Hitting the streets to help SPCA

By Chloe Johnson

Emmett Skilton gets to know Chiko the dog at the SPCA. Photo / Supplied
Emmett Skilton gets to know Chiko the dog at the SPCA. Photo / Supplied

On screen, his character is a god, a powerful figure in The Almighty Johnsons.

But when the cameras stop rolling, Emmett Skilton reveals a soft side by playing with dogs at Auckland's SPCA.

Skilton, 25, has been an SPCA volunteer for two years and will hit the streets with a collection bucket during next month's Paws Street Appeal.

Last year his friends from Shortland St and Go Girls grabbed a bucket but this year he wants everyone to help.

SPCA chief executive Chris Kalin says they urgently need volunteers to help raise $200,000 to care for animals at risk. Interest can be registered at www.spca.org.nz.

- Herald on Sunday

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