Animal magic at RSPCA's South Mimms centre
THE sun was out, the atmosphere was electric and animals were the special guests. Yes it could only mean one thing – the RSPCA Southridge Animal Centre s fun day! More than 3,000 people descended on the South Mimms centre for the annual action-packed
THE sun was out, the atmosphere was "electric" and animals were the special guests.
Yes it could only mean one thing - the RSPCA Southridge Animal Centre's fun day!
More than 3,000 people descended on the South Mimms centre for the annual action-packed show earlier this month.
The family fun day and dog show, organised by the Friends of Southridge RSPCA, raised an impressive total of �11,000 for the medical costs of pets at the centre.
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Highlights of the day included a dog fashion show, fairground rides, live music, a birds of prey display, and a bouncy castle.
Staff at the animal care home also wowed the audience.
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Kerri Brown, an animal care assistant, said goodbye to her flowing locks and ponytail and shaved her head completely to raise money for RSPCA Southridge!
The 23-year-old, from Rushfield, Potters Bar, said: "Sitting in the chair in the middle of the field it was very nerve-wracking knowing that my hair was going.
"I was sad and excited, but it's very liberating."
Charlotte Rumbelow, 20, also an animal care assistant, showcased her belly dancing routine as Malika, and proved to be a Turkish delight with the crowd.
She said: "I was nervous the moment I got out of bed on Sunday morning.
"I knew it would be the biggest audience I've ever danced for, but it was great."
Anna White, manager of the Packhorse Lane centre, told the Times Potters Bar Edition: "What made the day for me was seeing lots of our former guests proudly strutting around on the ends of their leads with their new mums and dads.
"All of the dogs, whatever their breed, shape or size, looked wonderfully happy."
Ms White added: "The dog show was great, really well supported.