A GROUP of big-hearted knitters have made sure that rescue dogs are warm and cosy.
Service users and friends of Swallownest Court mental health unit have knitted squares and sewn them together to make woolly comfort blankets for Rotherham Dog Rescue.
People at the unit, which is run by Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH), have already donated baby hats to Rotherham Hospital.
Senior occupational therapist Beth Sidaway said: “I’m so proud of what we have achieved with our knitting project.
“After donating baby hats to Rotherham Hospital, we decided to keep knitting to support local charitable causes.
“We chose Rotherham Dog Rescue because Ann Diaz, who helps run the charity, and her Pets as Therapy dog Scooby are regular visitors at
Swallownest Court and have provided hours of joy, comfort and companionship to our service users over the years.”
Ann Diaz, of Rotherham Dog Rescue, said: “Thanks to this donation, our dogs have a warm and cosy comfort blanket to snuggle down with at night.”