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Summer 2022 Fundraising Events UPDATED

Unfortunately we'll no longer be attending the Great Northern Food & Drink Festival, but we will now be attending Penistone Show. Tia will be fundraising at a number of shows across the north of England over the summer. We will have fundraising stalls at the...

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Nairn Show

We will have a stand at Nairn Agricultural Show this weekend Saturday 30th July, so why not pay us a visit.  Check out their website for details or follow the show updates on their facebook page https://www.facebook.com/NairnShow...

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Tia Foster Homes Needed.

Tia Foster Homes Needed.

So for the past 27 years I have been taking dogs in as you all know. They were all fetched to Tia one way or another. They were then neutered and had dentals in our amazing vet rooms which I miss, a lot. And Chris & Becca obviously.  (Bet they miss my butties...

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Gilbert….Blue Skywalker

Gilbert….Blue Skywalker

One of our volunteers spotted a FTGH advert on the Greyhound Data page. Nothing new in that, many of your dogs started their journey on this site.  Tia had enough on with the move and besides, Doncaster is a long way from our kennels now.  It became clear after a...

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Terence

Terence

Terence came to us in December 2019. He was one of the Sheffield 13. Over the past 27 years i can honestly say that these 13 dogs were kept in the worst conditions i have ever seen. Stilton, Baby belle, Rosie & Winnie are still very happy in their fabulous homes....

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Squirt

Squirt

And there there is this little one. Squirt. She is now 9 years old. She came off a council estate in Doncaster, she was left tied up in park. She was only a baby when we got her, around three we think. She has always looked older. It was discovered a few years ago...

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Honley Show

Massive Thank you to everyone for your support. One of our visitors was rehomed from Tia Rescue 10 1/2 years ago and Rosie was nearly on her way to Inverness but found her home. We raised £540.30 The next event is the agricultural show at Halifax If any one has any...

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What a terrible time.

What a terrible time.

 We have recently lost Rebecca, she was 22yrs old but the damage that had been done to her feet before we got her in 2016 was horrendous. Rob Bedford, who had been our farrier for over twelve years in Yorkshire did a wonderful job managing to keep on top of them but...

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What is wrong with people?

About me. Sam Charles. Sam is IT and web development professional with many years of experience in the field i have been investing since 1999 and have a great knowledge in the UK domain space if your looking to sell or buy a domain please get in touch we offer many...

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Avril’s fundraiser

Avril has supported Tia since we began from volunteering in the Meltham shop, running lots of events and her coffee morning which she holds every year. This year it is on Saturday 30th July 9.30 -12noon at Meltham Church Hall. It is £1 admission and that includes tea...

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Our Bronia

We have had a lot of staff over the years with the visitors centre, charity shops and the farm. We have had a lot of good staff and a lot of bad. Thieving from the Charity shops ran at about 70% of the staff over the years and we ended up with CCTV in all the shops. I...

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Our very lucky ponies and horses.

https://www.facebook.com/reel/442644337441053 We have 27 horses and ponies on site at the minute. The lovely Angie & Celine are going to live on Bernera in September. A far cry from the over 100 cobs that were left to die in the fields on Wroot Road in Doncaster....

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We always knew that there would be some Tia dogs that would need our help when we moved. Here is Melvaig, he is coming up 7yrs old and has been in a home for the past 18 months. He is not happy with the new baby and is looking for a foster home asap. No cats or small...

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Tarzan

https://www.facebook.com/reel/1327442018003374 Rusheen Bouler         dob  10.07.2011 The writing was on the wall soon after he came up the drive back at Moorside. Came last in both his trials in Ireland and ended up here so long ago, we had to dig out the file to...

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Sponsor Scheme Volunteer

We are looking for a volunteer to look after the sponsor scheme. You must have a good understanding of excel and word to be able to manage the database, process new sponsors & renewals etc. You should be able to communicate with the fundraiser and the farm for...

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A massive thank you to Animal Friends Pet Insurance for their kind donation of £5000 towards our fundraising for building a new kennel block at Easter Hardmuir Farm.

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Sleep tight Simon

Sleep tight Simon

https://fb.watch/dxCePQOn8I/    Please see the video....he is missed so much. Carolreagh Pup.     dob 8/6/2010 – 21/04/2022 UPDATE…he hadn’t been right for a while and had started to lose weight. Just a week after the dogs move to Scotland we lost him, he had a tumour...

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My gorgeous Lana

My gorgeous Lana

https://fb.watch/dxB_wvXNhe/ Lana loves her new garden in Scotland. There's lots of plants to dig up and run around. I can't believe she is 10yrs old... Love her to bits....Deb

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Fundraising at Carlton Towers Jubilee Celebration

Join us on Sunday 5th June, from 10am to 4pm, at the Carlton Towers Jubilee Celebration Outdoor Market (DN14 9LZ between Selby and Goole). Have a lovely day out with your Tia dogs and visit our stall. Dogs on leads welcome. Parking and entry are free this time.

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Oh Terence

Oh Terence

  It was the end of March when this special boy fell ill. We knew he had Cushing's but after a week in the vets we found out that it was the worst type. Adrenal. He has being doing really good up until yesterday when he stopped eating again. Best steak mince is...

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Welcome to Tia

    I'm not gonna lie, the last 4 weeks have been really hard with just me and Bob doing everything but we are starting to get some really good regular volunteers. This is a massive welcome to our new yard staff. Sadie in the middle is our new yard manager...

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Bungle, Terence & Andrea.

We have now managed to find some lovely volunteers and this is one of them, Andrea with Terence & Bungle. The boys are a bit overwhelmed with their new home but the ponies in the background are having a fabulous time. I can't quite believe that all this belongs to...

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Oh Uriah…

Oh Uriah…

Well we had only been here 3 days when Uriah let out the scream of death. He had been running around the garden with Lana having a lovely time.  I knew straight away what he had done and with the severity of the break I knew the outcome would be the dreaded C...

