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The welfare of animals is our main priority and drives every decision we make. A large part of our work with animals is supporting people who are looking to rehome a rescue pet or who have already rehomed an animal and need some additional support.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, then please get in touch and we’ll try to help you.

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Dog scanned for microchip
From 6 April 2016 all dogs in England and Wales have to be microchipped. While a lot of dog owners will assume that because their dog is microchipped, he or she would be quickly recovered and returned to home if the dog went missing, that is not necessarily the case. Watch CEO Clare Williams...

Dog in paddling pool
As the weather heats up take a look at our top tips to ensure your pet stays safe and happy during warm temperatures.Download this advice sheet as a printable PDF

Christmas Dog
So your child has just written to Father Christmas asking for a puppy/kitten/pony/ rabbit/guinea pig?  Pets will remain on children’s Christmas lists for as long as Father Christmas goes on delivering presents every year. Our advice sheet offers practical ways to make positive decisions and...

NAWT Emergency Pet Info
Now that we no longer need to display a paper tax disc on our car windscreens, the National Animal Welfare Trust has come up with a way of using the defunct holder for carrying important information about you and your pets should you be involved in an accident or emergency.

Dog loose
Police and local authorities in England and Wales will have new legal powers to tackle irresponsible dog ownership from 20 October 2014. These early intervention measures are intended to enable the authorities to take actions aimed at preventing a future dog attack either on a person or another...

Pets and fireworks
The Firework season seems to be getting longer each year and can be a stressful time for all pets. Read on to find out how planning ahead can help keep them safe and less stressed through this time of year. Download this advice sheet here (PDF- 80KB)

Pets in autumn
The arrival of autumn brings a new set of challenges to pet owners, especially when the clocks go back, so here are some tips for keeping you and your pet safe and well as the nights draw in.Download this advice sheet here (PDF- 67 KB)

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