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At Home Superheroes for Border Terrier Welfare

We have news of an incredible fundraising effort for Border Terrier Welfare with an international team of members from the BTPosse twitter community taking part in the At Home Superheroes challenge for BT100.  It's over to Chief Fundraising Officer, Lime Oscar to tell us more about BTPRelay....

July 7, 2020

Animal Health Trust closure and what it means for Border Terrier health

We have had a message from Border Terrier Breed Health Co-ordinator, Dr Eddie Houston BVMS MRCVS, following the announcement of the closure of the Animal Health Trust a few days ago, on the impact on Border Terrier health conditions.  In a statement on their website dated 3 July 2020, the AHT Board of Trustees confirmed the closure and that formal proceedings to wind up the company would begin.  In his statement below, Dr Houston provided more information on what it mean...

July 4, 2020

Reports of puppy selling scams on the increase

A concerning increase in puppy selling scams have been reported since lockdown started, as it seems fraudsters are unfortunately taking advantage of the Coronavirus pandemic.  Here we summarise Southern Border Terrier Club Chairman, Elspeth Jackson's article on the subject....

July 2, 2020

An AmazonSmile thank you!

We've had our quarterly update from AmazonSmile - a fundraising program that costs you nothing while shopping on the online store Amazon.  For those of you who are registered, we thought you'd like to see an update of how much has been raised to date....

June 29, 2020

Border Terrier Welfare 2021 Calendar - Photo call

It hardly seems possible that we are ready to begin the process of production for our calendar for next year.  Organised each year by Jan Gale, our calendar raises funds for us through Border Terrier fans purchasing it through our website.  Want your Border featured in next year's edition?  Read on for your chance to find out how in our message from Jan....

June 24, 2020

Midland Borderfest raffle - fundraising update

We've had an amazing fundraising update from Anne Speake & her team now that the Midland Borderfest online raffle has been completed.  Whilst they have been unable to host their in-person event due to Coronavirus, they have still rallied round and raised an amazing amount of money....

June 2, 2020

BT100 Wrap up & huge thank you!

As Chairman of Border Terrier Welfare, Tony Wrenn writes a personal message of thanks to all who helped to make the recent #BT100 event a success, read on to hear more....

May 25, 2020

The Kennel Club release AHT Canine Genetic Services statement

We have received an important update via The Kennel Club regarding the availability of DNA testing at the Animal Health Trust Canine Genetic Services.  Below is the statement released in The Kennel Club facebook post.  Read on for their full statement:...

May 18, 2020

Announcing our Virtual Border Terrier Show Winners!

Our BTW Committee judges deliberated long and hard, argued into the night and finally whittled down all our lovely entries into the shortlisted finalists!   You then voted in your hundreds and we are pleased to announce our winners! We had around 180 entries in our Virtual Border Terrier Show #BTShow and we were bowled over by the amazing Border Terriers you entered, along with the Border Terrier artwork submitted. ...

May 17, 2020

Rainbow Borders - thank you card by Jo Allsopp

Jo Allsopp from Sable Studio Gallery has produced a lovely card in support of Border Terrier Welfare and NHS with 30% of card sales will be divided between the two causes. ...

May 14, 2020

Border Terriers in Lockdown - a Guest Blog by Ted Stockton

We continue our Guest Blog series with an excellent lockdown read!  Those of you who attended our AGM last year, may remember Helen Stockton’s entertaining talk about her Creative Writing business living 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 who has taken over their regular column 'It’s a Dog’s Life' in Sussex Living magazine. Lovingly referring to t...

May 3, 2020

Coronavirus creativity becomes a fundraiser for Border Terrier Welfare

We have amazing news of some impromptu fundraising by #BTPosse members for Border Terrier Welfare.  When she started her crochet blanket, Adele had no idea what she was going to do with it until a chance suggestion on twitter meant she ended up sending it to twitter #BTPosse pal, Jo, after a donation to Border Terrier Welfare....