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Scarlett

Scarlett

This little lady came to Tia in 2018 from the council. Another unwanted pony. She is 4/5 years old. She was rehomed but came back to us just before we moved up here. She was being ridden. She is so friendly she follows you around like a dog. She will make someone a...

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Arriving in Scotland

https://fb.watch/cK6JXcf8Ic/ These were the last of the transporters to arrive at Tia's new home. They were amazing and a pleasure to deal with. All the horses were ok apart from my old boy Mac who was traumatised but we had a vet here when they all arrived and he was...

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Gillies Horse Transporters

https://fb.watch/cK6brreyLc/     Gillies landed the night before the big move. We were all up at 4.30am to load the horses. They are by far the best horse transporters i have ever had the pleasure to meet and their wagons were immaculate.  

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Volunteer Day

If you are visiting on Sunday, the dogs would really appreciate the following.. Bread, sardines, tuna, packets of ham, chicken, sausage rolls and tinned food. We are fine for digestives thanks. We will also have some merchandise for sale including our own hessian...

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Tia Rescue Fundraising at Carlton Towers

On Sun 1st May, 10am to 4pm, we will be having a fundraising stall at the fantastic Carlton Towers Outdoor Market (DN14 9LZ between Selby and Goole). We will be selling Tia merchandise, dog related items, and tombolas. Dogs on leads welcome. There is a parking charge...

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Volunteer Day

We are holding a volunteer event here at the farm this Sunday the 24th April, between 11am & 3pm. It is just a small event for people to come and meet us and register as a volunteer. Whether you want to help on the farm, with the dogs, horses, fundraise, anything...

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One dog wasn’t on the transporter

One dog wasn’t on the transporter

Corrigan has been failing for quite a while with many an emergency dash to the vet recently. After much deliberation we made the decision to let him slip through our fingers and spare him the distress of the move. He had undoubtedly had enough. We quite clearly...

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Homes needed

This weekend is the final weekend for rehoming, as when we get to Scotland we will have to wait for a licence before we can start again. I think it is a really good thing that rescues are licenced, some of them i have been to over the years are disgusting. And that...

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Terence….Mr Moles brother

Well what a worry this boy is. I know you shouldn't have favourites but he is, there I've said it. Probably because since he came in, one of the Sheffield 13, he has been at the vets a few times. None of his own doing I may add. He started last year just not being...

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Update on the move

Update on the move

First of all I want to say thank you to everyone who came on Sunday to say goodbye to their sponsor dogs. It isn't a good bye, it's just see you later when you are travelling through Scotland. It is a great base to travel the Highlands... The dogs are going up...

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Malcolm

Malcolm

There was a review in Parliament this week, people asking for racing to banned. But one absolute joke of a human being, Ian Lavery basically said that the dogs are kept better than his own kids and you can eat your food off the kennel floors. Tell this dog that who...

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A right pasting

A right pasting

Yep, we have had a right pasting over the past few months with the Shires. First we lost Reggie, then Victoria, then Hugo and yesterday my wonderful Thunder. The trouble with the big horses is they have a lot of weight to carry around. Thunder was my first Shire...

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Radio Sheffield

This is the lovely Chelsey who has just been out to interview me from Radio Sheffield. I'm gonna be on live at 7.15am tomorrow Thursday 7th...and then clips during the day. It has suddenly become all very real. Deb

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Pickering Shop

The Pickering shop is running low on donations. If you are passing through over the Easter holidays could you please pop in if you have anything... This is our only shop now and we desperately need the money. Thanks Deb

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Henry & William

Henry & William

Just look at these two magnificent boys. They were adopted by Royal Park Shires, along with Lizzie a beautiful grey mare. Here they are pulling a charabanc...It is wonderful when the owners keep in touch. Sadly it is not always the case. Last year one of our ponies...

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Sponsor Sunday 3rd April

Don't forget you are all invited to come and visit your sponsor animals before they head off up North. 10am - 2pm. We will have some bits for sale too, Mr Mole prints, tea towels, pens and poo bags..   Look forward to seeing you....Deb & Bronia

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Too many dogs

The temporary kennels are up, eight days it took,  but we simply don't have enough to accommodate all the dogs. We really need homes in the next couple of weeks for Rupert, Elias, Arlo, William, Layla and Ada.  

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Ada

Ada

This is Ada, she is 5 years old on the 3rd April and was sold on Pets 4 Homes a few days ago for £200.

Fortunately a lovely lady saw her, bought her and then rang us. 

Ada has allegedly been in a home for two years…lets find her a better one shall we?

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Ebay shop

We have had to close the Ebay shop as moving forward we have no one to run it. Poo bags and other bits can still be found on the shop on the website. Thanks Deb

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Our neighbours

https://www.macbethshillock.co.uk/ From the 13th April the dogs will be up at the new farm in their temporary kennels and the horses are going up on the 15th. That will be an impressive sight, we have booked the whole of Gillies Horse Transport Fleet. If anyone wants...

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Sponsor Sunday

Sponsor Sunday

We are having a Sponsor Sunday here at the kennels on Sunday 3rd April,  10am - 2pm We are just inviting all our lovely sponsor people to come and visit their sponsor animals before they head off up North. Some of the dogs can go out for walks in the orchard, the ones...

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Cariad, ex-Tia girl winning at Crufts!

Cariad, ex-Tia girl winning at Crufts!

April took Cariad down to Crufts on Friday, and this is what happened... She was an absolute angel and took it all in her stride, you’d think she did it every day.I honestly can’t believe it, we went along with the mindset of how many people get the chance to show at...

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The first load..

