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Fenaghy Vets donates community grant to Cavaliers in Need

Staff from Fenaghy Vets handing over cheque for £1,000 to local group Cavaliers in Need

Fenaghy Vets has donated £1,000 to Cavaliers in Need, a small and growing rescue group of volunteers and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel lovers who provide foster homes for dogs in need.


The vet and nursing team at Fenaghy Vets (Antrim) got together to apply for a community grant, made available from the practice’s parent company, IVC Evidensia.



The team at the clinic have worked closely with the charity since 2015, with large numbers of dogs requiring rescue and fostering, were keen to do what they could to help.


Andy Hillan, Clinical Director, from Fenaghy Veterinary Clinic said:


“Our team here, by the very nature of caring for animals, already play a really valuable and positive role in the community. But it’s brilliant we’ve been able to win a community grant for Cavaliers in Need as being able to donate to this cause, and help the charity provide for all the dogs in their care, is very important to our team here at Fenaghy Veterinary clinic.”



Glynis Hobson, Trustee of Cavaliers in Need added:


"We really appreciate Fenaghy Vets choosing Cavaliers in Need for their community grant. The donation will help us continue to work rescuing dogs in NI and ensuring that receive appropriate veterinary care."


Fenaghy Vets Antrim is part of one of the world’s leading veterinary care providers, IVC Evidensia, which launched its Community Grants Fund in early 2022. The grants are aimed at helping local veterinary practices to be able to play an active role in the local communities in which they operate.



IVC Evidensia is committed to supporting employee-nominated charities across its global group. It is pledging up to £30,000 every year in the form of £1,000 grants which its veterinary practices can donate to local causes. The company has committed to donating 300 community grants in 2022 and aims to make 1000 grants by 2025

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