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Success Stories

Ask anyone who works or volunteers at the National Animal Welfare Trust and they will tell you the best part is when an animal in need leaves one of our centres to enjoy a new life in a loving home.

You can read some of our stories here and if you feel inspired to help us in our work, then there are many ways you can help.

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NAWT rescue dog Bambam
An unconventional rescue dog helped give his elderly owner another two years of life, the man's daughter believes.Roberta Levene knew it would be difficult to find a replacement for her 96-year-old father-in-law Reuben's much-loved spaniel, Teddy.Several calls to various rescue centres came to...

Dog - Ivy
We had the pleasure of hearing from the new owners of former greyhound resident Ivy recently, who they adopted from the Hertfordshire centre. They gave us this wonderful update on life with their new doggy: "We got Ivy from you when she was very young, at around six weeks. She was under weight,...

Dog - Jetski
We loved hearing from the new owners of former Watford centre dog resident Jetski. The following update put a big smile on everyone’s faces!

cat - roxie
We were delighted when we received a beautiful update from the owners of Roxie, an adorable cat and former Hertfordshire centre resident. Read the full update below.“Today marks exactly two years since we adopted Roxie from you, it’s been the very best two years!”

Dog - Kate
We have received a very heart-warming update from the owners of former Watford centre dog resident Kate, who found her forever home towards the end of last year:“We are really pleased to let you know that we have had Kate for over six months now, so we wanted to update you on how she is getting on...

Cats - cinders and smokey
We recently received a very lovely update from the owners of former Watford centre cat residents Cinders and Smokey: “Hello! We thought we’d send a couple of photos to show how well Cinders and Smokey are settling into their new home. They seem to love it!”

Graham and Elina, the owners of former Trindledown farm resident Diesel, recently gave us a wonderful update on life with their new cat: