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Fostering Saves Lives – Roundy’s Story

Our pawesome Foster Carers are vital to the running of our Home and to the lives of our furry residents, and adorable Roundy’s story highlights just this. Fostering not only gives our animals a break from shelter life, but also frees up space at The Mayhew, meaning we can take in and help more animals. […]

Meet one of our Cat Foster Carers

Our volunteer foster carers make a real 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 need of our care. We’ve caught up Andie Stephany to find out why she loves being foster […]

Barely Alive Kittens Found Abandoned in the Street

Three tiny, barely alive four-week-old kittens were brought into The Mayhew Animal Home recently, after being found abandoned on the street. The male kittens, who appeared to be on the verge of death, were extremely thin, severely dehydrated, freezing cold and covered in fleas when they arrived at our Home. The kittens were first discovered […]

The Mayhew holds Annual Tinsel and Tails Fundraiser

This Christmas, you are invited to the most spectacular dog friendly event of the year! Join The Mayhew Animal Home at The Grand Connaught Rooms, London, for an evening of glitz, glamour and generosity. Taking place on 6th December, from 7pm to 10.30pm in the venue’s iconic Grand Hall, you and your guests will enjoy […]

Keep Your Pets Safe this Fireworks Season

While Guy Fawkes Night (5th November) and Diwali (30th October to 3rd November) can be lots of fun for us, they’re often very stressful for our pets. Many animals are completely spooked by sparklers and frightened by the unfamiliar loud bangs and crackling sounds of the fireworks, which can leave some of them hiding in […]

Top Ten Reasons to Adopt a Black Cat

Dark furred felines and black & white cats are often last to be adopted in rescue centres. The average number of days a ginger cat will stay at The Mayhew Animal Home before finding a new home is 41 days, but astonishingly in comparison a black cat will on average stay for 83 days, nearly twice […]

Sponsored Dog Walk Raises over £2300!

On Sunday 9th October, 35 dogs and their owners, families and friends came along to our Dog W.A.L.K. for World Animal Day at Hampstead Heath. It was a perfect Autumn, sunny morning and ideal for a brisk walk or slower amble over The Heath. It was also lovely to see our ex-Mayhew dogs who took […]

Dolly’s Adventure on ITV’s This Morning

One of The Mayhew Animal Home’s adorable puppies made her TV debut on ITV’s This Morning recently and captured the hearts of presenters Phillip Schofield and Christine Bleakley. Four-month-old Bichon/Shih Tzu cross, Dolly, and our Head of Animal Welfare, Gillian Notton, were invited down to the ITV studios as part of the daytime show’s ‘Puppy […]

Mayhew International in Georgia – Latest Updates

The Mayhew International team is currently in Tbilisi, Georgia to provide further veterinary training and advice on shelter management. Working with the Agrarian University Veterinary Clinic in Tbilisi, Mayhew International held a Neuter and Spay Day on Sunday 16th October 2016 at the Clinic offering free neutering for street and shelter dogs. The Mayhew’s Head […]

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The Mayhew Welcomes Visitors From Around the World

The Mayhew has had quite a few visitors recently from all around the world! Read on to find out more about our international friends and what they learned during their time spent with us. Japan University of Tokyo student, Angelia (pictured above with TheraPaws dog Chloe), visited us to help inform her studies in animal therapy as […]