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Published on November 10, 2017 by Beth Pearson

Find out what's going on at your local centre over the next few months, and support our animals over the festive period!


Our centre in Tyler's Way, Watford is hosting a Christmas Bazaar and Dog Show event at the start of December!

Join the staff and enjoy exclusive stalls, crafts, visit th shop, and a bit of competition! A fun day out for all the family. 

WHEN: December 3rd, 11am-3pm

WHERE: National Animal Welfare Trust, Tylers Way, Watford By Pass, Watford, Herts, WD25 8W

Published on November 09, 2017 by Beth Pearson

We're thrilled that 10-year-old Bessie has finally found her forever home.

This beautiful girl first arrived at our Watford centre in 2014, but after being overlooked for some time, was moved to our Berkshire centre in a bid to get her rehomed.

Bessie was amazingly popular among staff and despite her past, she remained loving and affectionte. 

Being a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Bessie is extremely clever and learnt lots of new things at her time with NAWT through our Open Paw training, but despite this, she remained overlooked.

Published on November 07, 2017 by Beth Pearson

On Christmas day this year, approximately 60 dedicated staff and volunteers will spend their day caring for around 400 homeless animals across our centres. 

These homeless and abandoned pets have had a tough time, they’ve been forced to cope with a lot of upheaval in their lives through no fault of their own. So every year the team at NAWT make it their mission to give each and every animal a happy Christmas day, full of as much celebration and merriment as those of pets with a human and a home to call their own. 

Published on November 07, 2017 by Beth Pearson

Here at NAWT, we love all animals, including the oldies! But we’ve spoken to some owners besotted with their older pets so, THEY can tell you why owning a senior animal is “like nothing else”!

Keri owns beautiful Dominic, who is a 12-year-old Labrador and she says he is her ‘pride and joy’!

She added: “Up until the last six months he hasn't really shown any signs of his age, but he has started slowing down a bit. 

Published on October 31, 2017 by Beth Pearson
For an older animal, the loneliest fate is dying in an animal shelter. For years, he gave his former owner his love and devotion, only to be left alone in an unknown place. Perhaps his owner passed away, or maybe he just couldn’t pay the vet bills anymore. Whatever happened, this former pet is confused and deserves to see out his days in a loving home.
The brutal reality is that most senior animals get overlooked at shelters. After all, who wants to adopt an old pet?


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