The Blue Cross fosters the bond of friendship between animals and people, as well as educating the public in responsible animal ownership.

A small selection of this year’s Chrismas cards

Three Kings – A pack of 10 costs £3.70

Stranded Santa – A pack of 10 costs £4.90

Lifegaurds on Parade – A pack of 10 costs £4.90

Message reads – With Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year and Season’s greetings

To place an order click here or to contact the Blue Cross (tel: 0191 261 6263).