Ness Holbrow and 'Sir Jack' short-listed
Burnham-On-Sea dog owner and her pet have been short-listed for
a prestigious award, following up on an accolade they won at Crufts
earlier this year.
Holbrow - known to many in Burnham as Ness - and her re-homed Border
Terrier, called Sir Jack Spratticus, have been short-listed in the
Animal Star Awards in the 'UK Rescue Animal of the Year' category.
this year, the duo won the Crufts 2018 Friends for Life award, as
we reported here.
winners of the Animal Star Awards will be announced at a prestigious
awards ceremony to be held on Saturday 3rd November in Guildford.
awards give recognition to animals and humans alike for the amazing
things that they do for each other.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Its a huge honour and a lovely
surprise to be short-listed for this award. It has been a wonderful
in 2016 by Hampshire based Mary Burgess, the awards also support
various charities including All Dogs Matter & IAPWA (International
Aid for the Protection and Welfare of Animals).
for the awards include Dominic Dyer, Chairman of the Badger Trust,
Lisa Baldock MBE and IAPWA founder Nicky Stevens and other industry
said: "I created the awards to give recognition to those that
truly deserve it for their work with animals, and its also
important to give animals recognition for the things they do for
received just under 700 nominations in this our first year of nominations,
after working on promotion for the last 2 years and growing our
social media profile. It far outweighed my expectations and I am
thrilled. I am also really excited for the awards ceremony in November."
learn more about the Animal Star Awards, visit www.animalstarawards.com
and tickets for awards night also available via the website and
anyone can come along and enjoy the red-carpet event.