fbpx

Latest News

Because of the kind support and donations Together for Animals receives, we are able to help change the lives of cats, dogs, donkeys, and horses. Keep up to date with all our latest news:

Left living amongst bin bags Animal Stories
January 17, 2020
Left living amongst bin bags

When a group of dog walkers came across a pile of rubbish in their local park, they were shocked to see a young Saluki pup settled down amongst the bin bags. 5 year old Blossom had clearly been abandoned, and cowered in fear at the sight of the walkers and their dogs. She wouldn’t allow […]

Read More
Dippy is flying the flag for rescue horses everywhere Animal Stories
January 6, 2020
Dippy is flying the flag for rescue horses everywhere

Norfolk Swing (Dippy) was born at our member World Horse Welfare’s Hall Farm Rescue and Rehoming Centre in 2008, after his mother came into their care when her owner breached a ban on keeping horses. His elegant name reflected his Thoroughbred potential that might see him enter the show ring, but his easy-going, affectionate nature […]

Read More
Buster gets a happy Christmas Animal Stories
December 16, 2019
Buster gets a happy Christmas

Meet brave Buster – who spent the first six and a half years of his life serving in the police force! When he was retired four years ago, he was adopted by Sue, who hoped to give him the happy retirement he deserved. However, Buster’s health started deteriorating two years ago when he began suffering […]

Read More
She can barely move, let alone work Appeals
December 11, 2019
She can barely move, let alone work

A lifetime of backbreaking work with no hope of retirement. That’s the heart-breaking reality for most working animals in the countries where Together for Animals member SPANA operates. Many won’t make it to older age. Of those that do, almost all will experience excruciatingly painful, stiff and swollen joints. Agonising arthritis causes their bodies to […]

Read More
A potential cure for heart disease in cats News
November 18, 2019
A potential cure for heart disease in cats

A new breakthrough in creation of feline stem cells could help develop cure for heart disease in cats and humans. In what is believed to be a world-first, researchers have identified the conditions required to generate pluripotent stem cells from domestic cats, a finding which could have significant benefits for feline and human health. The […]

Read More
Najia is a survivor Animal Stories
November 6, 2019
Najia is a survivor

When two-week-old Najia first came to our member SPANA’s centre in Chemaia, Morocco, she could barely stand. Najia, which means ‘Survivor’ in Arabic, was rushed to SPANA’s vets by her concerned owner, Houmani, who was seeking urgent help from the team. Najia was weak and in bad shape. The donkey foal was fighting a severe […]

Read More
Keeping your animals safe this Bonfire Night News
November 1, 2019
Keeping your animals safe this Bonfire Night

Fireworks can be a source of anxiety for many animals. But you can help them feel safe this Bonfire Night with our top tips: Dogs Walk dogs during daylight hours to avoid times when fireworks are likely to be set off Close windows and curtains to muffle the sound of fireworks Put on some music […]

Read More
Keep your pets safe this Halloween News
October 28, 2019
Keep your pets safe this Halloween

Halloween can be fun children and families. But for pets it can be a nightmare. Keep your animals safe this year by following these tips: Trick-or-treat sweets are not for pets – All forms of chocolate can be dangerous, even lethal, for dogs and cats. Keep all the trick-or-treat goodies well away from your pets. […]

Read More
Cat found having partially digested a plastic bag News
October 22, 2019
Cat found having partially digested a plastic bag

When little Bilbo arrived at Together for Animals member Mayhew, it was clear he had been through the wars. He was dehydrated, suffering from severe diarrhoea and the area around his behind looked sore and inflamed. Mayhew’s Vets and Animal Welfare Officers immediately gave Bilbo a full health check, and prescribed fluids, probiotics and antibiotics. […]

Read More