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Seren has six puppies

Some lovely picture of Seren and her six pups. Five boys and a girl, mother and pups doing well in their family foster...

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What you doing this evening

The work never stops at Tia Rescue Looks like aliens have landed Or just a move around So what you doing this evening? Visit tomorrow and see the changes........Exciting

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21 years and still going

Eleven years ago Tia Rescue published a book.."A decade of dogs" 21 years have now passed, to celebrate the key to the door. Tia intend publishing the sequel. Have a muse and send us your stories, poems, anecdotes about Tia rescue and lets get 21 years of dogs started...

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Ashby Tia Charity Shop Manager

Job description Are you creative with an eye for detail? Do you love finding second hand gems? Can you generate income from pre-loved items? Can you live and breathe the values of Tia Rescue, a charity dedicated to Greyhounds, Shire horses, Donkeys and a menagerie of...

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Table top and car boot sale @ Tia rescue

Sat. 25th Nov - Table Top / Car Boot Sale at Tia Rescue 2 - 4pm.  Do you want to have a clear out or earn some extra money in the lead up to Christmas, but don't fancy getting up at 5am to go to the Car Boot?  If so, why not book a table (£5) at our Table Top sale? ...

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A great day

Lovely day at Stephen Smith's garden centre in Otley today. Here are Dax and Lupe tin rattling in the afternoon. Thanks also to Bear and Frankie, who did the morning shift. £137 raised for Tia Rescue. Get well soon to poor Buddy who couldn’t make it...

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Ashby shops big sale

This week at Ashby we are having a massive sale. £5 will buy you a carrier bag and you can fill it with what ever you want...however full you want. We have lots and lots of stock.. Sale starts 10am Monday...

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Victor a new Sponsor dog

Sponsoring is a great gift for Christmas https://www.tia-rescue.org/sponsor-a-dog/ Victor came to Tia,in a hell of a state. No racing record and a nervous wreck. He sits at the back of his kennel so afraid of human contact.Described as more fearful the Bluebell. Poor...

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Sad news

Sad News We lost Albi the donkey yesterday. It was very quick and very sad. He had a good couple of years with us . When he came to Tia he was very poorly, but he loved Dandy and Beano and he was very happy to be part of their little gang...He had the...

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Concrete – Thank you Dave

As you may or may not know a few months ago we had a financial disaster. But you know me i won't give up and there are some very good people out there. We are pressing on with another kennel block and i want to express my heartfelt thanks to Dave Houfton, Dunham...

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Foster care needed

An urgent appeal for Foster care. Saul the stunning Lurcher boy has moved his plate, now needing a further operation He requires a very special foster care, for a difficult problem He needs strict cage rest to promote and aid healing of his broken front leg. Contact...

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Fundraising at Lakeside Retail Park

Dandy & Beano and ex-Tia dogs Roxie & Owen fundraising at Lakeside Retail Park today. Lovely to meet so many people and Dandy & Beano enjoyed the children grooming them. If you are interested in coming along to see Tia at future fundraising events or are...

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Tia Christmas Fair

This year the Tia Christmas Fair is on 10th December, 11am to 3pm. Please contact Janice if you would like to have a stall. Email: thesimmonds@yahoo.com

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3 weeks

It is almost 3 weeks now that the possibility of losing Tia was almost realised. All those animals.. I cannot thank everyone, there are simply too many of you. People who have lent Tia money, have given Tia money, Karen and Ali who have raised £2.6k shaving their...

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Any Ideas

Stuck... We can't go ahead with the kennel block for the oldies/sponsor dogs at the minute and we can't use the old barn this winter. I have 23 dogs in the old barn which is coming down at the end of the month, 6 on allotments and at least 30 dogs waiting to come in.....

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Sad

Although yesterday was a fantastic day it was, as always, tinged with sadness. A veterinary practice rang from Derbyshire as everyone was arriving. An injured greyhound boy, would we take him and pay for his treatment. Of course. They tried their best to get him, they...

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Halifax Shop

The Halifax shop re opened yesterday..We had such a good day that we nearly sold everything. Please if you are having a sort out can you take it to Halifax. Or bring it here to the farm on Sunday. The van will be parked up in the field so just throw everything in...

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Make your donation go further

DONATE VIA THE ‘JUST GIVING’ WEBSITE. OR YOU CAN DONATE VIA YOUR MOBILE PHONE TEXT DOGS00 £2 TO 70070 TO DONATE TO TIA TODAY ( DOGS zero zero ) The £2 is only a suggestion. If you want to give more, please just increase the amount All the money we receive goes...

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Harrogate Buddhist Center, Kadgu Dechen Dzong

Dear Debs, Just to let you know I have made a donation on behalf of the Harrogate Buddhist Center, Kadgu Dechen Dzong today. We had a fund raiser walk on Saturday 29th July. A walk at Ribblehead Viaduct/Whernside. £150 of the donations that day was a donation for Tia...

