Cash boost for dog charities thanks to Hingham and District Dog Training Club’s fundraising efforts

Dogs in Hingham. Pictured with their dogs are (L) Debbie Drew and Lynne Thompson. Picture: Ian Burt

Dogs in Hingham. Pictured with their dogs are (L) Debbie Drew and Lynne Thompson. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

A trio of dog charities will be given a cash boost thanks to fundraising efforts by the Hingham and District Dog Training Club.

Dogs in Hingham. Pictured with their dogs are (from left) Debbie Drew, Lynne Thompson, Ted Hinds, Ju

Dogs in Hingham. Pictured with their dogs are (from left) Debbie Drew, Lynne Thompson, Ted Hinds, June Long, Linda Cornwell, Jenny Bowden, and Jo Sevire. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

The volunteer-run club plans to donate £200 each to the Cinnamon Trust, which helps dogs of elderly owners; Blind Dog Rescue UK, and Hales-based Meadowgreen Dog Rescue Centre.

The money was all raised at the club, which runs six-week beginners, intermediate and advanced courses for pet owners.

Debbie Drew, club trainer, said: 'The club is basically to help the dogs so that the dogs have a better time with their owners and the owners have a better time with their dogs. It really helps the dogs get socialised.

'The club is thriving and new people are aways welcome.'

Dogs in Hingham. Pictured with their dogs are (from left) Lynne Thompson, Ted Hinds, Jo Sevire, June

Dogs in Hingham. Pictured with their dogs are (from left) Lynne Thompson, Ted Hinds, Jo Sevire, June Long, Jenny Bowden, Linda Cornwell and Debbie Drew. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Mrs Drew took over running the club in 2013 from Pat Gordon, who ran it for 53 years.

For more information about the club, call 07771 738414.