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April 17 2019 AHT’s efforts help contain the spread of Equine Flu

In the chilly days of early February the flat horseracing world has not yet stirred from its winter slumber. Many of the equine stars who grace our racecourses in summer are over wintering abroad. Jump racing however is in full swing and focusses keenly on the approaching glories of the Cheltenham Festival and the Grand… Read more »

April 12 2019 How Bandit stole Maureen’s heart

When Maureen Lenehan was turned away from a pet rescue centre for being “too old” to rehome a dog, she lost all hope of finding a four-legged companion to ease the loneliness she was feeling. Seven years earlier she had lost her beloved husband, followed six months later by the family cat Chester. Maureen desperately… Read more »

April 8 2019 From frozen foal to sculpture trail muse – Lucas’ transformation

Lucas was rescued from a freezing field at just ten months old, alongside his emaciated mother who was in foal again. Thankfully, Lucas and his mother India were rescued just in time by Together for Animals member World Horse Welfare, and nursed back to health with specialist veterinary care. Lucas thrived in the charity’s care… Read more »

April 5 2019 National Pet Month

April is National Pet Month – promoting responsible pet ownership and raising awareness of the incredible work of animal charities across the UK. Animals contribute so much to our mental and physical wellbeing. By working together we are ensuring that they can enjoy the happier, healthier lives that they deserve. To start with we want… Read more »

April 1 2019 Responsible ownership is key in Marrakech

In the vibrant city of Marrakech, Morocco, you’ll find hundreds of horses working through the heat of the day pulling heavy taxi carriages, known as ‘caleches’. These horses ferry tourists and locals around and often suffer from painful harness wounds, lameness and dehydration. For their owners, these working animals play a vital role: they provide… Read more »

March 22 2019 The story of Crunchie and her amazing life

Crunchie is one of the luckier horses to be rehomed through Together for Animals member, World Horse Welfare.  She wasn’t the subject of cruelty or abuse, but what she has achieved has helped benefit thousands of horses around the world.  Not only was she Suzanne’s best friend, she has also been the best friend to… Read more »

March 13 2019 Weight loss success for obese cat

Just over one year ago, poor Flora was homeless, dangerously overweight and at risk of a wide range of health issues as a result. But thanks to Together for Animals member Blue Cross, and the care of a loving new family, the eight-year-old cat has had a dramatic turnaround in fortunes – and she is… Read more »

February 27 2019 Caring for Bob in a time of crisis

As part of Together for Animals member Mayhew’s community support, they run a Pet Refuge programme to help vulnerable people and their pets. This was set up in 2004 to help owners who have no other option of help to care for their animal at crisis points in their life. Mayhew provides shelter and care… Read more »