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Sponsor a Shire Horse Stable

HOT OFF THE PRESS SPONSOR NEWS! As our ‘Sponsor a Kennel’ scheme has proved very popular with all our greyhound loving supporters, we are now launching not one, but, two ‘sponsor a stable’ schemes! We have a ‘Sponsor a Shire Horse Stable’ scheme for all you heavy...

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Regular Support

  We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of your financial support and also the warmth of your good wishes in light of our recent crisis. Thank you to each and everyone of you who have helped us. Some of you may not be aware that you can donate to Tia on a...

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Halifax Shop

We are re opening on Monday the 21st August. Welcome to Liz our new manager, who will be working alongside Libby and our very own "Linda" is back in town... The shop looks fantastic. Thanks to Pete who turned it around so quickly... Deb

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Bid for Greyhound sculpture

We have a bid for £500 If this can be beaten the £500 will be Donated. It has been donated, please bid higher £501 will do. Please bid higher. Scroll down to the post. £500 bid and donated, who can bid higher.....see Facebook page Help for Tia Greyhound and Lurcher...

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Summer Fair and Fun Dog Show 27th Aug

Only two weeks until the Tia Summer Fair and Fun Dog Show. The trophies and rosettes have arrived. The Fun Dog Show will commence at 12.00. Entry to each class is £2 per entry. No preregistration necessary. Just pay your £2 on entering the show ring. First, second,...

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Cracker now Dusty

Hi Deb and all, A few snaps of Dusty on her Hols in Norfolk! She was a very good girl, as it was only 7 weeks since she left the kennels and leaving ‘home’ to go to another strange place, but she settled into the chalet very quickly. Still favouring going to lie on...

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Lucy and Max go on holiday.

Our old residents seem to go out more than we do!!!!!!   Hi Deb Just a couple of holiday snaps from Lucy & Max. They're not in the slightest concerned that me & Pete have to sit in the awning whilst they sprawl out on the comfy seats! The beach was empty...

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Gatsby

Hi Debs, It gives me great pleasure to tell you that former racing name Foxearthpeater, Tia name Gatsby, Now re - named Johnnydepp has settled wonderfully into his new home in Bingley. He has gained a few KG`s eating plenty of roast chicken and sardines and licking...

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Roman

Good afternoon, Deb Thank you for your help and courtesy when we visited last Monday and collected Roman. He has turned out to be all we could have hoped for in a greyhound. In the week we have had him, he has yet to bark, has learned to go up and down stairs, has not...

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Lola – she was a show girl

Not with those roly-poly hips! Lola is a black whippet staffi cross who is coming back into the kennels this weekend. The ungrateful wretch has decided that she wants to be an only dog after all and have all the biscuits, all the snogs and all the kisses for herself....

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Halifax Shop

We are re-opening the Halifax shop in about 2 weeks. You will not recognise it.. We have 18 months left on the lease and couldn't secure another tenant, so we have decided to do it up and give it a final shot. Hopefully with the Peice Hall opening it will be busier at...

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Poppy – cat safe

  Poppy is a small 18 months lurcher who will be coming back in through a change in family circumstances once we have a space. We have been told that she is brilliant with other animals but a bit of a hooligan in a lovely way. Please ring Debs at the kennel for...

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Cher. Been here too long

Meet Cher. I got you Babe Let her be your BABE At 4 years old Cher a very different greyhound Her ears point forward She sits down Rests on your feet Shorter legs huge snuggles She is very special Visit Tia Rescue and ask about...

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Thank you Jade and her dancers

A big thank you to Jade Mee and her Burlesque Chair Dance team. They put on a great night and raised lots of money for Tia Rescue Also belated Thanks to Karen and her dragon boat team the Cox-less Pears for their fantastic fundraising at Doncaster Lakeside. Any ideas...

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Langley

My Way Longley, raced at Belle Vue but when he was no longer of any use his owner left him at the trainers with the instruction "put him to sleep" and promptly stopped paying the kennel bill. Fortunately the trainer and a "greyhound friend" arranged for him to come...

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Tia Summer Fair and Fun Dog Show Sun 27th Aug

Just a reminder that the Tia Summer Fair and Fun Dog Show is on Sun 27th Aug, and that we still need donations of items for the Mystery Jar stall (can contain original contents or sweets, toys, gifts etc,, for adults or children and must be wrapped to hide the...

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New Website

We have a firm coming out on Monday. We need a new site. If anyone has any ideas or can point me in the direction of sites they like best. Please feel free to share. It is not something i have much interest in, but something we need.. Thanks Deb

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Matilda and Tia

                                                                    So here goes....I have had...

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A Grand Day Out

    The Harrogate Buddhist Centre is organising a 8.5 mile walk up Whernside in The Yorkshire Dales on 29th July to raise funds for themselves and Tia Rescue. If any Tia supporters would like to join them, they would be most welcome. Please see details...

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Progress…

    This time last year i was very worried about the financial situation at Tia. This year, thanks to some fabulous donations, we are in a better place. The first picture is where the new kennel block is going for the oldies and sponsor dogs. The second picture...

