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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:

8th June, 2016
Rescue and rehoming charity National Animal Welfare Trust (NAWT) is trying to help pets owners avoid buying puppies from unlicensed breeders or puppy farmers with the launch of the NAWT Puppy Pledge.The NAWT Puppy Pledge is designed to be signed by anyone who is interested in animal welfare issues...

16th June, 2015
List of the top ten ‘hot spots’ released to coincide with gritty dogs in hot cars campaign - with Greater London topping the poll.A coalition of animal welfare charities and the police have launched a hard hitting national campaign, warning people of the devastating consequences of leaving dogs in...

12th May, 2015
An online poll conducted by the National Animal Welfare Trust has revealed that the majority of respondents (84%) don't think the changes to the Dangerous Dogs Act are an effective piece of legislation, a year after they were introduced.And despite the heavy promotion of the changes when they were...

19th February, 2015
Rescue and rehoming charity National Animal Welfare Trust has appointed four new trustees to its board.The trustees bring an important range of skills – from campaigning to veterinary experience - to complement the existing board.Speaking of the appointment Chief Executive Clare Williams said: “The...

30th June, 2014
***To view a social media-ready version of this release plesae click on this link***Rescue and rehoming charity the National Animal Welfare Trust is supporting the Royal Mail/CWU’s Dog Awareness Week by highlighting the recent changes to the Dangerous Dogs Act and how it affects all dog owners.

9th May, 2014
How you manage your dog when strangers come to your door needs to be a top priority in order to stay on the right side of the law when the new Dangerous Dogs Act comes into force on Tuesday, May 13. This advice is just one of several points covered in a new free fact sheet published by the rescue...

15th April, 2014
The National Animal Welfare Trust has become the first rescue and rehoming charity to join an innovative community-based scheme offering support to owners experiencing bereavement.


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