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Dog and staff member training
Published on November 11, 2016 by NAWT Trust

The new John Lewis advert has proven very popular with all the staff, volunteers and residents at NAWT! If you haven’t seen it, take a look here.

As much as we would love to have trampolines at all of our centres, we manage keep our dogs entertained in other ways.


Blue Tang 'Dory' Fish
Published on July 27, 2016 by Clare Williams

The hotly anticipated summer holiday release Finding Dory hits cinema screens this week reminding those of us involved in animal rescue how powerful film and television’s influence is on pet buying trends.


Shutterstock Child with ice cream
Published on July 25, 2016 by Clare Williams

Royal photographs normally fall under significant scrutiny, and the adorable pictures of three year-old Prince George are no exception. 

Warnings have been rightly issued on the dangers of the potential toxicity of ice creams to dogs, but the photo of the young prince offering his dog, Lupo, a lick of his ice cream also gives us a valuable lesson in the training of a family dog.


Dog
Published on December 21, 2015 by Clare Williams

Just as children hold on to the idea of reindeers, sleigh bells and Santa Claus at this time of year, there are certain Christmas myths about rescue life that pop up as regularly as re-runs of The Wizard of Oz.

Here are the four we most frequently hear, in no particular order:


Open Paw at NAWT
Published on November 23, 2015 by Clare Williams

It was nearly a year ago that I was listening to the BBC Radio 4 consumer programme You and Yours and its Christmas Eve special dedicated solely to the subject of dogs and rehoming.

Dogs Today editor Beverley Cuddy was a guest and her enthusiastic talk for a US scheme that transformed rehoming centres into “universities” for rescued pets struck a chord.


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