Labrador study offers vets clues on why dogs’ tails lose their wag…

A painful condition that affects dogs’ tails may be more common than previously thought, a study suggests. The research offers clues to potential causes of the illness – known as limber tail – which mostly affects larger working dog breeds, such as Labrador Retrievers. Researchers say their findings are the first step towards preventing the distressing condition, which causes the tail to become limp and painful. The team at the University of Edinburgh compared 38 cases of limber tail that were identified from owners’ reports about their dogs’ health with 86 dogs… Read More

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

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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

You and Your Dog

Credit - Ursula Roxy Aitchison

Would you like to be involved in a photography project for a great cause? Photographer, Ursula Roxy Aitchison is taking pictures of dogs and their owners for her latest project ‘You and Your Dog’, and you could be a part of it. Her project, ‘You and Your Dog’ is all about the wonderful connection between people and their four-legged friends and she is currently looking for more people to get involved. She plans on turning her collection of images into a book, with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Cinnamon… Read More

Fashion Goes To The Dogs: Hound Themed Pashmina Launched For Charity

Pip Howeson limited edition pashmina created with artist Jeremy Houghton

The worlds of fashion and dogs are colliding!  A tailor of classic bespoke British clothing is launching a beautiful limited collection of canine-print pashminas and she has pledged to donate part of her profits to the Kennel Club Charitable Trust (KCCT), a charity dedicated to supporting dog health and welfare.  A lovely gesture for man’s best friend 🙂 The pashminas have been created by Pip Howeson with artist Jeremy Houghton and will be launched at the Country Life Fair at Fulham Palace, London, SW1 on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 September, and… Read More

Fun Day For Alaskan Malamute Rescue A Huge Success

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The AMCUK Rescue Fun Day really was just that…lots of dogs and owners and non-dog owners having lots of FUN!

RAF and good dogs raise money for great cause

Dog supporting the RAF Wings appeal

Two great forces, dogs and the RAF, have come together to make some money for charity!

Proud to donate £5000 to Waggy Tails – helping dogs like Trixie and Muffin

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At the Kennel Club Charitable Trust we are delighted to announce that we have provided a £5,000 grant to Dorset-based dog charity Waggy Tails.