29.11.13

An abused greyhound who now helps other foster dogs and a RSPCA officer nicknamed ‘Santa Paws’ have been named animal heroes at an awards ceremony last night (Thursday, November 28).

The winners of the first ever Animal Hero Awards were announced at a star-studded and heart-warming evening at The Langham Hotel in London, hosted by TV star and animal lover Amanda Holden. The event was launched by The Daily Mirror in partnership with us and celebrates tales of courageous Continue reading…

30.09.13

Sergeant Pen Farthing is up for a Lifetime Achievement Award in the Daily Mirror and RSPCA Animal Hero Awards after rescuing 500 stray dogs from the war zone in Afghanistan.

The former Royal Marine who set up Afghanistan’s first official animal rescue centre first became aware of the animal crisis while stationed in the country six years ago.

After breaking up a dogfight, a common ‘sport’ in the local villages, he was befriended by an injured dog, who followed Continue reading…

10.09.13

We are teaming up with The Daily Mirror to launch the first Animal Hero Awards, culminating in a spectacular awards evening in London.

Today marks the launch of a nationwide search to find Britain’s bravest Animal Hero, most remarkable Animal Carer and other unsung heroes of the human and animal world.

The awards event takes place on Thursday 28 November, hosted by Amanda Holden. It aims to celebrate the heart-warming tales of courageous pets or those that have overcome … Continue reading…