Julie’s lockdown poppies

Julie Hillier got in touch to say our National Animal Day, to remember the service and sacrifice of animals in war and support animals in need, had inspired her to paint these beautiful purple poppies for us. She explains: “I’m not very exciting! I am a total novice and amateur! I live in Hampshire. I’ve […]

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 […]

Concert lifeline as appeal gets underway

Two horse sanctuaries are the first charities to benefit from the proceeds of our virtual concert, staged earlier this month and still available to see on YouTube. Mane Chance in Surrey and Blue Acre in Berkshire have both been struggling to survive since the lockdown and thanks to you, our kind-hearted supporters, we have been […]

Hero Horse No 16 – Patrick

We welcome the first Shetland pony into our stable of 100 Hero Horses. The Petrakis family, who he lives with, say the reason they would like to nominate Patrick is because he is helping so many people who are self isolating during these difficult times, with videos of him on his adventures around the beautiful […]

Concert success as donations start to pour in

We estimate almost 3,000 have now watched our virtual 2020 concert to launch this year’s appeal. We have received generous donations and offers of support to buy and distribute our pin badges from kind-hearted folk who believe as we do the importance of the welfare and care of animals. If you haven’t yet seen our […]

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