Wetnose Day for Animal Aid: 29th September to 1st October

Anneka Svenska Wetnose Day

#PoseWithYourNose this Friday, 29 September, to join in the fun of Wetnose Day. It’s the start of a weekend of fundraising for Wetnose Animal Aid, a charity that supports small animal rescue centres around the UK and overseas.

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Wetnose Animal Aid was started in the year 2000, and since then it has raised more than £45,000. It works with dog and cat homes, a hedgehog rescue, a bat sanctuary, horse rescues and many more centres that help all animals, plus supports schemes such as vaccinating 2000 dogs in Tanzania against rabies.

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Celebrities including Sue Perkins, Joanna Lumley, Tom Hardy and Paul O’Grady have all joined the #PoseWithYourNose trend and worn a black nose to support Wetnose Day. The weekend promotes the issue of animal welfare and raises essential funds to cover food and medical treatments for animals in desperate need.

Sue Perkins Wetnose Day

On the Wetnose Animal Aid website you can download fundraising packs for both schools and businesses, with forms, posters and ideas, plus you can make a donation or buy your own black foam Wetnose for £5.

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You can also find out where to join in your local activities, including a sponsored swim, dog walks, cake sales and more.