With more funds raised through the sale of Sharing Our Horizon we are delighted to support Dogs on the Streets (DOTS) this year with a donation of stainless steel dog bowls, pouches of wet dog food, senior dog food, bags of dry dog food, dog treats and other items from their wish-list.
Dogs on the Streets (DOTS) is a multi-award winning charity that supports rough sleepers and the homeless community with dogs. They operate mobile weekly street stations across London, Oxford, Kent, Milton Keynes, Bournemouth and in a partnership with a housing project Birmingham with further stations opening in the future.
Offering food and dietary advice as well as providing vital accessories like coats, bedding, collars and leads, DOTS also helps their owners.
DOTS creates pathways to their rehabilitation to overcome many mental health issues, which can often only be achieved with their dogs by their side.
Working tirelessly, DOTS aim is to find permanent accommodation for rough sleepers and regularly represents clients and their dogs with services/ borough councils. Many refuse housing when offered simply because it is not dog friendly. This has been a major challenge during the Covid-19 pandemic and DOTS has been able to foster dogs for the homeless in their sanctuary until suitable accommodation can be found where they can be reunited with their owner.
When an owner is no longer able to care for their dog through ill health or other circumstances, DOTS will find a suitable new home for the dog and can offer peace of mind that their beloved companion will be cared for.
If you want to support DOTS directly please visit their website where you can find out how to make a difference.
Creating books to help others is a true labour of love and you can read more about this here.
A very big thank you to all of you who have bought a copy of Sharing Our Horizon, left a review and helped spread the word about the charities we support.
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Wishing you all a blessed Thursday and a wonderful rest of the week,
with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx
Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.
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