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Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Charity, Some Insight.

From the day they welcomed their first stray dog in 1860 they have been putting their animals at the very centre of everything they do. Over three million animals later, Battersea are still working to achieve the vision that every dog and cat should live in a home where they are given love, care and respect. It is their determination to help every cat and dog that arrives at the gates that they see animals in all states of mental and physical condition. [...]

More Pets Being Abandoned Than Ever

The number of pets housed at animal shelters or abandoned over Christmas and the new year has risen sharply, according to UK animal charities. Battersea Dogs and Cats Home said it was unable to cope with numbers of pets arriving and, for the first time, has had to create a  list of pets on a waiting list. Charities sources have said the recession and unusually cold weather are partly responsible. They expect to see more animals being abandoned in the coming months [...]

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home – Fostering Facts

Our rehoming process is carefully tailored to each person, so please allow plenty of time. We are busiest over weekends and during school holidays. Dogs are rehomed all over the country, but you will have to collect the dog from one of our three sites. If you live more than ten miles from the Home you can start the dog rehoming process online. Fill in an application form and a rehomer will telephone you to go over your application. If you live too far away for a [...]

Paul O’Grady Wants to Feed 1 Million Rescue Dogs

Last year he spent six months at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in London filming For The Love Of Dogs for ITV which regularly notched up eight million viewers. “We were only meant to be there for six days but when I saw some of the sights I thought no, I’ve got to do this properly and get stuck in,” he says. “It’s the best thing I’ve ever done.” The “sights” he refers to are dogs who had suffered appalling abuse. “Honestly, [...]