Tuesday, September 13, 2011


ELECTRICAL appliances anddecorative items would some of the things on sale at canine welfare outfit Malaysian Dogs Deserve Better’s (MDDB) fund raising project this Sunday.

The fund raising event will beheld simultaneously with MDDB’s monthly adoption drive from 11.30am to 7.30pm atJaya One’s Block NB1, which faces Station 1 and Old Town White Coffee.

The adoption drive at the eventwill also feature about 25 puppies and dogs that are currently at MDDB’s half-wayhome.

Aptly titled MDDB Aid, the project is aimed at raising funds to pay MDDB’sveterinary bills, half-way home rental and workers salaries.

MDDB is a project initiated bynon-governmental organization Community Development and Integration Initiative(CDII).

According to CDII director FirozaBurhanudeen, MDDB’s monthly expenses were escalating due to the large number ofdogs that were being rescued.

“Many of the dogs that come to us initially have serious issues which require intensive veterinary care,’’ saidFiroza.

She added MDDB needed to find ways to raise money as donations were no longer sufficient to manage the project.

“Given this we also hope that corporate sponsors will come forward to help us out as well,’’ said Firoza.

Besides second hand goods, the jumble sale will also have some news electrical appliances which have beendonated by generous donors that include an electrical shop in Petaling Jaya.

MDDB is also in need of supplies such as dry and canned dog, puppy, cat and kitten food, shampoo, rice, bleach,washing soap, old towels and old newspaper.

Those wishing to donate these items, as well as things for the MDDB Aid fund raising project, can drop them off at the event this Sunday.

For details, visit www.malaysiandogsdeservebetter.blogspot.com or e-mail malaysiandogsdeservebetter1@gmail.comor call 012-205 2906, 019-357 6477 or 012-373 9007.

1 comment:

Monkey Boy said...

all the best guys ! see you guys there !