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Five Kittens Wash up after Being Born in Abandoned Washing Machine

Five young kittens were rescued by The Mayhew Animal Home recently after they had a tumbly start to life and were born inside an abandoned washing machine. The teeny five-week-old kittens, aptly named Daz, Ariel, Persil, Surf and Fairy, were found with their mum, a feral cat, living inside the drum of a washing machine […]

The Mayhew’s Open Day Raises £10,000

The Mayhew Animal Home recently held its fantastic Open Day event on Sunday May 21st and raised an incredible £10,000 on the day. The Mayhew threw a spectacular street party, sponsored by Hamilton Court Developments, and opened its doors to visitors so they could have an exclusive look behind-the-scenes at the Home and also get the […]

A pup-date from Rascal

At only five weeks old, two tiny terrier brothers, Rascal and Toby were dumped in a box and left for dead.  They were rushed to the safety of The Mayhew to receive the urgent care they needed. Sadly, even with veterinary treatment , Toby didn’t make it (you can read the story of the dumped puppies here). […]

Ask the expert: Brachycephaly

There has been a huge surge in the popularity of brachycephalic pets recently. The fastest growing brachycephalic breed is the French Bulldog, with Pugs and Bulldogs close behind. It also affects cats, with Persians and Burmese being popular brachycephalic breeds. If you are thinking of getting a dog that belongs to a breed that is […]

TheraPaws Visit the National Theatre for Mental Health Awareness Week

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week (8th to 14th May 2017), The Mayhew Animal Home has teamed up with the National Theatre to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues with a visit from our gorgeous TheraPaws dogs. Our TheraPaws dogs are a part of The Mayhew’s animal therapy visiting programme, which recognises […]

Meet a TheraPaws Team: Kevin and Lexi

TheraPaws recognises the benefits of taking animals into the care setting to engage with the elderly. We specialise in visits to people with dementia and to palliative care centres. Our volunteers and their dogs go on regular visits to care homes, day centres, hospices and hospitals across North and West London. Here we find out a […]

Mayhew International in Georgia

Our Mayhew International Team are currently busy in Georgia giving extensive veterinary training and advice and treating sick and injured cats and dogs in the shelters there.  Our Vet Team spent two days at the Tbilisi Municipal Shelter neutering, spaying and giving veterinary treatment and care to the cats and dogs. A cat that came […]

Mayhew International Georgia 2017

Free Microchipping for Dogs at BARK in the Park in June

Sadly we see hundreds of lost cats and dogs come through our doors every year, unfortunately many of which are not identifiable because they haven’t been microchipped. With the one-year anniversary of the compulsory dog microchipping law coming up in April, we are appealing to owners who have not already got their pet microchipped to […]

TheraPaws Help Students with Exam Stress

This time of year most students can be found in the library frantically preparing for exams, so The Mayhew Animal Home decided to give them a break from the revision and brighten up their day with visits from our gorgeous TheraPaws dogs. Our TheraPaws dogs are a part of The Mayhew’s animal therapy visiting programme, […]

We’re Celebrating World Vet Day

29th April 2017 marks World Vet Day and we are celebrating our vets here in London and also the international vets we train as part of our International Vet Training Programme, who return to their countries not only with enhanced veterinary skills, but also with a general understanding of animal behaviour, knowledge about shelter medicine […]