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Pet fleeces support animal welfare charity

RSPCA partners with Vetfleece to keep pets warm and comfortable.

Fleecy pet bedding that is used to keep animals warm and comfortable is set to help rescue animals too as a UK manufacturer has teamed up with the RSPCA.

Vetfleece, a third generation family run business, manufacture super soft pet bedding that is widely used by those involved in the care and welfare of animals. It has been designed for use in kennels, crates and domestic homes for dogs and cats.

The bedding is popular with veterinary surgeries, kennels and catteries as it has been designed to let fluid drain straight through to help keep pets warm and dry whilst also retaining body heat.

The products have been designed to offer comfort to pets during all stages of their lives and the RSPCA are delighted that Vetfleece are donating a percentage of their sales to help with their mission to prevent cruelty, promote kindness and alleviate the suffering of animals.

Ellen Camillin, licensing manager at the RSPCA said: “Having somewhere warm and comfortable to sleep is vitally important for pets, whether they are lounging in their favourite spot in the home or sleeping at a clinic or hospital when undergoing treatment. We want our pets to feel comfortable and clean which is why we were happy to partner up with Vetfleece, whose range of blankets are practical and comfortable and pet-approved!”

Vetfleece is perfect for all stages of a pet’s life, from the youngest to the oldest as well as animals that are recovering from an operation. It is non-allergic, non-toxic, non-irritant and is machine washable.

There are three versions of Vetfleece, all of which can be cut to fit any area:

1. Non-Slip which is perfectly suited for polished, tiled or wooden floors and will add a touch of luxury in transport crates. There is a wide range of patterns and colour choices to match any room in your home. Machine washable up to 40 degrees.

2. The original Greenback which is a medical grade fleece with a robust backing to help protect against chewing and scratching. 25-28mm pile height, four colour choices and can be washed up to 90 degrees.

3. Heavy Duty Greenback which is commonly used for older or post surgery animals. It has an extra thick pile height to help distribute weight and aids the prevention of pressure sores. It is the perfect bedding for older pets with incontinence problems as it allows the free passage of fluids keeping your pet dry and helping to prevent infection. 32-35mm pile height, five colours to choose from and also can be washed up to 90 degrees.

Richard Ward, Managing Director of Vetfleece said: "Everyone at Vetfleece is excited to be working with the RSPCA. Both organisations have the shared values of putting the care and welfare of animals first and the team at Vetfleece continue to develop new products whilst keeping these values in focus. We see this relationship as mutually beneficial, not only for the pets who receive "the best a pet can get" bedding, but also for the extra-funds we contribute to help the RSPCA prevent cruelty, promote kindness and alleviate the suffering of all animals."

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