Ball marks 125 years of saving dogs' lives

Authored by Mary
Posted: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 11:59

Dogs Trust Ilfracombe is inviting local dog lovers and friends to join them for a fun and fabulous Charity Ball to mark the 125th anniversary of Dogs Trust.

Taking place at the Saunton Sands Hotel on Friday 15th April, 7.30pm, the glamorous event promises to be an evening of fun with a drinks reception followed by dinner, a casino and a disco.

There will also be a grand raffle and staff are appealing for donations of fabulous prizes to give away on the night. They are also keen to hear from local businesses who are interested in sponsoring the event so if you think you can help, please get in touch.

Dogs Trust Ilfracombe Supporter Relations Officer, Claire Joselin, says: “We are thrilled to be hosting a Charity Ball to celebrate Dogs Trust’s 125th anniversary. Dogs Trust has been saving the lives of the nation’s dogs since 1891 and last year alone Dogs Trust cared for over 17,000 dogs through our network of 20 rehoming centres across the UK and one in Ireland.”

“It’s so exciting that we are able to mark the occasion here in Ilfracombe and I’m hoping local dog lovers and friends will come along to join in the fun and to help raise pounds for the hounds in our care.”

Tickets for Dogs Trust Ilfracombe’s 125th Anniversary Charity Ball are £35.00 per person and include Reception Drinks, Dinner, Casino and Disco.

The event is taking place at the Saunton Sands Hotel, Saunton, Devon, EX33 1LQ. For more information, please call Dogs Trust Ilfracombe on 01271 817716 or email

Dogs Trust is the UK’s largest dog welfare charity and cares for nearly 17,000 dogs each year through its network of 20 Rehoming Centres across the UK and one in Dublin.


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