I've always been a huge animal lover and from an early age brought home every injured waif and stray, nursing them back to full health. All of our pets were rescued, my mum had taught me to adopt not shop from the beginning! Leaving school I knew that I wanted to work with animals, so I pursued my passion with horses and turned my love into a successful business running a livery yard, producing ponies and qualified as a riding instructor and a show judge.
I had followed Sadies page on Facebook for quite some time, donating as I could and sharing the posts but I felt there was more that I could do.. it was when I saw that Sadies were looking for volunteers to attend one of their spayathons that I knew I had to go. I was completely overwhelmed by the number of dogs in desperate need, beautiful loving pups and dogs with little hope. There are many things that I wish I could unsee! It was at that spayathon that I met Lesley, Sandy and Aimee along with finding a little pup that I couldn't leave behind, he was going to be mine, now called Bobo and the best dog you could wish for.
After seeing Sadies and the spayathon in action with my own eyes and understanding just how important their work is, I became addicted to wanting to do more. On my return home, I booked my next flight back out to Bacau and haven't looked back since, I joined the Sadies team in full force and returned many times last year making a difference to as many dogs as possible along the way but still I could do more, right? so I made the huge decision and moved out to Bacau at the beginning of March to be Sadies representative here full time.
Rescuing dogs goes without saying but I'm also here to drive forward and organise the spayathons, along with helping to manage the set up of Sadies Haven, our much needed quarantine facility. I'd also like to say a big thank you to my mum who continuously fosters our Sadies dogs until they find their loving forever homes.