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Summer Fair 2017 appeal

The Summer Fair is on Sun Aug 27th, and we are requesting items for the tombola stalls (clean soft toys also needed), bottle and cake stalls please?  We're also hoping to run a Mystery Jar stall this year so donations of filled jars (either original contents, or...

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Daisy

There is a flower within my heart, Daisy, Daisy, Planted one day by a glancing dart, Planted by Daisy Bell. Whether she loves me or loves me not Sometimes it's hard to tell; And yet I am longing to share the lot Of beautiful Daisy Bell.        ...

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Shaggy lurcher and Annie

Two Lurchers Tia Rescue is looking to find homes One shaggy young and full of beans. The other shy a little timid but a glint in her eye Contact Tia Rescue if you can offer either a forever...

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Deb's Challenge

And my challenge for the open day is this: Who would have ever thought with the old £1 coins being made redundant this October that trying to collect a full set would be so addictive. There are 25 coins currently in circulation...i have managed to get 19 so far. To...

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Tia Summer fair and Fun Dog Show, Sunday August 27th

This year, the Tia Summer Fair and Fun Dog Show will be held on Sunday 27th August at Mill Race Farm from 11am to 4pm, and preparations are well underway. The rosettes and trophies have been ordered. There will be the usual dog show classes for greyhounds, lurchers,...

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Grey-pound

GREY-POUND  at Tia Rescue. Collect your old pound coins, they go out of circulation October 2017.Why not collect and donate some to Tia...

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Take my Paw Donate £100 to Tia Rescue

Take my Paw  Thankyou. Tia Rescue was one of the 10 lucky recipient rescues to receive a £100 donation from Take My Paw June 2 at 11:26pm ·  There were over 45 rescues nominated this time so it was really hard!!!! Thank you everyone that did nominate. We now need the...

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Bumble

We all know about Shae's 2 puppies that were born earlier in the year. Well Finch has gone to live happily ever after but i don't think that Bumble is going to make it. He has vomited since birth. He is a beautiful little chap who doesn't know how poorly he is. To cut...

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Help Tia

Please Donate...... Help Tia help themJust one week ago the young colt died despite all the efforts to rescue and save his life. We were inundated with support and messages on Facebook. Prior to this two young horses were saved from certain death and now graze onsite...

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Tia Summer Fair and Fun Dog Show

  This year’s Tia Summer Fair and Fun Dog Show will be held on Sunday 27th August at Mill Race Farm, from 11am to 4pm. Could anyone who is interested in having a stall please contact Janice via email thesimmonds@yahoo.com for further details (cost £20 each). We...

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Please be careful

The kennel dogs didn't go out yesterday and they won't be going out today. Please everyone be careful in this heat. They don't need to go out... Thanks Deb

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Blythe enjoying the sunshine

Blythe is a sponsor dog at Tia Rescue. He has failing health and does not have many day left for him to feel the warmth of the sun.Today he felt the sunshine on his back, wagged his tail and greeted for snuggles, he rested his head feeling safe and loved at Tia...

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Good luck guys

We have had some brilliant homes over the past few weeks. Tatti who had been with us over a year. Fawn Bobby who is no longer a sponsor dog, he has found the perfect home. Lily, Lady, Cracker, Peaches, Ash, Tango, Johnny, Gallagher, Henry, Ronnie, Nate, Boomer, Romo,...

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Blythe

If any of his sponsors want to come and see him, you need to come in the next day or two. He is really poorly. Lena Dessie bn 2/12/2005 Came to Tia 3/06/2010 He was handed into a stray kennel to await his fate...fortunately they rang me... He has had a lovely...

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Burlesque Chair dance™ night at tia rescue

Burlesque Chair dance™ night at tia rescue This is going to be a night full of entertainment with some of the best burlesque chair dancers for Doncaster and Nottinghamshire It's just £10 a ticket and all proceeds are going to tia greyhound and lurcher...

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The next build

The next building to go up is a big stable block. Bob has set about taking the old one's down... At the same time we are going to try and find enough money to put up a smaller kennel block for the oldies and sponsor dogs. It's all go, as always...... The static you...

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Yesterday

What we didn't expect yesterday was for John to have a heart attack. Many of you will know John, but there will be more of you that don't. He has been by my side for the past 20 years. He even did all the fencing in Sowerby Bridge where i began. Every Sunday without...

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Tia of JOY

Tia of pure JOY       Meet JOY.......Only yesterday she was taken to a vets to be put to sleep. The vet knew.... There Is an Alternate {T.I.A}He contacted a dedicated Greyhound owner and Tia adopter and this beautiful 2 year old girl was saved.She came to this morning...

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Hot weather

  Summer Heat and Greyhounds Summer is here and, with it, hot temperatures. Let's have a safe and fun summer by taking care of our greyhounds. Please read the following safety items.Hot temperatures are a danger to your greyhound. Because greyhounds do not have a...

