Many Tears Animal Rescue is the third of our featured charities in honour of National Pet Month.
Many Tears Animal Rescue is a small rescue centre based in South Wales, but has dogs in foster homes across the UK. Primarily the centre takes in and re-homes ex-breeding dogs and those whose owners are no longer able to keep them.
The rescue was founded by Sylvia Van Atta, after her work with the Humane Society in the United States left her determined to introduce no-kill policies to shelters, and to help every dog or cat that crossed her path find a loving forever home. The Rescue's name comes from the many tears Sylvia has shed for those animals she was unable to save, and is dedicated to their memory.
As well as Many Tears in the UK, Sylvia has founded Brook Cottage Animal Rescue and Last Chance Animal Rescue in Edenbridge, Kent. She also helped build Elait Loves Animals, a rescue centre in Israel, as well as running Harmony Rescue in Tucson, Arizona.
Sylvia and her team of volunteers have helped find suitable, loving homes for a great many dogs and cats, many of whom are especially vulnerable, insecure, or have been mistreated in the past.
For more information, visit the website: www.manytearsrescue.com
Thanks to Sam Bowman for suggesting this charity, and for sending us this lovely picture of her puppy, Ollie (left), who she adopted from Many Tears.
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Competition time with H&H and National Pet Month
In honour of National Pet Month, we're giving away a copy of our fab book, My Dog, my Friend, every week for the next five weeks! To be in with a chance of winning, simply email us email@example.com with your favourite animal-related charity, and each week we'll pick our favourite to feature on the Hubble & Hattie blog and Facebook page! If we feature your charity, you're a winner! Remember, the theme is pets and the elderly, so we're especially keen to hear about charities which enlist the help of animals to aid the elderly, or those that help older animals. Good luck!