Local dog show raises thousands for charity

April 28, 2017 by  

A dog show that was held in Potters Bar earlier in the month proved to be a resounding success, bringing in more than £4,000.

Rescue fundraiser Lisa White was the woman behind the event, and she was able to call on the support of a number of friends who share her love of animals to make it happen. Potters Bar Cricket Club allowed its premises to be used for the show, which was held on April 2nd.

Dogs that secured top six places received rosettes, while a rosette and bag of dog treats were also awarded to the ones named Best Rescue. It wasn’t all for the dogs though, as a café with vegan burgers and cakes, and a tombola with liquid refreshments were also available. The aim of the event was to raise much needed cash for canine charities.

Among the rescue stands were ones for Heathlands Animal Sanctuary, All Dogs Matter and Sighthound Stopgap, and the show raised £4,221 in total. Speaking to the Welwyn Hatfield Times, White stated that:

“We felt that the spirit of the day was upheld, and everyone who turned up knew it was about raising funds and awareness for rescued animals.”

She went on to thank the local organisations that had helped, with events like this often relying on leaflet printing to help promote them.