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Tia Charity Shop in Armthorpe Open

The Armthorpe shop is up and running. Take a visit and tell your friends. Stan the man likes it. Some great bargainsOpening hours are; Monday to Saturday 9am till 4pm 11 The parade, Church Street, Armthorpe, DN3...

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Breakfast

Cissy and Maggie might get me up at 5.30 every morning to go for a run together around the garden but come breakfast time this is a sight to warm my heart and make my very tired face...

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Adopt a Greyhound at Tia rescue

If you have those nagging feelings about wanting a Greyhound or wonder about adding to your pack. Why not visit Tia rescue and walk a dog. Dog walking takes place everyday. Starts ay 0830 and the last walk is at 1230 before they have lunch It' hard to explain unless...

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Charity shops

Are those cd's and DVd' taking up space and collecting dust. Are you listening to your music streamed or on MP3. If so drop off your old cd 's at a Tia rescue charity shop and we can sell them on.Three great albums featuring Sighthound on the...

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Tia Fashion show 2017

A Great night of fashion, raising funds for Tia rescue. A big thank you to the models and everybody involved.Today Tia tomorrow Milan,Paris,New York and London Thanking all those that supported this event Clothing will be available to buy in Tia shops and on...

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Jonjon 7 years on and doing well

Can't believe we've had Jonjon (aka Pilfred McLongsnout) 7 years, he's doing great.  His Royal Blindness has just celebrated his 11th birthday.  He's slowing down a little but he's still a child of Fagan, thief and Artful Dodger.  Soon to go to a holiday chalet near...

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Finished!!!

And how amazing it is. Thanks to everyone involved in getting it built....Absolutely bloody...

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Abby

And here we have the beautiful Abby. 6 weeks ago she had been taken to the pound with a broken leg. What a stir she caused. The usual suspects went off on one demanding the pound be closed complaining to the council and everyone else they could think of. They couldn't...

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Peaches now Polly

Dear Debra I thought you would like to know that , Polly (Peaches) is settling in very well so far. She is eating , drinking and sleeping well. She is enjoying our walks and when I got her lead out today she bounced all over the settee. She and Jed are getting on like...

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Thank you for sponsoring a kennel in 2017

We need you all and MORE............Kennel sponsors   A very big thank you to all the people and businesses that sponsored one of our kennels in2017. Now that the new kennels block is completed all the certificates are back in the kennel block.We would like to add an...

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Gorgeous Jake

Mad not bad is how his dad describes him. Sadly his mom is poorly and they can no longer care for this huge, daft lad. He originally came to us as a puppy. (Wendy you called him Ollie).  So here is is looking for a home again. He will need training as he jumps up, a...

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Greyhound socialisation

Handsome black male in good condition with lovely clean teeth. On a recent socialising trip out Francis was well behaved. He settled down immediately in the car and remained lay down for the short journey to and from the nature reserve. Initially he was happy to be...

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Legal Action

The Trustee's of the Charity have decided that we can no longer ignore the verbal abuse and harassment that volunteers, myself and the Charity have been receiving. So we have decided to report the matter to the Police. If anyone has any private messages or emails, or...

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Whippets!!!

A greyhound girl and 4 whippets have fallen on hard times. The whippets are 2 boys and 2 girls, all around 5yrs old. They have all lived together. Please get in touch with me as 2 will be coming here, or Jackie at Rain Rescue who has them all at the minute. Thanks...

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Tia upcoming events

We have six Tia fundraising and awareness opportunities in May covering the North, West, and South of Yorkshire. Please could supporters check the Events page on the Tia website, and if able to help, contact the person listed as organiser. More events are being added...

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Fed up

Last night these two dogs were kicked out of a small white van on a council estate in Balby, Doncaster. It took a "trainer friend" of mine and his wife an hour to catch them. The greyhound girl is in fantastic condition. The lurcher boy, Tyson, is just 4yrs old and is...

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Sold It….

Yeah we have sold the old kennel block for £15,000... That is the first wedge of money to go towards the new kennel block for the oldies and sponsor dogs. Full update to follow, CHLOE and BECCA!!!!

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Easter holidays

Thinking about what to do this EasterVisit Tia rescue.........Friday Easter Funday for the kidsEaster Sunday 3 course Lunch to bookCream teas to book Big breakfasts...... Try the shire horse if you dare A great lunchtime menu Dog walking 9 to 12.30 every day Dog...

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Spring fair buzzing

It was a Fantastic day at Tia rescue Spring fair. The place was buzzing. Car park over flowing, cafe full, loads of dogs, great flyball and the stalls were brilliant.A really friendly place to be.Thanking everybody for all their hard work and dedication to Tia. This...

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London Marathon

Hi Debra Well it is just over 2 weeks until the London marathon, and to date I have raised just over £500 for TIA. My race number is 26,228,  from the green start, so if you want to add this to your web site it might get a few more people to sponsor me. Is has been...

