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My Rescue and Me: Remembering Foster

David and Helen from North London adopted Foster from The Mayhew in 2009 when he was nine and a half years old. David’s touching tribute to his best friend shows us just how much love an older dog has to give. “Why you buy old dog? He soon dead.” It was the first thing that […]

Golden Oldie Found Abandoned on the Streets

A nine-year-old dog, who was shockingly abandoned and discovered in a bad condition, has now found the pawfect home thanks to The Mayhew Animal Home. The Golden Labrador, named Pattie, was found wandering the streets near Kensal Green by a member of the public. The friendly pooch was going in and out of people’s front […]

Poldark Star Adopts from The Mayhew

The Coroner star, Beatie Edney, has recently adopted a new furry addition to her family, a Yorkshire Terrier puppy called Freya, from The Mayhew Animal Home. The well-known actress quickly fell in love with the tiny two-month-old, who was first brought in to The Mayhew with her two siblings, Finn and Faith, after the previous […]

How to Keep Your Pet Cool in the Heat

With summer upon us and the temperatures heating up, our Head of Animal Welfare, Zoe Edwards, talks us through some top tips to ensure your pet stays safe and comfortable in the warmer weather. Watch their paws As we would wear shoes when we go out and about in the sun, we might not realise […]

We’re Celebrating our Vet Nurses this Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month

The month of May is Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month, and though we celebrate the great work that our team of passionate and dedicated Veterinary Nurses do for The Mayhew every single day, we are proud to shine the spotlight on them even more this month to highlight this important profession. Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month pays […]

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 […]