Wear Referrals is a leading small animal hospital based in Bradbury, Stockton-on-Tees and their much needed support will be enabling our special friendships to resume once the virus restrictions are over, ending loneliness for elderly dog lovers in the community.
We are absolutely delighted to have been chosen by Wayne and the team at MWH PR & Marketing as their chosen charity to make their 20th anniversary, providing Wag with their professional support for 3 months!
Wag & Company volunteers receive the Queens’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.
Our May Cake Appeal, raised over £1300 – thank you so much to everyone who supported it, what a wonderful result!
We had to suspend visiting activities for elderly dog lovers on the 17th of March; all bar one placement where the lady was already at the end of her life and we agreed with the NHS that we had to carry on.
We received a referral on the 23rd December for Joan who has a terminal illness in her own home in Newcastle City with 24/7 nursing care. Joan is completely bed ridden, has no family in the region and no-one to visit.
Mrs Lynn Brennan was referred to us in August 2018 by her GP and also by St Oswald’s Hospice because of her severe arthritis; she has subsequently been diagnosed with chronic lung disease.
Olivia and Kobe have been visiting Ella since January 2019. Ella has full time carers and a condition which confines her to a wheelchair which is very challenging for her.
Terry and his dog, Dotty, have been visiting the lovely Eddie in his own home in Bishop Auckland since November 2019 and they’ve built a beautiful friendship.