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TheraPaws Nominated in the 2016 Animal Hero Awards

We are delighted to announce that The Mayhew Animal Home’s TheraPaws has been nominated for this year’s Animal Hero Awards’ Special Recognition Award. The Daily Mirror’s Animal Hero Awards recognise and celebrate the most inspiring examples of bravery, dedication and resilience in the animal world. Nominations are judged by an impartial and independent panel including […]

The Mayhew’s Pawfect Day Out with Gala Bingo and Duncan James

The Mayhew Animal Home is delighted to team up with Gala Bingo and Blue singer Duncan James to find the UK’s pawfect dog walk. The Hollyoaks actor and dog lover joined our blind nine year old Shih Tzu, Tallula, on the South Downs National Park walk to help launch the campaign. For every public vote […]

Rescue dog Lola gives back to The Mayhew by devoting time to TheraPaws

After The Mayhew Animal Home helped rescue Lola, she’s now spreading the love by helping us with our TheraPaws visiting pet therapy programme. Eleven year old blue Staffie Lola was rescued from us seven years ago after she was found dumped outside The Mayhew during the night in her bed with her toys. She had […]

The Mayhew Animal Home holds annual Hounds on the Heath event

The Mayhew Animal Home is holding their annual family and dog summer event, taking place on Sunday July 10th 2016 between 11am and 4pm at Hampstead Heath – and it is sure to be a dogtastic day out! Previously known as Hyde Bark, The Mayhew’s summer event, now its fifth year, may have a new […]

The Mayhew Recruits New TheraPaws Dogs to Visit the Elderly and Sick

With over 500 visits last year and 75 volunteers and 50 dogs devoting their time, our TheraPaws visiting pet therapy programme is rapidly growing. Having started in 2012, The Mayhew Animal Home recognised the benefits of taking animals into the care setting to engage with sick and older people, particularly with dementia, encouraging social interaction […]

Louis Theroux Unveils London Charity’s New Veterinary Clinic

Legendary documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux cut the ribbon to unveil The Mayhew Animal Home’s brand new veterinary clinic expansion last week. Trustees and friends of The Mayhew, both two legged and four legged, turned out to watch Mr Theroux cut the ribbon at the grand vet clinic unveiling on Wednesday 27th May. Based in North […]

Heroic Dog Saves Abandoned Cat by Barking for Help

A heroic dog barked to the rescue when she found an abandoned cat in a pet carrier hidden in park bushes. Two year old English Cocker Spaniel, Maisie had been on a morning dog walk with her owner in Wormwood Scrubs Park in North West London when she discovered a female cat abandoned in her […]

Barely Alive Cat Dumped at Animal Shelter

A terribly emaciated cat who appeared to be barely alive was dumped at The Mayhew Animal Home last week by a family who then fled the scene before staff could talk to them. The parents sent their young son into the shelter with the female cat in a pet carrier with no door and only […]

7 Rabbits Tossed Out of Car Boot & Abandoned on Hampstead Heath

Seven domestic rabbits, including a mum, dad and their 12 week old babies, were rescued by The Mayhew Animal Home last week after being callously thrown out of the boot of a car and left to fend for themselves on Hampstead Heath. The beautiful bunnies were alerted to the attention of The Mayhew’s Animal Welfare […]

The Mayhew Animal Home Urge People to “Give a Pet a Chance”

With a staggering 9 million homeless cats and dogs in the UK today, rescue centre and animal welfare organisation, The Mayhew Animal Home, are encouraging people more than ever to consider adopting a pet instead of buying. This month the home is launching their Give a Pet a Chance campaign in order to promote pet […]