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Sponsored walk from Gorleston to Hopton raises funds for dog rescue charity

PUBLISHED: 12:28 07 July 2017 | UPDATED: 12:28 07 July 2017

The East Coast College students and dogs at Hopton.
Picture supplied by East Coast College

The East Coast College students and dogs at Hopton. Picture supplied by East Coast College

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Students and dogs have teamed up to support an animal rescue charity.

Level 3 animal science students at East Coast College have raised more than £200 for the Little Heaven Shelter dog rescue charity in Romania.

The students raised the money by organising a sponsored dog walk starting by the Ocean Room in Gorleston.

They walked to Hopton and took a picture at the furthest point before they turned to go back to the starting point.

The group said it was a challenge for the dogs as there were some really small ones taking part not used to walking that far.

Among the group was college favourite, Seamus the animal care dog.

The charity looks after unwanted Romanian street dogs, gives them the veterinary treatment they need and finds them homes all over Europe.

Little Heaven Shelter is located near Bucharest and has room for 15 dogs at a time.

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