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Petplan Donates GBP500 To Local RSPCA Branch

14 years ago

8th July, 2010 00h00

The Halifax & Huddersfield District Branch wins the Petplan Charity Prize Draw The RSPCA, Halifax & Huddersfield District Branch has won a valuable £500 donation from the UK’s favourite pet insurance provider, Petplan. Petplan Business Developer Helen Bailes (left) and RSPCA Dept. Mngr Adele Garbinskas (right) Petplan Business Developer Helen Bailes (left) and RSPCA Dept. Mngr Adele Garbinskas (right) The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) actively promotes animal welfare; it’s Halifax and Huddersfield branch is one of many branches across the nation, which is self-funded and relies on the generosity of the public to raise money to help treat and care for thousands of animals each year. ”We are really delighted to have won this money from Petplan”, says Adele Garbinskas, Deputy Manager of the branch. “Having recently expanded, so that we now include the Huddersfield area, we are now seeing an increase in the number of pets that need re-homing. We aim to use the money to continue caring for and re-homing animals, ensuring we offer the best animal welfare possible.” Alison Andrew, Marketing Manager for Petplan says, “We understand what a difficult time it can be re-homing a cat or dog and are glad to offer this extra peace of mind during the first few weeks of the animal’s life in a new environment. Having your pet insured is an important part of taking care of its future health and it also helps you to plan any unforeseen veterinary costs.” Petplan works with more re-homing charities than any other insurer to help fund the care of thousands of homeless cats and dogs. The company offers a four weeks free insurance to every owner adopting pets through the shelters it supports and also offers free insurance voucher to visitors and supporters of the charities. Each month a prize draw is held from all the vouchers and cover notes issued and one charity benefits from the prize fund. Petplan is committed to aiding the valuable work that re-homing shelters do. Charities such as Battersea, Cats Protection, Blue Cross and Dogs Trust are just a few of those that have benefited.

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