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Catch up on all the latest from Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home and the animal welfare sector.
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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Dog paw and human hand touching
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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