The Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue Centre has reached another milestone, just a couple of months after celebrating its tenth birthday.
The charity re-homes dogs, and they've just passed the 3,000 mark.
Bob the black lurcher is a former stray who had spent more than four months in the Rescue Centre.
Being neither a puppy, a famous breed or a popular colour meant that for some time Bob was typical of the type of animal that gets stuck in kennels and is difficult to re-home.
Andy Burn reports:
The Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue Centre is celebrating its 10th birthday. The charity has been finding homes for unwanted, abandoned and stray animals for the past decade.
Hannah McNulty has the full report.
Dumfries and Galloway Rescue Centre is celebrating its 10th birthday. The charity has been re-homing unwanted, abandoned and stray animals for a decade. Dora Sweetman has 14 older dogs she has adopted.
Staff and dogs from Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue have taken over a shop on Dumfries High Street to celebrate the recue centre's 10 year anniversary.
Staff will be on hand to talk to the public about the work they do, and dogs who need rehomed will also be there to see.
Staff and pets are celebrating the 10th birthday of Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue Centre.
The centre, based in Glencaple on the outskirts of Dumfries, claims to have rehomed more than 3,000 dogs over the past ten years.
A party is being held on Dumfries High Street to celebrate all of the success stories, and the public will also have the chance to meet some of the dogs in need of a home.
Dozens of rescue dogs have been out on the streets of Dumfries as part of a major fundraising day for a local animal charity.
Dumfries and Galloway Canine rescue centre finds new homes for around 300 dogs every year.
Last year's Christmas collection brought in more than £2,000 for the charity, which will celebrate its 10th anniversary next year.