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
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
Dog welfare crisis looms as lifestyle changes, a lack of training and time are revealed to be the main reasons dogs are rehomed
The AMCUK Rescue Fun Day really was just that…lots of dogs and owners and non-dog owners having lots of FUN!
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