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Sled dog charity Northern Howls Fundraisers up for award


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Northern Howls Fundraisers raises money for sled dog saves throughout the UK and abroad.

Last week the family-run charity was chosen for an Animal Star Award by a confidential fan.

And it has actually because been verified that Northern Howls Fundraisers has actually made it to the last for the Animal Hero of the Year award.

Tara Wilcox, who runs the charity, said: “We’ve been raising funds for pups in requirement because our husky Saffyre regretfully died from a nasty seizure in November 2018.

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Malvern Gazette: The charity's mascots Kibou and FreedomThe charity’s mascots Kibou and Freedom (Image: Northern Howls Fundraisers)

“Saffyre is now the story behind and face of the charity after she saved my life in 2012 from a nasty health problem.

“Since 2019, we have actually contributed over £28,000 to sled dog saves. We are main advocates of 6 saves presently, with more quickly to be contributed to our fundraising objective as we continue to raise those essential funds and help inform individuals on these unbelievable, misconstrued types.

“The Animal Star Awards night happens in November this year and we are so thrilled to be there in addition to lots of remarkable charities, animal businesses, and other similar individuals who follow their enthusiasm to make a distinction on the planet we reside in.

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“We are a group of 6 that includes myself, my partner Craig, our grand son Taihler, who has actually been fundraising for the dogs because he was 2 years of ages, and our 2 rescue mascots Kibou and Freedom.

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“We also have our angel in the sky Saffyre, who guides us daily from beyond the mountains where the lights touch the earth. She guides us to make a difference, to help make change for the world of sled dogs.”

Tara said the charity is grateful to the fan who chose to choose them for the award.

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“We’d likewise like to state thanks to Animal Star Awards and the judges for reading our story and putting us in the last and to all our advocates who continue to support us.

“Together we can alter the lives of numerous sled dogs by informing individuals about them and rehoming the abandoned, ignored and maltreated.

“Sled dogs have given so much to the human race over many, many years. They are an incredible breed, they have traits which are very close to that of wolves and like wolves they too are such a beautiful, mystical species.”

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