The first load left 3 weeks ago...Bob's tractor and the new kennel partitions that were made eighteen months ago. We have had vans and wagons up and down the motorway since then. It's all systems go. I will keep everyone updated... Thanks Deb  

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Arthur

Arthur

Breed: GreyhoundSex: Male About me Racy Power      dob  01/07/2015 Four years old as of early 2020. To be honest he is as keen as mustard. You may notice he doesn’t have any white markings. Dick Francis would get it. Blissfully unaware of the dust-up he caused and...

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Rupert

Rupert

I have to admit i don't really want to rehome Rupert. He has had such an awful time. But he is coming on in leaps and bounds, literally, he jumped out of the paddock last week. He is such a lovely boy and needs a home where he is the only dog to be spoilt rotten and...

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Leah

Leah

Leah has found herself a foster home... Leah, she is around 12 years old and has been let down by a horrible selfish person. She is a lovely old girl who deserved better. She needs a foster home where she will be spoilt rotten to the end of her days, not just to when...

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The Future Of Tia

The Future Of Tia

To be honest I don't know where to start, so I'm just going to say it. We are moving to Scotland. We have managed to buy a farm & hopefully secure the future for Tia. For two years we have tried to find a farm in Yorkshire but financially stood no chance,...

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Rehoming block

Rehoming block

      Full press release to follow next week. We do still have 10 dogs for rehoming.... Deb

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Update

Update

I would like to thank a few special rescues, that I trust, that have helped us out again with a lot of dogs. They are not interested in the bond from the racing industry. They are only bothered about the dogs, whether they have a £400 bond collar attached or...

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Tia Update

Tia Update

We have now closed all the shops, apart from the Charity shop in Pickering. This was Hebden Bridge shop when we closed the doors last night, Sunday the 13th February, for the last time. The amount of people that came in over the last three days, wanting us to stay but...

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Hebden Bridge shop

  The Hebden Bridge shop will closing on Sunday 13th February. We will be selling off all the stock and the shop fittings, including the rails and scaffold board shelving and the vintage haberdashery counter. The shops just aren't viable anymore with everything going...

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Indoor Kennels

If anyone has any of our indoor kennels could you please return them, or if you have any large ones you don't need could we have them please... Thanks Deb

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End  of an era

End of an era

I think we have had a Charity shop in Halifax for around fifteen years and we have been in the one at Southgate for over ten years.  It has always been a decent shop, income wise. However come this April when everything goes up it will no longer be viable. We all know...

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Oh Rupert

Oh Rupert

We have had Rupert for ten days now. I didn't want to put him up any sooner as we were very worried about him initially. Nothing that regular small meals of Chappie and a warm comfy bed, and of course extra cuddles from my fab kennel staff couldn't sort. He won't be...

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Tia dogs waiting for their homes…

https://fb.watch/aN2_AJhYxq/ These are some of the dogs that we have here at the kennels for rehoming, not all of them, but the majority. All gorgeous and all waiting for their own sofas...

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Boone (was Elliott) settling into his new home

Sometimes the greyhounds arrive here quite nervous, bless them, so it’s lovely to see them in their new homes. They do need that extra time to help settle and once they do their character begins to shine through. Here’s Elliott, now known as Boone, settling into home...

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Wisp (now Agnes): 1 year on

Wisp (now Agnes): 1 year on

Karen and Gary have been in touch with an update on former Tia girl Agnes (then known as 'Wisp') as it's a year since they adopted her. "After a few scary medical blips in the early days and diagnosis of a degenerative disc in her neck she recovered amazingly well and...

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Serial Offenders

It isn't often that i name and shame the trainers, but i have decided to turn over a new leaf. So this is the start of my several posts about the serial trainers, the ones who send their dogs to race at the local flapping track, knowing full well that they are past...

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Poor little Sigyn

Poor little Sigyn

Thank God for the chip. Before the law changed Tia was always reluctant to re-register the dogs under the adopters details. Sadly in some cases, this viewpoint cost us some supporters and indeed friends. They had a point but our only wish was for the protection of the...

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The Sheffield 13 – 2 years on: Mr Mole

Todays Sheffield 13 video is dedicated to the last, but not least, member: Mr Mole. I will never forget the day I got the call that all hands were needed at Tia. When I arrived some of the Sheffield 13 had already arrived and were having baths. What a sight they were....

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The Sheffield 13 – 2 years on: Polly Pocket

Todays Sheffield 13 video is dedicated to the beautiful Polly Pocket. She found a home with the lovely Ramble. She was a sweet girl who loved cuddles. Unfortunately she’s no longer with us but she was very much loved and we remember her today....

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The Sheffield 13 – 2 years on: Terence

Todays Sheffield 13 video is dedicated to the beautiful Terence. He is one of Mr Moles brothers.Terence can still be a bit nervous but he loves paddock time,cuddles and his favourite part of the day has to be whenever there’s food about. He knows when it’s feedtime...

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The Sheffield 13 – 2 years on: Eugiene

Today’s Sheffield 13 video is dedicated to the beautiful Eugiene. He was such a nervous dog all throughout his stay with us here. He loved paddock time and cuddles but you knew he’d never felt human touch a lot throughout his life. Sadly he’s no longer with us but he...

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The Sheffield 13 – 2 years on: Bungle

Today's Sheffield 13 video is dedicated to one of the four brothers. Bungle can often be heard in the paddocks barking away. He loves running in the paddocks and feeling the sun on his skin. This is something that he hasn’t felt a lot during his life. He loves cuddles...

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Halifax Shop

As i am sure you are aware there are a lot of changes going to be happening with Tia in the very near future. We simply cannot carry on as we have been doing, with staff shortages, bills, wages and everything else going up i am afraid the first casualty is going to be...

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The Sheffield 13 – 2 years on: Ramble

Today's Sheffield 13 video is dedicated to the beautiful Ramble. What a character he was whilst in the kennels. Every day he would carry his bowl to bed after feed times and stand on his bed with it in his mouth bless him. He loves cuddles and tummy tickles. He lives...

