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The National Animal Welfare Trust has been in operation for 50 years. In addition to its rescue and rehoming work, the Trust is there to offer guidance and advice to pet owners, and occasionally, lend a voice to the domestic pet on its place in modern society.

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You can read all our latest press releases below:

16th July, 2021
Rescue and rehoming charity National Animal Welfare Trust is seeing a surge in interest* from pet owners seeking advice and support for their pets, with queries up 165% compared to the same period before the pandemic started.This rise in requests suggests pet owners’ support needs are evolving, as...

21st June, 2021
Local animal rescue center National Animal Welfare Trust Bedfordshire – also known as HULA – was delighted to receive a hand-drawn portrait of one of their current dogs, Lottie, in the post from 11 yr old Millie.Millie says, “I’ve drawn this picture of Lottie because I really want her to find her...

18th May, 2021
Rescue and rehoming charity National Animal Welfare Trust (NAWT) has welcomed plans announced by the Government to further protect animals.The Action Plan for Animal Welfare, announced in the Queen’s speech on 11 May 2021 addresses several points that affect the animals being managed by rehoming...

29th April, 2021
Dogs Die in Hot Cars group issue canine lockdown for hot summer days.As lockdown restrictions ease for people, dog owners are being urged to safeguard their pets as the weather heats up this summer.The Dogs Die in Hot Cars coalition group has launched a ‘doggy lockdown’ during heatwaves for our...

1st March, 2021
Rescue and rehoming charity National Animal Welfare Trust (NAWT) has appointed Rob Mitchell as its new Chief Executive Officer.Rob joins the charity following a successful career in retail - starting out at B&Q and rising through the ranks, latterly working as General Manager, shop operations...

2nd November, 2020
Rescue and rehoming charity National Animal Welfare Trust (NAWT) has appointed Andrew Gillon as director of operations.Andrew brings nearly two decades of experience in the animal welfare sector to the role, which will include overseeing the charity’s five rehoming centres.He said: “The way...

23rd July, 2020
What would happen to thousands of stray and unwanted dogs, cats, rabbits and guinea pigs in the UK if rescue and rehoming centres were to close their doors for good?This could be the consequence if such charities do not get emergency government support to cover a shortfall in vital income lost...

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