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New Year, new Tails

We are excited to share our newly rebranded supporter magazine with you, now called ‘Tails’ to reflect the hundreds of animals and people we help each year. It features stories from our staff, volunteers, people and organisations we work together with and of course from you, our supporters. In the first issue we take a […]

Dogs, it’s your year to shine!

Chinese New Year is on 16th February and this year it’s the Year of the Dog! Read on to find out if you’re a Dog and what it means… In Chinese astrology, each year is related to a zodiac animal according to the 12-year-cycle and 2018 is the Year of the Dog. Other Dog years […]

Cat Dumped in Cardboard Box Outside Mayhew

A black and white cat was recently abandoned in a box outside Mayhew after her previous owner could no longer look after her. The four-year-old, named Dixie, was discovered in a taped up cardboard box outside the Home at the beginning of December last year. Mayhew’s Animal Welfare Officer, AJ Ford, said: “We found poor […]

Elderly Lady in Russia Found Living With 65 Animals

Our Mayhew International team in Russia has been supporting a number of Moscow charities with spay and neutering programmes for dogs and cats. We have been working with one such charity, Fond Dingo, since 2012. Last month, Fond Dingo and Mayhew Alumni Vet, Dr Rina Vorobyeva, travelled to the town of Alexandrov to visit a […]

Mayhew’s Supporters Raise Funds to Replace Stolen Animal Ambulance

In August last year, one of our vital animal ambulances was sadly stolen and was never reported as found or returned to us. But this week we are delighted to announce that, thanks to the generous fundraising by our supporters, we have been able to receive our new, replacement ambulance. Our animal ambulances are so […]

Call for Evidence on Ban of Third Party Puppy Sales Announced by Government at Mayhew

The government has announced a call for evidence on whether there should be a ban on third party puppy sales. The announcement was made by Defra Minister, Lord Gardiner, at Mayhew today. Defra Minister, Lord Gardiner, said: “We have announced today a call for evidence on whether we should ban third party sales because we think […]

Over 4,000 Dogs Vaccinated Against Rabies in Afghanistan

Since the start of August 2017, Mayhew Afghanistan’s mass canine rabies vaccination programme in the capital city, Kabul, has been in full swing and making great progress. As of the end of January 2018, the team had reached our vaccination target in five separate districts and have been working in two other districts and have […]

Win a Custom Illustration of Your Pet this Valentine’s Day

Do you have a furry Pawlentine who deserves to feel loved this year? Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with us by sharing a photo of your #Pawlentine and be in with the chance of winning a custom illustration of your pet!  How to enter: Take a photo of your furry Pawlentine. Share the photo with us […]

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SEVEN French Bulldogs Abandoned in ONE Month

In just ONE month Mayhew has shockingly had SEVEN French Bulldogs brought into the rescue. Unfortunately these dogs are just some of the many brachycephalic pets that can end up abandoned and in our care either due to ill health or being bred to sell. They were handed into us separately and are aged between […]

Mayhew Afghanistan helps former Special Forces Dog

Mayhew Afghanistan recently came to the rescue of a retired US Special Forces mine detection dog that had a tumour on his right hind leg. Mayhew’s Afghanistan Country Director, Dr. Mohammadzai DVM, was called by the former working dog’s owner. The seven-year-old German Shepherd, named Graf, had a tumour on the flank of his right […]