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Catch up on all the latest news from Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home and the animal welfare sector.
Team member organising pet foodbank donations
Giving Tuesday: How supporting pet food banks supports Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home
November 28, 2023 by Betty Henderson
Our pet food banks provide vital support to families struggling to make ends meet. Find out more about our pet food banks and why providing this kind of preventative community support is so important to us.
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Dog lying on blanket with ears back looking nervous
How to manage separation anxiety in dogs
November 25, 2023 by Betty Henderson
It's horrible to think of your dog feeling upset and anxious while you're out and about - but you can't stay home with them forever! Here’s our advice on how to manage and prevent separation anxiety in your dog.
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Red spaniel sniffs the ear of a sleeping black cat as they relax together
Rehoming from Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home: What to Expect
November 17, 2023 by Betty Henderson
Rehoming a dog or cat and bringing home a new member of the family is a wonderful decision, but one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Here's what to expect when rehoming from Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home.
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5 Easy Enrichment Ideas for Indoor Cats.
November 9, 2023 by Betty Henderson
Did you know that high-quality enrichment is as important for an animal’s wellbeing as food, water and clean bedding? Here are 5 easy enrichment ideas to keep your indoor kitty healthy and entertained.
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Daryll and Jonny standing in the Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home car park with their arms folded
Gaming for Good: 24-Hour Stream Raises Over £2,000 for the Home
November 7, 2023 by David Mitchell
Virtual adventures for real-world impact. How Daryll Richardson and Jonny Wallace raised £2,111 for Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home.
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Susan's Story: How pet foodbanks provide vital support
November 1, 2023 by Betty Henderson
For pet foodbank users like Susan, her dogs are a lifeline. Without the support of pet foodbanks, many more people like Susan would be faced with impossible decisions. Read Susan's story here.
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Bagel and Bridget cuddling in the outdoor paddock
Bagel's Story: Recovery against the odds
November 1, 2023 by Betty Henderson
When we first met her, Bagel was suffering from various severe and upsetting health conditions. It didn't look like she was going to make it. Read Bagel's story of recovery against the odds here.
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What to do when your pet is scared of thunder or fireworks.
October 27, 2023 by Betty Henderson
Is your pet scared of thunder or fireworks? Here's our expert advice of how to comfort them when it's loud outside.
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XL Bully FAQ
October 13, 2023 by Betty Henderson
On the 15th of September 2023, the UK Government announced that American XL Bully type dogs will be banned by the end of the year. Here's what we know so far.   
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