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Edinburgh Chamber’s Head of Membership To Go ‘In The Dog House’

Posted: 28th September 2017

In the Dog House 2017_LinkedIn GraphicHe may be our Head of Membership at Edinburgh Chamber, but will he be ‘Top Dog’ next Friday?

Richard Ellis has boldly volunteered to be ‘In The Dog House’ on Friday, October 6, at the Edinburgh Dog & Cat Home’s creative fundraiser in which business leaders from across Edinburgh will be locked in a kennel with only a laptop and a mobile phone. Their aim will be to reach out to their network to raise as much money as possible for EDCH. £1,000 will free them from their confines, but will it be enough to claim the coveted ‘top dog’ title?

As is to be expected from Richard, he gave us a statement loaded to the brim with puns. He says “I’m really pleased to be supporting such a great local organisation. I’m happy to be taking the lead on this for the Chamber and hopefully I don’t have to hound our members for contributions. Let’s be honest, you’d be barking not to donate to this worthwhile paws… sorry, cause!”

Since 1883, Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home has been rescuing, reuniting and rehoming cats and dogs across Edinburgh and the Lothians. The Home never turns away a lost or stray animal that comes through its doors, no matter its breed, age, or medical condition. Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home provides veterinary treatment and does their best to reunite each animal with its owner. When and owner cannot be found or is unable to cope, they find each cat or dog a new loving forever home, no longer how long that takes.

Those looking to donate to Richard’s efforts can do so here.

Those looking to keep Richard locked up are urged to email him as many terrible animal puns as possible so as to cause his emails to crash.

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