Battersea Dogs And Cats Home

London shelter’s oldest dog adopted

Southwest London’s Battersea Dogs & Cats Home was founded in 1860, making it the oldest animal rescue facility of its kind in the United Kingdom. The organization is so cemented in British history that even Charles Dickens, one of the greatest literary figures of all time, voiced his support for Battersea in his newspaper, writing […]

by DogTime Staff
September 28th, 2012

Olympic Torch passes London animal shelter

More than 50 dogs seeking forever homes at the Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in London got a special visitor today, as the Olympic Torch passed by the facility on its journey to open the 2012 games.Football (soccer) striker Michael Owen carried the touch past the facility; the dog-loving athlete personally owns two French Bulldogs […]

by DogTime Staff
July 23rd, 2012
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