Canine stars take the lead to help crusading dogs charity

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COMMUNITY-spirited pet owners took the lead recently to raise funds for a charity hit by crooks.

Kind-hearted Lisa McCabe organised a sponsored ‘walkies’ in a bid to generate cash for Dogs Trust – which suffered a number of break-ins recently at its Glasgow centre.

A professional dog walker, Lisa (30) is a firm supporter of Dogs Trust – which helped to save the life of her youngest pet, Zane.

She joined with friends for the recent sponsored walk along the Forth and Clyde Canal from Bishopbriggs Leisuredrome to The Stables, near Kirkintilloch.

Lisa, from Robroyston, said: “Although we were a bit short of numbers due to a few call-offs, we had a great walk.

“It was such a lovely morning and we made good time – it took us just 50 minutes!”

An amazing £215 was raised by the event.

Lisa added: “I am self-employed and always do a charity event each year through my business.

“When I heard about the break-ins at Dogs Trust I really wanted to do something to help out.”

For more information visit www.stardustdogs.co.uk or find Stardust Dog Walking on Facebook.

Pictured at the end of the walk (from left) are Lisa and her two ‘boys’ Ziggy and Zane, Margaret Martin with her dog Maisie, Margaret Simpson holding Lisa’s daughter, Caoimhe McCabe, and Laura Paterson (Margaret Simpson’s daughter) with her dog Holly.

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