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A potential cure for heart disease News
November 18, 2019
A potential cure for heart disease

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 […]

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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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New research into dog cancer News
May 17, 2019
New research into dog cancer

Research recently released by Together for Animals member, the Animal Health Trust, investigating the most common skin cancer in dogs, mast cell tumours, will be hugely beneficial to two of the UK’s most popular breeds of dog. It is estimated that last year more than 12,000 dogs in the UK were affected by mast cell […]

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AHT help contain spread of Equine Flu News
April 17, 2019
AHT help contain 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 […]

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From frozen foal to sculpture star Animal Stories
April 8, 2019
From frozen foal to sculpture star

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 […]

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National Pet Month News
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 […]

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Responsible ownership in Marrakech News
April 1, 2019
Responsible ownership 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 […]

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Caring for Bob in a time of crisis News
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 […]

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New cancer research will save lives News
February 13, 2019
New cancer research will save lives

Research conducted by a team of scientists and vets at Together for Animals member Animal Health Trust, in collaboration with the University of Liverpool, offers new hope to vets and dog owners. Cutaneous mast cell tumours are the most common form of skin cancer in dogs. Aggressive forms of these tumours often recur, or spread […]

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