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Published on February 12, 2019 by Beth Pearson

Minnie the five-year-old Bulldog was taken to The Veterinary Clinic in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire to be put to sleep. 

She had been used for breeding and had recently had puppies. After this litter, her owner did not want to pay for operations she needed on both back legs, so took her to be euthanized.

Minnie’s legs cause her pain, discomfort and severely limit her mobility. It is unclear how long she has been in this state. 


Published on February 11, 2019 by Beth Pearson

Roses are red,

Violets are blue,

Zen the Staffie needs some love too.

10-year-old Zen is one of our Watford centre’s longest stay residents and has been without a home for too long.

This Valentine’s Day, we want to find him a warm, loving home that he can enjoy the rest of his days in! 


Published on February 05, 2019 by Beth Pearson

Today marks the Chinese New Year and 2019 is officially the year of the pig! Did you know our centre in Berkshire is home to two?

In Chinese tradition, each year is named after one of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac.

Bert, a medium Oxford and Ernie, a small pot-bellied pig are looking for a home together!

Both seven-years-old, Bert and Ernie outgrew their former owners’ garden and now need a big space to be able to live happily.


Published on January 28, 2019 by Beth Pearson

NAWT Comments on the Government Response to the EFRA Committee report on Controlling Dangerous Dogs.

The Government’s response to EFRA’s Dangerous Dogs report is published today.

NAWT welcomes the fact that the Government is committed to gaining an insight into the detailed anatomy of a dog attack, rather than just focusing on the breed or type of dog.


Published on January 28, 2019 by Beth Pearson
National Animal Welfare Trust believes that no responsible dog owner wants their pet to harm or kill livestock and yet seemingly innocent family pets are capable of chasing, injuring or killing livestock as news reports reveal. 
 
This week we are sharing advice tips and real-life stories to help you ensure you keep both your dog and livestock safe.
 
It is a criminal offence for a dog to worry livestock, that is where a dog barks, chases or bites a farm animal.

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