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‘Don’t forget about our animals during COVID-19’

As the world continues to grapple with the changes brought on by the coronavirus, many Guyanese have also adapted to the situation by practising all the necessary safety measures to protect themselves and others.

However, during the current health crisis many have neglected animals and pets, leaving them to fend for themselves during the pandemic. Nevertheless, coming to their rescue is Donna Lam of the Rosewood Foundation Guyana (RFG); RFG has been working around the clock during these trying times to ensure that animals in vulnerable situations are rescued and placed in safe and loving homes.

“We rescue abandoned animals and rehome them after they have been given medical attention. We do not have a shelter. All our rescues are kept in our homes… the RFG works closely with the Guyana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA) and other animal-welfare groups to intercept and respond to cases of animal cruelty,” Lam told the Pepperpot Magazine.

Read the full article at Guyana Chronicle


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