April 27, 2020

#BT100 - Celebrating 100 years of breed recognition of the Border Terrier

Like you, we've been dismayed to see events cancelled one by one in essential measures to keep us all safe during coronavirus, especially as next month was to see the celebration of 100 years of breed recognition for the Border Terrier in the UK by The Kennel Club.  So join us for a very special weekend of events! ...

April 21, 2020

Border Terrier Welfare colouring book

Have we got a surprise for you!  We have a fantastic offer of our Border Terrier Welfare colouring book.  We love them and we are sure you will too, so if you're a Border Terrier fan, don't wait to get your hands on one....

April 4, 2020

Border Terrier children's books by Victoria Howarth

***NOW SOLD OUT*** As it's World Book Day today, we've got something special to share with you!  We have several sets of these beautiful books for children, written by Victoria Howarth.  She has kindly donated them to Border Terrier Welfare in memory of her lovely Border Henry, the subject of the books, to help with our fundraising....

March 5, 2020

Not too late to get your 2020 calendars

Think you've missed out on your annual calendar shopping?  Not to worry, you can still get your hands on one of the last few remaining copies of the calendars produced by Border Terrier Welfare or the BTPosse - or why not get both, knowing you'll be helping out Border Terrier Welfare as you shop!...

February 28, 2020

Marathon run in memory of Border Terrier Elvis for Border Terrier Welfare

We are pleased to introduce Gary Skinner who is fundraising for Border Terrier Welfare by running a marathon in memory of his Border Terrier, Elvis who passed away last August.  Here we have an update from him as he works through his training plan in preparation for the main event in April....

February 25, 2020

Midland Borderfest 2020 Centenary online raffle

The Midland Borderfest 2020 Centenary raffle is now open, once again raising funds for Border Terrier Welfare.  With well over 30 items donated by a range of supporters, there is something for every Border Terrier fan!...

February 9, 2020

Canine gastroenteritis - a guest blog by Melissa Donald BVMS MRCVS

Border Terrier Welfare have been concerned to see so many Borders affected by a severe gastro bug that seems to be affecting the Border Terrier, and wider dog community, across the UK.  We asked vet Melissa Donald, a Border owner herself, to give us an overview to avoid the mis-information that can sometimes occur.   Here in her guest blog for BTW, she explains what it is, when to seek veterinary help and also how you (and your vet) can help with some important and urgent research...

February 2, 2020

Breed Health Report 2019

Each year the Breed Health Co-ordinator, Professor Steve Dean, publishes an annual report from the group.  Please read on for the full 2019 Breed Health Report....

January 31, 2020

Important appeal for CECS/PGSD research

We have received an appeal on the Animal Health Trust/Dovecote Veterinary Hospital research into Canine Epileptoid Cramping Syndrome (CECS) / Paroxysmal Gluten Sensitive Dyskinesia (PGSD) for patients in a specific group important to their research....

January 19, 2020

Go Fund Me help for Dennis

It is with a heavy heart that we write of 10 month old Border Terrier, Dennis.  In typical Border fashion, tried to destroy and consume a toy between Christmas & New Year, so ended up at the vets for surgical removal, which was just then the start of his troubles....

January 11, 2020

#BTXmas - #BTPosse twitter fundraiser for BTW

A very special thank you to all our supporters in the BTPosse on twitter, who continue to do the most amazing things whilst raising funds for Border Terrier Welfare.  Their most recent production of #BTXmas is just amazing and for anyone who has not already seen it, we would encourage you to have a look and see for yourselves. ...

December 26, 2019

A Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all

Wishing everyone a wonderful Christmas and a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year, on behalf of our Committee and all at Border Terrier Welfare. Our thanks to all those who have helped us in any way throughout the year. THANK YOU ALL 🎅Tony WrennChairman...

December 25, 2019

Update on Paroxysmal Dyskinesia / CECS Study

We have received the latest update from Christopher Jenkins Research Assistant in Canine Genetics at the Animal Health Trust regarding the research into PGSD/CECS in Border Terriers, so read here how you can get involved....

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