British pet food manufacturer, Laughing Dog, has announced it is taking on the National Three Peak Challenge to help raise funds for the UK charity, Guide Dogs.\r\n\r\nLaughing Dog has announced a fundraising target of \u00a35,000, and launched a programme of fundraising events for staff and customers to get involved with throughout 2019. With already over \u00a31,500 raised, the team is now training for its next challenge in May.\r\n\r\nKate Tarrant, of the manufacturer said: \u201cOur next challenge is quite a challenge \u2013 three mountains in three days for our team of seven walkers. Climbing Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon will see us cover 23 miles with a total ascent of 3,064 metres. In addition to this we have over 1,000 miles of driving to contend with. As a team we\u2019re all busy training for the event \u2013 from gym sessions and spinning classes, to mountain climbs at weekends.\r\n\r\n\u201cSo far we\u2019ve raised over \u00a31,500 with all our fundraising events so are well on our way to achieving our target. Thank you to all our retail customers who have supported us so far \u2013 it\u2019s really spurred us on!\u201d\r\n\r\nDave Bloor from Guide Dogs, added: \u201cWe are delighted to be working with Laughing Dog Food as their new charity partner. At Guide Dogs, we want everyone who experiences sight loss to live a full and rewarding life and this partnership will make a vital contribution to our work.\u201d\r\n\r\nLaughing Dog\u2019s aim is to raise \u00a35,000 throughout the year to ensure for at least one year\u2019s training. If you are able to donate a few pennies to help spur the team on and raise valuable funds for the Guide Dogs in the process.