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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.

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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)

Child and chihuahua
As the nation’s schools finish for the summer break, NAWT is reminding dog owners about keeping their dogs safe from incidents during the traditional peak time for dog bite incidents.

Dog looking through fence
The amended Dangerous Dogs Act comes into effect in England and Wales on 13 May 2014. This law applies to all dog owners no matter what size or breed, whether your pet is a Chihuahua, a Cockapoo or a Collie cross.

Dog enjoying spring
Here are some tips to help you keep your pets safe and healthy as you start spending more time in the great outdoors.Rabbits and Guinea Pigs

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