KINVER'S MP Gavin Williamson visited homeless dogs to raise awareness of a campaign to give needy pooches a Christmas dinner as a gift or in memory of a loved one.

Mr Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire which includes Kinver and Stourton, visited the Birmingham Dogs Home centre in Coven in his constituency to raise awareness and support for homeless hounds this festive season.

The Tory MP met chief executive of Birmingham Dogs Home, Giles Webber, and the Coven centre manager, Karen Doy, for a tour of the facility on December 10 and he said: “As a dog lover myself, I can’t help but to feel deeply touched by the vital work that the amazing people in Coven do every day, taking in abandoned dogs, many of which have suffered from neglect or abuse, giving them the medical care they need to heal, and a space where they can feel safe.”

Birmingham Dogs Home, which has been helping dogs across the Midlands for almost 130 years, is currently running a campaign 'A December to Remember' - to encourage people to donate a Christmas dinner to a homeless dog as a gift or in memory of a loved one.

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