Month: August 2020

Wearing their poppies with pride

With only a few days to go until the first National Animal Day – and despite COVID-19 restrictions – sales of our purple poppy pin badges and knitted poppies are flying off our virtual shelves… and there’s still time to get yours as we have extended our campaign until early Autumn. While we remember horses, […]

Lord Provost to launch National Animal Day in Scotland

The Lord Provost of Edinburgh will this Friday ( August 21) visit the statue of Greyfriars Bobby, Scotland’s most famous and faithful dog to tie a knitted purple poppy on his metal collar ahead of the UK’s first National Animal Day, on Sunday August 23, 2020. Councillor Frank Ross says he is delighted to be […]

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day

August 15 marks Victory over Japan Day – the end of all hostilities in the Second World War. Immediately operations began to repatriate some of the 130,000 Allied prisoners held by Japanese troops in POW camps across the region. The RAF parachuted in 136 teams to negotiate the release of prisoners in Operation Mastiff while […]

Greyhound Rescue Wales

New partnership working announced as National Animal Day is launched in Wales. Today (Monday, August 10, 2020) we announce a working partnership with Greyhound Rescue Wales, the longest established greyhound charity in Wales, to further the cause of animal welfare. The announcement comes ahead of the first National Animal Day on August 23, which will […]

Landmark partnership to support equine welfare in UK

We are proud and delighted to announce a working partnership with The Horse Trust, the world’s oldest horse charity, to further the cause of equine welfare. The announcement comes ahead of the first National Animal Day on August 23, which will honour the service of animals in war and provide a lasting legacy for animals […]

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