A local 16-week old puppy, who wasn’t able to be placed in a normal pet home due to issues caused by a brain injury at birth, has had his life turned around and has now been selected by the Kennel Club as the star of a new calendar. Oreo, a German Shorthaired Pointer, suffered damage to his cerebellum during birth, which caused him to have issues with his coordination, meaning he would require special care throughout his life. Thankfully, despite his challenging start, his breeder contacted the Kennel Club Breed Rescue organisation,… Read More
A local three-year-old Golden Retriever rescue dog who had to learn to trust people again after being deprived of a loving home, was selected by the Kennel Club as the cover star of the 2018 calendar. Lexi, a Golden Retriever, who came into the Rescue Trust of the North West Retriever Club in 2016, had been to two different homes in as many years, after being bought by a family from an internet advert. They didn’t have the time to care for her and soon sent her to another home, and because… Read More
A local dog who has come a long way since finding himself in rescue at seven months of age, now boasting a large social media following and a local radio slot, has been selected by the Kennel Club as the star of their new Breed Rescue calendar. Ralph, a Bedlington Terrier from Stratford Upon Avon in Warwickshire, who came into Bedlington Terrier Rescue earlier in the year, was gifted by his owners who were struggling with his exuberance. He was difficult to rehome, despite his young age, because he had no training… Read More
A local 4 year-old English Springer Spaniel rescue dog, who was going to be put to sleep after he developed problems with his front legs, has been selected by the Kennel Club as the cover star of a new calendar. Fleck, an English Springer Spaniel, who came into English Springer Spaniel Welfare in February 2017, was given up by his owners of nearly 3 years after his legs developed problems and he was no longer able to work. At just 4 years old he was given an operation funded by English Springer… Read More
The Kennel Club Breed Rescue calendar is back this year! Not only does the calendar have 12 heart-warming images of rescue dogs, it also tells each dog’s story. All of the dogs have been helped to find their ‘forever’ homes by Kennel Club Breed Rescue organisations. All proceeds from the calendar go towards helping the rescue and re-homing of pedigree dogs in the UK through Kennel Club Breed Rescue. Here are some of the lovely dogs featured in the calendar! Meet Teddy the Greyhound Teddy recently retired from a career as a… Read More
If you are dog-mad and want to support the plight of rescue dogs there is a great chance to do so this weekend at Discover Dogs (8-9 November at Earls Court, London). Twelve different breeds of rescue dog will be at the event (London’s biggest and best dog event we might add!), some on the Kennel Club’s Find a Rescue stand and some on the Eukanuba stand. They’ll be with their two-legged friends to promote Kennel Club Breed Rescue organisations and all the benefits of rescuing a dog. On Saturday 8 November,… Read More
Eilidh the rescue Westie is a superstar in the making! The sixteen month old cutie from UK Westie Rehoming has been chosen as the cover star for the 2015 Kennel Club Breed Rescue calendar. Life has not always been so glamorous for Eilidh, who was born into rescue after her mother Polly ended up at UK Westie Rehoming when her owner was found dead. No one knew Polly was pregnant until she was scanned by a vet who identified four little bundles in her womb, and when the pups were born three… Read More
Gillian Cowe from German Shepherd Rescue Scotland What is your job title? Website Designer. What does your job involve? Deigning and maintaining websites for clients.
The best calendar for 2014 has arrived, not only is it full of lovely rescue dogs, but it also raises money for dog charities. Make sure you do not miss out and buy one now from our shop, all proceeds will go towards the rescue and rehoming of pedigree dogs in the UK through breed rescue. If we haven’t convinced you, I think Jasmine will. Here she is, the cover star, posing during the launch at Discover Dogs!
We had a great time at Discover Dogs and so did the record breaking crowds! Thank you to everyone who came along. The picture above was taken at Discover Dogs as Eukanuba pledged to support Kennel Club Breed Rescue organisations as the supplier of premium nutrition and rehoming packs! Good news for breed rescue charities and all the dogs out there needing our help. The packs will contain a bag of Eukanuba dog food, nutritional information, a handy measuring cup and a coupon for £5 off the new dog owner’s next purchase of Eukanuba. … Read More