Our blog

Our regularly updated blog is packed full of exclusive insights from our experts and frontline staff.

Read about our most pressing campaigns, get the full view on current animal welfare issues, follow heartwarming rescue stories, and learn more about caring for and protecting the animals around you.

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Early socialisation and habituation in puppies: How can we provide for them in these difficult times?
Providing social and environmental stimulation during the coronavirus outbreak
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We interview our equine expert on everything horse care
We spent 5 minutes with Mark Kennedy, our senior scientific manager for equines.
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Why adopting an older dog can be better than adopting a young pup
Yes - you can teach an old dog new tricks!
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8 simple DIY loo roll games to keep your pets entertained during Coronavirus self-isolation
Anyone for DIY loo roll tube games to keep the pets (and kids) entertained?
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Self-isolation inspiration: Top 11 animal films and TV shows
Our top binge-watching picks.
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How our team is responding to coronavirus
The latest updates on our animal centres, cancelled fundraising events, and more.
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How to care for your pets when carrying out 'social distancing' or staying at home due to Coronavirus: Q&A
As fears about Coronavirus - or Covid-19 - sweep the globe, health authorities are issuing lots of advice to people. But what about our pets? 
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Crufts 2020: The positives and the problems
From the puffiest of poodles to the quickest of collies, Crufts has something that any dog lover can enjoy, which is why so many people love to tune in...
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Fierce fundraisers: Why I chose to swim 5k in wild waters
We chatted with Michelle Sidley, our operations support manager and passionate fundraiser all about her latest money-raising adventure... A 5k wild swim in Shoreham's River Adur.
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Five things I learned after adopting a rescue dog
From starving to spoilt! A guest blog written by Rachel Butler, our press officer and dog-mum to lurcher, William...