BORDER COLLIE RESCUE MOST URGENT APPEAL –
MULLIGAN AND DUFF’S X-MAS
Please spare us a few
minutes of your time to read this, it may change the lives of two precious
innocent dogs that are in our care at Border Collie Rescue. Please consider helping
us to help them.
These are Mulligan
and Duff and this is their sad story. They have asked us to write this appeal
on their behalf. Border Collie Rescue is desperate for assistance, to help them
make a full recovery! Please look at our photos they are not a pretty sight,
but we hope their story will have a happy ending tail.
written by Sonja Alberts (Owners niece):
“Their story started about 1 1/2 Years
ago when their stray mother showed up on a farm in North West. Nobody
knew she was pregnant and the owner of the farm took her in. She gave
birth about 2 months later to a litter of 5 puppies. The owner of the
farm decided to keep two and gave the other puppies away together with their
mother to whoever came.
The owner was very keen and very
protective over the two puppies but every other dog he ever had, died due to
biliary fever. So he decided to lock the two puppies in the outside room
to keep them from getting sick. Every morning and every evening he went
there to give them fresh food and water but they never had the privilege to see
the outside world. They were kept in that outside room for a year and a half,
not being in contact with any human besides the owner of the farm, and that was
only twice a day. When the owner of the farm passed away, the dogs were left
all by themselves. The owner's brother started going there leaving the
outside room's door open for the dogs to explore their new environment.
They never left that room seeing that it was the only place they ever
knew. They were petrified of humans. They were so hungry for
attention and love but had no clue on how to approach anybody who could give it
Border Collie Rescue SA were contacted
and this is how their journey of a long recovery is starting. Our volunteers
came to take the dogs some 250kms away to start their new life.
It is heartbreaking to see in what
conditions these two poor souls lived.
Thanks to Border Collie Rescue SA they
now have a fair chance, but we need your help to make this happen. Border
Collie Rescue has reached financial constrains as most of our reserves have
been used to build extra quarantine kennels and exercise runs for all the dogs
coming into rescue as we just did not have enough capacity to keep up with the
intake of dogs.
The average costs to
run Border Collie Rescue are no less than R80 000 a month. This covers the
kennel fees, sterilization, vaccinations and veterinary care. The dedicated
volunteers take no salary and spend large amounts of their own money in keeping
BCR alive. Money raised at our fundraising events only lasts a little while and
now we really need your help to help Mulligan and Duff.
PLEASE would you kindly consider helping us?
you would like to donate and help Mulligan and Duff and BCR, find attached our
NPO 006 620
Border Collie Rescue
Standard Bank Northgate
Account 226 387 399
Tax receipts can be issued for donation on requests.
use M&D (Mulligan & Duff) as reference and as we would like to thank you
personally for the donations received. You can mail your proof of payment to us
Since 1997 BCR has re-homed
approximately 6500 dogs. We salute all of you who have given them the “pawfect
furever” homes. We thank you, our loyal donors and “suppawters”, without
you, none of this would be “pawsable”.
Please also check out
all our four-legged friends that are waiting for their second chance on our