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Advice for first time cat owners 
June 12, 2024 by Betty Henderson
Welcoming a new pet into your household is such an exciting and enriching time, but it’s important to be prepared. Here are some of our essential tips for first time cat owners.  
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Crowdfunder Appeal - Help Miss Ruby live a better life
June 6, 2024 by Betty Henderson
Miss Ruby suffers from BOAS, making it hard for her to breathe. Help fund the vital treatment she needs to breathe freely.
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Honey's Story: Hard work and training pays off!
May 23, 2024 by Betty Henderson
Honey the German Shepherd has come a long way since she first arrived with us as an anxious and reactive dog. She's now happily rehomed with Debbie and thriving. Read her story.
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Pet bereavement: How to cope with the loss of a pet
May 17, 2024 by Betty Henderson
Losing a pet is like losing a member of your family and the grief that comes with this can be overwhelming. Here's some advice on how to cope with the loss of a pet.
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Is rehoming right for you? 3 things to consider before adopting a rescue dog
May 13, 2024 by Betty Henderson
Adopting a rescue dog is an incredible, and life-changing experience. Whether you’re experienced with pets or thinking about rehoming your first dog, it’s not a decision that should be taken lightly. Here's our team's advice.
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National Bucket List Day: Ola’s Munro Challenge
April 24, 2024 by Betty Henderson
Today is National Bucket List Day, and we spoke to team member, Ola, who’s currently working towards her bucket list goal.
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The Taily Mail is back!
April 18, 2024 by Betty Henderson
Read our Spring/Summer issue of the Taily Mail for a sneak peek behind the scenes and a quick tour through the Home's history as well as some happy rehoming stories.
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Enrichment ideas for pets – build a sensory garden
April 15, 2024 by Betty Henderson
Looking for enrichment ideas for pets? A sensory garden is a great way to provide cats and dogs with entertainment and stimulation. Read on to find out how.
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Dug's Dinner 2024 was a barking success!
April 4, 2024 by Betty Henderson
A big thank you to everyone who joined us last week for an evening of glamour, dancing, and fancy pups! Find out how it went.
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