New charity shop to help poorly pets

PUBLISHED: 14:00 30 November 2019

PDSA vet nurse Sophie Osbirne and shop manage Anna Huston at the opening of th new store.

PDSA vet nurse Sophie Osbirne and shop manage Anna Huston at the opening of th new store.

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A new charity shop has opened in Nailsea to raise money for sick and injured pets.

Sophie Osborne and MOlly with staff and volunteers at the PDSA charity shop.Sophie Osborne and MOlly with staff and volunteers at the PDSA charity shop.

PDSA, in High Street, sells pre-loved and new items, as well as pet products, to help fund the charity's work.

Vet nurse Sophie Osborne, from Bristol PDSA Pet Hospital, and her dog Molly officially opened the store in front of staff, volunteers and customers.

She said: "As a vet nurse, on a daily basis I see how the money raised from shops like Nailsea makes a difference when it comes to helping poorly pets."

Shop manager Anna Hutson added: "It's been full steam ahead and we're very excited to be opening a new shop in Nailsea.

PDSA vet nurse Sophie Osbirne and shop manage Anna Huston at the opening of th new store.PDSA vet nurse Sophie Osbirne and shop manage Anna Huston at the opening of th new store.

"We've been very busy behind the scenes to get the shop ready and I want to say a huge thank you to all our volunteers who've gone the extra mile to help make this happen."

The shop is appealing for donations of clothing, home wares, DVDs and books.

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