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News update – Corona virus

Corona virus (Covid 19) – Home and dog assessments – 17 March 2020

In light of the current situation in the UK regarding the Corona virus, Second Chances German Shepherd Rescue (SCGSR) cannot guarantee that a volunteer will come to do the home or dog visit.

As the virus is highly contagious, we need to take a responsible approach to helping to limit the spread, due to concerns about our vulnerable people, e.g. those with an illness or the elderly.

Home and dog visits by one of our volunteers will be evaluated on a case by case basis, and this will be discussed with you during an initial telephone discussion with SCGSR.

Please consider that we may need to postpone your home or dog visit.

These measures will be regularly evaluated and updated as appropriate.

This situation is entirely outwith our control and we appreciate your understanding at this time.

If you have any questions, please contact us by email: admin@second-chances.com

Special appeal

During these unprecedented times, we cannot travel unnecessarily to do home visits, and our main fund-raising events have been cancelled, as a result we are facing a fund-raising shortage. If you can help, please make a donation, large or small, every little helps. Please read our appeal here Coronavirus May 2020 Covid Appeal-FVb

About us

Second Chances German Shepherd Rescue is a Scottish charity – we cover Scotland and Northern England.

Since its inception in 1995 from an idea by Peter and Gwendolyn, Second Chances for German Shepherds has been solely occupied with the health, welfare and wellbeing of this noble breed.

Second Chances was granted charity status in 1997 and the charity was reconsistuted in 2001. Throughout this period the charity has been, and still is, run entirely by a group of volunteers dedicated to the breed. These people give freely of their time and energies to ensure that the German Shepherd dogs in their care receive the best possible attention.

Second Chances’ devoted volunteers cover the whole of Scotland and the North of England.


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We are always delighted to hear from you even when it’s just to say hello or chat about your own GSR. Complete the form or email us at admin@second-chances.com.

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