A LOCAL woman has thanked the SPCA for travelling from Dumfries to Muirkirk to help her rescue an injured bird attacked by a dog.

The animal lover was blown away by Scottish SPCA animal rescue officer Danielle Higgins as she drove over 50 miles to help the fledgling, which has now recovered.

The woman said: “I managed to catch it and wrap it up for a couple of hours because its wing was damaged. The SPCA drove all the way from Dumfries to come and get it. It had damaged its wing muscle but they said it’s healthy and will be set free once its muscle heals.”

The SPCA is asking the public not to forget the animals during coronavirus.


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