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Article title: Teckels Animal Sanctuaries

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Category: Welfare\Rescue Organisations

Date added: Dec 28 2007, 10:50 PM

Article starter: snow

 

Teckels Animal Sanctuaries was formed in November 2003 as a merger between two long established animal rescue charities.

 

Teckels Animal Sanctuaries charity presently runs a sanctuary and boarding kennels (whose profits go straight back into the charity) in Whitminster, Gloucestershire.

 

The rescue and boarding animals are all cared for by our dedicated and hard-working staff and volunteers who regularly clean out, feed, exercise and socialise with those in their care. The centre costs a lot to run (vet bills alone average £3,000 per month), which is why we need your help by sponsorship, donation, membership, or by using our dog and cat boarding facilities.

 

The famous animal lover and author Jilly Cooper had been the patron of Swindon Animal Sanctuary Appeal since 1991, and following the merger has continued her patronage with Teckels Animal Sanctuaries.

 

Agility Classes

 

We run weekly agility classes at Teckels using our fantastic agility equipment. The classes are aimed at absolute beginners with the emphasis on the enjoyment of the dog. Dogs and owners are trained in structured classes to use a variety of equipment including jumps, table, tunnel, closed tunnel, weave poles, long jump, A-frame, tyre and dog-walk. Classes are held in our large outdoor paddock and cost just £5 per session, which helps raise money for the charity. Sessions are held each Monday at 6pm to 7pm, weather permitting. Contact Teckels for more information.

 

Teckels Boarding Kennels & Cats Whiskers Cattery

 

Give your dog or cat a luxury stay at Teckels Boarding Kennels while you are away enjoying yourself! Have the peace of mind that your pet will be well looked after, fed and exercised while you get on with your holiday.

 

All profits from Teckels Boarding Kennels in Whitminster, Gloucestershire go straight to our rehoming charity. So you can have your dog or cat well looked after and be helping other less fortunate animals at the same time.

 

Teckels Boarding Kennels and Cattery in Whitminster, Gloucestershire are open daily

9.00am - 4.00pm, except Christmas day and some bank holidays.

 

Please always phone us on 01452 740300 before visiting

 

Adoption

 

Teckels Animal Sanctuary is a member of The British Association Of Dogs And Cats Homes and both adheres to and attempts to exceed their code of practice.

 

Details of some of our available pets seeking new homes can be found on The Refuge and on our website http://www.teckels.org please remember that not all of our animals will be on the website so if you don't find what you are looking for please do contact us as we have pets being rehomed and new rescues arriving on a daily basis.

 

Teckels can be contacted by telephone on: 01452 740300

 

email: enquiries@teckels.org or enquiries@teckelsanimalsanctuaries.com

 

Please always phone before visiting the center.

 

The Welfare Center is open 1pm - 4pm daily except Monday & Wednesday.

 

We ask that should you wish to adopt a pet from us that you be prepared to have a rescue representative visit you at home prior to the adoption (a homecheck), that all family members including any current dogs will travel to the sanctuary to meet your potential new pet and that you understand and accept that we will request a set donation fee to be paid for adoption of your new pet.

 

Dogs and cats adopted from Teckels will be nuetered, vaccinated, micro chipped and be treated for fleas and worms.

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