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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.

If the media would like to contact any of our spokespeople then please call our head office on 020 8950 0177 - press option 1. For weekends contact the same number and press option 2.

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You can read all our latest press releases below:

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...

31st March, 2017
Sorry dog lovers - NAWT’s Map My Wee App was an April Fool joke! But in truth our story was inspired by our care for rescue dogs. If our joke made you smile then please spend some real pennies on our animals by donating to our furry friends. Text NAWT33 £5 (or any amount of your choice) to 70070...

8th February, 2017
February 2017National Animal Welfare Trust‘s (NAWT) Open Paw for Cats programme:encourages natural behaviours by feeding little and often from foraging toys instead of bowlsenables cats to enjoy visitor interaction, to help them find new homes quickerteaches cats tricks and skills to help them...

20th October, 2016
Each year UK pet food company, Burns Pet Nutrition offers one animal welfare charity an incredible support package to help them achieve their goals.Burns are delighted to announce that animal rescue and re-homing charity National Animal Welfare Trust (NAWT) has been chosen as their Charity of the...

8th July, 2016
Embargoed 15 July 2016On the road with your dog - National Animal Welfare Trust Travel Survey With thousands of people expected to take to the roads this summer holiday, animal rescue charity National Animal Welfare Trust is reminding people of their responsibilities when it comes to dog travel...

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