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Published on 13th October, 2021

Picture the scene.  A normal weekday morning.  Everybody in the house is up, ready for school / ready for work / ready for the day.  The family heads out and as they leave, release their beloved family dog out of the door, ready to roam the streets for the day with other like-minded pet pooches, returning for their dinner in the evening…..

 


Published on 13th October, 2021

For the past 50 years animal welfare and improving the lives of homeless animals that come into our care, have been a top priority at NAWT. COVID-19 has presented us all with many challenges but now that restrictions have been lifted and we are all returning to a new normal, the pandemic has left a very worrying problem in its wake – serious behavioural problems in dogs and other animals.


Published on 12th October, 2021

It’s that time again, the Autumn/ Winter 2021 edition of Animate is now available for your reading pleasure.

This exciting edition includes four heart-warming happy ending stories, an interesting article on the Government’s newly announced Action Plan for Animal Welfare and a chance for you to get to know Rob Mitchell and Andrew Gillon, our Chief Executive Officer and Director of Operations.


Published on 20th July, 2021

Did you know that an incredible 59% of UK households now own a pet of some sort or other? With levels of pet ownership rising by a whopping 18% over the last year.

Given the massive popularity of owning your very own pet, have you ever thought about how people’s attitudes to pet ownership have changed over the last 50 years? 


Published on 12th July, 2021

As humans, we use products to monitor our health and fitness, so why not our dogs?

With one of NAWT's partners, Pawfit, providing a pet location and activity tracker, wellness month seemed an ideal opportunity to ask their Senior Marketing Executive, Rebecca Austin, a few questions:

Q. Why is monitoring my dog’s exercise and health important?

"Just like humans, our dogs need regular daily exercise to ensure they stay fit and healthy throughout their lives.


Published on 7th June, 2021

In April 2021, a new animal law was passed by parliament, meaning that people who abuse animals will now face longer maximum prison sentences of up to five years.


Published on 26th May, 2021

In April 2021, a new animal law was passed by parliament, meaning that people who abuse animals will now face longer maximum prison sentences of up to five years.


Published on 29th April, 2021

It’s that time again, the spring/summer 2021 edition of Animate is now available for your reading pleasure.

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Published on 22nd April, 2021

We have teamed up with online automotive marketplace CarGurus.co.uk* to provide guidance and advice on safe car travel with your dog this Spring.

The partnership follows a survey of 2,000 dog-owning drivers which revealed a fifth (22 per cent) got their most recent dog after the start of lockdown – leaving some with hefty costs.

More than a third (35 per cent) of new dog owners said they had to buy a larger or more practical car because of the dog.


Published on 15th March, 2021

Socks is an English springer spaniel, who came to our Hertfordshire centre in early January 2021 as a stray.

During his initial assessment on arrival, Socks showed little to no interest in toys or food, and was shrinking away from human contact.

However, he showed a flicker of interest in Shelley, a Junior Animal Care Leader, and herself an experienced Spaniel owner. Shelley was allocated to work with Socks for his first few days to help him settle.


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