Paws.com Launches the Chow Down Challenge to Feed 250,000 Shelter Dogs

To support the 130,000[1] dogs taken in by UK shelters every year, Paws.com – the pet wellbeing startup – is launching The Chow Down Challenge, a nationwide social media craze that will see 250,000 healthy meals being fed to shelter dogs across the UK by the end of the summer. The Chow Down Challenge Starting Monday June 24, Paws will challenge dog lovers to show … Continue reading Paws.com Launches the Chow Down Challenge to Feed 250,000 Shelter Dogs

Nominate an Animal Protector in the Rajapack awards

The Rajapack Animal Protector awards launched today, recognises people who dedicate their time to caring for vulnerable animals. As winter rolls in, creatures of all shapes and sizes from cats and dogs to horses and hedgehogs will find themselves cold, hungry or even injured. But Animal Protectors provide the warmth, food and care they need to survive another winter. Many people will see individuals feeding … Continue reading Nominate an Animal Protector in the Rajapack awards

Animal Friends donate £5000 to the Dogs Trust

Animal Friends Insurance continues their support for the Love Rehoming campaign alongside Presenter Eamonn Holmes, by donating £5000 to the Dogs Trust in Harefield. Founder and Managing Director of Animal Friends Insurance, Elaine Fairfax presented the cheque to the Dogs Trust yesterday morning. Elaine commented “I am very proud to support the Love Rehoming campaign and Dogs Trust and to continue supporting animal welfare. I … Continue reading Animal Friends donate £5000 to the Dogs Trust

RSPCA shakes up Christmas

If you thought 2012’s ‘The Snowman and the Snowdog’ was a tear-jerker, the RSPCA’s brand new video ‘The Snowglobe’  will leave you in more of a puddle than a snowman. Sadly, the run-up to Christmas is not always a joyful one for animals and the video highlights the fact the festive period means a sharp rise in calls to the RSPCA’s animal cruelty hotline. Last … Continue reading RSPCA shakes up Christmas

BUAV calls for the mandatory release of cats and dogs from testing laboratories

Thursday April 24th marks World Day for Animals in Laboratories; an international event to commemorate the millions of animals who suffer and die in laboratories around the world. As part of the BUAV Our Best Friends campaign to end the use of cats and dogs in experiments, the organisation is using this important day to highlight a grim secret of the research industry – the … Continue reading BUAV calls for the mandatory release of cats and dogs from testing laboratories

RSPCA 42 Teeth Campaign

A few weeks back I blogged about my frustration with laws surrounding microchipping here. I felt it was a step in the right direction, but didn’t really address dangerous owners as the real issue, and the continuing problem of dangerous dogs being such a threat due to their dangerous owners. Helen the RSPCA Community Manager got in touch this week with some further developments. If … Continue reading RSPCA 42 Teeth Campaign

RSPCA Puppy Information Pack

This week I was contacted by the Online Community Manager for the RSPCA. After thinking ‘what a cool job’, I read with interest the information on their newly launched Puppy Information Pack, launched in association with the BVA Animal Welfare Foundation. We bought Lupo from a pedigree dog breeder so we haven’t had much contact with the RSPCA – they have strict rules about how … Continue reading RSPCA Puppy Information Pack