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The Sheffield 13 – 2 years on: Rose

Todays Sheffield 13 video is dedicated to the lovely Rose. We don’t think the old gentleman had her very long as she was in better condition than the others. She found her forever home and shares it with her furry friend, a Dalmatian. She is very much loved...

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The Sheffield 13 – 2 years on: Spot and Dot

This next video is dedicated to Spot and Dot. We think these two are brother and sister. They love each other so much and their bond is so strong, especially for Dot as she dotes on her brother. Spot is laid back and he loves chilling in the paddock, and is often seen...

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The Sheffield 13 – 2 years on: Moomar

Most of the Sheffield 13 had horrendous teeth and lots had to be removed. This left some of them with little teeth at all. I can remember counting all of them, once all the dentals had been performed. There were over 250 teeth altogether. This next video is dedicated...

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The Sheffield 13 – 2 years on: Winnie

As we don’t have the birthdays to celebrate with the Sheffield 13 we are going to celebrate the day they arrived at Tia Rescue. When the Sheffield 13 arrived at Tia Rescue on 29th December 2019, they were neglected, damaged and kept in the dark for so long. Wrecked...

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Joe

Joe

Some dogs you feel really sorry for. Middle aged, going grey before our eyes, not exactly good looking and very much a big black dog... But then the right people turn up in the yard. Not fussy, no requirements, just wanting to give a dog a home. He sauntered off...

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Last minute Raffle

Last minute Raffle

We are having a last minute raffle. This is the fantastic prize. The hamper is from Aldi valued £100 and we have added lots of alcohol. It will only run up to 10am on the 22nd December and we will be drawing it at 12noon on the 22nd December....£10 per ticket. Please...

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Staff update at the farm.

At the minute we have managed to find 2 new members of staff and we have enrolled a few dog walkers. Thanks to everyone who offered to help. Hopefully we will be fine for a bit...famous last words. Please feel free to pop in with goodies for the dogs but we are not...

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Thank you…

Thank you…

We always gets lots of Xmas presents for the animals at this time of year, most of the time we aren't sure who from as they just come by courier.. But Lee rang up to see what we wanted and turned up a couple of days later with all this!! Thanks ever so much. This is...

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Website Shop

We now have a shop on the website with lots of our stock items to sell. Please have a browse for the last minute Xmas presents....Thanks Deb

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Mr Mole signed print

A mounted print (30cm x 30cm mounted size) of a beautiful watercolour painting by Lindsey Fairhurst, of one of our most popular sponsor dogs, Mr Mole is now available to purchase through our eBay shop. Each print has been hand signed by the artist, mounted in a black...

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The sign of the times.

It is a sad state of affairs, for every one, the staff shortages, but i never thought it would come to this. We only have 20 dogs in the rehoming block, we used to have around 50. Obviously the sponsor block is full but we only have 3 staff in on any one day and we...

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Mr Mole

Mr Mole

Our own Mr Mole, perfectly captured and painted by a long term supporter of Tia. She did us a "one off" for an auction prize, but it is just too good not to share to his supporters... The cards are £2.50 each and the prints are £25. The print measures 12" x 12" in its...

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Reggie

Reggie

UPDATE....sadly he didn't make it, his big beautiful heart could take no more... Our beautiful big old boy isn't well. He's off to Oakham Equine hospital as I type. He is 22 years old, but is best mates with Thunder. I hope they can find out what it is and he can be...

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Update on Hollie

Firstly i want to say that she is doing brilliantly. Thanks to Donaldson's vets, as always and our lovely Becca who i am hoping is going to be a failed fosterer.. Secondly, you all know i don't directly ask for money but on this occasion i needed to. ( I just hope no...

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Sponsor Horses

Please have a look at the horses sponsor page. I have eventually got around to getting some updates on. Jessie makes for awful reading and i hope that the lady who initially rang us sees this post. It was a very important phone call that she made...

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!! URGENT – Email Scam

Please note my email address has been hacked! Please don't part with any money it is a massive scam. debra.rothery@btinternet.com is no longer my email address....nor is debra.rrothery@gmail.com I DO NOT HAVE AN EMAIL ADDRESS AT THIS MOMENT IN TIME.. Thanks Deb

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Hollie…

This is the beautiful Hollie. She is a 13 month old pure saluki who for reasons only known to her she chose to jump out of a moving vehicle. She has broken her pelvis and hip. She had surgery yesterday at Donaldson's vets and is recovering well. Our own lovely Becca...

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Leah urgently needs a home – can you help?

Leah urgently needs a home – can you help?

UPDATE.....Leah has found a foster home.... We're looking to help Leah, a 12-year old greyhound who through no fault of her own is looking for a new home. We really don't want her to go into kennels. Please see her story below and if you can offer her a home please...

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Athos… 3 years on.

Athos… 3 years on.

Just over 3 years ago, three little colts were rescued from a field in Doncaster. One had already died and these poor little mites were in such a state that we literally picked them up and put them in the trailer. They were in a shocking state..Athos, Porthos and...

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Sleep Tight Edie

Sleep Tight Edie

Sadly Eadie didn't make it. Thanks to Donaldson's vets as always for trying their very best. She was just gone 4 years old. Montore Carmel, only races were in Ireland when she was allegedly rehomed "as a pet" in February. Clearly she wasn't because she ended up here....

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Edie – she’s only 4…

Edie – she’s only 4…

This is Edie, she has just gone 4 yrs old. She is the vets as I type fighting for her life. She has had something go badly wrong with her back...she is too young and too beautiful to go yet. She has only raced in Ireland and has only been in this country since...

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The farm and the shops.

Just an update. The farm has now been sold, we are renting it back from the new owner so it gives us time to find somewhere suitable. We have been looking everywhere but as yet haven't found the right spot. The shops are suffering from staff shortages so some of them...

