69-year-old Jennifer Colenso admitted eight counts of fraud and one of theft whilst working as a volunteer treasurer for the animal charity, the North Devon Animal Ambulance.
She was jailed for 14 months by Judge Phillip Walsall at Exeter Crown Court.
This was a gross breach of trust not only put in you by the charity but also by those who donated to it in good faith".
More top news
Thousands of rugby fans made the journey to Twickenham today to see the Exeter Chiefs take on Saracens.
Thousands of music lovers have been at Powderham Castle just outside Exeter for the first day of the Big Weekend festival.
Crowds at Exeter's premiership final against saracens this afternoon paid tribute to an Army Captain who died during the London Marathon.