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The Mayhew Helps the Homeless’ Dogs at Crisis at Christmas

As well as helping the homeless and their dogs throughout the year working with a number of homeless charities in London, The Mayhew also attends the annual Crisis at Christmas to give homeless guests’ dogs a thorough health check and preventative veterinary care. This year our Vet, Dr. Emily Richardson BSC MRCVS and Animal Welfare […]

Eight-Week-Old Puppy Bought Online But No Longer Wanted

An eight-week-old puppy, who was purchased online as a present, but later no longer wanted, has finally found happiness after receiving love, care, and treatment from The Mayhew Animal Home. The black Labrador cross, named Madison by our Mayhew staff, had been sold from an online site to a young man who was looking to purchase […]

Welcome to our Newest TheraPaws Dogs

We’d like to give a big warm welcome to our newest TheraPaws canine recruits! They will be joining our super troop of dogs and volunteers who go on regular visits to care homes, day centres, hospices and hospitals across North and West London. Ziggy Ziggy is a loveable, cuddly dog (pictured above) who can’t wait […]

Stars and their Pooches Walk the Red Carpet for The Mayhew

There was glitz, glamour and an abundance of gorgeous dogs at The Mayhew Animal Home’s Tinsel and Tails Christmas Fundraiser at The Grand Connaught Rooms in London, on Tuesday night. Celebrities and their four-legged guests including James McVey from The Vamps and Stephanie Pratt were out in force to witness some of the incredible achievements […]

Meet a TheraPaws Team!

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 […]

Sick Puppy Sold Outside Tube Station is on the Right Track to Happiness

A sick puppy who was sold outside a London tube station is finally on the right track to happiness after receiving treatment and care from The Mayhew Animal Home. Seven-week old Border Collie puppy, Mocha, was up for sale outside Ruislip Tube Station in West London, despite being poorly and malnourished. A passing couple decided […]

Give us The Chance to Help More Animals

The Mayhew Animal Home provides a range of community outreach projects and vital services helping pet owners and pets in London. Every day our Animal Welfare Officers work in communities across London reaching out to and assisting pet owners, the homeless, the elderly and vulnerable. For those pets that need urgent and routine preventative veterinary […]


Meet one of our Dog Foster Carers

Our volunteer foster carers make a huge difference to the lives of some of our cats and dogs that don’t cope well in a shelter environment. Fostering also frees up space at The Mayhew for other animals in desperate need of our care. We recently caught up with one of our cat foster carers (you […]

Mummy Cat and Kittens Saved by Local Resident

A mummy cat has been saved from being abandoned and giving birth to a litter of five on the streets thanks to the kind-heartedness and goodwill of a local resident and The Mayhew Animal Home. Trudy Broome discovered the two-year-old black and white cat sitting in her front garden in Brent, London. At first she […]

Please Vote for us in The Charity Film Awards

Three of our videos have been nominated in The Charity Film Awards! Our videos tell the stories of the animals in our care and allow us to share our work in animal welfare and the programmes we run with the community.  They also offer a look behind the scenes of our Animal Welfare Officers and […]