On the streets helping homeless pets

Birmingham Image caption Shadow, depicted with her owner Jonathan Wall, have been helped by Street Vet in Birmingham

When a beloved pet grows ill, most of us don’t think twice about taking them to the veterinary. But what if you are homeless and can’t afford the invoices – where do you go for help?

When eight-year-old Shadow was attacked by two hounds during the summer, she suffered a nasty bite to her stomach.

Her owner, Jonathan Wall, said within 2 day it got infected and developed an abscess.

Being homeless at the time, he said he didn’t have the means to get her the therapy she required.

He said: “The situation I was in, I couldn’t make contact with vets, encompassing the costs was difficult.