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Bill Bailey Meets Rosie

Comic legend and musician Bill Bailey is helping secure a rosy future for a dog from The Mayhew during National Pet Month. Rosie, a one year old Shih Tzu and Chihuahua crossbreed, arrived at the rescue centre last month due to her owner’s ill health. Bill who has a veritable menagerie of pets, including five rescue […]

Mayhew vets remove MacGyvor’s tumour

MacGyver is a special cat. He was found hiding and had a cancerous eye which had to be removed by the Mayhew Vets. Read more about his story.

Mayhew Vet Clinic Goes From Strength to Strength

The Mayhew’s vet clinic carried out a record breaking 9000 procedures in 2014 including microchipping, vet checks, vaccinations and neutering. Busier than ever during National Pet Month this month, clinic staff also carried out many complex and delicate surgeries. They successfully removed a swollen cancerous tumour which had eaten away the delicate eyelid area of […]

London Live Interview About Pet Obesity

London Live television recently visited The Mayhew to talk to our chief vet, Ursula Goetz, about the rise in pet obesity. Here, Ursula describes some of the issues which lead to obesity. http://www.londonlive.co.uk/news/overweight-pets-are-becoming-a-growing-concern-for-vets You can get your dog or cat weight-checked at our weekly Nurse Clinics for just £10. Make an appointment at our vet clinic

TheraPaws Age UK Visit

An elderly lady with dementia who had a lifelong fear of dogs was overcome with emotion after meeting 4-year-old Max from The Mayhew Animal Home’s ground breaking TheraPaws programme. Nancy and Max enjoyed cuddles while attending a social event at St Peter’s Church, in West London, designed to help people with dementia unlock long lost memories. […]

The Mayhews’ Very Special Pets feature on London Live TV

The Mayhew’s very special pets featured in a London Live television show recently.  Reporter Jake Tupman visited the rescue centre to meet our animals with extra special needs. These included Gordon, the deaf dog, who kennel staff are teaching sign language to, Lavender the three-legged cat and the super-cuddly Van Gogh, with only one ear.  […]

Rescued three legged cat at The Mayhew Animal Home

The Mayhew’s Therapaws dogs visit people with dementia

Three dogs from our ground breaking TheraPaws programme have been along to a social gathering to help people with dementia unlock their treasures memories. TheraPaws pets regularly visit sixteen care homes and special outreach events to offer much needed support to dementia sufferers and their relatives. They also help people in palliative care. Labradoodles Max […]

The Mayhew Therapaws dogs help people with dementia

World Spay Day 2015

The Mayhew Animal Home participated in World Spay Day on 24th February 2015, successfully neutering 29 cats during the day. We are one of many UK animal welfare charities working to highlight the importance of neutering on this year’s World Spay Day. The Mayhew Community Vet Clinic offers low-cost neutering for cats and is part […]

Kittens The Mayhew Animal Home

The Mayhew’s response to EastEnders’ dog breeding story line

The Mayhew was very disappointed  to hear about the BBC show EastEnders confirming a story line relating to the breeding of one of the characters dogs “Lady Di” a British Bulldog. The story is set to follow the Carter family, who want to breed their dog for the sole purpose of making money. They soon […]

Dog neutering in London - The Mayhew Animal Home

The Mayhew attends House of Lords event

Staff from the Mayhew mingled with around 150 people and therapy dogs at an event at the House of Lords on Jan 20 to show how pets bring much needed support to elderly people. Stars on the night were two therapy dogs called Star and Seren who stole the show with their striking good looks. […]

Dogs Star and Seren The Mayhew Animal Home