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2010: Velvet Rebel (Brick appeal, chapter 6)

2010: Velvet Rebel (Brick appeal, chapter 6)

Velvet Rebel was a top-class racer - no less than 53 wins in a career of 109 races - who came in to Tia in 2010, emaciated with open sores. Despite a truly illustrious career he found his way to Tia through the ignominy of a free ad. What's of interest here is the...

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Special foster home needed

Simba came to Tia on Thursday the 19th of August, a lovely cream saluki x greyhound. It was obvious that he didn't look well so the next day he was taken up to Donaldson's vets. A couple of days later he took a turn for the worst and it was confirmed that he had...

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Staff Shortages

The nationwide staff shortages are seriously starting to affect us too. We are really struggling to find the right staff. We need a kennel assistant and a yard assistant here at the farm, 4 days a week, own transport is ESSENTIAL and a part time shop assistant at the...

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Cullen sleep tight big lad

Cullen...Ballymac Glen bn 21/06/15 101 races at Belle Vue Yesterday Friday 27th August it was his turn to leave us. He was just mooching around in the paddock, then he was gone. Most probably a heart attack. Sleep tight big fella....

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Tia at the Great Northern Food Festival

We are happy to announce that Tia have been invited to run a traditional sweet stall at the Great Northern Food Festival, to be held at Scampston Hall near Malton (YO17 8NG) on the bank holiday weekend of 28th-30th August. We will be selling a huge range of...

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There’s a pattern emerging…

There’s a pattern emerging…

Just to mix things up a bit. Did you two rehome him as well? He was rehomed on Pets 4 Homes, he was dropped off with bowls and food and a collar and lead. You took £100. Sadly the new owner didn't want him so he sold him on Facebook. Thankfully a very decent person...

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Wallace: 118 races and this is his reward

Wallace: 118 races and this is his reward

And this is Wallace, who came in with William. He was also rehomed by Paul and Anya. Another five dogs were taken out of their flat by another rescue earlier on in the year.....for the love of God stop giving dogs to these idiots... Minglers Vulcan bn 25/07/15 118...

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William: Tia picking up the pieces… again

William: Tia picking up the pieces… again

Can you believe this boy was racing on the 30th May this year? He was then rehomed/sold on 'Preloved' for £100, by a so-called rescue. From the racing weight of 32 kilos to 25 kilos in eight weeks. Another couple of days and i dread to think what would have happened,...

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William & Wallace ( was Alfie & Brady )

William is the white and black boy ( previously named Brady ) Mustang Brady bn 05/06/2016 125 races under his belt, his last one being in May this year. Wallace is the black boy ( previously named Alfie ) Minglers Vulcan bn 23/07/2015 118 races under his belt, his...

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Collecting Tins

We are wanting to get all the collecting tins back in please. If you have any could you please get them back to the farm as soon as possible. Thanks Deb

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2007: Wall of Shame (Brick appeal, chapter 4)

Lets face it, we aren’t shrinking violets, but we did think twice (and the rest) before doing what we did. It all began when a string of walking hat racks turned up at the kennels over a few months, all having being trained by the same guy. They were rehomed via Free...

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£7,500.00

Since we launched the 25th Anniversary Appeal we have raised £7,500.00 which we have just paid off the mortgage. That is in just six weeks. My next chapter is on it's way....22 more to write. Absolutely amazing....thanks to everyone who has bought a brick so far...Deb...

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Twirl

Where to begin....Twirl we have called her. Absolutely disgusting, full of fleas, dehydrated and blood in her urine Yes she was a GBGB dog. Guess the GRS isn't working? No surprise there then..

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Please help – 12 black dogs needing homes

Please help – 12 black dogs needing homes

This is Clach. Clach is not happy and needs a home. He was in a right state when he came in....he is much better now but is one of 12 black dogs that we have for rehoming. He has just gone 4yrs old and his last race was in May....he was given away 2 days later and...

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1998: Hello Brandon (Brick appeal, chapter 3)

As part of our 25th anniversary we’ll be posting 25 stories, from the very start of Tia to where we are now. We have sold Mill Race Farm. Although it’s in the early stages i am confident that it will go through, so we are looking for Tia’s next and permanent home....

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Secure Paddock

Hi, as from tomorrow we will be hiring the paddock out again. Full details will be on the site soon, but basically it is the same as before. £7 for half an hour for one dog £10 for half an hour for up to 3 dogs. It is cash only and there will be a payment point by the...

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Lana takes pride place!

This is our beautiful sponsor dog Lana taking pride of place at the top of Westgate, as you come out of the Piece Hall in Halifax.

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Mo

Mo came to Tia in March 2016, a stray from Doncaster. She nearly took the back of the pick up out when she saw a fluffy white dog on the pavement. I knew then she would be staying. She has had a lovely life and we will miss her dreadfully. No more sunbathing....sleep...

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1995: The end of that (Brick appeal, chapter 2)

As part of our 25th anniversary we'll be posting 25 stories, from the very start of Tia to where we are now. We have sold Mill Race Farm. Although it’s in the early stages i am confident that it will go through, so we are looking for Tia’s next and permanent home....

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1992: A rude awakening (Brick appeal, chapter 1)

As part of our 25th anniversary we'll be posting 25 stories, from the very start of Tia to where we are now. We have sold Mill Race Farm. Although it’s in the early stages i am confident that it will go through, so we are looking for Tia’s next and permanent home....

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25/25 Anniversary Appeal

We have sold Mill Race Farm, although it’s in the early stages i am confident that it will go through. We are looking for Tia’s next and permanent home. When it is up and running me and Bob are going to take a step back, by that i mean have some days off. We can’t...

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Macy & Ellie

When Facebook was in an uproar over a grey Shire mare that was at York horse sales. I just messaged the girls and told them to buy her and we would reimburse them. A short while later Macy Grey arrived at Tia. She was filthy and in a terrible state. Terrified. She was...

