Billingshurst Dog Training Club
Billingshurst Dog Training Club



Charities 2015: Kit Wilson Aged Dog Accommodation and WADARS: Money raised £3000.
Charities 201
War Dogs Remembered and Animal Health Trust: Money raised £2100.

Charities 2017: Sussex Caring Pets and Medical Detection Dogs: Money raised £1600. 

Charities 2018: Blind Dog Rescue and Pet Blood Bank.: Money raised £1900.

Charity 2019: Garbo's GSDR: Money raised so far £1941.30

Each year a different charity/charities is chosen by Billingshurst Dog Training Club for which we try to raise funds through various events and personal donations, and for 2019, we have chosen Garbo's German Shepherd Dog Rescue.

Please help BDTC to raise funds for these worthwhile charities.

AMOUNT RAISED last year....£1900.


Charity Coordinator Sue Salisbury. email:


Garbo's German Shepherd Dog Rescue

Garbo's German Shepherd Dog Rescue is a non-profit Volunteer organization dedicated to finding the right home for each dog in its care. They take in unwanted German Shepherd dogs and provide shelter and care for them until they can find them a secure and loving home. They promote responsible dog ownership and provide an after care advice, support and guidance service for the new pet owner.  They need dedicated and caring owners to adopt their dogs are sadly given intto rescue for many diverse reasons e.g. owners become ill, divorce, go abroad, are evicted from their homes or can no longer afford such a large pet. Often the dog is very much loved and the owner is trying to do the "right thing" for the dog in difficult circumstances. 

 Garbo's Rescue is based at Heathrow situated in a peaceful setting next to several fishing lakes.  Whilst maintaining its rural appeal, the kennels are only minutes from the M4, M25 and London Heathrow Airport. They also kennel our rescues at Green Lane Farm Kennels which is set within a quiet location in Chessington. They also have fabulous home based support in Sussex where they have the chance to rehabilitate some of our rescues before rehoming.

Registered Charity 1142451


Here is Eunice presenting the cheque for £1500, raised by the club, 2014/2015, to Kit Wilson Trust for their Aged Dogs Accommodation, at the BDTC AGM.

Here are Eunice, Pat and Graham presenting Stef Ransley from Wadars Animal Sanctuary, with the cheque for £1500 raised by BDTC in 2014/2015 with a note from Wadars.

Your donation has been reserved for current dog care.

This means it will be used for kennelling and veterinary fees for a number of our four-legged friends in our care, as you will know some treatments can be costly (scale and polish, neutering etc) and this is not always covered by the adoption fee.



Below is a picture of Eunice presenting Andrew Simmonds from AHT with the cheque for £1050 raised by BDTC in 2015/2016 with a copy of the letter sent by AHT.

"Dear Eunice

It was a pleasure meeting you at Crufts on the Sunday and to have received the wonderful cheque from Billinghurst Dog Training Club’s fundraising in 2016.  What an honour to receive your valued funds in this our 75th Anniversary year!! 

With our sincere thanks again for supporting our canine work and I shall look forward to updating you on how the funds were utilised in due course.  We will ensure they provide a huge benefit towards furthering the health and welfare of dogs.

Very best wishes.


Above Is a picture of Eunice presenting Esther Vanoostrum who is a local volunteer for Medical Detection Dogs, with a cheque for £800 raised in 2016/2017. The presentation took place at the BDTC Agility Show 2018 at Cranleigh Showground.


Above is a picture of Maureen at Crufts 2019 presenting Cath from Blind Dog Rescue UK with a cheque for £950.

Above is a picture of Pat at Crufts 2019 presenting Pet Blood Bank with a cheque for £950.


Below are some letters from Medical Detection Dogs Fundraising Manager Frankie Hockham for money raised by BDTC IN 2017.

Below is a letter of thanks from GARBO'S GSD Rescue for the £400 donated to them from the surplus from 2016/2017 fundraising year.

Below is a letter of thanks from Blind Dog Rescue UK for the £950 raised by BDTC in 2018.

Below is a thankyou  letter from Katrina Wilkinson, MD of Pet Blood UK for the £950 raised by BDTC in 2018.

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