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Swim 4 RPD Baloo #TriPaw

£1,185 of £1,000 goal

Raised by 65 people in 4 months
Created January 2, 2019
Essex Police Dog Baloo’s career was cut short when she was struck by a suspect’s car fleeing a crime scene in October. Unfortunately her injuries were so severe her front right leg had to be amputated and she had metal plates screwed into her pelvis. She is undergoing hydrotherapy and physiotherapy as part of a treatment programme at Writtle College. Her rehabilitation will be lifelong.  We are raising money for Essex Retired Police Dogs Fund and any donation will help Baloo and other retired Police Dogs. We are outdoor swimming 6 miles up the Mawddach estuary at the base of Snowdonia on 28th September 2019 in an event called The Hurly Burly! Thanks in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to us.

More information about Essex Retired Police Dogs Fund: Essex Retired Police Dogs Fund helps pay for veterinary treatment and other costs involved in caring for retired police dogs, whether these dogs remain with their police handlers or if they are re-homed.
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First openwater swim, water temperature 11 degrees, we were not allowed to say it’s cold but it’s not as warm as it could be instead! Couldn’t feel our hands and had no control over them
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11/01/2019
Cool outdoor pool swim over 1.5miles and we are still smiling. A good week of training.
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Baloo says thank you very much for your donations/sponsorship
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£1,185 of £1,000 goal

Raised by 65 people in 4 months
Created January 2, 2019
Funds raised will benefit:
Essex Retired Police Dogs Fund
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Alresford, Essex
Charity Number: 1158745
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