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Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Week 6-ish

Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Week 6-ish

WEEK SIX-ISH WOOPIE-DO - I've finally managed to impress the Dragon! She says 'any dog who contrives to remove a tin from the plastic six-pack and then open the ring-pull lid, deserves an extra tin!' PS I've not got into any 'real' trouble for two whole days. Hope...

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Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Week 3

Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Week 3

WEEK THREE Hi guys and that includes you Horton! Well, I've been living here in the Dragon's Den for three weeks now, and there has been one day that I didn't get into trouble! I am still struggling to remember these damn rules. I simply don't understand why I cannot...

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Dogs For Rehoming

As you may be aware, there haven't been any dogs on the site for a week or two. We are extremely busy with everything that is going on, including getting the Charity shops back up and running. Another couple of months without them and i wouldn't have been sat here...

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PetLog

A certain national microchip organisation!!! Please, everyone with Tia dogs, take extra care with them until this upgrade meltdown is sorted. Most Tia dogs are registered with them, one way or another. If they get loose God forbid, they won’t be recovered so easily....

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Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day 12

Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day 12

DAY TWELVE I am having so many setbacks at present, the dragon is calling me the 'hound from hell', and says she is fast losing 'the will to live'. Now she know what many of us feel like in the pound/kennels or worse. I don't really like telling you about my...

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Well Hello

Well Hello

We are branching out. Extending our Empire, just like Hannibal except we don’t have any elephants. The Pickering shop has been one of the backbones of this charity for more years than I can remember. The gentle little town has always looked after us and never given us...

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Tia Shops

Our charity shops in Hebden Bridge, Halifax, Pickering , Armthorpe and our NEW “Traditional sweets and dog treats shop “ in Pickering are open and busier than ever, so thanks for all the support. We are taking donations daily in all the charity shops (where space...

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Mill Race back on the market

Mill Race back on the market

It's finally going ahead again - our new estate agents have visited, the farm is back on the market and we're looking for new premises. We're asking everyone to share this as far and wide as possible - you can view the estate agent's brochure by clicking here and I'm...

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Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day 11

Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day 11

DAY ELEVEN Today started so well. Why a bit of dry newspaper on the kitchen floor causes the dragon to be so giddy and in such a good mood, I doubt I'll ever understand. But hey - who's complaining! As long as the newspaper is spread on the floor and not rolled up in...

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Dogs for Rehoming

We are running out of things to pack, sell, store and reduce and the dogs are looking worried they may be next. Having drastically reduced the numbers, we have had to change the way we work and our rehoming page has been taken down for now.   We do have dogs for...

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Sheffield 13 update: Stilton and Babybelle

Sheffield 13 update: Stilton and Babybelle

It's a year since Stilton and Babybelle, 2 of the Sheffield 13, were rehomed. Sam has sent us an update on how they're doing: Stilly: no sign of his gum problem returning. His corn is easily managed by home rasping (hard skin foot file) and occasional vet paring. Same...

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Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day 10

Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day 10

PIM: DAY TEN I am certainly having a few bad days. I don't know what's so wrong with me standing on the table, or the cooker (to get to the grill) or eating half a block of dates for that matter. It's not my fault Tom stepped in a big steaming pressie I left in his...

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First rescue of the week…

Tia have been involved in the rescue business for almost 25 years, but cases still come along that completely surprise us. We had one today when Bronia called the office: Bronia: Hi Christy, can you come and let me out? Christy: Yeah sure, on my way Presuming Bronia...

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Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day 9

Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day 9

PIM: DAY NINE Today i got the pound of butter to go with the two loaves I had on Monday and the Christmas cake I had yesterday. I must be very special because of the three dogs here I'm the only one to be called a bloody ***king thing! Wonder what's on the menu...

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Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day eight

Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day eight

Pim is an ex-racing greyhound who came to Tia in 2009. A gifted hound with a penchant for SBDs, he soon published his 'Memoirs of a canine raconteur' in aid of Tia. The books and still available to purchase by clicking the link at the end of this post. Here's an...

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Just An Update

It was over 18 months ago that we decided that the site in Doncaster was not the right place for the Charity. Lots of reasons, the main one being that our focus was taken away from the very heart of Tia. The greyhounds.  The farm was put on the market but with...

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Moving lodgings…

Sadly not us for the moment, but a bunch of our greys are crossing over to the wrong side of the Pennines. They are going to try their luck in new rehoming centres where there is a bit of a shortage. As a fair number raced at Belle Vue, it will be like going home....

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Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day seven

Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day seven

Pim is an ex-racing greyhound who came to Tia in 2009. A gifted hound with a penchant for SBDs, he soon published his 'Memoirs of a canine raconteur' in aid of Tia. We've found more of the books and you'll find a link to purchase them at the end of this post. Here's...

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The power of dogs… and Tia

The power of dogs… and Tia

At Tia we take our responsibilities seriously. Whilst we're known to get quite attached to the occasional human that walks through our doors it's the hounds who are our customers, and we always step in to help them whenever asked. Ann, a very frail widowed lady with...

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Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day six

Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day six

PIM: DAY SIX Don't think I've quite got the idea of the newspaper on the floor. I have to admit I've been in trouble twice today. This morning the dragon's husband took me into the arena where I lay in the sand and watched them jumping some horses. I think I would...

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Cullen

Cullen

Ballyglen Mac 21.6.15 Come back in through no fault of his own.Contact Tia Rescue about me Visit us at: Tia Rescue, Mill Race Farm, Wroot Road, Doncaster DN9 3DYEmail us at: rehoming@tia-rescue.org Contact Tia Rescue about me Visit us at: Tia Rescue, Mill Race Farm,...

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Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day five

Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day five

Today has been the very best day of my life! I don't know what all the fuss is about some dry newspaper on the floor, but I like the attention. Three different people have taken me for walks several times today. This afternoon the dragon lady (not so scary now) took...

