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My Day as a Kennel Assistant

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home's new Marketing & Communications Officer, Julie Thomson, spent a day shadowing our kennel team to find out more about their work.

Cherith Harrison with Alfie and Steven Hancock

Cherith Harrison Launches Line to Benefit Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home

Edinburgh Designer and Printmaker Cherith Harrison visited the Edinburgh Cat and Dog Home in Portobello today to launch a new line of gifts to benefit rescue dogs and cats.


Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home comes to Stockbridge

We are very excited to announce that we picked up the keys to our brand new charity shop in Stockbridge today!


Spending a penny takes on new meaning as Geberit raises £1000s for Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home

Encouraging members of the public to try out a toilet may be a novel way of raising money for charity, but it proved an effective one too, with £1,000 being raised for Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home by


Pearl's Success Story

As Pearl’s owner, tell us a little about yourself

Crowd in the courtyard and balloons

Paws on the Prom - update and thank you!

It’s hard to believe but it’s already more than a week since Paws on the Prom, so seven days on from our first ever dedicated re-homing event we thought it was time for a quick update.

Howard with Bruno

Why re-homing?

Our Chief Executive Howard Bridges on the benefits of giving animals a second chance.

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Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home Needs You

Do you share our passion for animal welfare? Do you have a flair for customer service and an eye for a good bargain?

If so we have the perfect opportunity for you!

One of our amazing dogs

Get your paws down to the prom

Sunday 4 September
12pm - 4pm

Cats like Toby (Ginger, male) need a new home

Re-home one of our marvellous moggies!

If you’ve been inspired by the festival to seek out company that’s just as intelligent, refined and urbane as you are; we can help!


Freddie's Success Story

What made you rehome a cat from Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home?


Minnie & Maxwell's Success Story

Liesbeth and Ben talk to us about their experience of rehoming Minnie and Maxwell.

What made you rehome a cat from the Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home?