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Is this the UK’s unluckiest dog?

He’s been crowned the nation’s favourite breed and captured the heart of a celebrity, but a staffie called Star may also be the UK’s unluckiest dog.

13/02/2019

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home bags £4,000 from Tesco’s community grant scheme

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home has been awarded £4,000 in the Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme, it has been announced.

08/02/2019
Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home's new education programme

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home launches new education programme

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home, the region’s oldest animal welfare organisation, is delighted to launch its very own education programme to schools and organisations in Edinburgh and the Lothians.

05/02/2019

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home Awarded New Grant from Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

Local charity Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home has been awarded a special grant from leading animal welfare charity, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.

01/02/2019

#DTipsTips: Avoiding a dog's (Christmas) dinner

As we come closer to Christmas, our Education Officer, Daniel "D-Tips" Tipping shares some of his top tips on keeping your four-legged friends safe this festive period. 

21/12/2018

Hibernian FC player challenges our own football-mad Star

Today we had a very special visit from Hibernian FC player Marvin Bartley.

19/12/2018

Festive opening hours

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home will be closed to the public on 25 and 26 December, and 1 and 2 January. Our phone lines will not be monitored during this time.

17/12/2018

A very special reunion

There wasn’t a dry eye in the house at Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home today when three puppies were reunited for the first time since they were welcomed into their forever homes.

15/12/2018

Celebrity ultra-runner Dion Leonard conquers gruelling 640-mile ‘Triple Crown’ series raising £13,000 to benefit Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home

Dion Leonard, one half of celebrity ultra-running duo ‘Dion and Gobi’, has come second in a gruelling 640-mile three race series across the USA to raise funds for Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home.

04/12/2018

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home’s unique Christmas countdown

Some very special dogs and cats are helping Edinburgh count down to Christmas this year.

04/12/2018

A more bearable Bonfire Night

Pet owners can find 5 November a troubling time – while the dates and locations of public firework displays around Hogmanay and the summer festival season are generally known, Bonfire Night is much

31/10/2018

Edinburgh’s top dogs raise £15,500 for city’s lost, stray and abandoned pets

They might spend most days sealing important deals, but on Friday 5 October, Edinburgh’s top business leaders and influencers spent a day in the dog house raising more than £15,500 for Edinburgh Do

22/10/2018