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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:

Tinto and Fiona’s special bond Animal Stories
September 13, 2019
Tinto and Fiona’s special bond

Every year Together for Animals member World Horse Welfare celebrates the joy that rehoming a horse brings with their Rehomed Horse of the Year competition. The competition is a great way for rehomers to share just how special their rehomed horses and ponies are to them, as well as highlighting just what rescue horses can […]

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Starving and alone Animal Stories
September 13, 2019
Starving and alone

Jake was found helplessly wandering around a woodland. Nobody knows how such a sweet dog ended up like this, but by the time he arrived at our member Blue Cross’ Burford rehoming centre he was one of the most emaciated strays the team had ever seen. With his ribs and hips protruding, he weighed just […]

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Wobbly kitten finds a steady home Animal Stories
September 11, 2019
Wobbly kitten finds a steady home

When a member of the public found a tiny abandoned kitten in a park in north-west London they called Together for Animals member Mayhew, and their Animal Welfare Officer Tania Mazzoni immediately went to help. She soon noticed that this little puss – later named Brollita – would require some additional, and very special, support. […]

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Autumn newsletter 2019 Publications
September 9, 2019
Autumn newsletter 2019

In this issue we meet Brollita – a very special little kitten who stole our hearts, find out about an award-winning thirteen-year friendship, learn about the vital research being carried out into cancer and genetic diseases in dogs, the life-saving mobile clinics helping animals in Mali, and how Jake found a loving new home. Read […]

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What will your legacy be? Appeals
September 2, 2019
What will your legacy be?

We are always humbled and grateful to those people who generously leave a gift in their Will to Together for Animals, helping our unique combination of members and the vital and lifesaving work they do continue for many years to come. Leaving us a gift is a great way to ensure Together for Animals help […]

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Ayat’s complicated pregnancy Animal Stories
August 19, 2019
Ayat’s complicated pregnancy

In rural Morocco, a long way from the nearest vet, a mare’s complications during pregnancy can quickly become a matter of life and death. But the quick-thinking actions of an owner and the vets working for Together for Animals member SPANA, saved both a mother and her foal before it was too late. Ayat was […]

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Banned from keeping animals News
August 6, 2019
Banned from keeping animals

A woman has been disqualified from keeping all animals for an indefinite period after she failed to provide veterinary care for her lame horse. Melissa Hetherington (25/07/1974) of Cumbria Close, Houghton Regis, appeared before St Albans Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 27 June for sentencing. Two offences of causing unnecessary suffering were proven at an earlier […]

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Max beats rare spinal condition Animal Stories
July 22, 2019
Max beats rare spinal condition

Max, a one-year-old Maine Coon, started to develop problems with his movement which limited his walking and jumping. He was referred to Together for Animals member the Animal Health Trust (AHT), however the cause was difficult to determine. It did not seem to be neurological at first, however Max’s symptoms worsened to the point that […]

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Cyril’s Story Animal Stories
July 5, 2019
Cyril’s Story

In May, Defra Minister David Rutley announced that a ban on third party puppy and kitten sales – aka “Lucy’s Law” – was being laid in parliament, and will come into effect on 6 April 2020. For one particular dog at Together for Animals member Mayhew, such legislation is the much needed light at the […]

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