Fun dog show and sponsored walk at the Elms Care Home

The Elms
The Elms

The Elms Care Home in Louth held a sponsored three mile dog walk and fun dog show in aid of the Ark Animal Rescue and Retirement Home.

The weather was good and the day raised £260 for the Ark.

The residents at the Elms loved it and enjoyed watching the dogs as they ate cakes and other goodies.

Winner of the prettiest bitch was Mr Weaver with Penny the spaniel.

Top child handler was Amy Broxholme with labrador Tina.

Sue Rice from the Ark judged the classes.

Prizes were supplied by Zaza’s Tack Room.

During August the Elms also held a pet food collection for the Ark.

It was a real success with £100 worth of pet food being donated and so much bedding the Ark had to send a van to collect it.

The Ark at North Somercotes was started in 1986 by Pauline Rice and over the years has helped many, many animals.

They have found loving homes for pets or homed them at the Ark itself.

The Ark is funded by donations and funds raised by a wonderful team of animal lovers.

Although the majority of animals they help are cats and dogs, they also take in rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, mice, rats, hamsters, degus, chinchillas, as well as ducks, chickens, cage birds, horses, and even a pot-bellied pig.

They always need help from willing volunteers. They also need dog and cat food and cleaning supplies to help keep the Ark going.

If you can help please call 01507 358140 during office hours.

Pictured at the fun dog show are Hannah White, May White and Amy Broxholme with Tina.