"Rescue Relief" Raises $27,000 In Donations For Local Animal Rescues

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Winnie Anne Wright
January 30, 2014

Tallahassee, FL - Thirteen animal rescue groups are finding that Christmas comes twice-a year. Tallahassee based, Rescue Relief, has raised a record-breaking $27,000 worth of donations to give those groups servicing animals in need.

"If you look around we've got lots of food that's here, toys, beds, sometimes we get kennels, all of the things that you can imagine that a rescue organization that handles animals really needs to function better", says Dr. Sherri Kasper, D.V.M at Southwood Animal Hospital.

Dr. Kevin Brumfield, of Northwood Animal Hospital says donations will give the various rescue groups breathing room. They will get to take a break from worrying about finances and will get to spend more time finding homes for their rescues.

"The animals that are rescued by different organizations they have need for flea control, heart worm prevention, all of these organizations need food for these animals, whether they're being fostered or they're being cared for in a kennel situation. So these donations really help to make their lives a little bit better until they can actually get a new home", says Dr. Kasper.

Brumfield also says, every year, the number of donations and rescue groups involved continues to grow as more stray and abandoned animals in our area are in need of forever homes.

Over the past 7 years, the organization has raised a total of $86,000 donations. If you would like more information on how to help animals in need, visit Northwoodanimalhospital.com.