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Vote to help Border Terriers win Cover of the Year for Country Life Magazine

Some of you may recall the article in Country Life on Border Terriers last summer.  We are pleased to say that it has been nominated for Cover of the Year in the PPA Awards.  This is open to a public vote, so we need your help to ensure that they are top dogs!...

April 26, 2022

Border Terrier Culter completes the Wainrights in the Lake District

Did you know that today is National Walking Day?  Well, we bring you one intrepid Border Terrier who, along with his 'staff' (lovingly referred to as Old Man and Ma!), has completed all of the Wainright Fell walks in the Lake District.  It has been well reported through the pandemic that walking is good for your mental and physical health, let alone essential to keep your Border Terrier exercised, lest they should start causing trouble through excess energy!   Having shared h...

April 6, 2022

BTW Crufts photo-diary & BTPosse Fundraising cheque presentation

The biggest dog show in the UK was back this year after having a break due to Covid in 2021 and Border Terrier Welfare were invited to attend on Friday 11 March 2022 - Terrier and Hound Day, which we like to think of as (Border) Terrier Day!  Our team had a stand in the Breed Rescue area of The Kennel Club stand, kindly sponsored by Agria Pet Insurance....

March 15, 2022

BTW supports The Kennel Club UK Chairman's statement on Ukraine

Like many others, Border Terrier Welfare have been saddened by the horrifying events unfolding from the Russian invasion of Ukraine.  The cost of both human and animal life is just devastating, along with the displacement of those trying to flee the violence and oppression. As a Registered Charity, Border Terrier Welfare's remit is limited to work only within the UK and therefore does not have the experience, network or skills to operate across borders in Europe.  Obviously, ...

March 5, 2022

Midland Borderfest 2022 Online Raffle & Virtual Dog Show

The Midland Borderfest team are back for 2022 with another group of great prizes for any Border Terrier fan in their Online Raffle, along with their Virtual Dog Show with classes for any pet.  Run by Anne Speake & the rest of her Midland Borderfest team, once again raising funds for Border Terrier Welfare....

February 26, 2022

Update on SLEM Testing of Border Terriers in the UK

In May of this year we brought you news that SLEM testing in Border Terriers was restarting with an interim service supported by the Border Terrier Breed Heath Group & the Border Terrier Club.  In line with the announcement at the time, this has now progressed into a more permanent service. The interim service was set up over concern that a lengthy hiatus in the availability of SLEM testing may mean breeders would become used to not testing....

December 3, 2021

Christmas shopping . . . in Border Terrier style!

Have you seen our Webstore lately?  We've been busy adding lots of products so you can shop online with us, knowing that you are helping Border Terriers in need too, as all proceeds from our store support our work.  You could say we've got Christmas all wrapped up . . . if you love Border Terriers that is! Header pic credit: Helen G submitted this lovely picture of Molly who was re-homed 6 years ago and loves nothing more than spending her retirement years eating, sleeping and mooching...

November 26, 2021

New Border Terrier jigsaw puzzle range launches with a giveaway

We were blown away by some of the images we were sent for the 2022 BTW Calendar photocall, so much so that we had to find some other uses so that we could use more than we could fit in the Calendar.  Our new Border Terrier jigsaw puzzles introduce some of our favourite images and we're launching with a giveaway!...

November 12, 2021

Virtual Stall additions to our Webstore

Many of you who have seen us at in-person events will be familiar with our stall, where we have Border Terrier & other dog related items for sale as part of our fundraising.  As we've not been able to meet in person due to the pandemic, we're bringing some of our stall products into our Webstore with our Virtual Stall....

November 11, 2021

2022 BTW Calendar now available for pre-order!

So back in the summer we did our annual photocall for our popular Border Terrier Welfare Calendar and boy did you deliver!  Despite changing our submission process to a digital upload this year, we were pleased to see that it didn't put you off and we were amazed to see the submissions pouring in.  So here's the news you've all been waiting for . . . our 2022 BTW Calendar is now available for pre-orders (shipping from 20 Nov)! Before you rush off to make your purchase, read on to ...

November 6, 2021

BTW virtual AGM 2021 report, AGM Raffle draw and more!

On Sunday 10 October 2021, Border Terrier Welfare held our AGM in a virtual setting for the second year running.  As circumstances remain challenging, a virtual meeting was felt the safest option, however it does allow for people all over the UK to attend who wouldn't otherwise be able to attend an in person meeting.  We had a good turn out for our meeting and after the formal business of the AGM was completed, the meeting was opened up and we had fun with a presentation & discussion o...