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Kennel sponsors. December 2016 a big "Thank You"

We need you all and more ...... A very big thank you to all the people and businesses that sponsored one of our kennels in December 2016. Now that the new kennels block is completed all the certificates are back in the kennel block.We would like to add an extra thank...

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Free press feature Tia

http://www.doncasterfreepress.co.uk/news/tv-s-gogglebox-vicar-performs-honours-at-doncaster-greyhound-rescue-1-8464171

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Here goes…

We have been here nearly 2 years now. This time last year we were in financial trouble. But we got through it. The reason we got through it is because people believe in Tia. The first grant came from Support Adoption for Pets, £35,000 towards a new kennel block. But...

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Jennifer – go girl!

Jennifer is raising money to help Tia Greyhound & Lurcher Rescue https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Jennifer-Baker7 You might remember me. I and my husband Grant, have adopted a few dogs from you in the past , Ronnie, Maverick ( Sunny ) and Maci. I am running...

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Reverend Kate visit Tia shop

Reverend Kate checking out the Tia visitors centre shop. she found some great bargains. Visit one of our shops and see whats for sale..,,, Ashby and Armthorpe shops opening...

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Reverend Kate from Gogglebox, opening of new kennel block.

The Tia kennel is officially open. It was a very special day, a real dog fest. Lots of hounds turned up including the wonderful Buster the Greyhound Kate and Graham did a fantastic meet and greet with all the dogs and showed great enthusiasm for Tia rescue and the...

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Tia Social Sunday Walk- Sunday 2nd April

Please come and join us with your hounds for a lovely walk around Idle Valley Nature Reserve, North Road (A638), Retford, Notts, DN22 8RQ. The walk will start at the usual time of 11am and is expected to last approximately 40 minutes. Meet in the main car park where...

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Elfie

  Thought you might also like to see this before and after picture of Elf. What a difference between her first day with us on Christmas Day 2014 and now. Good luck with your Dogglebox kennel opening. The thing that struck me on these pictures is that on the first...

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New Kennels official opening

From the hit tv show Gogglebox and recently seen on Crufts coverage on Channel 4, Tia can proudly announce our own Dogglebox. We invite you to view the opening of the new Kennel block at Tia Rescue by the Reverend Kate Bottley, Church of England priest and associate...

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My old boys

Blythe....Lena Dessie bn 2/12/05    Open class racer, 88 races all over. Came to Tia as a stray from a kennel in Doncaster. Hanson.....Veryhandsomedog bn1/1/06     37 races in Ireland and Doncaster. The last dog i have from my friend Steve, who made me laugh and who i...

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21 years on

There are a lot of people who have come and gone over the years. Some of them just can't move on and try and find out ways to discredit me and Tia. In fact they have a little gang now, bless. The latest had an article in a local newspaper. Oh yes, my dog was rescued...

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Thanks Dave

When we moved all the dogs out at the beginning of January, they went to a local boarding kennel/rescue. We had had some dealings with them and even let them use the vet room. However when we left the dogs there we could have all cried. Even though we had taken all...

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Ashby Shop

Angela is going to be running this shop for Tia, VOLUNTARY, yes really. She already has her hubby signed up and one of her friends. We do need more volunteers so if you can spare a few hours please call in. They are busy decorating this weekend and the stock is going...

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Spring Fayre

Spring has nearly sprung. April 9th Spring fayre is getting closer Contributions towards bottle, tombola and cake stalls gratefully received. Also non- perishable food items for the food hamper and raffle prize. Donations can be left in the office. Cakes on the day of...

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SUNDAY DOG WALKS ARE BACK

TIA SOCIAL SUNDAY WALKS ARE BACK!! By the end of last year the walks were becoming very popular, with new faces (human and hound) joining us every month! We hope they will continue to be successful this year. The walks are a great way to network with other greyhound...

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Kennel Sponsorship

Well, it’s finally happened! The new kennel block is finished and it was great to welcome the dogs back last weekend. It has been pandemonium getting as many dogs out into foster homes as possible and then getting them back, some sooner than others and some rehomed!...

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Polly

Hi, just to let you know we had to goodbye to Polly (aka Dinky) last Friday We loved her to bits, she was a grand old age of 14years. She was a lovely natured and kind dog, never seemed to be naughty but I have to say she was cheeky. Once she pinched my mums false...

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Failed Foster parents

Thanks to all the failed foster parents from, Ritchie and Sansa, Bisto, Inkie, Jose, Dax, Weston, Sailor, Kendall, Elsie, Dolly, Rose, Strypes, Delilah, Breagh, Kim, Valentina and Choco... No doubt i have forgotten someone....Thank you...It has been a mad six weeks......

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Dogs back….

All the dogs are back....dog walkers please come back.... Full update tomorrow...shattered....

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Kennels

The builder was sacked 2 weeks ago. Of all the monumental cock up's....you can imagine the language!! But thanks to Brian from Thorne, who has supplied his men at very, very short notice, and Nigel, Tuts and Katie we have managed to crack on... Anyhow we need the dogs...

