Famous Comics Stand Up Against Animal Abusers in #NotFunny Campaign

The United Kingdom’s top comic stars have raised our spirits on stage and screen, and now they’ve joined forces to raise awareness of a subject that’s no laughing matter– animal abuse, and the light sentences handed down to offenders. Animal cruelty sentences are just #NotFunny. I’m joining Battersea @BDCH & standing up for animals. You […]

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall New Royal Patron of Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

Already known as The Duchess of Rothesay and The Duchess of Chester, Her Royal Highness Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall has taken on the additional title–that of royal patron of Battersea Dogs and Cats Home. Embed from Getty Images Following in the footsteps of Queen Elizabeth II, who relinquished the role in December 2016 after […]

Rescue Dog Stars in ‘Poldark’

The second season of the hit series Poldark is about to begin, and while romantics are getting ready to enjoy the continuing love story of Ross and Demelza, dog lovers will be tuning in to cheer for the acting chops of a tail-wagging thespian who has won the love of TV viewers. Barley, a three-year-old […]

Queen Elizabeth II Opens New Battersea Kennels

From the tail-wagging chums of her childhood to the four four-legged friends who play in Buckingham Palace today, Queen Elizabeth II has always known that dogs rule! On March 17th the British monarch paid a visit to Battersea Dogs and Cats Home to officially open the renowned UK animal welfare charity’s crowning achievement– new kennels. […]

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Holiday Special Airs Christmas Day

On Christmas Day dog devotees in the UK will discover that they have a present when they turn on their telly as ITV airs a ¬†holiday episode of an award-winning documentary series that shines a spotlight on dogs who receive the gift of a better tomorrow thanks to a renowned animal welfare charity. The hour-long […]

Christmas at Battersea Helps Pets in Need

A recently unleashed book shines a spotlight on ultimately uplifting stories of companion animals across the pond who have turned the page to a new chapter in the lives, and thanks to the doggedly devoted staff and volunteers at a UK animal welfare charity now know that “there’s no place like home for the holidays.” […]

Celebrities to Attend Collars & Coats Gala Ball

On October 30th, members of the glitterati will gather for an evening of glitz and glamor in support of a good cause as the British animal welfare organization Battersea Dogs & Cats Home holds its annual Collars & Coats Gala Ball. Taking place at Battersea Evolution in Battersea Park, a Doggie Guard of Honour comprised […]

New Season of Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs Unleashed Sept. 4

Since its debut in 2012 the documentary series Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs has won both numerous television awards and the hearts of dog devotees in the UK, who are anxiously awaiting the show’s third season to be unleashed on ITV September 4th. Starring comedic canine enthusiast Paul O’Grady, the BAFTA-nominated series will […]

Holby City Star Jules Knight Adopts Rescue Dog

Television viewers in the UK may know him as Doctor Harry Tressler in the medical drama Holby City, but since February actor Jules Knight has been playing the real life role of a foster pet parent to Honey, a Labrador Retriever mix from Battersea Dogs and Cat Home. Realizing that a dog’s unconditional love is […]

Children’s Author Jacqueline Wilson Adopts Rescue Puppy

Once upon a time a four-month-old homeless puppy was found wandering along on the streets, but¬†thanks to a renowned animal welfare charity he was able to embark on a new chapter in his life in the home of a best-selling children’s author, where he will live happily ever after. Jackson, a Patterdale Terrier mix, was […]