October 20, 2021

How to donate via PayPal (hint you don't even need a PayPal account!)

We often get asked about making donations via our website, for which we use PayPal.  We thought we'd give you a quick run down, so you can see how to make a donation, including the all important adding a donation details message to your payment. Please note screens may look slightly different if you are on a different device or paying in a different currency....

September 30, 2021

Brilliant BTPosse badge ongoing fundraising

If you've spent any time on twitter following our tweets, you'll have noticed #BTPosse being used, which is a community of tweeting Border Terriers who use the hashtag, loosely rounded up by Clapton Terrier, who officially does Admin for the Posse, after starting it with his Border Terrier, Marley, over 10 years ago.   They have a number of fundraising initiatives for Border Terrier Welfare, not least their own membership badge....

September 4, 2021

BTW AGM Raffle

Our 2021 AGM will be virtual and we've got plenty of fun in store along with some amazing prizes for you in our BTW AGM fundraising raffle.  Check out our blog on the AGM where you can book your virtual seat and we'll be confirming details of the online event to ensure everyone stays safe in the ongoing pandemic (but don't forget to save the date) and read on for more details on our virtual raffle....

August 30, 2021

Border Terrier Welfare Virtual AGM 2021

As the challenging circumstances of the pandemic continue, we have still been unable to meet in person this year at our BTW events.  We are pleased to announce that we are again holding our Annual General Meeting for 2021 in a virtual format....

August 30, 2021

Webstore new products & Summer offers!

We've got sunshine fever with all this hot weather we've had lately and so we've got some lovely offers for you in our BTW Webstore, along with several products in our summer sale.  Hopefully there's something for every Border Terrier fan, as we have some new products launching too....

August 3, 2021

Bess Friends July Walk

The Bess Friends Lytham St Anne's walking group on Facebook, organised by Brian & Rebecca Shackleton have made another donation for their July walk....

July 16, 2021

A fundraising walk at Tarn Hows

We've had lovely news from Anne Speake who has been able to meet up with friends on the last day of June at Tarn Hows and fundraise for Border Terrier Welfare at the same time....

July 7, 2021

Brilliant Bess Friends Fundraising

We have news of another donation from Brian & Rebecca Shackleton and their brilliant fundraising through their Bess Friends Lytham St Anne's walking group on Facebook....

June 29, 2021

Border Terrier Welfare 2022 Calendar photocall

<<< NOW CLOSED >>>  Is your Border Terrier model material or just a complete poser?!  We're opening the photocall for our popular Border Terrier Welfare 2022 Calendar.  Hotly anticipated by Border Terrier fans far and wide, we sold over 600 copies of our 2021 edition (and still a couple of copies left if you missed the boat).  If you'd like to submit photos for our 2022 issue, read on to find out how....

June 12, 2021

Midland Borderfest 2021 a virtual success

With the ongoing pandemic causing the lack of an in person event again this year, Anne Speake and her Midlands Borderfest team have worked extremely hard to make their online events an amazing success, while raising an incredible total for Border Terrier Welfare.  ...

May 20, 2021

Re-starting SLEM Testing of Border Terriers in the UK

Spongiform-Leuco-Encephalo-Myelopathy (SLEM) aka Shaking Puppy Syndrome (SPS) testing is re-starting through the Kennel Club Genetics Centre (KCGC) within the Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Cambridge.  Read how the Border Terrier Breed Health Group are supporting this in the interim months until a full scale service can be implemented....

May 8, 2021

Midland Borderfest Online Raffle 2021 now open

The Midland Borderfest 2021 online raffle is being run by Anne Speake & the Midland Borderfest team, once again raising funds for Border Terrier Welfare.  Now open, the listing includes over 40 items donated by a range of supporters, so there is sure to be something to appeal to any Border Terrier fan!...

March 8, 2021

New research on Cushing's Disease in Border Terriers

We have an important update from the Border Terrier Breed Health Co-ordinator, Eddie Houston, for everyone who has, or has had, a dog that suffers from Cushing's Disease, as Nottingham University open a new research program for Border Terriers. ...

February 23, 2021

Love is . . . a Border Terrier! (a Guest Blog by Teddy Stockton)

After the success of his last lockdown read, we asked blogging Border, Teddy for a special blog as February is the month of love.   Here he considers love from his unique Border Terrier perspective. Teddy's owner, Helen Stockton, (who has her own Creative Writing for wellbeing business) has lived with her literary Border Terriers, first Rolo who lived to the grand age of 16 before his passing in early 2019 and his 'apprentice' Teddy. Lovingly referring to the r...

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