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The floor

Thanks to the guys from Ultra Syntec in Elland, Halifax. We have used them before when they put the flooring in at Moorside, a long time ago and we knew they wouldn't let us down. They even came on Sunday morning to finish the job. It has a different surface this time...

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The plan!

Hi everyone... If you have a dog out on foster we are planning for them to be able to come back on Sunday 26th February. If you have a dog out on foster that you are keeping can you please aim for the weekend 3rd/4th March to come and do the paperwork and sort out...

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Rizz – way to go girl.

Hi Deb,Here is an update on Riz, as promised.  She's been home 4 weeks and is now named Maisie.She's been really good, especially given that for the first 7 years of her life she was either on an allotment or in kennels.  Lots of normal house things have obviously...

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Kennel Block

Smile Guys.. New resin floor coming tomorrow.....Getting there....Can't wait for them all to be...

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Little Simba

Tia received a call from an ambulance crew of all things a few months ago. They had picked up a little dog, dumped on the streets,  bewildered, thin and downright filthy. OK he isn't a longdog but what the heck. This image were taken a week after he arrived and he had...

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Thanks guys

Yipee we're going on holiday...No sorry guys you're not.. This was us on Thursday on a P&O ferry in Hull. Sadly not going on a cruise. Picking 1200 quilts up for the dogs. We couldn't get them all in the van so we are going back on Wednesday...Best leave you...

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Foster Dogs

First of all i want to thank everyone who has taken on a foster dog or two. If they are coming back, sulk, pout, at the end of the month can you please do a write up for them, with nice pictures. Then we can get them back into homes asap.... Thank you Deb

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Bloody Hell

Wouldn't it be nice if, for once, things went right. To cut a long story short i have to go to Wales on Sunday to pick up some panels for the roof. Collect them at 7am Monday and be back here as fast as i can for the roof to go on. The new floor is going down...

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Shops

The Halifax shop continues to struggle, i don't know why, Halifax just seems to be shrinking. It does sell electrical items and furniture really well. Please if you are having a clear out give them a call...01422 348474 We have also just got keys for a shop in Ashby...

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No surprise

You will all remember these 5 from late last year. Me and Becca went to get them one Sunday afternoon. No one would help, the dog wardens weren't working, a local rescue was "full"...the rspca didn't even turn up. Everyone was up in arms and against my better...

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Happy Birthday to me

  It's my birthday....I am one year old today....My name is Focker....I was called Thimble for a while, but this is my real name. I'm asleep on the sofa...apparently i am spoiled...Off to the beach tomorrow for a birthday treat, with my old whippet friend and the...

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THE KAISER CHIEFS!!!!!

Hi Deb I've got 4 tickets to see the Kaiser Chiefs in Leeds on Saturday 4 March. Great seats. We can't use them now so I wondered if we could put them up on FB. Website to see if anyone might want them. All proceeds to Tia. They cost £38.50 each so hopefully we'd at...

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Kennel block

  The new resin floor is booked for the 15th/16th February. The dogs are coming back 23rd/24th February whether it is ready or not. We have 18 dogs still out in kennels. We still have dogs needing to come in and we still need foster...

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Sad news

Hi Debbie I just want to let you know that sadly our beautiful greyhound Bobby has had to leave us for Rainbow Bridge. Over the last few months his health had deteriorated with arthritis and also the on set of dementia. On Wednesday evening he started to loose the...

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Not a bad day!

It has been really quiet here all week. Which hasn't been a bad thing with all the work going on... But today has been lovely. The cafe has been very busy and more importantly there were greyhounds everywhere. Lots of visiting dogs and their owners. We have had 4...

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Kennel Block

The builder has told me today that it will be another 3 weeks to complete....so that probably means 4 If you need to bring the dogs back can you please make sure to give me plenty of notice...as much notice as you can... We still have 19 dogs in kennels and obviously...

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It's Gone

  What a wonderful site....Up yours Loddon Engineering....nearly 2 years of grief... However we did manage to get every penny back and hopefully we have sold it to a greyhound trainer.......

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Crates

If you have one of our crates/indoor kennel, can you please return asap. Thanks Deb

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Ebay

We do really well with our Ebay shop... Jean and Lorraine do the bulk of it, but i do need someone here at the farm, to list the things that come in here. We do get some fantastic donations. I don't know how it all works but i'm sure it won't be a massive job for...

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18

We are down to 18 dogs in kennels now. Which is brilliant. However it would be lovely if we could get them all out into foster. The kennel block is down and the new one will start to go up on Wednesday.... We can't wait to get them all back home. It has been an...

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26

26 dogs we have had to put into boarding kennels.  It was  bloody horrible leaving them. They didn't know what was going on and just wanted to come home. However we still need foster homes for them. I am not giving up.... Even a greyhound trainer turned up...( a...

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Walt/ Reggie

Last Friday this little chap was nearly dead in the back of transit van in Wigan, left in a cage, no food or water. He has had a week at Tia. Tonight he will be snuggled up warm and...

