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Romford Pets at Home customers raise £4,650 to help care for retired greyhounds

PUBLISHED: 10:00 02 February 2020

Pets at Home in Romford raised a whopping �4650.75 for the R.G.O.A. -Trust for Retired Greyhounds. Picture: Pets at Home.

Pets at Home in Romford raised a whopping �4650.75 for the R.G.O.A. -Trust for Retired Greyhounds. Picture: Pets at Home.

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A Romford pet shop has helped raise more than £4,500 for a charity that looks after retired greyhounds.

Pets at Home in the Rom Valley Way Retail Park in Romford raised a whopping £4650.75 for the R.G.O.A Trust for Retired Greyhounds.

The cash was raised from the store's Empty Tummies and Santa Paws Fundraisers.

Wayne Knevett, the store's deputy manager, said: " The greyhounds were very popular and everyone loves having them in store.

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"A massive thank you to our customers for their generosity."

And Graeme Turner, one of the charity's fundraisers, was also ecstatic with the amount raised.

He said: "We have been collecting at Pets at Home in Romford for many years and the staff always make us very welcome.

"It is a wonderful amount and will help enormously.

"Many thanks to all the staff for their hard work and for the kindness and generosity of the customers."

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