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Published on January 25, 2021 by James Lindsay

The week of April 1-7 every year is an opportunity to educate pet owners on the importance of cleaning up after their dogs - inform them of the hazards of dog poop to human health, and the environmental risks it poses when left unattended.

The Association of Professional Animal Waste Specialists (aPaws) estimates that pet pooches produce over 4.4 billion pounds of waste per year (2 billion litres).

Published on January 18, 2021 by James Lindsay

To celebrate NAWT’s 50th Anniversary this year, we have a fantastic array of prizes kindly donated by our generous corporate partners and supporters, including a personalised portrait painting and a cottage stay. Not only will you be helping homeless pets in need, but you could be walking away with one of 15 brilliant prizes in our 50th Anniversary Raffle. 

How would you like to win a luxury cottage getaway, a portrait painting of your gorgeous pet (or your favourite human), a Barbour jacket, a beautiful necklace, or a host of goodies for your dog?

Dog - Charlie
Published on January 12, 2021 by James Lindsay

This year NAWT is celebrating its 50th Anniversary and we want you to come on a journey down memory lane with us! Each month we’ll be bringing you a special blog that looks at various topics that have impacted animal welfare over the past 50 years.

Keep an eye out on the website each month for the latest ’50 years of…’ post! For this month, we have gone back through the decades and explored popular pet names. 

Published on January 06, 2021 by James Lindsay

Sunday 14th March 2021 is National Dog Theft Awareness Day. If you are a dog owner, make sure you are taking extra precautions to keep your loved one as safe as possible. 

There is a sinister side effect to the coronavirus pandemic, which is the stuff of nightmares for 24% of the UK population*. Dog theft has spiralled out of control.

Published on December 16, 2020 by Alex Spurgeon

News of the government’s £300 million emergency Sports Winter Package in spectator sports has been met with howls of disappointment by the dog rescue sector.

This is because among the benefactors will be greyhound racing.  


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