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..and the winner is..

for an Academy Award performance. Drum roll.... Roland, (remember this?) He came to Tia a couple of months ago. He is not happy here….he is losing weight at an alarming rate. This boy needs out. And he needs out now. He is a very nervous chap and needs a quiet carry...

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Meg

My Beautiful Meg.   A black beauty with a keen sighthound eye, for cats and squirrels running by. Rabbits, strangely enough, barely a second glance, when hopping past her, taking their chance. Such a happy girl ‘not a mean bone in her body’ the rehoming lady...

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ME

I will not be responding to emails or facebook messages in the forseeable. Please ring me....It's going to be a busy time....Deb

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IT IS TIME

The pile of garbage in the yard is coming down on Monday. Only trouble is, it is full. I need foster homes for around 50 dogs, for a month. If every one who walked a dog on the Open Day comes forward we will be okay. Please don't leave it up to other people. I need...

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Spare a thought

Yesterday was horrendous. Sissy May....12 week old greyhound puppy brought in. Her leg had been broken weeks ago and is beyond repair. It has been amputated.   Walt....blue bull cross, left in a crate in the back of a van no food or water. He slept all the way...

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2016 roll call.

Some we expected to lose. Others were a complete shock. Before we enter 2017 we thought it would be nice to say goodbye  to the following guys. We welcome the new but miss the old friends. Also lost to us  this year are Wizzwozz my little pony, Witchy my whippet,...

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Boo baby. Sleep sweetie.

Thank you Deb for breaking my heart. Why? Because a few years ago you introduced me to what was to become my boo baby. The most loyal loving dog I could ever have dreamed of. Yes she was an older dog but with that came wisdom, knowledge and forgiveness of mankind. On...

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Shops….

We are looking to open a few more shops. Small market towns like Meltham, Hebden, Todmorden and Pickering are by far the best sort of areas.. Unfortunately town centres are no longer viable..But we still have Halifax for another couple of years. Any ideas please get...

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Foster Homes

We are hopefully on Schedule for the kennel block coming down on the 9th January..... But if you want to foster now please do!!!! Please... Deb

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Special Appeal

Glenshane Conor bn July 2008 Roland had a very good career, 119 races at Monmore. His last race was 1st July 2013. Then true to form when he was getting a bit tired and slow he was passed on to go flapping. But he was finished. He was lame and could no longer...

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Tia, an update…..

It is extraordinary Tia. We just had a dog adopted today, the family had seen us at the Donkey Sanctuary in Leeds doing a stall. We have just had a house clearance brought to us from Leicester. We have just had a family sponsor a kennel. They found us through our shop...

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And finally…our finest hour.

Something we never thought we would see. We had given up all hope, but just look who joined the others for dinner of her own free will.  For ten years, Bluebell has considered us little better than vivisectionists and watched us with deep suspicion, waiting for us to...

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Kennel Sponsors

We are so pleased with the response and feedback of this. Plenty of kennels left if anyone is interested.  ...

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Micheal update

We tried everything with Micheal, even a raw diet, Royal Canin food and coconut oil rubbed into his skin.. He has also sorted his head out, he has life in his eyes now ....oh God another one that wants to stay. Don't let him get win people, adopt...

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Simba

OK,  he isn't a lurcher. Simba didn't deserve to end up as another statistic. Poor little chap....5yrs?  Simba was found abandoned and filthy last week. He looks a lot better now but is still a bit  pole-axed. Needs a quiet home for Xmas...fine with other dogs...plays...

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Foxy

This scrap is about four years old and is so hungry that he gobbles his food up and then throws it up again. There is nothing so stomach tightening than watching that  happen. He was biting and carrying on alarmingly when he came in. He has been here a few days and is...

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Frosty

Then we have Frosty. Just come from a Yorkshire pound....3yrs... Bit subdued....filthy..no light in his eyes. God knows where he has been....

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Tinsel

Here we go again. Fresh batch of stinking, kicked to the kerb lurchers. First up is Tinsel. 6 month old lurcher girl....stray from Sunderland, so absolutely full of worms that she was coughing them up...what a horrible start to life she has had......

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Xmas is a load of Humbug!!!

But normal people love it.   We will have around 100 to care for over the Xmas period. If anyone else asks what we are doing over Xmas, i am going to deck you! It is the same as every other day here at the farm, all the animals have to be cared for. If you want...

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Wally was Vinnie

Just look at him now! One of the skinny five. Thanks guys.   Quick update on Vinnie (now Wally) I can't believe how super affectionate this little twiglet is, given his terrible treatment by his previous 'owner' he's really settling in well.Good on the lead, has...

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Stef

Not so sure about this. They were soon calm...

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Sponsor a kennel

How about something different for Christmas this year?   We are at that time of year when we hear all about there being ‘no room at the Inn’. Well that applies to us here at times and in a bid to raise more funds to help even more Greyhounds we are looking for people...

