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BARRY Hyde, a mem­ber of the Pro­mot­ing Rossendale Part­ner­ship Board, looks at Rossendale Re­spon­si­ble An­i­mal Res­cue... ROSSENDALE Re­spon­si­ble An­i­mal Res­cue was started by Michaela Howard-Holt, and is a group of an­i­mal lovers and vol­un­teers who live in and around the Rossendale Val­ley.

They of­fer a num­ber of ser­vices in­clud­ing fos­ter care short and long term, fi­nal years homes, home check­ing, po­ten­tial fos­ter carer checks, lost pet searches, an­i­mal res­cue, ●● Barry Hyde pet tem­per­a­ment as­sess­ment, so­cial­i­sa­tion and ba­sic train­ing, fund rais­ing, sup­port work, driv­ers, in­for­ma­tion and ad­vice, pet mi­cro chip scan­ning.

All of our ser­vices are free, al­though we do charge an adop­tion fee for our an­i­mals.

Fund­ing for this to­tally vol­un­teer led group is vital, and they raise funds through auc­tions, spon­sor­ship and do­na­tion.

All money raised goes to­wards any med­i­cal treat­ment needed by the an­i­mals and is also now en­abling the or­gan­i­sa­tion to ex­tend their ser­vices.

The group now of­fer sev­eral branches of op­er­a­tion in­clud­ing Rossendale Re­spon­si­ble Pet, for ad­vice, help, hints and tips on pet own­er­ship.

Rossendale Miss­ing Pets pro­vides no­ti­fi­ca­tions of lost or found pets pic­tures and lo­ca­tions, also ad­vice to help you find your lost pet.

The Rossendale Pet Reg­is­ter has pic­tures and a de­scrip­tion of your pet/s so that if they go miss­ing or are found the ser­vice can help re­unite pet and owner as quickly as pos­si­ble.

Rossendale Re­spon­si­ble Res­cue ad­ver­tises pets which are avail­able or are be­com­ing avail­able for their for­ever homes (see Mary above).

The Re­spon­si­ble Scan­ner Fund holds auc­tions and events to raise vital funds.

Orig­i­nally started to raise money for a mi­crochip scan­ner, which has en­abled us to pur­chase six scan­ners, train two vol­un­teers to chip an­i­mals, and helps to pay for neu­ter­ing, med­i­cal treat­ment and vac­cines, and now pound res­cue.

If you would like to get in­volved with the or­gan­i­sa­tion, use their ser­vices or do­nate, visit their web­site at www. rossendalere­spon­si­ble res­ ●● D’arty is one of the many kit­tens treated at Rossendale Re­spon­si­ble An­i­mal Res­cue

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