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/ Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary Christmas Donation

This Christmas we are celebrating family, and we know every family is unique. A family is what you make it. Like all of us here, you probably consider your pet as a member of your family so we’re taking the time to consider all of the animals across the country that haven’t found their forever … Continued

/ Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary Christmas Donation

This Christmas we are celebrating family, and we know every family is unique. A family is what you make it. Like all of us here, you probably consider your pet as a member of your family so we’re taking the time to consider all of the animals across the country that haven’t found their forever … Continued

/ Helping the Hawksbill Turtles in Antigua

Here at Animal Friends, we love being able to help various animal charities dotted around the world. Charity work is one of our core values and most of our staff are animal lovers or pet owners. So, when our Founder and Charity Ambassador, Elaine Fairfax, contacts us we are all thrilled to hear about her … Continued

Uncategorized / Charity Donation: Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary

The Animal Friends team recently visited Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary with a big surprise in hand. We have previously donated various sums of money to Bleakholt helping to better aid and further the important work that they do.  Gemma Atkinson was recently made President of the Sanctuary With actress, DJ, and model Gemma Atkinson recently becoming … Continued

/ 12 Days of Christmas Charity Giveaway 2016: Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

12 Days of Christmas Charity Giveaway 2016: Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

On the twelfth day of Christmas Animal Friends donated to Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust! Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust was established in 1959 in Jersey by Gerald Durrell. Gerald wanted to concentrate more on animal conservation rather than just entertainment. Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust has always concentrated mainly on protecting and working with rare and endangered species … Continued

/ 12 Days of Christmas Charity Giveaway 2016: PanEco

On the eleventh day of Christmas Animal Friends donated to PanEco! PanEco Foundation was first started in 1996 and has been actively involved in the conservation of the habitat of the Sumatran orangutan in Indonesia since around 1973 this is closely linked to the work of Regina Frey. PanEco’s main aim is liberating and caring for orangutans and … Continued

/ 12 Days of Christmas Charity Giveaway 2016: Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary

On the tenth day of Christmas Animal Friends donated to Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary! Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary is one of the largest of its kind in the North West of England. It now boasts a 55-acre site in Edenfield near Ramsbottom, Lancashire and is uniquely positioned to cover a wide geographical area stretching across Lancashire to … Continued

/ 12 Days of Christmas Charity Giveaway: SPANA

On the ninth day of Christmas Animal Friends donated to SPANA! SPANA is a charity for the working animals of the world. Since 1923, they have improved the welfare of hardworking animals of all species, from the logging elephants of Burma and the camels of the Sahara, to the over one hundred million working donkeys, … Continued

/ 12 Days of Christmas Charity Giveaway 2016: Margaret Green Animal Rescue

On the seventh day of Christmas Animal Friends donated to Margaret Green Animal Rescue! Margaret Green Animal Rescue is a wonderful charity, taking in abused, unwanted or neglected animals, and taking excellent care of them until a permanent home can be found. In fact, finding homes is what the staff and volunteers at Margaret Green … Continued

/ 12 Days of Christmas Charity Giveaway 2016: Sea Watch Foundation

On the sixth day of Christmas Animal Friends donated to Sea Watch Foundation Sea Watch Foundation is a superb marine conservation charity, specifically taking care of cetaceans in British and Irish waters. They work to involve the public in their scientific monitoring and raise awareness of the plights of these incredible marine mammals. This year we … Continued

/ 12 days of Christmas Charity Giveaway 2016: Harper Asprey Wildlife Rescue

On the eighth day of Christmas Animal Friends donated to Harper Asprey Wildlife Rescue! Harper Asprey was started when founder, Anne, found a trapped and severely injured hedgehog while out on a walk. In rescuing and caring for this poor mite, Anne did more than save his life; she found a calling. Based in Surrey, … Continued

/ 12 Days of Christmas Charity Giveaway 2016: GAWF

On the fifth day of Christmas Animal Friends donated to Greek Animal Welfare Fund (GAWF) The Greek Animal Welfare Fund (GAWF), operating in Greece and also known as Animal Action Greece, is a charity based in London and Athens that is working to improve the welfare of all animals in Greece. GAWF was founded in … Continued

/ 12 Days of Christmas Charity Giveaway 2016: Pukka Ponies

12 Days of Christmas Charity Giveaway 2016: Pukka Ponies

On the fourth day of Christmas Animal Friends donated to Pukka Ponies! Pukka Ponies are a small horse and pony rescue based in Kent. While their main premises are in Maidstone, they also have a second smaller branch in Rainham, and a few additional fields in and around Kent. Pukka Ponies take on around 20-30 horses … Continued

/ 12 Days of Christmas Charity Giveaway 2016: Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary

12 Days of Christmas Charity Giveaway 2016: Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary

On the third day of Christmas Animal Friends donated to Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary! Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary was first registered as a charity in 1982 and was known as ‘Animal Concern’. It was run by Pauline Leeson who worked from her own home with the support of animal foster carers. The aim of the … Continued

/ 12 Days of Christmas Charity Giveaway 2016: Wiltshire Wildlife Hospital

On the second day of Christmas Animal Friends donated to Wiltshire Wildlife Hospital! Wiltshire Wildlife Hospital was set up in 1993 following the real need for care for many injured, sick and orphaned wildlife in Wiltshire and the surrounding areas. Wiltshire Wildlife Hospital operate a rescue, care, rehabilitation and release service, 24 hours a day, … Continued

/ 12 Days of Christmas Charity Giveaway 2016: IAPWA

On the first day of Christmas Animal Friends donated to International Aid for the Protection & Welfare of Animals! IAPWA (International Aid for the Protection & Welfare of Animals) is a UK registered animal welfare charity dedicated to creating a better future for animals in need. Their first project was based in Kota Kinabalu, Borneo, home … Continued

/ IFAW Animal Awards

Yesterday I went to the IFAW Awards, hosted in the Cholmondeley Room at the House of Lords. The Awards celebrated the achievements and actions of fantastic animal lovers in the UK. Among all of the human recipients of awards for their amazing efforts, we sponsored the award for Animal of the Year.

/ Animal Friends Donates £25,000 To The RSPCA

The West Hatch branch of the RSPCA care for an array of wildlife including owls, deer, seabirds, badgers and seals. The branch is currently struggling with the unprecedented number of seals that have come in for care this winter. This is after a private rehabilitation facility in Wales recently shut down.