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Thunder & Reggie

Thunder & Reggie

A few months ago we lost Reggie, his big heart had just given up and yesterday the 5th April we lost Thunder too. He had always had a dodgy back leg and he was really struggling. I cannot tell you how much i will miss him..my first Shire. The biggest, gentlest horse i...

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Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day three

Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day three

OK, so I'm not flavour of the month. I still can't get my head around this pee pee rule. The carpet is great because I don't splash my legs, but the dragon lady (who did the driving) patently does not like that. I nearly cracked it last night becaue I did use the...

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Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day two

Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day two

OK, so we have a few teething troubles. Is it my fault some idiot agreed to foster a kennel-trained dog, and then didn't have the forethought to have enough floor cleaner in?! Meals and walks are great here, but the rules... Goodness knows how a boy is expected to...

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Ponies

We have 3 ponies for adoption at the minute. The details are on the rehoming page. There are no pictures but if you are interested please get in touch and we can forward you the pictures.. Thanks Deb

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Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day One

Pim, Memoirs of a canine raconteur: Day One

'May Fly' was just another black greyhound boy. He came to Tia Rescue as a stray from South Yorkshire, UK, on 9th April 2009, thin and filthy, and was renamed 'Pim' after his registration ear tattoo. Foster carers help when Tia is full (a common occurrence) and...

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Curley & Little Minch

Curley & Little Minch

…….so we jabbed her with a Tia chip while her scumbag owner was still coming up the drive. If you had seen the state of Pandora you would have done it too. It wasn’t the first time we quickly chipped a stray to Tia, nor was it to be the last. Striker who went back to...

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Dogs for Rehoming

Hi just to let everyone know that we only have black greyhound boys for rehoming at the minute....None of them are cat friendly. We have no greyhound girls, no whippets and no lurchers.... All our dogs are neutered/spayed..... We are getting a lot of enquiries and i'm...

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Sid & Clive in their new home

Sid & Clive in their new home

All too often at Tia we see black dogs overlooked for others, so we were delighted to hear from Kate and Justin about how well Sid and Clive (formerly Barra and Milton) have settled in and how rewarding it's been for them. Just thought I would give you an update on...

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Valentine’s Hamper draw

Valentine’s Hamper draw

Only 5 days to go...the beautiful flowers will be here Friday morning so don't forget to check in then...the lucky winner will be picked at random at 12 noon...I think we are nearly at £500 which is bloody brilliant..more items will be added this week. Remember, every...

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Shop Grants

When the lockdown started in March of last year the councils were really good at paying the grants out for the shops. We got £10,000 per shop...for Armthorpe, Pickering, Hebden Bridge and Halifax.  Obviously it was a massive help and enabled us to keep the shops and...

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Ashclough Katie

Ashclough Katie

When me and my mom came to Tia in August 2016 we were so fat and crippled with laminitis that we had to go straight onto a diet. It's hard having laminitis because all you want to do is eat, but it is the eating that causes the problems. It's also really hard when...

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Little Minch

Little Minch

Early in 2016, a black greyhound girl was found straying on the A1 and eventually brought to Tia for rehoming. We named her Curley, her notes read 'fleas and sores'. We knew whose hands she had fallen into from an old advert, a man responsible for many a walking...

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A Heartfelt Thanks

As usual, we are a bit late. Thank you, to all our volunteers, staff, trustees, sponsors, accountants, webpage people, Donaldsons, farriers, lottery participators, photographers, supporters, carrot suppliers, Facebook likers, Easyfundraiser clickers, Amazon charity...

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Slack Leads, Empty Collars

Felix and friends- Slack leads, Empty collars. Lunatic. Staying here. Probably the love child of Jones (hamster slaughterer) and Holly (a canine Praying Mantis). Ross almost certainly taught him everything he knows. Should be on Crimewatch. That's what we said and we...

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Felix

Felix

Well i am fed up to say the least. Our big boy Felix isn't well, not well at all. We thought it was just an infection but the vets are worried that it's his heart. He is having an emergency scan - £500 for that. I don't care how much it is. He has to get better our...

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Sheffield 13 – Where are they now? Ramble!

Sheffield 13 – Where are they now? Ramble!

Ramble has been with us 8 weeks now, after being cared for by the team at Tia and his foster family for the first 10 months.  It feels like he has been with us forever (I only wish he had).  He is quite simply the most beautiful, gentle,  precious boy and it is an...

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Sheffield 13 – Where are they now? Winnie!

Sheffield 13 – Where are they now? Winnie!

Winnie is a quiet gentle girl she loves going for walks and car riding she is still learning to trust people she has a duvet of her own and loves it sleeps all night and clean in the house likes routine you can bathe her and brush her no problem she still has some...

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Sheffield 13 – Where are they now? MooMar AKA Mabel!

Sheffield 13 – Where are they now? MooMar AKA Mabel!

MooMar is now Mabel... She’s a wonderful character, very cheeky and playful, much younger than her advanced years. She is so loving and affectionate; her second night home she spent cuddled up full length alongside me on the sofa. Someone I was telling about her said...

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Sheffield 13 – Where are they now? PollyPocket!

Sheffield 13 – Where are they now? PollyPocket!

She is a little princess who rules her human brothers with an iron paw. Totally devoted to her mum, still following to the toilet! Absolute death wish when she sees squirrels/spaniels/small furries. Loves cleaning yoghurt pots and is obsessed with trying to clean...

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Sheffield 13… one year on

Sheffield 13… one year on

UPDATE  20th December 2020... Who can believe that this was almost a year ago...these are the dogs that broke my heart into tiny pieces. Not because we couldn't fix them, i knew we could. But the state that they had been in for so many years, so much neglect and...

