a Scottish charity helping rescued animals in Portugal

George Street Pop Up Charity Shop 2019

9th – 14th September 2019
09:30 am till 4:30 pm (Monday to Friday)
09:30 am till 12:30 pm (Saturday)

For one week only we will have the George Street Pop up charity shop in Aberdeen to display all our fantastic items for sale! So please come along to support the Bianca Shelter and don’t miss out on the great bargains to be had.

If you would like to donate items for the shop please email info@friendsofbianca.org

Airyhall Fair 2019

19th October 2019
10:00 am till 12:15 pm

Please come along and support us at the Airyhall fair. Tea, coffee and wonderful home baked goods will be on offer for the very reasonable price of £2.50 for adults and £1 for kids (includes refreshments).

There will be many stalls including guide dogs, friends of Bianca, Create and KAFKAH all selling a variety of goods. Perhaps a little early Christmas shopping?

Latest News

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Send Supplies

The shelter is in desperate need of food and supplies to look after the animals in care. Find out how you can help by sending food from a local pet shop:

Upcoming Events

We attend and host a range of Fetes and different events throughout the year to help raise funds, have a look at our calendar to see what’s on.

Easy Fundraising

If you are looking to buy something online in the near future, why not join Easy Fundraising and help raise money towards animals in need of your help? Companies working with Easy Fundraising will donate a percentage of the sale towards your chosen charity without you having to do anything.


We are a Scottish charity helping the Bianca Associação, a Portugal based animal rescue shelter, caring for over 360 dogs and 80 cats.


For a small monthly sum you can become a God Parent to one of the animals who may never find a permanent home.


Donate any amount you like through PayPal or gift items in need such as dog leads, food bowls and bedding.

ways you can help

All of the funds raised by friends of Bianca go straight to the Bianca shelter to help animals in need. There are lots of different ways you can help, here are a few:


donations of any kind are always gratefully received


visit the shelter and provide some hands on help


become a god parent to a permanent resident

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special thanks to

A special thank you to Audrey at Ardene House,Denise at Town and Country and Mr Swan at Swan Vets.

Who have donated a large amount of much needed medicines and special food again to the shelter.

It is on its way as we speak where it will make a big difference to the dogs and cats.

who need these special medicines and food.


We are currently enjoying support from a group at the Vet school in Edinburgh. Find out more about them on their website.

Thank you once again from us all.