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Bailey

Please ring Deb at the kennels if interested. Loving home needed for Bailey   Bailey is a 4 year old saluki-cross male dog we rehomed from TIA 3 years ago.  We fell in love with him straight away and whilst he has become one of the family, our home situation has...

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No rest..

So whilst we packing up from the Xmas Fayre, which was absolutley fantastic, the telephone rang. It was from the Ambulance service. They had found a little terrified stray dog. No one else was answering the phone!!! So here he is the little poor old man. Too old to go...

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Side Door

Not everything comes up the drive. Thanks Anne and family. Last Sunday whilst walking a pair of beautiful greyhounds in the orchard at Tia we heard a cry and on investigation we could see a distressed dog trying to get to us. She was on the other side of the brambles...

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Lulu on her sleepover.

Just look at me in my Jimjams! I was lucky enough to foster the beautiful Lulu this weekend. Lulu settled in well and fast, her first task was to find my bed, her second to claim it. With her tasks complete she snuggled on the sofa and fell asleep to the sounds of the...

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Sponsorship

Sponsorship - The Perfect Christmas Gift for our animals – and your friends & relatives.   At Tia Rescue we have some residents who will stay with us for the rest of their lives. They need food, exercise, vet treatment, winter coats etc., etc. and this is...

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Tia Christmas Fair 4th Dec

We have lots of great stalls lined up for the Tia Christmas Fair at Mill Race Farm on Sunday 4th Dec. Stallholders may set up from 9.30am. The café will be open as usual from 8.30am. The Fair is open from 11am. Contributions of homemade cakes, buns, mince pies, etc....

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Stray of the day

  Taken to a vets in Leeds on Friday, cold, wet and exhausted.... underweight and pressure sores, usual stuff....they put her on a drip and she came here Sunday.... She was on Gumtree with a blue...

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Didi – from mangey to megastar

About a year before we left Moorside, a poor little whippet came to the kennel in very poor condition. Sadly she proved to be in milk and for the sake of her litter, inquiries were made and her owner located. With much regret she was handed back but not before we...

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Broken Biscuits.

Its been a roller coaster week even by our standards. Our resources got a bit stretched to say the least and we would like here and now to thank everyone who donated, supported, watched over and visited with the sardines, newspapers and kind words over the last few...

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Micheal – update

We have had so much interest in his progress that we thought we'd let you know how he is doing. As you can see there is still a long way to go but there is some improvement and hair has returned to his face and neck. Slowly slowly big lad. We also now know who he is...

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Welfare case

  When  the lady rang 3pm on Sunday. It was one of those calls you can't ignore. Full updates are on our Facebook page......

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Baxter the Bagle

Rolls eyes! Isn't he just gorgeous? He'll never trial with those legs! He is 8 months old and is a lovely chap. Baxter needs somewhere where he can be out and about a lot.....He doesn't know he is a dog, and needs someone to start afresh. As you can see from the shine...

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Monday 9th January 2017

What a very important day to look forward to. The day the kennel block is being knocked down. Monday 9th January 2017 Obviously we hoped it would be sooner, but it is being manufactured as i type and what with Bonfire Night,  Xmas and the New Year coming up, it really...

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Lost lurcher re-united with Leeds owner after six months and 200 mile trek

When Christine Bailey’s lurcher Zak ran away in 2015, she feared she’d lost him forever. She tells Neil Hudson about the moment they were reunited.
Months went by until, Christmas came and went and then, almost six months on, she was told her pet dog had been found. But that wasn’t the most surprising part, as Christine explained.

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Lottery Results – October

"Congratulations to Mr John Dalton of Shipley who is the winner of Tia's lottery for October with number 1500.  A cheque for £250 will be winging its way to you."  

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Christmas Fayre Sunday 4th December

Tia Rescue will be holding a Christmas Fayre at the Rescue CentRE On Sunday 4th DecembeR 11am to 4pm   With Craft Stalls, Festive Food in the Cafe, Tombola Stall, Raffles AND a visit from Santa Click here to download a printable A4 size pdf version of the poster...

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Emails

Request for emails. We are currently looking at ways to cut administration costs to ensure that the maximum amount of funds goes to supporting the animals. As we have grown so has the cost of mailing our supporters to let them know about events and what his happening...

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Danny

These are the pictures of Danny who needs to be loaned out or part loaned due to a change in circumstances. He is 11 years, 14.2 hands full-feathered gypsy cob gelding. He was ridden on a regular basis until last summer, lives out all year round and is unshod. Danny...

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An Invitation

We are having a meeting here next Sunday the 30th October at 2pm. It is primarily a Trustees meeting, however on this occasion we are opening it up to people who want to help. We have great support, but we need to get this place on the map. Fundraisers/...

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Little Frankie

      Good morning Deb,It's been a while since I contacted you to let you know how Little Frankie  was doing.He's doing great and is a really happy dog. I'm spends most of his time lied upside down, smiling. He's also discovered his love for swimming...

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