The Kennel Club Breed Rescue Calendar 2016 is Here

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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

How Older People Can Prepare for Getting a Dog

Owning a dog is an immensely rewarding experience, and it is crucial that people do their research and ensure they are prepared for the commitment of owning a pet. Age UK, the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life, has been working on an online guide for older people looking to get a pet, which the Kennel Club has contributed to. From cost, care requirements, veterinary considerations and making sure your home is ready for a dog or other pet, there are lots of things to… Read More

Abused Dog Gets New Chance At Happiness After Owner Dies Following Drug Use

Scooby, a Terrier cross dog, has found a new home following the death of his owner, who died following drug use and left Scooby in a very distressed state and prone to aggressive behaviour. Scooby was taken in by a non-profit organisation called The K9 Project after being contacted by the owner’s sister. Scooby was found curled up on his owner’s chest and wouldn’t let the paramedics near to his owner, who had sadly passed away. Scooby had often been tied up in the garden for days on end, not fed properly… Read More

Bark and Bake for the Kennel Club Charitable Trust

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The Kennel Club Charitable Trust invites dog lovers nationwide to take part in its new Bark and Bake campaign during National Pet Month (1st April- 4th May), by holding a Bark and Bake Sale to raise money for the Kennel Club Charitable Trust and help make a difference for dogs.

‘Charlie Appeal’ launched to help young rescue dog

Calling all dog lovers!  An appeal has been launched to raise money for a one year-old rescue dog that needs an expensive life-changing operation to help him lead a normal life. Poor Charlie, an Old English Sheepdog, was emaciated, riddled with fleas, had worms and kennel cough and was due to be put down, when he was rescued from the pound by a Kennel Club Breed Rescue organisation, the Old English Sheepdog (OES) Rescue & Welfare charity. When OES Rescue & Welfare first took in Charlie, they noticed that, along with his… Read More

Charity Gets £10,000 Towards Saving Dogs’ Lives

This is great news!  A dog rescue charity which may have had to shut down within weeks due to a lack of funding has been helped by the Kennel Club Charitable Trust, which has given them a grant of £10,000. The Safe and Sound dog rescue charity, which saves the lives of 200 stray dogs each year, will now be able to carry on its work helping stray dogs from being euthanised. Safe and Sound relies entirely on donations and because of a huge increase in demand it faced shutting down in… Read More

Rescue Dogs To Shine At London’s Biggest Dog Event

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

Abandoned Pregnant German Shepherd And Her Ten Puppies Found New Homes By Charity

Hazel, a two year old German Shepherd Dog, has finally found a new home, following a stressful four months after being abandoned heavily pregnant alongside her male companion and two puppies from her previous litter. Taken in by Devon German Shepherd Dog Rescue in February this year, Hazel’s two six month old puppies were rehomed alongside Boz, her male companion. Shortly after, Hazel went on to have a further eight puppies that were all successfully homed thanks to the charity which has recently benefitted from a £4,000 grant from the Kennel Club… Read More

Manchester Dogs’ Home Fire

Our hearts go out to all those affected by the Manchester Dogs Home fire that claimed the lives of so many dogs and with many more injured. Since 1893 Manchester and Cheshire Dogs’ Home has provided shelter and veterinary care and re-homed over 1 million dogs. For those who want to lend your support, you can do so by donating here: www.justgiving.com/dogshome/ For further information on the charity visit www.dogshome.net/

Leave a Legacy – Help Change Dogs Lives Forever

A dog’s love is unconditional, and the comfort and joy they bring to people’s lives is beyond measure. We depend on them for their loyalty and companionship, but let’s not forget they depend on us too.