Donations for #manchesterdogshome can you help?

Thousands of members of public have turned out at the scene of a tragic fire at Manchester Dogs Home bringing blankets and food.

While others assisted with the care and evacuation of dogs.

Meanwhile those who were touched by the tragic events which unfolded on twitter wanted to help by making donations online.

The last time we checked donations had topped £85,000 this is jumping by thousands every second.

Police have confirmed 43 dogs have been killed after being burnt to death. Police have arresred a 14 year old school boy who remains in police custody.

A Facebook group called ‘Dog selfie for Manchester dogs home’ has been set up urging users to donate.

Anyone wanting to assist this evening can do so by donating dog food and bedding which can be taken to North Manchester divisional headquarters on Northampton Road in Newton Heath.

Donations are also being accepted at Christ Church Parish hall in Harpurhey near Rochdale Road.

Text message donations can be made via texting MDOG99 £5 to 70070. On the just giving page here.

We have already made our donation and uploaded a selfie.