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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...

February 7, 2021

Breed Health Report 2020

Each year the Breed Health Co-ordinator publishes an annual report from the Border Terrier Breed Health Group.  Please read on for the full 2020 Breed Health Report from Doctor Eddie Houston, who is also a Chairman of the Border Terrier Club and a Championship show judge....

January 28, 2021

Bess Friends Fundraising

We've got great fundraising news just in from Brian and Rebecca Shackleton and their facebook group "Bess and friends St Anne's Beach walk in aid of Border Terrier Welfare"....

January 26, 2021

Happy New Year & a webstore update

We're starting 2021 with a great big thank you to you all for your support.  We started our Webstore on 3 Nov and we've done a little analysis of our sales to 31 Dec 2020 to take stock of where we are after the first two months....

January 1, 2021

Merry Christmas & thank you from all at Border Terrier Welfare

A Merry Christmas & Happy (& Healthy) New Year to all! In what has been the most difficult year for so many reasons, we head into a very different festive season.  We'd like to take this opportunity to wish everyone the best Christmas they can along with a Happy and Healthy New Year, on behalf of our Committee and all at Border Terrier Welfare.   Whoever you are able to celebrate with, make sure you keep your Borders close - there's definitely no restrictions on hugs for them this...

December 25, 2020

New dates for Border Terriers 2020

The Committee of Border Terriers 2020 has announced the postponement of its event by a further year until May 2022. This very difficult decision was arrived at unanimously because of the current uncertainties posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.  The Committee have released the following statement:...

December 21, 2020

Pandemic Puppies survey by Royal Veterinary College

Have you purchased a puppy since January 2019?  If so, then the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) would like to hear from you.  An important national study is taking place to explore how buying puppies has changed from pre-pandemic it current CODID-19 times.  We are aware there have been major changes to buying Border Terrier puppies at this time and not all of them good, so we would encourage you to help with this research if you can....

December 6, 2020

BTW virtual AGM 2020 report

Earlier this month Border Terrier Welfare held their first virtual AGM.  Obviously the AGM is held annually, but this year we were unable to meet in person, so we adopted the tech to enable an online meeting, where many joined and hear our presentation.  It is difficult to find an online meeting platform that suits everyone and we also appreciate it is difficult for everyone to attend in a virtual format, but we had to have some form of virtual meeting for our own compliance.  How...

November 30, 2020

Shopping online this Christmas?

With everything going on this year, many are turning to shopping online in order to fill their Christmas stockings and buy that perfect present.  We thought we'd do a little round up of how you can shop online while supporting Border Terrier Welfare.  So you can feel good while shopping, knowing that you've helped support Border Terriers in need along the way....

November 28, 2020

Announcing the winners of our Scavenger Hunt photo competition

Well, you all got hunting and snapping your photos for our Scavenger Hunt photo competition and we received some brilliant entries which kept our judges deliberating long and hard, but we are pleased to announce our winners!...

November 17, 2020

A winning smile from Nessie the Border Terrier

On #WorldKindnessDay, we've had news announced of a lovely kind act that means a donation is on it's way to us.  Nessie won a Pet Pawtraits competition and her own Emma, kindly suggested Border Terrier Welfare as their nominated charity, which means we win as well as them!...

November 13, 2020

Border Terrier Welfare AGM goes virtual for 2020

In what has been an extremely challenging time for all of us, we have been unable to meet in person this year at our BTW events.  We are pleased to announce that we will however, be holding a virtual Annual General Meeting....

October 10, 2020

Agility Wear donate 10% of BT Centenary clothing sales to Border Terrier Welfare

Our Cornwall BTW Rep, Trudi Baird, has designed a logo to celebrate the centenary of breed recognition for the Border Terrier in the UK by The Kennel Club.  Available embroidered on a range of clothing items produced by Agility Wear, with 10% of product sales donated to Border Terrier Welfare.  A fantastic way to show your support for the breed, whilst supporting us too!...

August 13, 2020

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....

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