Catch up on all the latest from Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home and the animal welfare sector.
Bruin wearing a red jacket and looking into the camera in a field
Bruin's Story: A happy ending close to Home
February 16, 2024 by Betty Henderson
Bruin came to us as a malnourished and unwell young pup. He found his happy ending very close to Home. Read his story.
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man wearing turtle-neck using computer and smiling with a poodle dog in his lap
What is Payroll Giving?
February 13, 2024 by Betty Henderson
Payroll giving is a simple, tax-free way to support the charities you care about right from your payslip. Learn more here.
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older dog with grey muzzle looking into the distance
Why you should adopt an older pet 
February 2, 2024 by Betty Henderson
We know that kittens and puppies are impossible to resist, but giving an older animal a loving home for their golden years is so rewarding. Here’s why you should adopt an older pet.
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Ziva and Iain sitting together in the grassy paddock at Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home
Ziva's Story: Love, patience and perseverance against the odds
January 29, 2024 by Betty Henderson
It took new owner, Iain, over three months to earn Ziva's trust. When she first came to us she was terrified of everything, especially men. Now Ian and Ziva are inseparable, read their story here.
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dog and cat in deep snow, dog sniffing cat's head
How to keep your pets safe in cold weather
January 23, 2024 by Betty Henderson
Whether you love the snow or just hate the cold weather, freezing temperatures can pose some risks to our pets. Here’s how to keep your pets safe in cold weather.  
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Without us and without you, where would they be?: A message from CEO, Lyndsay Fyffe-Jardine
January 18, 2024 by Lyndsay Fyffe-Jardine
CEO, Lyndsay Fyffe-Jardine, reflects on the challenges of last year and those who help us keep going.
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Running with your dog: top tips from a trainer.
January 10, 2024 by Betty Henderson
Got a resolution to run more? Running with your dog is a great way for both you and your pup to get your steps in. Here's our advice on how to run with your dog safely.
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Pablo the cat getting a head scratch
Pablo's Story: A lucky escape
January 10, 2024 by Betty Henderson
Thanks to the dedication of heroic mechanics who worked for hours to free him from a car engine, Pablo has a second chance at life.
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Cat looking at lights on a christmas tree
Christmas Day in the Kennels
December 24, 2023 by Betty Henderson
Ever wondered what Christmas Day at Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home looks like? Here’s a sneak peek behind the scenes to see what our animals and team get up to.
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