thanks to all you lovely people who booked and donated some extras, raised £400 each for ......
Charities we have supported
East Ruston Cottages are so proud to give this list of charities we have been able to support in the past thanks to all your generous donations!
Norfolk Greyhound Rescue is a small local non-profit organisation whose main aim is finding caring people to regime Irish greyhounds - ex racers and also those who never made it tot the track.
Cloud K9 Rescue's fundamental mission is to rescue and regime dogs who are in desperate need of our help and assistance, from a country which due to its political history and cultural and economic refusal to neuter and spay routinely, has an out of control stray dog population.
MuffinPug Rescue are a breed specific charity based in the UK, actively rescuing pugs and pug crosses in need wherever they may be. They seek to end the suffering of pugs being exploited or neglected, and spay, neuter and promote healthy living for rescue pugs.
Greyhound Gap is a small independent charity set up to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome greyhounds and lurchers who find themselves in a ‘put to sleep’ situation in UK pounds. Funded almost entirely by donations, they rehome around 150 dogs each year.
Safe Rescue are a nationwide rescue that takes in and rehomes dogs from the UK and abroad. They do their best to match dogs with adopters to create harmonious and settled home lives for all involved.. We also hope to pursue active campaigning on welfare issues as we grow and progress.
Forever Hounds Trust are independent from the Greyhound Racing industry and receive no funding from the Greyhound Board of Great Britain. They rely on funds from individual supporters, voluntary fundraisers, legacies, and grants from Trusts and Foundations.
Cinnamon Trust is the only specialist national charity for people in their last years and their much loved, much needed companion animals.
Canine Partners mission is to help transform lives of people with disabilities through partnership with their specially trained assistance dogs. They work in partnership with Help for Heroes, The Royal British Legion and other services organisations to provide assistance dogs for veterans and those wounded in service.
Doris Banham is a non profit organisation which has helped save over 15000 dogs by saving them from the council pound , nursing them back to health and help find them a loving forever home.
F.A.I.T.H Animal Rescue is locally based at Hickling. F.A.I.T.H is a progressive animal rescue centre, where animal welfare comes first. They believe that their mental health and well being are as important as their physical health.
Galgos Del Sol is a charity helping with abandoned galgos dogs in Spain. They are also intent of helping educate and tasing awareness of the poor animals which need our help.