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Elf on the shelf! Day 20…

Elf on the shelf! Day 20…

I’ve always wanted to ride bareback but Chinny won’t let me so I have found my old friend Tucker from the “Awkward Squad”. I can’t believe he is still here but hopefully he won’t be here next year once he finds his big garden, full of love home

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Elf on the shelf! Day 19…

Elf on the shelf! Day 19…

Hey everyone this is my mate Sedgeiick. We are just having a nice evening stroll before bath and bed. We are gutted as we are in Tier 3 and we fancied a pint, but oh well never mind nice bit of exercise to blow away the cobwebs instead See you tomorrow Love Tinker

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Elf on the shelf! Day 18…

Elf on the shelf! Day 18…

Did you know that Doves represent Peace, Love and Hope! Its certainly no surprise so many live here at Tia Rescue Click to donate to carry on helping them to rehabilitate ready for re-homing and loving

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Elf on the shelf! Day 17…

I want to say a special thankyou to Poskitts Carrots who have supplied us with carrots, free of charge, for our rescue horses for the past three years. I also want to say thankyou for this little Kevin the carrot that Bob found this morning. Absolutely...

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Elf on the shelf! Day 16…

Elf on the shelf! Day 16…

Chilling with the gang they’re trying to get me to grow a goatie….. it’s so last year! Designer stubble is the way forward! Click and Donate to stop e growing a goatie

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Stuck for Christmas ideas?… Sponsor at Tia Rescue

Stuck for Christmas ideas?… Sponsor at Tia Rescue

Thank you to staff at Cefco who have kindly sponsored 4 of the Tia Sponsor Dogs and raise awareness of greyhound adoption through their national company magazine. Popping out to meet them and express their thanks are Nola and Pirlo (adopted Tia dogs) with Tind who is...

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Elf on the shelf! Day 15…

Elf on the shelf! Day 15…

Merry Christmas to EWE all! Meet “Little Sheep”. This afternoon we are going to watch a little bit of “EWETUBE” Catch up with you later Baa Bye! Cick to donate

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Elf on the shelf! Day 14…

Elf on the shelf! Day 14…

What’s new pussy cat Whoah ooh whoah ooh, whoooooah ooooh Take away today with Puss in boots then Netflix and Chill….. I’m so over Chinny and her Christmas list changes everyday! Click and donate so at least she is fed

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Elf on the shelf! Day 13…

Elf on the shelf! Day 13…

Tinker Tia here, I'm so happy ha ha ha ha ha! We haven't got snow yet but isn't it fab that Chloe made this stable all with this fake snow stuff just for me! #winningatlife To help cover cost of all the bedding for our animals please click below to donate

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Elf on the shelf! Day 12…

Elf on the shelf! Day 12…

Tinker here, I laid a big one this morning!!!! Why can’t you tease egg whites? Cause they can’t take a yolk!!!! To stop anymore terrible jokes, please click and donate!

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Elf on the shelf! Day 9…

Elf on the shelf! Day 9…

Eggs-xellant! Poached, boiled or scrambled! The Chickens have been busy!, Im going to make my love Chinny and ommlette. Have a great day!!!

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Elf on the shelf! Day 8…

Elf on the shelf! Day 8…

Good afternoon everyone “may the horse be with you”!! Meet Tallulah she’s told me she’s a thoroughbred and won at Newmarket so she’s taking me for a spin!

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Human Christmas Raffle!

Human Christmas Raffle!

We have had the Doggy Raffle so now it’s the turn of you humans. This amazing raffle prize will be drawn MONDAY 21st December 2020. Thank you to all the supporters and businesses who have made this hamper possible. There are more items still to be added. Contains...

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Elf on the shelf! Day 6…

Elf on the shelf! Day 6…

I’m having a boys night tonight, me and James are just catching up on stuff and watching I’m celebrity……….. James in a sponsor dog here and you can help pay for his B&B through the website or click to donate

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M&S hamper raffle

M&S hamper raffle

We have very kindly had four £100 M&S hampers donated, one for each charity shop. Tickets are now on sale at the shops, priced £2.50 each or £10 for a strip....please call in and support the shops in these challenging times. The raffle will be drawn on the 21st...

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Elf on the shelf! Day 5…

Elf on the shelf! Day 5…

Tinker Tia here! I asked Princess Polly the African Grey if I could hang out with her today, but she's playing hard to get . Maybe if you click on the 'Donate' button at the top of the page I could get her some peanuts? I'm love sick!

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Finding the right woman…

Finding the right woman…

We despaired of Loki recovering from his terrible ordeal. Three days on the run slap bang in fireworks season had shattered his nerves. No coaxing or treats could tempt him from the back of his pen and it looked like we had another sponsor dog in the making. Such a...

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Elf on the shelf! Day 4…

Elf on the shelf! Day 4…

I'm sooo over Polly the Parrot, Chin the Chinchilla is the only woman for me! There's only one thing I want to change about my Chinny and that is her surname! Please click the 'Donate button at the top of this page to help pay for our wedding!! #TinkerTia...

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Elf on the shelf! Day 3…

Elf on the shelf! Day 3…

Tinker here! I am checking out the veterinary room today! The all dogs are visited on a regular basis here at Tia and as you can imagine it costs tons of cash. If you could please dig deep and buy a calendar or click donate to keep the dogs in regular check ups...

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Elf on the shelf! Day 1…

Elf on the shelf! Day 1…

Well Hello There! My name is Tinker Tia and I am a naughty Elf that has come to Tia Rescue for 24 days to see the amazing animals that are looked after here 365 days a year and the super cool staff that give them so much love and affection.

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Good Luck

We have had a really good couple of weeks rehoming/fostering Good luck in your new homes, Burness, Voe, Taru, Muckle, Rafford, Sid, Spoo, Logie, Lady, Andy and Spiggie Behave yourselves, all of you...

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Doggy Christmas Raffle!

Doggy Christmas Raffle!

Make your Doggy's Christmas! In excess of £250 worth of treats and home comforts! including a luxury dog bed, the ever famous plush caterpillar, 2 rolls of quality vet bed, assorted toys, numerous treats, Blitzen to play with at Christmas. In fact, too much to mention...

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