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EDCH Education Officer

Tulips, Ticks and Other Spring Tips

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home's Education Officer, Daniel Tipping, has been busy putting together his top tips for dog and cat owners as we kick into spring.


The Home Calls for Ban on Shock Collars at Westminster

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home joined forces with the Kennel Club, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, the British Veterinary Association, Dogs Trust, and the Scottish Kennel Club in Parliament yesterday a


Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home Backs Lucy's Law

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home is supporting the Lucy's Law campaign which calls to see an immediate ban on the sale of puppies by pet shops and other third party commercial dealers.

Snow Fun

Winter Tips for Dogs

As the Beast from the East rolls into Scotland, we've put together a few top tips to help you keep your dog content in the cold. 

Zander staring out into the distance

Zander's Story

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home takes in any dog or cat that reaches its door and works tirelessly to prepare animals for their forever homes, by providing necessary training. Gary, who rehomed our loveable Lurcher Zander in 2013, shares his story of the special bond with a rescue pet, and how a dog that may need help with training can end up making a huge impact in their owner’s life.


Rescue Dogs and Cats Receive a Boost with Pet Supplement Partnership

A big-hearted pet supplement maker is set to provide a lead-ing example by raising much-needed funds for Scotland’s many stray and abandoned animals.

Happy Valentine's Day

Star is Looking for Love this Valentine's Day

One of our long-term residents, Star, has put together a dating profile to help him find love this Valentine's Day. 

Tristan and Blue on the Beach

Animal Champion Comes on Board to Lead Kiltwalk

Our Animal Champion, Tristan Cameron-Harper, will lead Team Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home in the 26-mile Mighty Stride at the Edinburgh Kiltwalk.

Leo in his Kennel

Forever Home for the Lovely Leo

After almost 2 years in our care, the lovely Leo has finally found his forever home!​

Christmas Appeal Thank You

Christmas Appeal Success

Thank you to everyone who donated to our Christmas Appeal, helping make dreams come true for all of the dogs and cats here at the Home.


M&S Fort Kinnaird lead Christmas Support for Edinburgh’s Unwanted Dogs and Cats

M&S Fort Kinnaird visited Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home today to hang the first bauble on their supporter Christmas tree.

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Festive Opening Hours

Find out when we're open over Christmas and New Year