Guide Dog fundraiser at Blackburn’s Witton Park

Ava-Grayce Gregson with Lola

Ava-Grayce Gregson with Lola

First published in News

THIS is not something you see every day!

Super dogs in capes descending on Blackburn’s Witton Park.

But yesterday scores of four legged friends and their owners made a special trip to raise money for Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Walkers and pooches came from all over East Lancashire took part in one of two, two- kilometre walks from Witton Park to Pleasington.

Organised by Town and Country Vets, which has practices in Blackburn and Clayton-le-Moors, the event attracted more than 50 participants and 40 dogs.

Veterinary nurse Samantha Lofthouse, who organised the event, said: “We treat a lot of guide dogs at the surgery and I thought it was about time that we gave something back.”

The event raised £966.

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