Catch up on all the latest from Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home and the animal welfare sector.
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Challenge Poverty Week: Pet Poverty
October 6, 2023 by Betty Henderson
In line with Challenge Poverty Week’s theme for Friday - food - we're sharing what we’ve learned about supporting people experiencing pet poverty since we opened our first pet foodbank, and how you can access help or support our work.  
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Our statement on the XL Bully Announcement
September 29, 2023
Statement on the XL Bully ban from the Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home.
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Graham the dog looking into the camera with his tongue out while on a walk
A trainer’s top tips for taking your dog camping
September 20, 2023 by Betty Henderson
Thinking of taking your dog camping? Make sure you’re prepared! Read on for our expert trainer’s advice on how to go camping with your dog.
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Black labrador and spaniel sitting in front of a fence looking in the same direction to the right.
Open Day 2023 - Thank You!
September 20, 2023 by Betty Henderson
A huge thank you to everyone who came along for a sunny afternoon of fun and games at the Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home Open Day 2023 and to the volunteers who helped make it happen!  
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Kylo the dog standing in a pond in the sunshine
How to care for your dog in hot weather.
September 5, 2023 by Betty Henderson
Hot weather can be dangerous for dogs. Here's our advice on how to care for your dog in hot weather.
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The Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home Open Day Returns!
August 22, 2023 by Betty Henderson
Join us for a pup-filled afternoon of fun and games.
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Microchipping your cat: What you need to know.
August 22, 2023 by Betty Henderson
This National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day, we want to talk about the importance of microchipping your cat. 
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139th Annual General Meeting
May 10, 2023
The Home's 139th Annual General Meeting takes place on Friday 26 May and observers are invited to join on Zoom.
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Derek and Alan
A New Beginning For Big Al
April 10, 2023 by Derek Stewart-Brown
This month the Home's PR Lead, Derek Stewart-Brown, made the life-changing step of adopting a pint-sized new companion, Big Al. In his latest blog, Derek walks us through the online process and the first days at home.
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