A VETERINARY charity is appealing for animal lovers to lend a paw.

Volunteers are needed at the PDSA shop at 120 Front Street in Chester-le-Street shop to help raise vital funds for sick and injured pets.

Shop manager Adele Corke said: “We’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers who are passionate about pets and who can lend a hand at our shop.

“Volunteering for PDSA is fun and the skills you learn look great on any CV, plus you get to meet new people and make some friends along the way.

“No previous retail experience is needed, as full training is provided for all new volunteers.”

For more call Adele Corke, on 0191-388-1676.